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Lord of the Rings: The Mythology Explained

From the creators, CGP Grey, comes these videos that may help the “non-Scholar” in understanding the vast world that JRR Tolkien created. Let us know what you think? The Lord of the Rings Mythology Explained The One Ring Explained

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Peter Jackson’s Hobbit: The Utter Ineptness of ‘The Desolation of Smaug’?

(Warning: The Hobbit; The Desolation of Smaug is mercilessly and comprehensively discussed below; major plot spoilers abound.) Peter Jackson’s Hobbit: The Utter Ineptness of ‘The Desolation of Smaug’? by Andrew Gilbertson Oh, Desolation of Smaug… what went wrong? As of the time of this writing, it looks as if the Battle of Five Armies will be the only Jackson/Tolkien film ...

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Tolkien’s Magical Inventory

The mystical athelas herb, along with the talking troll purse, virtue-imbued staffs, enchanted barrow swords, and spiritually-infused lembas, are all unique examples of Tolkien’s wild creative genius.

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Hobbit Inspired Recipes: Thranduil’s Spice Pastries

Thranduil’s Spice Pastries by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Bilbo’s innate resourcefulness rescues them all from the gruesome fate of becoming an arachnid’s entrée. Circumstances lead Bilbo and company into yet another stressful chapter wherein the dwarves are captured by the Wood-elves. Tolkien’s elves and dwarves generally do not get along, to put it rather mildly (a situation mostly remedied in The ...

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“Elrond’s Bannocks”: Food Inspired by Middle-Earth

“Elrond’s Bannocks”: Food Inspired by Middle-Earth by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Our culinary story continues in The Hobbit. Tolkien’s version of elves feature prominently in both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. They are immortal, tall, and elegant, though they seem mocking and merry in their initial meeting with Bilbo and company in The Hobbit. Jackson’s film version of ...

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Empire Magazine Releases 3 Covers for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Empire Magazine has revealed three of five covers for the final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. Choose from Elves, Dwarves or Gandalf and Bilbo. If you are a Hobbit fan, don’t miss out on these limited edition covers! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and ...

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Suits You Halloween Series: Elves, Elves, Elves!

Suits You Halloween Series: Elves, elves, elves! by Olga A. It is a given that nowadays, no self-respecting party involving dressing-up (especially without a strict theme) would certainly boast an Elf or two among those present. What do we like about Tolkien’s Elves so much? Is it their beauty and apparent immortality (the former – indisputable, the latter – with ...

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SINDARIN DREAMS: PURSUING ELVISH

SINDARIN DREAMS: PURSUING ELVISH by Elizabeth “Bellamira” Wahba As some of you may know I am involved in lessons of Sindarin Elvish with dreamingfifi. Every week I learn a new chapter in Sindarin grammar and syntax, and have done so off and on for a couple of years. Recently I have started approaching the ‘a-ha!’ point of learning Sindarin, and ...

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NEW The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Poster Revealed

From Poster Revolution comes the latest poster for the second installment of Peter Jackson’s, The Hobbit. No Hobbits, Dwarves or barrels this time, but the poster features an Elvish theme. Tauriel, Legolas and Thranduil are pictured on this amazing image! To purchase the poster, visit Poster Revolution HERE. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens in theaters December 13th. “The ...

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