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Movie Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug

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I have not given a movie review here in a long time, because nothing has been worth my breath (typing hehe)

This movie I have been dying to see! This is the making of my childhood coming to the big screen! I actually found (acquired) an original printing of the hobbit and it was one of the first books I ever read! And the only book (that wasn’t non-fiction) that I ever read multiple times!!

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Thorin Oakenshield is a badass in the books!

Life is a mystery in that no one person has the same experience as any other person! However; literature is the closest thing to sharing life as we can get! How so?

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings were created by Peter Jackson and his crew, as well as the actors themselves. The visions created by them are exactly what I pictured in my mind as a child! The casting is superb! They all look as I envisioned as a child!

You see they didn’t go into my head and take it out! I also had nothing to do with the creation of the movies. Therefore; they experienced the same thing I did though the creative and descriptive mind of J.R.R. Tolkien!

That is how you know a writer is truly great! If multiple people experience the same thing!

J.R.R. Tolkien has also influenced the lives of billions upon billions of people! His contributions have led to numerous hours of fun for billions of people through inspiration! Things such as Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), World of Warcraft (WOW) and many, many other fantasy adventures, movies, games etc…

If I had to pick one thing that influenced my life the most it would be J.R.R Tolkien for God sake (the side of my High School ring has a Dragon on it) I lettered in D&D 😝

This movie is going to be epic!

If you haven’t read the books, I suggest you read them! They will influence your life and help you to unleash your creative side!

The Hobbit originally a 2 movie series has been extended to 3! The Desolation of Smaug is the 2nd in the series, with there and back again, being the third.

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At the theater now!
What can I say? Hmmm… It was good. There were some slow parts… Well a bunch of slow parts, but it was good! The new girl was super hot! Legolas was awesome as usual! Gandolf rocked! Bilbo is a badass unlike his whiney nephew (technically cousin) Frodo. If you like the series, you must see it!

If you are not a big fan I suggest waiting till the last movie comes out and watch all 6 movies in order! If you do, you will soon be a fan!


TV Show Review: Heroes of Cosplay

Cosplayers and cosplay contests are a fixture and highlight at the many comic book and genre fan conventions around the world. These conventions provide an international stage for fans to showcase often spectacular handcrafted costumes and portray their favorite characters from sci-fi movies, video games, anime and more. In Heroes of Cosplay, nine passionate fans put their imagination and skills to the test to make a name for themselves in the competitive world of cosplay.

The series follows cosplayers of all levels, from legend Yaya Han, to rising stars and newbies, as they make a splash at comic book conventions around the country. The series will dive deep into their lives, following their process as they create extravagant and visually arresting costumes each week. These nine constantly defy odds and race against the clock to transform themselves into amazing fictional characters that push the boundaries between fantasy and reality, all in hopes of impressing the convention judges to win a cash prizes and take their cosplay stardom to new heights.

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This show is awesome!! Let’s out this in perspective, these people are ordinary people that make costumes at home, and they are amazing!!! They don’t have the resources like faceoff. They do their own costumes and makeup. They build their own armor and props. They not only wear the costumes they act the part!

This show is awesome! No one cries about copyrights, they get no help from the creators, no funding assistance especially when some costumes are hundreds of dollars!

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It’s crazy that these people make them themselves! When my friends and I were younger we made costumes yearly for the NY renaissance fair at sterling forest. People used to think we worked there. My mother would give me $50-100 and take us to the rag shop and off we went, but making medieval costumes don’t compare to what they are making!

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I just watched the emerald city episode, I was surprised that a bunch of foam rubber beat the steampunk storm trooper…

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And it also beat hellgirl are you kidding me… I believe that having Yaya as a judge is bad, because she is prejudice toward the regulars and doesn’t want any of them to amass the same celebrity status as her or even perhaps surpass her, so she will keep knocking them down. Keep an eye out for that as the season goes on!

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Hey Cosplay,
Can you make a pajelehoocho?

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