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Articles Tagged 'Lord of the Rings'

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Amazon is Bringing ‘Lord of the Rings’ to the Small Screen

One hundred years since J.R.R. Tolkien invented Middle-earth, Amazon has announced it’s turning Lord of the Rings into a TV series. Deadline reports that the streaming service paid a whopping $250 million for the global rights to the novel, and plans to make a sprawling series that spans multiple seasons and even a spin-off. Well, at least now we know what we’ll […]

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Hobbit Lingo to Throw Into Everyday Conversation

Have you ever coined a term amongst your circle of friends and wait to see how long it takes for it to catch on? Let’s be trend-setters and throw a wink of Hobbit into modern day dialogue. There are over 20 languages in J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels but Soval Pharë […]

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Sir Ian McKellen Has Filmed His Last Scene As Gandalf

Hopefully you’ll forgive a shameless raid on a famous person’s Facebook feed, in order to discuss the end of an era. It seems Sir Ian McKellen has finally finished with the fake beard and funny robes required to bring his most famous creation to life. No, not Magneto! Gandalf the Grey (Who is Sometimes White). […]

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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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British Actors Populate Middle-Earth in ‘The Hobbit’

It is easy to mistake The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey for a British movie. That’s because English actors play so many of the major roles in the fantasy adventure film, which opens Friday (Dec. 14). The Hobbit is the first of three movies in a series, yet another attempt at adapting J.R.R. Tolkien’s books to […]

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A Hobbit’s Guide To Air Safety, From Air New Zealand

Oh internet, will you NEVER tire of delighting the world with special treats? So, this video is called An Unexpected Briefing, and it was made by Air New Zealand, as an alternative to the standard safety messages everyone has to sit through before takeoff. And it stars characters from the The Hobbit and the Lord […]

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