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“The Nature Middle-Earth”- New Stories by J.R.R. Tolkien Coming in 2021

It’s difficult to find a pop-culture franchise that has the charm and staying power of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. However, more stories are forthcoming from the immense and fantastical world of Middle-Earth. In 2021, The Nature of Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien is coming to bookshelves near you from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt […]

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Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien, Passes at 95

News broke yesterday of the passing of Christopher Tolkien, son of author J.R.R. Tolkien and keeper of the family legacy, at 95 years old. He was born in Leeds, United Kingdom, on 21 November 1924. His childhood at Oxford was filled with his father’s tales from Middle-Earth prior to mass publication. After serving in the […]

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Movie Review: Exploring The Creativity of ‘Tolkien’

I had a chance to see Tolkien, and I must admit this is a hard movie to rate in the end. It sits outside of my wheel house for normal films and it wants to feel like an awesome film, but too many parts are scrambled or incomplete. Tone Limits Scope Tolkien To start this […]

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Amazon’s LOTR Series May Show The Rise of Sauron

Details about Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series have been kept tightly under wraps. But thanks to an official series description from, we’re getting a closer look at the setting for the show.  And with that setting comes a hugely influential villain. Check out the full description below: Amazon Studios’ forthcoming series brings […]

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Peter Jackson Details Lord Of The Rings 4K Remaster In New BTS Video

For those of you who’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, The Lord of the Rings films (including The Hobbit trilogy) got a 4K remaster on December 1, 2020. To celebrate this, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have released a short video detailing the whole remastering process. Even better, Peter Jackson himself […]

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Ian Holm Passes Away At 88, And All Of Middle Earth Mourns

Today the world lost an amazing theatrical soul with the passing of Sir Ian Holm at 88.

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Lord Of The Rings and Other Amazon Original Series Delayed By Coronavirus

Amazon has called a two week halt on all of its original series and films currently in production. Most notably its Lord Of The Rings series set during the Second Age. What We Know As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe more and more studios are calling a halt on productions. In an […]

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Lord of the Rings Cast for Amazon Prime Confirmed

Amazon Prime announced this week the main cast for their upcoming Lord of the Rings television series is set. Though the actors was revealed, their individual roles were not. Another item confirmed is Amazon has already green-lit a second season. That tells fans they like what’s happening on this series and they’re betting fans will […]

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Rush – The 70’s: “Caress of Steel”

I decided to do this album as a separate article from the next one, 2112, for one simple reason: They both deserve their own review. These two were concept albums that shaped the future of Rush as a band, and how their fans would expect future albums to be. As far as their recording label […]

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Rush – The 70’s: “Rush” and “Fly by Night”

Rush, self-titled – 1974 Perhaps it’s destiny, but Rush debuted their first album the same month and year I was born. Being a fan, for me, was in the stars. So let’s dig in to this debut album. The entire thing is good, and even though drummers would change after this recording, it still sounds […]