I have put off writing this review for a long time. I could pretend I wanted to wait until the Extended Edition came out, but that’s not the real reason. I could pretend I was not interested in writing it, or that I had not given the topic a lot of thought, but those aren’t […]
So you’re finally adapting The Hobbit. I know you already have your script approved and your storyboards laid down, but if it isn’t too late, may I humbly make a few suggestions, from one fan to another?
After months of baseless speculation in both the fan and professional media, an official announcement from New Line Cinema confirms that Sir Peter Jackson will direct a two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit, to begin principal photography this February.
The San Diego Comic-Con International, the yearly mega-convention devoted to comics, movies, television, collectibles and popular culture, takes place this year from July 21-25 at the San Diego Convention Center. As usual, Tolkien fans will find a number of things to enjoy…
If your sole familiarity with The Lord of the Rings is with the Peter Jackson film trilogy, then you probably only know Aragorn son of Arathorn as the handsome, brooding, scruffy loner with the broken sword who looked so dorky in that crown at the end of the third movie, of which he is the titular character. But there’s a huge backstory behind Aragorn, and this article will fill you in on the basics.
Rifftrax, one of two comedy film commentary troupes formed by former members of the original “Mystery Science Theater 3000” group, has completed tracks for all three “Lord of the Rings” films with the release this week of its “Return of the King” Rifftrax.
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…
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…
Author JRR Tolkien believed that we each have a great sacrifice to make, for the betterment of all humanity. Frodo bore the Ring, for the sake of The Shire; Aragorn walked the Paths of the Dead, for the sake of the Free Peoples; and I watched Rankin/Bass Productions’ 1977 animated television production of “The Hobbit,” for you, my readers.
Periannath.com presents Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming two part film masterpiece The Hobbit — comprised entirely of screencaps from Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy! Part 3 of 3.