Amazon Celebrates Lord of the Rings Viewership, Suspends Reviews

Image: Amazon Studios After so many trailers showcasing sweeping views and talks about what would it be compared to the films of Peter Jackson, Amazon Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power the series was eventually dropped before the start of the weekend. You can read our review of the show herebut it’s no secret … Read more

Amazon says 25 million people have already watched The Lord of the Rings

Image: Amazon Studios There is a bit of wisdom that you learn quite quickly, when part of your job is to trying to understand how well a given streaming thing performs, in terms of ratings: companies keep quiet about numbers unless they have something to say that makes them look pretty Damn good. Amazon, for … Read more

The internet takes the end credits of movies and TV back to 2007

The world was a very different place in 2007. In that seemingly distant past, the middle class believed they could still buy a home one day, most of us didn’t know what coronavirus was and, most Stranger of all, blended into the park’s linkin “What I have done” for the end credits of a movie … Read more

The prize is in Amazon’s new ‘Lord of the Rings’ show

Much has been said about the budget of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Too much, one might say. But I wouldn’t make that argument. It’s the most expensive show in television history, coming in at $715 million for the first season alone if you include the nearly $250 million Amazon paid … Read more

Tolkien Estate said no to Peter Jackson for Amazon series ‘Lord of the Rings’

For many fans, the works of JRR Tolkien have become synonymous with the name Peter Jackson. After all, Jackson received worldwide acclaim for his huge success The the Lord of the Rings trilogy, followed by The Hobbit trilogy. So when Amazon Studios announced a big-budget TV series based on the world of the Lord of … Read more

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Almost Involved Peter Jackson

Image: Amazon Studios Amazon’s Next The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power The series has a great pedigree to live up to beyond bringing author JRR Tolkien’s world to life. Warner Bros.’ the Lord of the Rings film trilogy directed by Peter Jackson in the mid-2000s looms large on both the fantasy genre … Read more