Can You Afford to Live in Middle Earth?

When James Cameron recently bought some land in New Zealand, many joked he really wants to live in Pandora, the fictional planet in Avatar. At the same time, New Zealand was the backlot for Peter Jackson to create Middle Earth, and now a website has run a very funny, and wholly fictional, listing for Erebor.

The Hobbit Cost How Much?

We all know movies have gotten progressively more expensive over the years, but rumors always abound as to what movies really cost, as opposed to what you read in the news. Very few people have access to a movie’s actual budget, and what gets reported in the  press is usually speculation. But for The Hobbit movies, the actual budgets have been released, and it’s a pretty staggering amount, even for three movies.   

Will the Next Hobbit Movie Be a Better Movie?

The trailer for the next installment of the Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug, has finally been unleashed, but the question remains…Will part two be a better movie?

Dungeons and Dragons movie in the works at Warner Brothers

Most of us who grew up in the 80's probably remember the Dungeons and Dragons phenomenon, and the complex books and rules that came with it.

Revolution, and genre TV, are still holding strong

For a second there, it looked like Revolution might be in trouble. The NBC show had just returned after a hiatus, and the ratings were good, then it took a dip its second episode back.

Animation provocateur Ralph Bakshi is back

How cool is it to scan the Hollywood entertainment headlines and actually see a story on Ralph Bakshi?

Hobbit featurette outlines the journey

New Line Cinema has posted a lengthy featurette depicting the world behind The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Video: Finishing The Hobbit

When making a major blockbuster, wrapping everything up can go down to the wire.

Michael Bay and Hugo Weaving go to war

Another day, another Michael Bay internet brawl. Bay of course is the director of the current Transformers franchise, and he’s also famous for his less than diplomatic ways.

New Hobbit trailer is imminent

It's amazing to think another cycle of Lord of the Rings films is about to begin again.

This LEGO Elven Rivendell is incredibly detailed

Like many geeks, I grew up playing with LEGO bricks. I even thought I was pretty darn good, well, for a while anyway.

Some thoughts on a third Hobbit film

Last week there were what you'd call "rumblings" in Hollywood - this week it's officially a fact. 

Yes, The Hobbit, like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will indeed be a three part series.

Peter Jackson's Hobbit wraps up



It's been over ten years since the first Lord of the Rings trilogy hit theaters, and Peter Jackson is finally making his return to Middle Earth on December 14, 2012 with the first installment of The Hobbit.



James Cameron is ready for a massive Avatar marathon



When New Line Cinema decided to go ahead with the Lord of the Rings trilogy, it basically gambled the company on the franchise.

From Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones

When New Line Cinema bankrolled the Lord of the Rings series, it was obviously a big roll of the dice for the company. 



Video: The Guardians of Middle Earth are coming


E3 2012 in Los Angeles is turning out to be quite the venue for fans of Middle Earth and all things Lord of the Rings (LOTR).

On LOTR, LEGO games and Middle Earth

LEGO has taken the wraps off an upcoming Lord of the Rings (LOTR) video game that crosses the Tolkien-inspired movie trilogy with the toy series.

From LOTR to Tron: Uprising

It's always difficult to make the transition from child star to adult actor, especially if you still look under 30.



New images released for LEGO Lord of the Rings

LEGO recently released a number of new images for its upcoming line of Lord of the Rings toys. First, an image of the entire fellowship of the ring mini-figure set.

New poster revealed for LEGO Lord of the Rings

LEGO recently released another poster for its upcoming LEGO Lord of the Rings, this time focusing on Aragorn (Strider) and The Return of the King.