Post Tagged with: "The Lord of the Rings"

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. […]

[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 […]

Feast Week, Day 8: The Prancing Pony

Feast Week, Day 8: The Prancing Pony

It has been just a week since our brave hobbits set out from Hobbiton. And what an eventful week it was! The hobbits have already been pursued by the terrifying and mysterious Black Riders, hosted […]

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

Feast Week, Day 7: Prisoners of the Barrow-wight

“When he [Frodo Baggins] came to himself again, for a moment he could recall nothing except a sense of total dread. Then suddenly he knew that he was imprisoned, caught hopelessly; he was in a […]

Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

Feast Week Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

The third day of Feast Week  brings us to The Feast of Gildor. The hobbits are continuing their journey to Bree and are feeling scared after their first encounter with a black rider: but then […]

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Feast Week, Day 1: Bilbo and Frodo’s Birthday

Happy Hobbit Day! September 22, it’s a grand day and holds a lot of meaning for Tolkien fans around the world as both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins share their birthday today. This also marks the […]

My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

When I ask those around me which place in Middle-earth they prefer, I often hear, “The Shire”. With its sweeping green views and cozy Hobbit homes, it’s no wonder it captures the hearts of so […]

‘Virtual Production – Bringing the Virtual to Reality’ with Joe Letteri

‘Virtual Production – Bringing the Virtual to Reality’ with Joe Letteri

If you’re interested in visual effects then this BAFTA Masterclass talk with Weta’s VFX guru Joe Letteri is for you! Here’s what BAFTA say: Weta Digital’s Senior VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri discusses the changing landscape […]

London MCM  Comic Con

London MCM Comic Con

  Aidan Turner and John Noble were guests at MCM Comic Con at the weekend so Middle-earth News went along to check it out.  Aidan, of course, played Kili in The Hobbit and John was Denethor […]

10 Minutes with John Howe – Exclusive Video from J’aime Pas l’Actu

10 Minutes with John Howe – Exclusive Video from J’aime Pas l’Actu

Our friends at the French news site J’aime Pas l’Actu have a special treat to share! They landed a rare interview with John Howe, renowned artist and conceptual designer. You’ll know doubt know him from […]