Whether you were introduced to Tolkien by Orlando Bloom’s shield-surfing antics, or if you have read The Lord of the Rings every summer since the 3rd grade (guilty), there is always more you can do to become the Tolkien superfan you have always aspired to be.
Here are ten suggestions…
Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy has been voted the best movie of the past decade by readers of Entertainment Weekly.
Indeed, the films have been listed, singly or as a trilogy, on dozens of “Best of the Decade” lists. Here is an (incomplete) list.
With post #52, Sauron’s Blog began the story of Beren & Lúthien (told from Sauron’s point of view). Now, the epic tale continues, as Sauron learns that Beren and Lúthien have stolen a Silmaril from the Iron Crown of Morgoth…
The production situation for Guillermo del Toro’s two-part The Hobbit adaptation has become clearer in the last week, as it appears that various media and online reports relied too much on casual comments made over the last year by del Toro and executive producer Peter Jackson, rather than official announcements by New Line Cinema.
Tolkien movie fans were dismayed to learn this week that production on the two-part The Hobbit feature film will not begin in March 2010, as was previously announced. Producer Peter Jackson told a German film site that principal photography on the Lord of the Rings prequel will not begin until mid-2010 at the earliest.
The Mouth of Sauron, Lieutenant of Barad-dûr, Herumor’s Heir, and Rightful Chief of the Dúnedain reports that Sauron’s Blog has a new URL and WordPress theme. It’s a refreshing alternative to that Book of Elvish Lies.