The Fall of Gondolin to be released in August 2018

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Well, it is now official.

In a statement made this morning on the J.R.R. Tolkien Official Facebook page, it was announced that The Fall of Gondolin, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and edited by Christopher Tolkien, will be published on August 30, 2018. Continue reading “The Fall of Gondolin to be released in August 2018”

Are we looking at a New Tolkien Book on The Fall of Gondolin?

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(C) John Howe

 

I deliberately withheld writing about this news at any point yesterday, as the annual pranking event of April Fool’s took over the internet.

In order to ensure this was no typical joke, the rumoured whispers from distant shores seem to have declared the potential release of a “Tolkien Book” in August this year. Continue reading “Are we looking at a New Tolkien Book on The Fall of Gondolin?”

Peter Jackson’s Lost Masterpiece

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Crossing the Line

Exactly 9 years ago I beheld for the first time a 30-second clip.

After the initial screen display the text “extract from ‘Crossing the Line'”, several men came in view, dressed in period uniforms and huddled in a trench until receiving the order to prepare for attack.

The 30 seconds were gone and the screen faded to black. There soon appeared the words “written & directed by Peter Jackson”. Continue reading “Peter Jackson’s Lost Masterpiece”