Jul 262015

“Is there any in this rout with authority to treat with me?”

Asmus Toys has released a photo showcasing a new figure from their Lord of the Rings line of collectible action figures, The Mouth of Sauron which they hint will be ready sometime in August.

“A tall and evil shape, mounted upon a black horse”  read more

 July 26, 2015  Posted by at 8:08 am 1 Response »
Jul 262015

Five Seasons, Five Weeks, Five Sundays!

For the next five weeks leading up to the premiere of FEAR the Walking Dead on August 23rd and a Talking Dead Preview of Season 6, AMC will host a Marathon for each season every Sunday!

The Season One marathon begins today! read more

 July 26, 2015  Posted by at 6:14 am No Responses »
Jul 252015

Minas Tirith, Uruk-hai and Dain Ironfoot!

Weta Workshop has just posted the next three dates for the release of the Minas Tirith Environment, the Uruk-hai and Dain Ironfoot figures!

Monday’s in August will be a day to look forward to! read more

 July 25, 2015  Posted by at 12:20 pm 2 Responses »
Jul 252015

Weta’s Line of Hobbit Hole Environments!

The Hobbit Set in Matamata, New Zealand will always be synonymous with J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth and Weta Workshop has provided a wonderful series of affordable Hobbit Hole collectibles!

At SDCC 2015, Weta Workshop premiered two more of these handcrafted environments in Hobbiton! read more

 July 25, 2015  Posted by at 2:54 am 6 Responses »
Jul 242015

More info on Battle’s Extended Cut!

Three comprehensive videos that discuss what we may see in the final extended version of The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies!

More Fire and Water and Fighting in Dol Guldur!
Warning Movie Spoilers in this post! read more

 July 24, 2015  Posted by at 9:00 am 1 Response »
Jul 242015

The Hobbit is coming… One Last Time!

There has been no official word from Warner Home Video even though multiple dates for the highly anticipated final extended cut of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies show it to be coming in early November.

What new material can we expect to see on the extended edition?
Warning Movie Spoilers in this post!
read more

 July 24, 2015  Posted by at 6:32 am 5 Responses »
Jul 232015

Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters!

So what’s an orc commander to do, when he sees an army of ghosts coming to dash all his plans of conquest at the dock along the Pelennor Fields? Call 1984… that’s what!

Even Orcs Know! read more

 July 23, 2015  Posted by at 5:53 am No Responses »
Jul 212015

Sir Ian McKellen on Reddit and Writing

In a recent interview on Reddit’s ‘Ask me Anything’ series, Ian McKellen answered questions about Patrick Stewart and Star Trek, Middle-earth and CGI and in a separate news report he has signed a book deal to write his memoirs.

In case you missed it… read more

 July 21, 2015  Posted by at 6:25 am 5 Responses »
Jul 182015

Perhaps yes, if you were an Uruk!

Popular culture in the form of fiction and films has brought this question into the minds of some people who might want a real wolf as a pet, because they have seen one in a popular film on the big screen.

Tolkien’s Wargs of course don’t exit in the real world… but the wolves from which they were modeled do… read more

 July 18, 2015  Posted by at 5:43 am 2 Responses »
Jul 182015

The Shadow Rises Once More…

When NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto this July, they discovered a dark and ominous spot upon the surface of Charon, Pluto’s largest moon Charon, which has been informally named Mordor, after J.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth!

I’m pretty sure I can see Mount Doom down there on the plain of Gorgoroth! read more

 July 18, 2015  Posted by at 4:26 am 2 Responses »
Jul 172015

McKellen plays a very dapper Sherlock Holmes

Long-retired and near the end of his life, Sherlock Holmes played with great style by Sir Ian McKellen, grapples with an unreliable memory and must rely on his housekeeper’s son as he revisits the still-unsolved case that led to his retirement.

I can’t wait to see this film, which looks like an interesting take on the mysteries of Sherlock Holmes. read more

 July 17, 2015  Posted by at 6:10 pm 1 Response »