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Thursday Aug 28 | International Business Times

Peter Jackson Bringing Lucky Fans to New Zealand to Watch 'The...

Peter Jackson is bringing "Lord of the Rings" fans to New Zealand. The Kiwi filmmaker is holding a contest for the fans of his films from around the world for a chance to watch the first screening of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

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Thursday Aug 28 | Bend Bulletin

Slideshow: Life in The Shire

Common area space, including a walking path, amphitheater, two ponds, waterfalls, and stone benches, used by all neighbors within the Shire neighborhood in Bend, Oregon, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IcWalsall

Visitors relax over a bank holiday weekend in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

We've already had the Early May Bank Holiday and next up is the Spring Bank Holiday from May 24 to 26. English bank holidays can sometimes be overshadowed by bad weather and traffic jams, but if we can dodge those misfortunes, they are also a chance to chill out and have fun.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Statecollege.com

There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog

"The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out."

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Foundation for Economic Education

Plot Holes in Fiction and in Life

Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy The Lord of the Rings have long been aware of a possible plot hole.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Oxford Mail

THESE youngsters had their imagination inspired by a literary themed walk around Oxford.

William Paddick, six, with brothers Thomas, eight, and James, 11, took part in The Story Museum's Wonder Walk this month.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Jill Freud, Inspiration for Lucy in 'Narnia,' Reveals C.S. Lewis Memories

"He had a reputation amongst his students - he was so sharp on them," says Freud, who has been cast in an upcoming movie about Lewis' relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien There are multiple films in the works that will explore the relationship between literary fantasy giants J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis , one called Tolkien & Lewis from Attractive ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Coolest Gadgets

Orcrist The Sword Of Thorin Oakenshield makes for an ideal present to LOTR fans

If you happen to be a huge fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's work, I am quite sure that you would have read at least a couple of his famous works - The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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Joystiq

Overheard@Gamescom: Fly, you fool

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor isn't canon, but developer Monolith intends to respect JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series as the game borrows the books' characters, settings and lore and some of their famous lines.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Drinks Business

Beers based on Tolkien's Hobbit launched

JRR Tolkien's fantasy novel The Hobbit is to become the basis for a new range of beers set to be released in the US this month.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Acting out: Greeley teen, mainstay of Young Chautauqua program, gives final performance tonight

Dante Quezada stands as Thaddeus Stevens, the Civil War political figure whom Quezada will play tonight at High Plains Chautauqua.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Nashville Symphony Scores with Lord of the Rings--a look back

More than 200 members of the Nashville Symphony and Chorus led by guest conductor Markus Huber performed in the Lord of the Rings Symphony at Belmont University's Curb Event Center on Sat., Nov. 5, 2005.

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Cinema Blend News

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Extended Edition Clip Has Bilbo Crossing A Dangerous Swamp

Whenever Peter Jackson is engaged in a cycle of J.R.R. Tolkien films, he rewards his fans in two ways: the first being the actual films that hit the screen, and the second being the extended cuts he puts together for home video release a year later.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' creators mine Tolkien lore for game

Last month, filmmaker and J.R.R. Tolkien ambassador Peter Jackson made his final appearance at San Diego's Comic-Con International to promote one of his feature film adaptations of the literary master's work.

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GalleyCat

J. R. R. Tolkien's 10 Tips For Writers: INFOGRAPHIC

EssayMamma.com has created an infographic called " J. R. R. Tolkien's 10 Tips For Writers ," which highlights writing advice shared by the Lord of the Rings author.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Dominic Corry: Revisiting Ralph Bakshi's LOTR on a curved TV

How does a movie from 1978 look on one of those flash new curved TV screens? Dominic Corry takes a look.

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NME

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' extended edition - " watch clip - TV News

A previously unseen clip that will feature in the extended edition DVD cut of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has been released online.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Acting out: Greeley teen, mainstay of Young Chautauqua program, gives final performance tonight

Dante Quezada stands as Thaddeus Stevens, the Civil War political figure whom Quezada will play tonight at High Plains Chautauqua.

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