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.

Some wounds don’t heal

I came across this site called 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. In essence the article argues that the message we should take from LOTR is […]

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 : 32% Nope, gotta be The Two Towers : 44% Fellowship without a doubt : […]

Extended rumours

Stolen from 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 the FX to El Cheapo American FX House Inc rather than the high-quality excesses […]

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 the theater while screaming, ‘YOU…..SHALL….NOT….. PASS!’ – After the movie, say ‘Lucas could have […]

The Lord of the Rings: The Return Of The King [based on book]

Got up early this morning, caught my bus at 10 to 9 and headed into town to see the third and final installment of LOTR. At the cinema we took a look through the times, and more importantly through the screens and decided on the 11.15 showing in screen 17, 4th floor. The biggest screen […]