The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Peter Jackson is not Tolkien. I know I’m stating the obvious there but after seeing The Hobbit I’m not sure Peter Jackson is aware of this fact. . . . → more

Happy Feet

I finally saw Happy Feet. Normally I don’t watch animated movies in theaters, simply because I don’t enjoy them enough to make it worth the effort. But Elijah Wood was in this one and I have inherited a fondness for him from my sister and an old roommate who both adore him. . . . → more

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

At first I was upset at what this movie was and then I saw the extended version of this movie and surprisingly enough, I found forgiveness. Now, ironically, it’s probably the one I’ve seen the most. My major grievances with the theatrical version of this movie were as follows: Faramir, Elrond, Arwen, Tree Beard, Shelob. . . . → more

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Of course most everyone loved this movie. Because J.R.R. Tolkien created such deep, rich, complex characters. And he did something amazing with them that just doesn’t happen now – he gave them nobility. . . . → more