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One Does Not Simply Pay Full Price For the Lord of the Rings Extended Trilogy

There are quite a few permutations of the Lord of the Rings films out there on Blu-ray, but the extended editions are the ones you want, and the extended trilogy pack is down to $25 at Barnes & Noble today, complete with all three extended films totaling 11 hours, plus 26 hours of special features […]

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Lord of the Rings Fanfiction Did What the Books Couldn’t 

In 2001, when the first Lord of the Rings movie came out, no one anticipated how big a hit the cinematic adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien’s books would be. These movies exploded. Some people loved the lore. Some were into Peter Jackson’s directing. And some simply thought that Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen and Orlando…Read […]

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War: The Kotaku Review

When Shadow of Mordor released in 2014, its “nemesis system” was brilliant enough that many people hoped it would define a new generation of games. Years later, that vision of industry-wide character hierarchies that learn, evolve, and remember the player never came to pass. Shadow of War, the follow-up, further…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Lord of the Rings has a complicated history with race, and the upcoming game Shadow of War will

The Lord of the Rings has a complicated history with race, and the upcoming game Shadow of War will feature the series’ first black character. “I don’t think we thought twice about it when we were writing the story and when we wrote Baranor,” Monolith’s Andy Salisbury told Waypoint. “It was just kind of an […]

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Which Avenger Is Going to Die in Infinity War?

Ohayo, my outstanding outgoing mail packages! Apologies for being late; all I can do is promise that it’s another extra-long installment, thanks to the abundance of great letters you guys keep sending me. So, this week: Some hard truths about the Avengers, some Wonder Woman plot holes filled, way more Tom Bombadil…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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