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December movie preview:  a late start on the holiday movie season

December Movie Preview: A Late Start on the Holiday Movie Season

Don’t let the title of this post fool you, when I say holiday movie season, I mean big studio blockbusters and critically acclaimed titles that may appear on the award show ballots. As for actual holiday themed movies, there are none. Not one single Christmas cartoon or rom-com will reach a wide audience this year….

5 reasons hobbits are awesome

5 Reasons Hobbits Are Awesome

Life is hard. Ask anyone you come across today, and you’ll receive the same response. Life is hard, stressful and simply scary. We all imagine an easier time of it, whether that’s a life in a mansion or a better paying job. But maybe the most relaxed lifestyle doesn’t exist in our world. More like…

Holy budget, batman! The hobbit trilogy has cost $561m…so far…

Holy Budget, Batman! The Hobbit Trilogy Has Cost $561M…So Far…

According to recent reports, The Hobbit trilogy has already cost over half a billion dollars in filming costs. That’s double the purported $281 million Jackson spent on the Lord of the Rings trilogy. People are aghast, almost angry at what he’s spent thus far to make three films. Jackson has nothing to sweat about though;…

December movie preview: deck the halls with bags of popcorn

December Movie Preview: Deck the Halls with Bags of Popcorn

So things get complicated in December. We have a number of highly-anticipated films of both the blockbuster and independent variety. Hollywood will be hoping big names like The Hobbit and Anchorman will bring in the big bucks. But there is also a different priority. In order to be eligible for the upcoming award season, movies…