Douglas Kane, an avid member of many Tolkien-related websites and forums under the alias Voronwe_the_Faithful, has accomplished what many so-called "Tolkien-scholars" can only dream of.
Oxonmoot (or a Moot in Oxford) is a long-running weekend event and features a number of unique Tolkien-centric events.
There are many characters to choose from, including all of your favorites, but the most exciting news is that a campaign will be available in which you take up the banner of Sauron and find out what would've happened had he prevailed.
Lee points out that it would be impossible for his character, Saruman, to appear in the film adaptation of The Hobbit.
When unscrewing the fireplace, Malton discover a postcard sent to the famous author back in 1968.
The man behind the soon-to-be-made film adaptation of "The Hobbit" talks about his career, Bilbo, and the trouble with modern filmmaking.
"There is enough narrative abridgement and some other pieces of narrative and suggestions and appendix notes and this and that to guide and create something that will not infringe anything else."
At the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hobbit director Guillermo Del Toro downplayed the notion of an additional "companion" film to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings that would bridge the gap between the two narratives.
"I'm not trying to honor either my style or what I'm gravitating normally towards. I know that for a fact I gravitated towards the novel. So there's something there that echoes with me very strongly, which is not the case with most fantasy, in my case."
The American Film Institue (AFI) has name it's top genre films of all time, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring grabbed a spot...
"It's just Internet conversation. It's nothing true, I'm afraid. I've not been contacted by anybody to do with The Hobbit..."
The Daily Express has posted an article claiming that, "Industry insiders insist the 29-year-old is in 'pole position' to land the prestigious role."
Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro today hosted a chat in which they answered fans' questions about The Hobbit and its companion film--or "film 2" as they called it--and gave some great details on their thoughts and where/what/when things are happening.
"This year's weekend focuses on 'Myths and Monsters' as we mix Tolkien's local connections with his work on Beowulf and one of his earliest essays in story writing, which featured 'a great green dragon'."
Stretch your Tolkien intellect by not only attending the seminar, but also submitting your own paper...