–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”
-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”
This is more of a speculative post than actual fact – but it’s good to speculate nonetheless … 🙂
Continue reading “DoS: Major Editorial Changes?”
Beorn, Mirkwood, Spiders, Thranduil, Dol Guldur, Lake-Town, Bard, Erebor … Smaug.
There’s simply an embarrassment of riches coming up within the next week and expectation couldn’t be higher.
Lately I’ve been concentrating on posting stuff relevant to ‘The Hobbit’ films in anticipation of the second installment’s release.
Continue reading “Pack your gear and sharpen your swords … Smaug is coming!”
– Did we just hear that?
*Warning* This post contains particular spoilers regarding the Necromancer subplot. There are no spoilers related to ‘The Hobbit’ story, but something concerning the Necromancer himself – unless, of course, you’ve read the books. So proceed at your own risk.
Continue reading “Is this the Necromancer’s Voice?”
– No ‘The Hobbit’ spoilers
I love dragons. They’re simply the most fascinating creatures in any mythology or fantasy story – capable of breathing fire and roaming the skies (among other things). Modern-day narratives seem to place these beings on the good side, and whilst still intriguing, I rather prefer the good-old evil and nasty creatures from European literature.
Continue reading “Dragons vs Wyverns: The Question of Smaug”
Whilst I’m currently knee-deep (or elbow-deep?) in writing the next part of my review on ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’, I think it is essential to pause for a moment and allow time to consider what has just happened over the past two days in ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy camp …
Continue reading “A moment to reflect …”
If I had the ability to rewind Time back to the 1st of October, and be allowed to fantasize a fictitious scenario moments prior to the release of the new trailer for ‘The Desolation of Smaug’, it would have gone something like this …
Continue reading “A phonecall to Warner Bros.”
– Why this post?
I’ll be going through the rest of the “Approaching Tolkien” articles soon. However, since we’re on the subject of ‘The Hobbit’, let’s continue the discussion a bit more.
Continue reading “Indulging on ‘The Hobbit’ Imagery”