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More Precious Far than Gold
"...All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us. " J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring The woman sat in the chair facing the empty love seat in her office as the sounds of Khatchaturian's Adagio from Spartacus filled the air.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Letter: Writer's climate change denying trilogy failed to persuade
In the same way, I was recently entertained by a trilogy series of letters to the editor from Randy Wokatsch, published by Daily Herald Media.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Baggins role has been a dream for years
A Langley theatre group raised the curtain Friday night on Tolkien's The Hobbit, casting young Zavier Tanner in the lead role.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
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Indian Lake names Seniors of the Month
School activities and awards: Youth Leadership, National Honor Society, Key Club, SADD, Honda Achievement Award, Choir, Wrestling Stat, Teacher's Assistant, Honor Roll, and Girl Scouts If I were a principal for a day: I would allow the students a free day; they could order their lunches from local restaurants and would be granted a 100% A on ... (more)
Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings battle scenes were inspired by WW1 experiences
The harrowing battle scenes and heartache in J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy masterpiece The Lord Of The Rings were inspired by the author's own First World War nightmare and the death of close friends from Birmingham.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
In China, 'Smaug' smokes box office, Oscar films in short supply
"The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," raked in about $33.7 million from Friday to Sunday, consulting firm Artisan Gateway said Tuesday, putting it in first place.
Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Does Dragon MoCap for 'The Hobbit'
We have just one more chapter in Peter Jackson 's trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit , and if you missed the second installment, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug , you can catch the film on Blu-Ray and DVD on April 8th .
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Naperville Presbyterian Church presents a lecture on 'The Hobbit'
Naperville Presbyterian Church presents a lecture on J.R.R. Tolkiens' "The Hobbit" by Jerry Root, who holds a doctorate degree from British Open University.
Arts briefs: Langley meets Middle Earth
Robyn Bradley and Langley's Terry Thomas star in Becky's New Car, which is held over until March 1. Photograph by: Diane Gendron photo Langley's Zavier Tanner plays Bilbo Baggins and Tamara Croft plays Old Took in the Imagine That! Place upcoming production of The Hobbit.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Los Angeles Times
'The Hobbit's' Joe Letteri is in a world of his own visual effects
Early in his career, senior visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri blew up a planet for 1991's "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country."
Sun Feb 16, 2014
JRR Tolkien advised by WH Auden to drop romance
WH Auden attempted to persuade JRR Tolkien to drop the romance between Aragorn and Arwen from the storyline of The Lord of the Rings, describing it as "unnecessary and perfunctory", an unpublished letter by the author has revealed.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
The Sydney Morning Herald
Could Lord of the Rings romance have been cut? JRR Tolkien letter suggests so
A letter in which author JRR Tolkien debates whether to change a major plot point in The Lord of The Rings is going up for auction.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Tolkien was advised to drop LOTRs romance
JRR Tolkien was advised by his friend WH Auden to drop the romance between Aragorn and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings , an unpublished letter written by Tolkien has revealed.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Top 10 Notes: Lord of the Rings
English author and professor J. R. R. Tolkien first published "The Hobbit" in 1937.