Sometimes, when something good happens, something bad happens. A "Lord of the rings" TV series, that's a good thing. The bad thing, is that Christopher Tolkien, son and literary heir of J. R. R. Tolkien, has resigned from the Tolkien Estate. Christopher is 93 years old, and he has edited and published one of his … Continue reading Christopher Tolkien resigns from Tolkien Estate
Caution! This post contains long texts. You have been warned. When I first watched the fellowship of the ring, when Bilbo said, Old Toby. The finest weed in southfarthing. I always thought he was talking about Gandalf's pipe, for some reason, as if It had a nickname. Then we hear Gandalf telling Radagast the brown … Continue reading Old Toby; Pipe for Hobbit? Or, concerning Pipe-weed
- who is the king of the Mountain? This is the most unique of the Hobbit trilogy. Plot: Durins Day is afoot, and if they don't get inside the Mountain by the last light of Durins Day, all hope is lost. To top it all, they get get captured by elves, and there's something lurking in the … Continue reading The desolation of Smaug (2013)
A question has been making me think for a while, and I have decided to post it here. Should the Silmarillion given its own movie, or movies? I say: Yes and no. The Silmarillion is kind of like the bible of Middle-earth; it talks about the origins of Middle-earth, the gods, the origins of Morgoth … Continue reading Should the Silmarillion be turned into a movie?