Tag - Ian McKellen

Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug –...

Written by: Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, Fran Walsh, and Phillipa Boyens, based on the novel by J.R.R. TolkienDirected by: Peter JacksonStarring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Luke...

Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, holding Sting, from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Wayhomer Review #138: The Hobbit: An...

Episode #138 for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D, in which our protagonist laments watching what could have been a good movie go down the tubes due to “technical progress.” He’s amazed that two good scenes were still...

Stuff: You Live Actioned My Battleship...

There’s a lot of stuff happening these days in Popculturitania. Don’t worry, here’s your quick tour of what’s what. One post, and you can move on with your day. And as a reminder, if you want to purchase something we...

Stuff You Need to Know: Meet Murray...

We’re back with all the pop culture news you need in bite-sized chunks so you can, you know, get on with having a life or something. So Ian McKellen, who will soon be gracing the small screen in the remake of The Prisoner, is headed...

Win King Lear on DVD!

Ian McKellen starring as Shakespeare‘s Lear in the Royal Shakespeare Company, co-directed by Trevor Nunn? Do you really need to know anything else? Except that we have a copy here thanks to PBS and we’re going to give it away? I...

Del Toro to Helm Holm in The Hobbit?

Okay, probably not Sir Ian, but it was too good a headline to pass up. And it could happen. De-aging CG technology is pretty good these days. Or…who knows. Anyway, yes, Guillermo Del Toro is reportedly in talks to direct The Hobbit and...

The Golden Compass (2007) – 27 Second...

Written by: Chris Weitz, based on the novel by Philip Pullman Directed by: Chris Weitz Starring: Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen Review: It’s dangerous for me to...

X2: X-Men United (2003)- Movie Review

Written by: Michael Dougherty & Daniel P. Harris, based on a story by David Hayter, Zak Penn & Bryan Singer, which was in turn based on the comic book originally created by Stan LeeDirected by: Bryan SingerStarring: Hugh Jackman...