It has been a plan long in the making …
It’s been 7 years since the rumours that The Hobbit would be made into a film were finally proven true.
Back in 2007, Guillermo Del Toro was set to direct the films and Peter Jackson to produce.
But Time has shown us how things can change in a radical, and very often, unexpected way.
Continue reading ““The last move in a master plan””
A Tolkienist’s Pilgrimage
I do not claim to know every nook and cranny of this most exquisite town (or city, if you prefer the moden word) in the heart of the English countryside. But I can assert that I’ve visited the place twice so far and had the opportunity of exploring and witnessing some of the most important landmarks in relation to J.R.R. Tolkien.
Hopefully in this post, I’ll be able to give you a taste of what I’ve seen and where I went (all in a day).
Perhaps you’re planning a trip yourselves …
Continue reading “A Journey to Oxford”
(Above: This is my last attempt in trying something like this … I promise!)
– The ultimate reading experience
This is the real deal. Forget what you’ve read in ‘The Hobbit’ or ‘The Lord of the Rings’ (actually, it would be wise to remember everything), cleanse your mind of any thoughts, sit down and start (or try) reading ‘The Silmarillon’…
Complicated book, complicated (and long) blog post.
Continue reading “Approaching Tolkien: ‘The Silmarillion’”