Post Tagged with: "The Hobbit"

Playing the Pronoun Game: Are All of The Hobbit’s Dwarves Male?

Playing the Pronoun Game: Are All of The Hobbit’s Dwarves Male?

It’s not exactly a secret that J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is short on female characters. While the recent Peter Jackson films may have created new characters as well as expanding on the roles of women […]

Collectors Corner: Middle-earth – From Script to Screen Book

Collectors Corner: Middle-earth – From Script to Screen Book

This week’s Collectors Corner post is about Weta Workshop’s latest book, Middle-earth – From Script to Screen. I pre-ordered from Weta back in May and received my copy earlier this month and it’s already one of […]

Collectors Corner: RockLove Jewelry

Collectors Corner: RockLove Jewelry

This week’s Collectors Corner post is all about RockLove Jewelry’s beautiful necklaces inspired by The Hobbit trilogy! I purchased the acorn pendant as part of Weta’s Black Friday sale last year and I’ve worn it practically […]

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Our Favorite Editions of ‘The Hobbit’

Everyone has particular copies of books that we cherish above others. Many of us here at Middle-earth News are pretty keen collectors of various volumes of works by and about J. R. R. Tolkien. We […]

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit Celebrates its 80th Anniversary!

The Hobbit celebrates its 80 year anniversary today! Written by JRR Tolkien and published by Allen & Unwin, The Hobbit was released to the public on September 21st, 1937. The book started out as a […]

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 […]

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Hobbit Book Club Week 3: Hopes and Heroes

Welcome to a recap of week three of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, I will write […]

Hobbit Book Club Week 2: Spiders and Elves

Hobbit Book Club Week 2: Spiders and Elves

Welcome to a recap of week two of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, I will write a […]

Things I Didn’t Remember About ‘Flies and Spiders’

Things I Didn’t Remember About ‘Flies and Spiders’

In case you missed it, we’re currently reading The Hobbit this month, our Staff Reporter Maria is hosting this read-along both here and on our brand new Facebook group (come and join us!), she’s writing amazing […]

Hobbit Book Club: Week 1 Recap

Hobbit Book Club: Week 1 Recap

Welcome to a recap of week one of our Hobbit Book club. For the entire month of June, we and a handful of readers will read Tolkien’s The Hobbit. At the beginning of each week, […]