Posts tagged lord of the ring
The Hunt for Gollum
There is an old saying that goes everyone talks about the weather but no one does anything about it. We have the same issue with Hollywood. We talk about their unwillingness to make new movies, to take risks, complain about remakes and sequels, yet they continue to make money. But in the last years something has changed. Movie making has finally reached a point where you don't have to spend 100 million dollars to make something interesting. The Hunt for Gollum cost 5000 dollars to make and while it is a fan film which means it can't make a profit it certainly demonstrates that we are at the point where people can make movies that are more than good enough to challenge Hollywood so long as they have the talent and I hope the makers of this make a film based on their own ideas soon so that they aren't limited by agreements to make no money.
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