Tag Archives: Lord of the Rings

Review: Black Panther (2018)

I was thrilled and enthralled by BLACK PANTHER. I can’t imagine what it must be like to watch this if you’re black. Newly-crowned Kind T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns home to secretive high-tech African nation of Wakanda to rule. He must … Continue reading

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Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)

As Aslan, sorry, the narrator (Liam Neeson) begins to recount how Snow White and the Huntsman’s journey continues, we get an immediate sense of how bottom-rung this fantasy, and how desperate this mid-quel, really is. Snow White has locked herself … Continue reading

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Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 comes agonisingly close to bettering its predecessor. It’s not quite the pitch-perfect intimate adventure the first film was, but there’s still humanity here (not to mention dragonity) as this world of Vikings and flying … Continue reading

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Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition (2013)

Who didn’t see this coming? This month Peter Jackson released a special extended cut of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY just in time to promote the second chapter, THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, which is set to be released in cinemas … Continue reading

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