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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 […]

Billy Boyd to Write and Perform Song for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’!

Billy Boyd to Write and Perform Song for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’!

Information emerged today that Billy Boyd (Peregrin Took inThe Lord of the Rings films) will write and perform the original song for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Warner Bros Awards 2014 website […]

Happy Birthday, Sir Ian Holm!

Happy Birthday, Sir Ian Holm!

Sir Ian Holm is celebrating his 83rd birthday today! Sir Ian has had a long and celebrated career on stage, in films, television, and radio. He is beloved by fans of Peter Jackson’s The Lord […]

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

If an artist named Marta seems suspiciously familiar, it may be because she was the runner-up in our Tolkien Book Cover Redesign contest from Tolkien Reading Day! Given her artistic talent, it should come as […]

The Return of the King with Live Score at Ravinia

The Return of the King with Live Score at Ravinia

This summer the Ravinia Festival will show the concluding part of The Lord of the Rings trilogy to the live accompaniment of the award winning score by Howard Shore. The  Ravinia Festival is at Highland Park, […]

Happy Birthday to Sir Ian McKellen!

Happy Birthday to Sir Ian McKellen!

Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939, in Burnley, Lancashire, England. That makes Sir Ian 75 years old today! The actor is perhaps best known for bringing Tolkien’s wizard Gandalf to life in […]

Hobbit Tales from Wales Comic Con – The Cast

Hobbit Tales from Wales Comic Con – The Cast

Last Sunday I went to Wales Comic Con and had a blast! The guests from The Hobbit were Adam Brown (Ori), Graham McTavish (Dwalin), Ken Stott (Balin), John Bell (Bain son of Bard) and Mark Atkin […]

Happy Birthday, Andy Serkis!

Happy Birthday, Andy Serkis!

April 20, 2014 marks a milestone for Andy Serkis, known best to millions of fans as the actor behind Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Andy turns 50 today!  He […]

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Hugo Weaving is 54 today! Weaving, who has reprised his role as Elrond Lord of Rivendell for The Hobbit, has many film and stage roles to his credit. He is the first actor to play […]

Happy Birthday To Sean Astin!

Happy Birthday To Sean Astin!

It was a good year, 1971, with all kinds of things happening. Things like an 85-meter-high tornado rising over the Ryukyu Islands in Japan, and, just shortly after The Beatles broke up, another bomb (this time […]