LEGO Lord of the Rings Video Game is $29.99 on Amazon

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Amazon is running a deal today in which you can get LEGO Lord of the Rings for $10 off the listed price of $39.99. Click the link below and grab your copy for your system of choice for $29.99 today. One game to rule them all. Smell that cheese.

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Guardians of Middle-earth Announces New DLC Character – Saruman

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Gamers can download and play as the infamous White Wizard, Saruman in Guardians of Middle-earth on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network.

Before his betrayal, Saruman was the Chief of the Wizards and leader of the White Council, including leading fellow Wizards, Radagast and Gandalf, all of whom were sent to protect Middle-earth.

Amazon Blu Ray Collection Deals

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Here are some of the great boxed set movie deals from Amazon. Finish your Christmas shopping with these for the movie fanatic in your life.

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Harry Potter: The Complete Collection $66.99

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Rocky: The Undisputed Collection $28.99

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New Media Releases for November 13th

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Brave (Blu Ray/DVD)

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Savages (Blu Ray/DVD)

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Nintendo Download Content for This Week

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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

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Mario Golf™ – The stakes are high in the race to become the Grand Champion of golf. Four Club Champs stand in your way, and you’ll have to defeat them all to get a shot at playing the most famous golfer in the land. (For Nintendo 3DS™)

LEGO®  The Lord of the Rings™ (demo version) – Embark on a heroic quest to destroy the One Ring and relive the epic events of  The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, all with the humor and excitement of LEGO play. (For Nintendo 3DS)

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LEGO The Lord of the Rings – Developer Diary

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While the Fellowship may have taken up the great task to save Middle-earth, TT Games has taken up the creative challenge to recreate it. This new developer diary is the first in a series of videos in which TT Games reveals how LEGO® The Lord of the Rings is perhaps one of most cinematic videogames they have created to date.

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Andy Serkis Celebrates The Hobbit

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Andy Serkis took a break from filming The Hobbit to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the book written by J.R.R. Tolkien. Serkis read select excerpts from the book at the Fulham Palace Gardens as his character Gollum much to the delight of both children and adults.

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New Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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A new trailer dropped for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey today. This film will hit theaters on December 14th of this year and that date is getting closer quickly. Peter Jackson did wonders with The Lord of the Rings and it is looking like the magic of those films may be re-created with this new Hobbit trilogy. I don’t want to spoil anything for you but I think Gandalf lives.

You can head to the official site for the movie and decide on 1 of 5 different endings for this new trailer and then send it to friends or enemies too if you’re feeling particularly malicious. Head to the following link and determine this trailers final fate.

The Hobbit Official Site

Happy Birthday!!! LEGO’s turns 80!!!

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Lego started in 1932 as wooden toys built by carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen in Denmark. The name lego comes from the Danish phrase leg godt and means “play well”. In 1947 the toys began being made out of plastic and in 1949 Lego started producing the interlocking bricks we are most familiar with. If all the Lego bricks ever produced were to be divided equally among a world population of six billion, each person would have 62 Lego bricks. According to an article in BusinessWeek in 2006, Lego could be considered the world’s No. 1 tire manufacturer; the factory produces about 306 million tiny rubber tires a year.

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Funny Subtitles

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Subtitles are primarily used for translating foreign films and to help the hearing impaired. When translating a movie from english to another language or vice versa it can sometimes end up taking a turn for the silly if not hilarious. Other times it could be the overexplanation of sound effects. It happens a lot with anime being translated for english and foreign bootlegs in which subtitlers of another country create the subs for abroad. It also happens when a movie is translated into another language and then that translation is given subtitles. Recently a version of the final Harry Potter movie was released with an entire english subtitle set of ebonics slang for the humor of it so there is that happening as well. Below are a few picture and video examples of anime and film works that were interpreted a little bit funny. Sometimes things get lost in the translation you know.

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