Tolkien Review

In a tearoom in Birmingham there lived a writer: J. R. R. Tolkien. This is his story. Sadly, it’s not one equal to those told in the books that made him his name; the one biopic to rule them all this ain’t.

The Flicks and Pieces Top 10

Flicks and Pieces is celebrating its first birthday, so what better time than now to look back on year one of its life, counting down the most popular posts from the past year, from 10 to 1? So without further ado…

The Journey Of An Almost Complete ‘Marvel Phase One’ Marathon

Following the one movie marathon to rule them all, the entire Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series, back to back in one sitting, myself and my movie marathon companions decided upon a lighter course for our follow up cinematic binge. Just a casual 10+ hours of super heroics later, and the Avengers were assembled, but not without…

From Skull Island To The Shire: Andrew Lesnie (1956-2015)

Oscar winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie (Lord of the Rings, King Kong, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) has sadly passed away, aged 59. Lesnie’s frequent collaborator Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings) led the tributes beautifully on his Facebook page, here is just a small snippet of his touching piece.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

Farewell, Middle-Earth, it’s been quite the journey. After six films and thirteen years, director Peter Jackson closes the book on his time in Tolkien’s world with his “defining chapter”,  The Battle of the Five Armies.

The Three Amigos

“I don’t quite know what an auteur is. I’ve never quite understood that term, because filmmaking is such a huge team effort, you – I mean, I regard myself as being sort of the final filter, so everything that ends up in the movie is there, because it’s something that I’d think was cool if…

The Hobbit Character Posters

Over the past few days, the official The Hobbit Twitter page has been trickling out shiny new character posters for the final chapter of the trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The concluding film in the saga is released on December 17th.

10 Beautiful Alternative Movie Posters

Let’s take a look at 10 beautiful alternative movie posters, which have been created by some truly incredible artists. Prepare for your eyes to be dazzled by some remarkable one sheets.