Tag Archives: Middle Earth

This Week in Middle-earth

A year ago today, I attended my first Tolkien Studies conference, hosted by the Tolkien Society of Kansas City at Park University.  I even helped re-enact the scene where Frodo is wounded by the Witch-king (I played the part of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Born of Hope (4 stars)

Born of Hope: The Ring of Barahir Release date: December 1, 2009 Director/Producer: Kate Madison Official Website: http://www.bornofhope.com/ Watched: late September 2019 My rating: 4 out of 5 stars I stumbled across this fan film last week while researching (translation: … Continue reading

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Dresden Codak creator illustrates each chapter of The Silmarillion

http://io9.com/dresden-codak-creator-illustrates-each-chapter-of-the-s-1496454183 Interesting although not my preferred medium for mythic or epic art. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Tolkien’s 122nd Birthday

J.R.R. Tolkien would have been 122 today. His writings enriched and continue to enrich my life (see my Best Reads of 2013 wherein The Silmarillion received a rare five star rating from me). While I haven’t re-read The Hobbit for the … Continue reading

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Picturing The Hobbit | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/12/picturing-the-hobbit#more Fantastic (pun intended) artwork celebrating Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Movie Review: The Hobbit ~ An Unexpected Journey (2012)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) 4 out of 5 stars I waited until the last possible moment to decide to watch The Hobbit ~ An Unexpected Journey this past weekend.  If I plan to spend the money to watch … Continue reading

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