Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a beloved, multi-award winning take on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels. It’s a classic, one that can never be remade. Except that a potential remake is currently on Amazon Studio’s negotiating table. An…
It seems you can get to Middle-Earth from here. Newly discovered map connecting our realm to Tolkien’s up for sale
This short video tells us more about the Ring than two trilogies.
Why one fan cut Tauriel, Radagast, Galadriel and Old Bilbo from the Hobbit trilogy.
Videogames based on movies tend to be, um, not good. Will this be an exception?
J.R.R. Tolkien would have turned 122 today. Let’s celebrate the lord of the Lord of the Rings with some trivia.
“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms…. it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.” But all the comfort of Bilbo’s home, Bag End, comes at a price (if Middle Earth were real, that is). And that price has recently been calculated by Movoto Realty.
In-flight instructional videos are a boring yet necessary part of air travel, and if we didn’t watch them, we would never know that the seat cushion doubles as a flotation device. But AirNZ recently managed to jazz up a standard safety video with one that doubles as in-flight entertainment. Instead of flight attendants showing us the ropes (and the seat belts), flyers are now being treated with helpful hints from characters from Lord of the Rings.
Book collectors have been known to spend big money on their hobby, and recently a first edition of John James Audubon’s illustrated Birds of America sold at auction for $7.9 million. Some books are considered valuable because they’re somehow rare, or perhaps they’re autographed. So why does this copy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit cost €900 (approximately $1,100)?