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Sep 252016

battllehelmsdeepThe difference 25 years can make…

In 1978 Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings opened in theaters to mixed reviews. A quarter century later in 2001 Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy was received with world wide acclaim.

“The technology has caught up with the incredible imagination that Tolkien injected into this story of his. And so, this is the time.”  Peter Jackson, 2000 Lay your staff here for more »

 September 25, 2016  Posted by at 5:12 pm No Responses »
Sep 242016

gargoyleiconThe Beasts, Grotesques and Monsters of Oxford

Around the buildings of Pembroke, Merton and Magdalen Colleges, Professor Tolkien worked, walked and wandered the gardens surrounding them, often looking up at these dark and twisted faces.

It does not take a great leap of the imagination to envision Tolkien’s flights of fancy when looking up at the Gargoyles of Oxford. Lay your staff here for more »

 September 24, 2016  Posted by at 9:16 am No Responses »
Sep 222016

galadrieldolgulduriconAnother New Item at the Weta Shop!

With the protection of her Elven Ring Nenya, the Ring of Adamant and adorned in robes of ethereal white, the Lady Galadriel stands against the servants of Sauron.

“A sister they had, Galadriel, most beautiful of all the house of Finwë; her hair was lit with gold as though it had caught in a mesh the radiance of Laurelin.” Lay your staff here for more »

 September 22, 2016  Posted by at 2:06 pm 1 Response »
Sep 212016

draculaThe Scars of Dracula!

See the terrible visage of white fangs, red eyes and the satin cape of Christopher Lee’s Dracula in this 1:6 scale collectible from Star Ace Toys!

“Lon Chaney and Boris Karloff didn’t like the word horror. They, like I, went for the French description: the theatre of the fantastique.” Christopher Lee Lay your staff here for more »

 September 21, 2016  Posted by at 3:59 pm No Responses »