Peter Jackson to Release The Silmarillion as a TV Series

The naysayers said it couldn’t be done. But then again, Peter Jackson has proven everyone wrong before. Remember The Hobbit? Three movies from nineteen chapters. I mean, Jackson really is the expert at making a Misty Mountain from a Hobbit Hole. “I really just make it up as I go along,” Jackson has stated, “I can turn two paragraphs…

Time to Say Goodbye to Downton Abbey

So many TV shows reach a peak season, then after a while, they become stale. Viewers stop watching and producers are forced to cancel the show. This certainly happened with Glee. This certainly is not happening with Downton. Downton Abbey‘s viewership is as high as it has ever been. The story has not become remotely…

Sorting the Houses of Hogwesteros

Winter is coming (okay, so in Minnesota, we’re actually finally seeing signs of spring, but let’s face it: winter is always coming). Anyway, it’s probably high time we make ourselves cozy by the fire in the Gryffindor common room. Wait a minute. Gryffindor? Isn’t “winter is coming” the house words of the Stark family from Game…

Preview: Downton Abbey Series 5 Teaser Trailer

Our first glimpse into the fifth series of the wildly popular TV show Downton Abbey found its way onto YouTube yesterday. Unfortunately, we’re not given any new footage, so we’re left hoping that further trailers will remedy that. What we are given is Carson speaking over the all-too-familiar opening video sequence (minus the usual credits).…

Netflix Plans to Reboot Magic School Bus in 2016

Last week, Netflix and Scholastic (which the former recently acquired) announced that, sometime in 2016, it would release 26 all-new half-hour episodes of 90’s cartoon favorite The Magic School Bus, calling the new series The Magic School Bus: 360°. There are 52 episodes currently, all of which are available to stream on Netflix right now. However, rebooting the…