Friday, March 24, 2006

Concerning Hobbits and Movies

In episode #2, we discussed the top ten cheesy movies of the 1980's, and started a new segment entitled the Cultures of Middle Earth, in which we discussed Hobbits.

News
A TV series spin-off of Star Wars will begin production in 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4808746.stm
Gary Oldman has been confirmed as returning as Sirius Black in the fifth Harry Potter film, The Order of the Phoenix.
Starting Monday, March 27, the fantasy mini-series Dark Kingdom airs on the Sci-Fi channel.
Toronto will be the location a stage production of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. http://toronto.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20060323/lotr_toronto_060323/ It opened thursday with mediocre reviews. Bummer.

Song: Dreamscape, Equinoxal Mix by Incidental Fusion.

Topic of the day: top 10 cheesy fantasy movies of the 1980's.
10. Willow - 1988
9. Secret of NIMH - 1982
8. Dark Crystal - 1982
7. Ladyhawke - 1985
6. Adventures of Baron Munchausen - 1988
5. Legend - 1985
4. Labyrinth - 1986
3. Ghostbusters - 1984
2. The Neverending Story - 1984
1. The Princess Bride - 1987

Promo from Marc Gunn of the Brobdingnagian Bards.
Song: Middle Earth Bragging Song by Marc Gunn.

Hobbit 101

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