Posts Tagged ‘The Lord of the Rings’

See THE MATRIX LIVE, in Germany, on 8 October 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Performing music live with a movie has been becoming more and more popular over the last few years.  Star Wars in Concert is a very good show that contains footage and music from the entire Star Wars Saga, The Lord … Continue reading


Christopher Nolan inspired by The Matrix, Lord of the Rings for Inception

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Check out the profile on Christopher Nolan in The New York Times. He talks about Inception and has some interesting things to say about his inspirations in making that film.  Apparently he consulted The Matrix and The Lord of the … Continue reading


On the Academy Awards

Tuesday, January 27th, 2004

So, a lot of Matrix fans have messaged me saying things like, “The Matrix was snubbed my the Academy” and the like. Well, yes it was. There were many great things about the sequels that the Academy missed the boat … Continue reading


The Best of All Time – Commentary

Sunday, January 5th, 2003

This is in response to the current arguments and the arguments that will inevitably come when Return of the King premieres in December. What is the best film trilogy of all time? It’s all relative. Let’s look at some trilogies … Continue reading


Favorite Films of All Time – Commentary

Sunday, July 28th, 2002

This week, I am going to talk about my favorite movies, and why they are my favorites. They are hard for my to rank in order of favorite to least, because they are, when all is said and done, just … Continue reading


Wachowski’s wanted to make “Lord of the Rings”

Saturday, December 29th, 2001

Minnesotans were involved in the biggest decisions concerning “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, and the tiniest details. Producer Barrie Osborne (Carleton College, class of ’66), oversaw the three films’ staggering budget and logistics. Minneapolis toy sculptor Steve Kiwus crafted … Continue reading


Matrix to Replace Harry Potter in 2003?

Monday, December 10th, 2001

Wow, this report came as a bit of a shock. But if it goes through, it’ll be really cool. This could mean two Matrix films in the same year. It’ll be a Matrix year, capped off with “Lord of the … Continue reading


The Matrix on TNT!!!

Tuesday, November 20th, 2001

TNT will be airing the Network Television Premiere of THE MATRIX, December 7, 8 and 9, at 8pm ET! A TNT Exclusive! Tune in to TNT Friday, Dec. 7, Saturday, Dec. 8, Sunday, Dec. 9 for our MATRIX weekend and … Continue reading


Another Look a Hugo Weaving’s Other Role

Tuesday, September 25th, 2001

Hey hey, last nights new Lord of the Rings trailer brought us another look at our favorite Agent’s other big film role. This look is one that I hope sticks for Matrix Reloaded and Matrix 3. I think it’d be … Continue reading


The filming length

Wednesday, September 19th, 2001

According to those who auditioned for the sequels in Australia, filming will take place between September 24, 2001 and June 2002. Sounds pretty typical for such a huge production. They are basically filming a 5 hour film and cutting it … Continue reading