–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” →