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Dracula, Saruman, Holmes – Sir Christopher Lee Is Gone!

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I think the first time I had the crap scared out of me by Christopher Lee was when I sat through Dracula A.D. 1972 (God bless Hammer Films!). I’d seen him in other movies – She (starring Ursula Andress), at least one of his Fu Manchu movies – and on television (two different roles on The Avengers, an Alfred Hitchcock Presents), but that was the first time I saw the power he capable of producing in a performance.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – And Now For The Big Finish!

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

After a tonally confused beginning and terrific middle episode filled with all kinds of invention, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings Peter Jackson’s six-movie Tolkien binge to close with a rousing mid-point finale that both wraps up the story and sets the stage for the Lord of the Rings trilogy quite nicely.

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