A highly popular destination for tourists in New Zealand, even the sole reason that some make the trip, there are parts of The Lord of the Rings set which have been virtually untouched since filming for The Hobbit stopped. Mainly, the area in which the scenes in the Shire are filmed, called The Hobbiton Movie Set.
Comic books’ graphic nature lends itself perfectly the creation of a movie with bold and visionary design, and most of the time, they already come with a fanbase eager to see more character development and storylines. However, the quality of the movie still depends on the directing and producing team, regardless of how successful the comic.
Lately, there has been a whole raft of terrible movies made from books, but there have also been some amazing movies based on even more wonderful books. Here are a few of the best movies of all time that were based on great books.
At the recent 2017 Cannes film festival, actress and jury member Jessica Chastain confessed that after watching hours and hours of films in just one week, she found the portrayals of female characters to be “disturbing.” She says that too often women on screen are passive and two-dimensional, and honestly, we have to agree.
If there was ever a more iconic character, we’d like to know who you think it is! Batman has been around for years, and over those years he has been played and voiced by a wide variety of people. Each actor has brought something new and exciting to the Batman character.
I can’t imagine a better acting gig than voiceover work. You get to roll out of bed and head straight to the studio where you don’t have to spend hours in wardrobe or makeup. You speak some lines into a microphone, collect your paycheck and call it a day. It’s no wonder so many famous actors have loaned their voices to animated shows, movies, and video games.
The percentage of reboots to original content has gone way up in recent years, so it’s time to take a look at the best and the worst reboots of all time. Some show that there’s just nothing you can’t do if you’ve got good source material, while others prove that studios will stop at nothing to make a quick buck.
Even though we know they’re no good for us, many of us can’t help but be attracted to bad boys and nasty women. Who needs a healthy relationship when you can experience the danger, excitement and instability of dating a really hot, crazy person?
There’s no doubt that 2016 was a terrible year for many people. However, for these 15 actors and actresses, 2016 was a banner year not only for their careers, but also for their bank accounts. We’ll see on Oscar night which of them is honoured for their work, and which will have to console themselves with their cash to compensate for their empty hands.