Of Steampunk, Monsters, Magic and Men

Of Monsters and Men - Little TalksHow an Icelandic indie folk band won me over with a tale of steampunk, magic and monsters.

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E is for Embellish: Jackson’s Unexpected Hobbit

The_Hobbit-_An_Unexpected_Journey.jpegWhat happens when a stand-alone novel gets turned into a prequel in reverse? You get fighting dwarves, a sword-wielding hobbit, a rabbit-pulled-sled and an albino orc henchman…of course. What? You thought a barely 300 page children’s book was going to be enough to churn out three sprawling cinematic “money-in-the-bank” features? You must have been smoking that half-ling leaf….

Some spoilers to follow….

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