Articles written by: Myla Malinalda

After being dragged to see The Fellowship of the Ring back in 2001 with her dad, Myla fell head-over-hobbit-feet in love with Middle-earth. Myla would love nothing more than to be able to live peacefully in the Shire and go on the occasional adventure with Bilbo. She has a habit of becoming too attached to fictional characters and buying too many copies of the same book. Myla enjoys creating art whenever she can and collecting all things relating to Tolkien.

Warner Bros. and IGN: Win a Trip to New Zealand Sweepstakes

Warner Bros. and IGN: Win a Trip to New Zealand Sweepstakes

If you’re at least 18 years old and live in the U.S,. you’re eligible to enter Warner Bros. and IGN’s The Hobbit sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to New Zealand! One grand prize winner will […]

Bridge Direct Hobbit Giveaway

Bridge Direct Hobbit Giveaway

Bridge Direct Hobbit Giveaway’s Official Press Release: Only 6 more days until the DVD/Blu-Ray release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey! To celebrate, The Bridge Direct is giving away a copy, as well as a […]

Oloris Publishing Releases Two More LOTR Project Posters

Oloris Publishing Releases Two More LOTR Project Posters

Oloris Publishing’s Official Press Release: Oloris Publishing and Emil Johansson make new posters available. The Lord of the Rings Project began as way for Emil Johansson to keep up with the genealogies of the characters in […]

Weta’s New Bombur Statue

Weta’s New Bombur Statue

Today Weta Workshop released a scale figure of Bombur which is their first Limited Edition 1/6 scale figure from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. “Bombur may be somewhat innocent in the ways of the world and not as […]

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village’s Real Life Hobbit-hole and Ring Quest

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village’s Real Life Hobbit-hole and Ring Quest

If you would like to go on your own quest or see a real-life Hobbit hole, the West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is the place to be! The West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is one of the great archaeological sites in […]

The Hobbit Lands Technical Oscar

The Hobbit Lands Technical Oscar

During the pre-Oscars ceremony, The Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards held in Los Angeles, California this year, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won an Oscar! It was awarded to Simon Clutterbuck, James Jacobs and Dr. Richard Dorling. The Scientific […]

The Makeup and Hair Magic Behind ‘The Hobbit’

The Makeup and Hair Magic Behind ‘The Hobbit’

After winning the Oscar for Best Makeup in 2004 for The Return of the King, hair and makeup stylist, Peter Swords King, is nominated again! This time around for An Unexpected Journey. A lot of […]

Mark Atkin: From Policeman to Actor

Mark Atkin: From Policeman to Actor

Mark Atkin, a former policeman, went through a rather dramatic career change. After being in the police force for several years in England, Mark moved to New Zealand in 2008 to join the force there. When […]

New Book to Come from Weta

New Book to Come from Weta

If you enjoyed WETA’s first Chronicles book, you’re going love their new one! It’s entitled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles, Creatures & Characters. This new book will have a foreword by Andy Serkis and it showcases all […]

The Artwork of Frank Frazetta

The Artwork of Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta was an American artist known primarily for his fantasy-based artwork. His work has graced the covers of many books and magazines, as well as movie posters. While he didn’t do much work surrounding Tolkien, he […]