A not-quite-satirical look at a 2-hr version of the LOTR: how it could have been if Miramax had gotten hold of it instead of Peter Jackson and New Line.
Sean Astin's turn as Hobbit Samwise Gamgee in 'Lord of the Rings' has earned him considerable Oscar buzz
Doug Fabrizio interviewed Andy Serkis on his show Radio West.
"At the close of Hollywood's adaptation of J.R. Tolkien's "Rings" trilogy, the wizard Gandalf announces the dawn of the age of men: "May they be blessed." But who or what is doing the blessing? The writer examines the attractions and pitfalls of a non-religious spirituality common in popular culture today..."
An Overview of the brilliant day Legolas4nat and i had at the brilliant exibition. There could be some pang of jeaously from the people that havent seen it, just dont blame me!
"By now, most Lord of the Rings fans will have seen The Return of the King several times. Your pop-culture correspondent, on the other hand, has seen the final chapter in Peter Jackson's big-screen trilogy only once, and I was a tad disappointed. The problem isn't that Return of the King is a bad movie (it's a fine movie), the problem is that the movie isn't the book..."
"Don't be fooled by those two words - 'The End' - at the close of director Peter Jackson's spectacular film treatment of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'..."
The Hollywood elite is up to its old, worn-out tricks. On December 18, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association released its nominations for the 2004 Golden Globe awards. Cold Mountain, the cold Civil War drama, received eight nominations. Return of the King--four.