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14 hrs ago | 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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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Cryptomundo

Giant Spiders - Monstrous Myth or Terrifying Truth?

Monstrous spiders of gargantuan size are perennially popular subjects in science fiction 'B' movies as well as in classic fantasy novels such as J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit , but could such beasts exist in reality? The current record-holder for the title of world's largest spider is Rosi - a 12-year-old captive ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

Fellowship of the Ring 60th Anniversary: How the Masterpiece Reflects ...

Although Tolkien vehemently denied the First World War had any direct influence on his fantasy masterpieces The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, fans and critics alike state otherwise.

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Hollywood Reporter

New Trailers Released for 'Shadows of Mordor' Videogame

The Warner Bros. game, developed with input from Peter Jackson, will span the time between "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings."

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ContactMusic.com

Film Franchises That Go On Forever

With some criticising The Hobbit for spreading over three films, what other franchises have gone on for a long time? The Hobbit trilogy has been criticised by some viewers for having too little content spread too thinly over the course of too many films.

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Collider

Comic-Con: Peter Jackson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis,...

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson , The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the third in a trilogy of films that bring the masterpiece The Hobbit , by J.R.R. Tolkien , to life.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Stephen Colbert Gave A Heartwarming, Geektastic Speech During 'The Hobbit' Panel At Comic-Con

"I was given hope that finally, finally people might not roll their eyes when I started talking about Middle-earth," Colbert told Comic Con.

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KISS

The Hobbit new trailer unveiled

Every week we compile the very best competitions, celebrity interviews and exclusive photos so you hear the latest from Kiss before anyone else.

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