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Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Workshop recently announced a new mystery box called the “Weta Collecta” which features $150 worth of goodies! The box will come with a collectible, a t-shirt and more mystery items “from the world of […]

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

We’ve been hearing whispers since 2013, but this week it has been officially announced: a Tolkien bioepic is in the works! The film is to be directed by Dome Karukoski, with the story line following […]

‘Middle-earth from Script to Screen’ by Daniel Falconer to be Released in November

‘Middle-earth from Script to Screen’ by Daniel Falconer to be Released in November

In his upcoming book Middle-earth from Script to Screen: Building the World of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Daniel Falconer tells how Middle-earth was turned into blockbuster film franchises, The Lord of the […]

Gimli the Dwarf on Uruk-hai Statue Available from Weta Workshop

Gimli the Dwarf on Uruk-hai Statue Available from Weta Workshop

Just in time for the second part of our 6 Week Movie Marathon, which involves The Lord of the Rings, Weta Workshop just released this new statue inspired by one of the scenes of the trilogy. […]

‘Lord of the Rings’ Funko Pops! to be Released in June (+ New Images)

‘Lord of the Rings’ Funko Pops! to be Released in June (+ New Images)

The upcoming Lord of the Rings Funko Pop! Keychains and Pops! finally get a release date. Seven Pops and Two Keychains will be released in June 2017! Earlier this year, Middle-earth News reported how there will […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Now that we’ve seen Bilbo safely there and back again, our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon (#6wkMMM) continues with the Quest to destroy the One Ring. Here is our schedule for our weekly live tweet […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon – Final ‘Hobbit’ Week!

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon – Final ‘Hobbit’ Week!

The third week of our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon will take place April 08–April 14 and it’ll be dedicated to the final film in The Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies! We will have a live […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues!

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues!

We had a GREAT first weekend of our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon last week! Did you start the adventure with us? If you couldn’t join us for our live tweet sessions of The Hobbit: […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon 2017

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon 2017

Some of you may remember when we hosted our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon a couple of years ago to prepare for the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and starting […]

[Video] Lord of the Rings: Quiet Environmentalism

[Video] Lord of the Rings: Quiet Environmentalism

I recently stumbled upon, via James’ blog A Tolkienist’s Perspective, a nice video about environmentalism and Middle-earth on the Our Changing Climate YouTube channel. It talks about the importance of nature, the role that plays […]