Harry Potter, Movie Monday, Movies

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The One Everyone and No One Remembers

So... I kinda went on a fantasy movie marathon a few weeks back. The first day, I watched The Princess Bride, Princess Mononoke (I'll be talking about that one real soon, probably) and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Then, the next day, I started a Harry Potter binge. Sort of like I was revisiting… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The One Everyone and No One Remembers

Lord of the Rings, Movie Monday, Review

Return of the King (Extended Cut): The Longest Ending in Cinematic History

Seriously, this movie has, like, three endings back-to-back! Is it super satisfying? Oh, hell yes! But still! Out of all three Lord of the Rings movies, Return of the King is the one that everyone really loves. It's easily the longest, whether you're watching the theatrical or extended cut (the ladder is the only proper… Continue reading Return of the King (Extended Cut): The Longest Ending in Cinematic History

Lord of the Rings, Movie Monday, Review

The Two Towers (Extended Cut): From Book to Film, Still Underappreciated

I've said it before and I'll say it again: this is the best Lord of the Rings story. Y'all are just too focused on Return of the King to admit it. Don't get me wrong, I get it. But my point still stands. The Two Towers movie has all the same advantages as Fellowship of… Continue reading The Two Towers (Extended Cut): From Book to Film, Still Underappreciated

Lord of the Rings, Movie Monday, Review

The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Cut): The Proper Way to Watch It

There are some movies that have been around in my life for so long that I can't remember a time before them. The Iron Giant. Galaxy Quest. The original Star Wars movies (hey, even I was a kid at some point). And, of course: the Lord of the Rings series. Before I even knew how… Continue reading The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Cut): The Proper Way to Watch It