Blogathon: The Film That Started It All – Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

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This blog post is part of The Film That Started It All Blogathon on Let’s Go To The Movies. Getting people to really have a look at a film that they believe started a true love, passion and obsession towards films. I wanted to make sure we focus on the good and get away from the negative comments mainly on Twitter, love film!

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When I was thinking about this Blogathon something I actually had a similar draft saved from a couple of years ago, only one film was in my mind. That being Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. I guess I could have combined the whole trilogy but I am going to only focus on that first part and the start of a truly epic journey for cinema watching and then the extended edition released on DVD and now I own on Blu-Ray as well, hoping for 4K UHD one day!

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The Film That Started It All Blogathon!

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Here we go the weekend is upon us!

The Film That Started It All Blogathon! Keep checking back as I add the links to the blog posts for everyone who is taking part! So either comment below with your link, or send via twitter!

Andrew Wickliffe – The Stop Button – King Kong (1933)

John Rieber – The Godfather

Gill Jacob – Weegiemidget Reviews – The Gift of Love (1978)

Emma @ The Movies – Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy

Jay – Post-Credit Nerdie – The Matrix (1999)

Mike – Movie Freak – Film That Started It

Caz – Let’s Go To The Movies – Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

Drew’s Movie Reviews – Aladdin/Toy Story/ Star Wars

Hoops2448 – The Sardonic Romantic – The Road To Perdition

Andy – Fandango Groovers Movie Blog – Star Wars

Amazon: Lord of the Rings Series!

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That is right it has been confirmed that Amazon have bought the rights to Lord of the Rings to create a truly epic TV Series, they want to attempt to rival Game of Thrones and the success that has had in a similar type of set up.

The deal is said to be close to $250 million just to secure the global TV rights, so if they are willing to spend that much just on the rights just imagine what they are going to do with it!

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New Film Posters from Warner Bros.

I have recently seen this posters/covers around on DVDs and then they have started popping up on Amazon Video as well. They are very impressive and I keep searching for more of them, they seem to be Warner Bros films and they are just great!

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With a nice quote from the film on them as well, which seems to be the most popular quote. I think these are really cool and will keep searching for more!

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15 Amazing Shots in Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

Its official I feel extremely old today as it is 15 years since Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring was released at the cinema. You should already know that this is the one film that changed it all! This was actually a really tough thing to do and only pick 15!

It really kick started my extreme love for film and wanting to watch as many as possible. I was blown away by the start of the adventure and forming of the Fellowship. It was showing us that when faced with great evil people from all different backgrounds will unite to stop it. I think that is reassuring if nothing else, we get to learn about the different people and our first look into Middle Earth.

The Middle Earth Peter Jackson managed to create really was something else, we get so many breathtaking shots throughout the film, so I thought as part of the celebration that I would pick 15 of my favourite. You will have to see if I mange to pick all of yours, or if I have missed something you love!

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Leaving Sky Cinema – November 2016

Here are the films we must say goodbye to on Sky Cinema this month!

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Tuesday 1 November
The Maze Runner – Hits

Wednesday 2 November
A Streetcar Named Desire – Drama & Romance

Thursday 3 November
Just One Day – Drama & Romance

Friday 4 November
This Is Where I Leave You – Hits

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