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A Tribute to Christopher Lee - The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast

A Tribute to Christopher Lee – The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast

No life is forever, not even that of the man who played immortal vampires, mouldering corpses, and psychotic satanists. Christopher Lee had so permanently placed his mark on the world of fantastic film that his death this past week sent a shock wave through film fandom, so assured were we that he’d always be around [...]

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:47

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:47

The appeal of the Grand Adventure is clear and incontestable: the epic scale; the sense of mystery and adventure; the thrill of discovering what challenge, adversary, or ally awaits around the next bend. Thing is, the whole point of the exercise is to reach an ultimate goal, and that’s where Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT movies — [...]

Here's What's Going On 06/12/2013: Pics from the Next HOBBIT Film

Here’s What’s Going On 06/12/2013: Pics from the Next HOBBIT Film

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG gets new elves and rampaging orcs… Steel yourself for more MAN OF STEEL… Let’s go looking for the ALIEN UPRISING…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of genre media.

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:50

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:50

The journey will be long, the challenges daunting, the popcorn very likely stale. But that doesn’t matter now — the grand epic that is the three-part, film adaptation of THE HOBBIT is upon us with the release of the first installment: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY. Having braved the onslaught of orcs, goblins, and restless eight-year-0lds, beabetterbooktalker.com’s [...]

The Raven: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:17

The Raven: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:17

If truth is stranger than fiction, then can a serial killer inspired by the eminently strange writings of Edgar Allan Poe be said to be even stranger still? In THE RAVEN, a mad murderer has managed to engineer the deaths of his victims in ways that accurately (and in some cases, implausibly) replicate the works [...]

New Bilbo & Gandalf 'Hobbit' Pics

New Bilbo & Gandalf ‘Hobbit’ Pics

Two new pictures from THE HOBBIT of Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Sir Ian McKellen as a younger Gandalf.

1st Pic of Martin Freeman as Hobbit

1st Pic of Martin Freeman as Hobbit

HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE star kits up for Middle Earth.

Rio, 007, The Crow: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:15.1

Rio, 007, The Crow: CFQ Round Table Podcast 2:15.1

In this week’s installment of the Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski analyze the hot topics in the world of horror, fantasy, and science fiction films: Sony Pictures will finance and distribute the new James Bond Film; Barry Cooper may star in THE CROW; Peter Jackson films THE HOBBIT in [...]

'The Hobbit' Casting News

‘The Hobbit’ Casting News

Andy Serkis to reprise the role of Gollum, others in negotiations.

‘Hobbit’ To Stay in NZ – By Gov. Action

Not only will Peter Jackson two film adaption of THE HOBBIT stay in New Zealand, the trouble over the production has lead to the government passing a new law to ensure that the situation does not arrise again.