• Russell Crowe lost out on £80m payday for 'Lord of the Rings'
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    Russell Crowe lost out on £80m payday for 'Lord of the Rings'

    Russell Crowe missed out on a possible payday of $100 million (around £80 million) when he decided not to pursue a role in the Lord of the Rings movies.

  • The lovely reason behind that Lord of the Rings reunion photo
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    The lovely reason behind that Lord of the Rings reunion photo

    Renunion… the lads from the Lord of the RIngs movies got together, but why? While it’s marvellous to think that the stars of the Lord of the Rings movies just meet up in secret once in a while to regale stories and sing Hobbit ballads about their time in Middle Earth, their recent meeting had a motive equally as cockle-warming. A few weeks back, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood and Billy Boyd were snapped after what appeared to be a reunion dinner.

  • Lord of the Rings cast reunites to fight a cave troll
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    Lord of the Rings cast reunites to fight a cave troll

    The Fellowship ready to take on a cave troll in ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’. Five of ‘Lord of the Rings’ Fellowship have reunited, with Dominic Monaghan, who played hobbit Merry, sharing a picture of the mini-reunion to social media. Monaghan is joined by fellow hobbits Elijah Wood, who played Frodo and Billy Boyd, who played Merry’s partner in crime Pippin.

  • Motorbike Fan's Anger After ITV4 Screens The Wrong 'Road' Movie
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    Motorbike Fan's Anger After ITV4 Screens The Wrong 'Road' Movie

    Motorcycling enthusiasts were left befuddled and angry after tuning in to watch a scheduled documentary movie on ITV4 last night. They had expected to see ‘Road’, Michael Hewitt and Dermot Lavery’s celebrated 2014 feature-length doc about motorcycle road racers Joey and Robert Dunlop, narrated by Liam Neeson. Instead, a missing ‘the’ got in there, and somehow they got ‘The Road’ instead. John Hillcoat’s unremitting adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s unremitting, post-apocalyptic novel features very few motorcycles. ...