Articles Posted in the " The Lord of the Rings " Category

  • Friday Face/Off: Dance Films

    Is it time for the lovely relaxing weekend yet? Is it hell; you know the rules, nobody gets to go home until two of Best For Film’s crankiest writers (and none of us boast what you might call a sunny disposition) have it out on a contentious topic. This week it’s dance films; where do you stand?





  • 24 Hour Marathon… of Terror

    If you love horror films and you have at least twenty-four hours to live, then there is absolutely nothing you should be doing more than reading (and subsequently adhering to) this itinerary. How else are you going to know what to watch at six thirty in the morning when you’ve just watched a zombie baby rip someone’s head open?


  • Friday Face/Off: Hobbits

    Hobbits, eh? You either love ’em or you want to set fire to the filthy matted hair on top of their knobbly feet – and if you don’t subscribe to either of those positions then ssh, because they’re sort of the cornerstone of this whole blog. Master debaters Tash and John are going head to head in a bit to decide whether or not the Shire should be burnt to the ground.


  • Roles that never were

    Come for a dip in the murky world of the ‘could have been’ and ‘if only’, as we take a look at those actors and actresses who turned down some surprising roles. Hindsight is a beautiful thing, and some of these stars must have been crying all the way to the bank after realising what they missed out on.




  • Top 10 Deus Ex Machina moments

    Whether deliciously farcical or born of plain old screenwriting sloth, the deus ex machina tends to provoke fairly spectacular reactions – after all, there’s scarcely a single worthwhile moment in cinema which doesn’t derive from GREEK MEN FLYING THROUGH THE AIR ON CRANES. We’ve scraped together the best of the worst…