Dress Like a Fan

At Fanspeak Files, we can’t help but fangirl over the amazing female role models in our favorite stories. These strong women often steal the show with their intelligence, patience, kindness, and above all, fierce independence. If these ladies were out and about in the real world, what kind of bold choices would they make? On this Transformation Tuesday, let’s explore the fun fashion possibilities if … Continue reading Dress Like a Fan

LOTR’s Boyens to Pen Disney’s ‘Young Merlin’ Script

If you’re like me and have memorized the Lord of the Rings behind-the-scenes footage from cover to cover, then you’re bound to be familiar with the genius of Philippa Boyens and her work. Boyens has co-produced and written alongside Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh on all of your favorite Jackson projects, including his Middle Earth epics, King Kong, and the beautiful The Lovely Bones. Yup, … Continue reading LOTR’s Boyens to Pen Disney’s ‘Young Merlin’ Script

Middle Earth Meditations

Fellow fans, let’s talk about getting those precious ZZZs every night. Do you ever have trouble unwinding after a long day? I know I sure do! My thoughts swim around in my head and I find myself staring at the clock wishing for a better night’s sleep. Eventually, I came across the deeply soothing relaxation videos created by The Honest Guys. (Click here to check … Continue reading Middle Earth Meditations

Fan Story: Emil Johansson and the Lord of the Rings Project

Published in 2012, the Lord of the Rings Project is the ultimate website for any and all of your LOTR needs, because we know you have them. Admit it. I discovered the project by scrolling through the “view all” function under Who to Follow on Twitter, and checking out Emil Johansson’s profile page to see why he was recommended to me. Thank you, Twitter. As a child, Emil read … Continue reading Fan Story: Emil Johansson and the Lord of the Rings Project

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Character Name Revealed

“There’s been an awakening, have you felt it?” StarWars.com published an interview with photographer Annie Leibovitz yesterday, and I have to say that my favorite reveal from this article is Andy Serkis’ motion capture photo along with the offical name of his character in the film: Supreme Leader Snoke. Surprise, surprise…that’s all we know for sure, but from that classic Serkis snarl, I’m imagining we have another brilliant … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens Character Name Revealed