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.

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 […]