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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: 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 LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:49

THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:49

Next week sees the last, major genre film debut of the year with the release of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY in glorious 3D and an innovative high frame-rate (HFR) projection system (advance word: bring Dramamine). The film marks the beginning of a new film franchise based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tales of Middle Earth, [...]

‘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.

'Orcs!' - Trailer

‘Orcs!’ – Trailer

Fun, independent trailer about Orcs in the modern world.

'Hobbit' Casting - Mix of Familiar and New Faces

‘Hobbit’ Casting – Mix of Familiar and New Faces

A HITCHHIKER and a DOCTOR in the cast.

Hobbit to Leave NZ or Not?

Hobbit to Leave NZ or Not?

Peter Jackson angry over accusations, Prime Minister hopes to allay Studio’s concern.

Sir Christopher Lee on The Lord of the Rings trilogy

Sir Christopher Lee on The Lord of the Rings trilogy

In Tim Burton’s ALICE IN WONDERLAND  Christopher Lee has a brief one line “cameo” as the voice of  the dragon-like Jabberwock, so it was interesting to note that Lee himself  has recently suggested  he might play the voice of Smaug, the dragon,  in the upcoming two-film adaptation of  THE HOBBIT,  being produced by Peter Jackson [...]