–The race of Men’s own version of Legolas …
Now that The Desolation of Smaug has been released, I can continue discussing the new characters that have become part of the Hobbit story-line – comparing and contrasting them between novel and film.
Continue reading “Character Profile: Bard the Bowman”
Following the sudden increase of interest in anything related to these creatures, I thought it would be good to provide you with the essential ingredients that make up a dragon within Tolkien’s own fantasy world.
This “Guide” is meant to present a clear description of what constitutes a dragon in Middle-earth, whilst at the same time providing a “how-to” list on avoiding being burnt to a crisp by one of these creatures – given by Tolkien himself …
Continue reading “Your Quick Guide To Dragons in Middle-earth (and how to tackle one)”
Just taking the time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all you beloved followers!
Enjoy the holidays and keep following this blog … updates soon 😉
A wonderful post by a fellow Tolkienist – Steven, at the Leather Library Blog. Check out the rest of his brilliant site for topics both on Tolkien and others. Meanwhile, here’s a particularly fascinating project of his …
Continue reading “The Lay of the Children of Hurin Illuminated Manuscript: Update 1”
-Smaug has finally arrived!
As promised, here’s a much detailed review of the second installment in ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy. Having seen the film three times so far, I’m able to delve into a bit more detail concerning the workings of the film.
Continue reading “‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ – Review”
105 and counting … woohoo! You’re all awesome!
We made it! But there’s still a long way to go … I have only just started talking about Tolkien and anything Middle-earth related 😀
Continue reading “A Tolkienist’s Perspective reaches over 100 followers!”
Have you started the countdown?
It’s exactly 369 days (if my calculations are correct), until the release of ‘There and Back Again’ on December 17, 2014.
Continue reading “Post DoS: Day 2 of 369”
This is more of a speculative post than actual fact – but it’s good to speculate nonetheless … 🙂
Continue reading “DoS: Major Editorial Changes?”
– A quick “spoiler-free” look …
I’ve just been to a screening of the second film in ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy …
Continue reading “‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’: Quick Review”
Yes, it’s finally here!
Many fans have been waiting for the much expected release of ‘Unfinished Tales’ as a Deluxe Edition, to match with the rest of their collections. Continue reading “Unfinished Tales: Deluxe Edition”