Opinion

Repost: An open letter to Sir Peter Jackson

06.02.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 26 Comments

In the wake of the news that Guillermo del Toro has resigned as director of The Hobbit prequels, my friend David Krieger penned the following open letter on Facebook. With his permission, I have reposted it here…

Tags: , , , , ,

Hobbit Report, News

The Hobbit Report: del Toro quits over “ongoing delays”

06.01.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 6 Comments

Frustrated by “ongoing delays,” director Guillermo del Toro has stepped down as helmer of the two parts of the upcoming adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “The Hobbit…”

Tags: , , , , ,

Humor

SauronFight #1: Sauron vs. Great Cthulhu

05.11.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 9 Comments

SauronFight #1: Who can defeat the Dark Lord in a fight? This time: Great Cthulhu rises from the sea to face off against his world-destroying rival, the Lord of the Rings! Whoever prevails, the world is doomed!

Tags: , , , , , ,

Humor, Web Links

Barad-dûr Size Comparison Chart

04.22.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 10 Comments

A size comparison between Barad-dûr (the Peter Jackson version) and various other famous towers.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Humor

I AM IN UR ICELAND FORGING MY RINGZ

04.21.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 1 Comment

That’s all.

Tags: , , , ,

Features, Legendarium, Tolkien 101

Tolkien 101: How to tell apart Saruman and Sauron

04.13.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | 6 Comments

As an aficionado of the original books, I find it strange that viewers of the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy have trouble telling the difference between the villain characters Sauron and Saruman. But I have heard from more than one intelligent, attentive moviegoer that they were confused on this issue. So let’s get this cleared up…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Events, Legendarium, News

This week in Middle-earth history: April 11th – 17th

04.12.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | Speak, friend & comment!

This week in Middle-earth history: The Shadow of the Past; Tolkien’s parents are married; Sean Bean born; “The Children of Húrin” published.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Legendarium, News

This week in Middle-earth history: April 4th – 10th

04.12.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | Speak, friend & comment!

This week in Middle-earth history: Samwise Gamgee is born, the Gondorians praise the periannath, and Hugo Weaving is born.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Legendarium

This week in Middle-earth history: March 27th – April 3rd

03.29.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | Speak, friend & comment!

This week in Middle-earth history: Gollum arrives in the Woodland Realm; Dol Guldur is razed; the mallorn at Bag End flowers.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Events, Legendarium, News

Today in Middle-earth history: March 25th and the Downfall of Sauron

03.25.10 | Kunochan | Permalink | Speak, friend & comment!

Today in Middle-earth history: The destruction of the One Ring, the Downfall of Barad-dûr and the final defeat of Sauron Gorthaur; also, it’s Tolkien Reading Day!

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
« Previous Entries
» Next Entries