Articles Tagged 'JRR Tolkein'

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Is This The Actual Ring From ‘The Hobbit’?

Before we start, no, this isn’t the ring from the Lord of the Rings movies, or The Hobbit, come to that. That’s a prop. But this might just be the ring that gave JRR Tolkein the idea of putting a magical gold ring into his tales of Middle-earth. The ring resides where it has for […]

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Poll Results! 10 Greatest British Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novelists

The results are in! You’ve voted, we’ve counted, and now we can reveal which of the ten writing giants listed below is the favorite of Anglophenia readers. The top three, in reverse order, are as follows: At No.3 is Douglas Adams, with 12% of the votes cast. Above him, with 27%, is JRR Tolkein, who […]

Is Harry Potter 7(b) The Third Greatest Film Of All Time?

It’s official; JK Rowling is now more popular than JRR Tolkein, in terms of movie box office returns, at any rate. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 has swept magisterially past The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King to take up residence as the third biggest movie of all […]