Articles written by: Alice Greenleaf

Staff Reporter of Middle-earth News. Alice discovered Tolkien’s world when she was 12 years old and watched The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time. It was love at the first sight. When not at her desk looking for something Middle-earth related or studying, you'll probably find her whispering spells, just to be prepared when she'll receive her Hogwarts Acceptance Letter.

Joe Letteri’s Reddit AMA

Joe Letteri’s Reddit AMA

Joe Letteri, the senior visual effects supervisor and Director of the Weta Digital studio, has recently done a Reddit AMA. We’ve gathered the Q&A about The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, but you […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings February 14 The Mirror of Galadriel Down a long flight of steps the Lady went into a deep garden hollow, through which ran murmuring the silver stream […]

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Adam Brown Joins the Cast of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ 5

Adam Brown Joins the Cast of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ 5

It’s now official that Ori the Dwarf goes to sea or “on an adventure”, if you prefer. Yesterday actor Adam Brown, who played Ori the Dwarf in The Hobbit trilogy, announced on his Twitter profile […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings January 26- February 1 The Fellowship rests in Caras Galadhon, Lothlorien Now as the companions sat or walked together they spoke of Gandalf, and all that each […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings January 23 Gandalf pursues the Balrog to the peak of Zirak-zigil From the lowest dungeon to the highest peak it climbed, ascending in unbroken spiral in many […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings January 12 Snow on Caradhras January 13 Attack by Wolves in the early hours The Company reaches the West-gate of Moria at nightfall Gollum begins to trail […]

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Interview with The Hobbit’s Set Decorator

Interview with The Hobbit’s Set Decorator

The set decorator of The Hobbit trilogy, Ra Vincent, has been interviewed by Set Decorator Online talking about some of the specifics of making the latest and final film of the series, as well as […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings January 8 The company reaches Hollin Away in the south Frodo could see the dim shapes of lofty mountains that seemed now to stand across the path […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Received a BAFTA Nomination

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Received a BAFTA Nomination

After receiving a nomination for the Costume Design Guild in the category ‘Excellence in Fantasy Film’ last January 7, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies received another nomination, this time for the British […]

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The Battle of the Five Armies Received a Costume Design Guild Nomination

The Battle of the Five Armies Received a Costume Design Guild Nomination

Yesterday, Wednesday 7th January, the nominations for the 17th Costume Designers Guild Awards has been announced. This is an annual reward that honors costume design excellence in film, television and commercials. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five […]

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