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A fan made 40 minute film based on an appendix to The Lord Of The Rings.

You can watch it in full here.

Over at Topless Robot they surmise that the use of “Sabotage” in the opening scene of the new Star Trek film is a nod to Bill Shatner’s habit of mispronouncing the word. Youtube evidence below:

There was a time when a movie needed to be pointedly critical of a religion to earn itself a hilariously ineffective boycott. But no more…

from the Vulture blog.

Unfortunately the Vatican recently deemed Angels & Demons insufficiently sacrilicious for an official boycott.

My favorite boycott was when the National Federation of the Blind called on their members to boycott “Mr. Magoo” for its insensitive portrayal of the sight disabled.

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