Watch Peter Jackson get a visit from the Doctor

The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson received an unexpected visit at the weekend. In a hilarious video uploaded to Jackson’s Facebook profile this morning, Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi appears in character as the Doctor in Peter Jackon’s kitchen, with a very important letter to deliver. Watch the clip… Home InvasionThis was an … >

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Infographic: Books vs their film/TV adaptations

The final movie in the Hunger Games series arrives in UK cinemas next month! With Katniss and friends returning for one last adventure, the folks at CartridgeDiscount.co.uk have compiled this brilliant infographic looking at some of the biggest and best literary adaptations of recent years in film and TV. From Twilight to Game of Thrones … >

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Christopher Lee: 1922-2015

Christopher Lee, who has died aged 93, was so synonymous with scary movies that he was known as the Master of Horror. Yet despite seven turns as Dracula (most notably in the titular 1958 classic) and countless other chilling performances, Lee’s talents and interests extended not only beyond the genre but beyond the medium. In … >

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‘Poldark’ Season 1 episode guide

BBC One’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s acclaimed Poldark saga airs this spring. Set in 18th century Cornwall, the eight-part series stars Aidan Turner (Being Human) as Ross. The cast also includes Eleanor Tomlinson (The White Queen), Heida Reed (Silent Witness), Jack Farthing (Blandings), Kyle Solder (Anna Karenina), Warren Clarke (Red Riding), Phil Davis (Whitechapel), … >

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Blu-ray review

‘There and Back Again’. So reads the alternative title of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit. It also once served as the planned title of this third and final instalment in Peter Jackson’s sprawling film adaptation. And, while ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’ is certainly a fitting title for a film dominated by war, that original … >

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