In 1936, Tolkien wrote a poem published in an obscure school magazine--and it was only found again 10 years ago!
Michael and Jonathan found out someone's been copying our look at the changes PJ made to the books--and then applying that to The Rings of Power?! We happily point out their failure.
Did you know that--according to Tolkien--Isildur didn't actually kill Sauron? Seems kinda clear from the text!
The Middle-earth Mixer joins us this week to look at why Peter Jackson made some pretty big changes to 3 central characters: Sauron, Elrond, and Saruman.
Peter Jackson brought most of the comic relief for The Lord of the Rings via Gimli--which, based on his character in the books, is definitely off character.
Young Hobbits, dark Aragorn, and remaking a character to be a reluctant king.
Peter Jackson changed Gandalf, Sam, and Merry and Pippen for The Lord of the Rings films -- but how much did he change them, and was it worth it?
We jump into the deep end of analyzing Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings as we look at every film change he made!
Lord of the Rings screenwriter Philippa Boyens discusses her approach to writing the film.
Viggo is thoughtful and soft-spoken, but has a driven personality that allows him to inhabit roles like Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings.