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Why Haven't These Middle-earth Stories Been Adapted?

J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium contained a vast number of exciting stories, yet adaptations have focused on The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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The Hunger Games' Most Surprising Couple Isn't Canon in the Books

The Hunger Games is packed full of iconic couples, but one of the most surprising of these isn't actually canon in the Mockingjay book.

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The Wizarding World's Ilvermorny Has Its Own Voldemort

Before Voldemort terrorized the Wizarding World and Gellert Grindelwald began his campaign, another Harry Potter villain changed history forever.

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Every Avengers Movie, In Order

The MCU has grown considerably since the MCU first formed, which can sometimes make it difficult to keep track of the proper viewing order.

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Why Mags Couldn't Talk in The Hunger Games

Other than her heroic sacrifice in The Hunger Games, Mags was best known for her inability to speak, but how did she lose her ability to communicate?

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This Forgotten Sci-Fi Classic Needs a Better Adaptation

2012's John Carter was a good movie destroyed by bad marketing. A decade later, the pop culture landscape is ripe for a new take on the classic tale.

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Why Christopher Plummer Hated The Sound of Music

Christopher Plummer, who played Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music, reportedly hated the 1965 film because he was bored.

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Why No Elven Children Appear in The Lord of the Rings

Elves and Elf kingdoms are seen all throughout The Lord of the Rings. Where are all the Elven children, though? Tolkien had an answer.

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How Harry Potter Survived Voldemort's Second Killing Curse

Harry Potter survived Voldemort's first killing attempt as a baby, but how did he survive the Dark Lord's second killing curse in Deathly Hallows?

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Harry Potter: Why Was Snape Called the Half-Blood Prince?

In the Harry Potter franchise, Severus Snape refers to himself as the "Half-Blood Prince." But what is the meaning behind this title?

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Caesar Flickerman's Fate After The Hunger Games May Surprise You

The fate of The Capitol's sinister propagandist is left open in The Hunger Games, though rumors suggest something more interesting than execution.

A Harry Potter Theory Makes the Weasley Family Even More Important

A Harry Potter theory theorizes a larger importance for the Weasleys, and if true, it changes everything fans knew about the family.

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Understated Lord of the Rings Romances That Impacted Middle-Earth

Gimli, Galadriel, Faramir, and Eowyn had moments and lasting romantic bonds that impacted Middle-Earth in significant ways.

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Who Did Jack Quaid Play in The Hunger Games?

Jack Quaid has become quite the star. But some people may have forgotten that he made his acting debut in the film adaptation of The Hunger Games.

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Why the Fantastic Beasts Franchise Failed To Reach Harry Potter’s Success

While Harry Potter is one of the most iconic and beloved franchises, the Fantastic Beasts had many issues that turned it into an unpopular series.

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Gone Girl Isn't a True Story - But It Does Have Real-life Inspiration

Gone Girl isn’t technically a true story, but a tragic true-crime case and the subsequent media circus somewhat inspired the source novel.

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What Happens to Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games - And Why It's Important

With the exception of Katniss Everdeen, Peeta may be the most important character in The Hunger Games. His fate, and hers, are key to the story.

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What Were Wargs in The Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings' Wargs were ferocious predators who bore their Orc masters into battle, but there was more to these beasts than met the eye.

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Avengers: Endgame Cut an Entire Battle - Here's What It Looked Like

Director James Gunn's brother, Sean Gunn, revealed an entire battle sequence that was filmed but never made it into Avengers: Endgame's final cut.

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Why Didn't Voldemort Try To Convert Harry Potter to Dark Magic?

Veiled behind intricate storylines and deep character lore, Harry Potter reveals why Voldemort would never succeed in turning Harry to Dark Magic.

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