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Tag: J.R.R. Tolkien

Talking Tolkien.

March 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Talking Tolkien.

The official movie poster artwork for Tolkien, starring Nicholas Hoult as fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien, has just landed. The flick is set for release in UK cinemas on May 3rd 2019. Tolkien explores the formative years of the fantasy author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and […]

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J.R.R. Tolkien versus George R.R. Martin: rap battle!

May 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
J.R.R. Tolkien versus George R.R. Martin: rap battle!

Yes, it’s the J.R.R. Tolkien versus George R. R. Martin: rap battle you have been waiting for. Is Tolkien Towering, and did George RR Martin pirate the great man’s two middle initials for nefarious reasons? Only this RAP BATTLE can answer those deep questions, I’m afraid, which means you are definitely going to have to […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (film review by Frank Ochieng).

December 16, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Avid moviegoers are once again reacquainted with the imaginative scope of J.R.R. Tolkien’s festive wonderworld in writer-director Peter Jackson’s frenetic follow-up to ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. In ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug’, Jackson revisits his style of elaborate escapist cinema, the visual vitality and expansive storytelling methods to convey Tolkien’s visionary landscape of […]

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The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Dixon and David Wenzel (book review)

November 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Dixon and David Wenzel (book review)

You don’t step on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind and above all else, you don’t mess with the classics. Thankfully, David Wenzel and Charles Dixon have resisted the urge to give their graphic novel translation a modern look to reflect the super-duper high definition look that will grace our screens this Christmas. […]

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