Tagged: Lord of the Rings

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Blah! Meme-type thingy

Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, find line 4. Write down what it says: “It was like the barbecue in the backyard when his father cooked things but a lot stronger, and mixed in with it was...

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The Hobbiton Report

This Inquiry finds that Boromir was entrusted by his father, the
Steward of Gondor, with the task of discovering the plans being made
by Elrond of Rivendale for war in Middle-Earth. Boromir appears to
have acted outside of his appointed office by speaking to the Council
of Elrond and by participating in the undertaking known as the
Fellowship of the Ring. It is
clear that these were the events that led to the death of Boromir on
a remote wooded hillside.

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Some wounds don’t heal

I came across this site called Morphizm.com which has an article on LOTR and the impact that WWI had on Tolkien and the books. It makes for an interesting read, and a lovely review of both the books and the films....

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Which LOTR

Empire run a little poll, and this one was last: “Which of the three Lord of the Rings instalments do you think rules them all?’ Don’t make me choose. I WILL NOT CHOOSE! : 11% Return of the King rocks :...

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Interpreting LOTR

Open Democracyhas recently had a couple of articles written about the film trilogy that is LOTR. The first one:The Return of the King: Tolkien and the new medievalism by K.A. Dilday offer a negative view of the books & films. “The...

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Extended rumours

Stolen from Boards.ie some ROTK ee bits and bobs. Please note these are all only rumours so may not be true: – Word is that New Line are baulking at the price for another Extended Edition, and may be farming out...

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what not to do

Speaking of LOTR here is a list of: “Things NOT to do during a showing of ‘Return of the King’….. 1. Stand up halfway through the movie and yell loudly, ‘Wait…where the hell is Harry Potter?’ 2. Block the entrance to...