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SKARNEN: Kickstart this film!


A group of filmmakers have embark on a journey into the middle ages. Skarnen tells the story of Prince Edrig and his men on their quest for salvation. The Kickstarter project will help create authentic weapons, costumes and locations. Production begins in October. Being a Kickstart project there are rewards for your contribution. The rewards…

Transformers 5 gets medieval!


Micheal Bay the man behind numerous action movies is making another installment of the Transformers franchise. The title and official release date, 23 June 2017, was announced this week. By the title, Transformers: The Last Knight, it appears the franchise is heading to the Middle Ages. Look for the movie in theaters next summer and…

2014 Medieval Year in Review: Movies

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I love movies! All kinds, but I’ma sucker for medieval themed movies. 2014 wasn’t a good year for the genre. There were few offerings to entice medievalists into the movie theaters. We did get the final installment of The Hobbit trilogy which was a good ending to the monolithic franchise. With The Hobbit coming out…

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Final Trailer

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In five days The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies hits US theaters! Until then you’ll have to watch the final trailer. If you live in the UK or other parts of the world The Hobbit is already in theaters. Go out and watch it! The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Bilbo…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer

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I’ve watched and loved the Lord of the Rings trilogy but I still haven’t seen any of The Hobbit movies. This December The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opens in movie theaters across the world. It is the third and final installment of The Hobbit trilogy. Director Peter Jackson described The Hobbit: The…

Frozen ‘In Summer’

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Is it still frigid in your area? Well on the heels of the Frozen movie review I thought I’d add a little bit of warmth to your day. I blame this weather on Queen Elsa! Watch the video below for a nice dose of summer! If you haven’t seen Disney’s Frozen I highly recommend you…

Frozen (2013) – Movie Review

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With North America stuck in the midst of an Ice Age it seems like an appropriate time to review the new Disney movie Frozen. Frozen is loosely based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale The Snow Queen. Set in the medieval Scandinavia land of Arendella, Frozen tells the tale of two sisters Elsa and…

Life Lessons From The Hobbit

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It has begun: the countdown to the opening of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13). Like most J.R.R. Tolkien fans, I am both excited and anxious to see the next installment of Peter Jackson’s planned Hobbit trilogy. Before the last film, I reread Tolkien’s novel, plunging myself deep into Middle Earth. I treasure…

Medieval Halloween Movies #2: Masque of the Red Death

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We are down to the last two movies on the list. I think yesterday’s movie received the most fanfare. Which just proves its status as a Cult Classic. But today’s movie stars one of my all time favorite actors, Vincent Price! I love, love love, Vincent Price. As a kid I would stay up for…

Medieval Halloween Movies #3: Army of Darkness

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We are up to number 3 on the list of Medieval Halloween movies. If you missed the rest you can see which movie ranked #5 and who came in the #4 spot. Today’s movie is a bit of a cult classic. It’s official title is Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness and its more of…

Medieval Halloween Movies #4: Season of the Witch

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Thankfully the fourth movie on our list has nothing to do with the 1982 stinker Halloween III: Season of the Witch! This Season of the Witch stars Nicolas Cage as a 14th century Knight, escorting a witch who may be the cause of the Plague! Of course many call this Season of the Witch a…

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer

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I am a big fan of The Hobbit, and I don’t mean the movie. I have fond memories of sitting in the hot, humid summer afternoons reading about the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Imaging in my mind the elves and dwarves and goblins and wargs. I still haven’t seen the first installment of The Hobbit…

The Hobbit Trailer

We are less than two months away from the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The story was originally going to be told over two movies, but director Peter Jackson as expanded it into a trilogy. The first movie hits screens this December, follow by The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug in 2013 and The…

New “Brave” sneak peek

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You can see Brave in theaters on Friday. Until then enjoy this… Solve Your Problems with Witch’s Magical Mystery Brew!

Kilt: Are You “Brave” Enough To Wear One?

Pixar's Brave

Over the weekend the oldest boy and I went and saw Battleship, which is in no way considered medieval. However during the preview we saw this little feature from the upcoming movie Brave. Fest your eyes on the teaser and then ask yourself…Are you brave enough to wear one?