Tag Archives: The Hobbit
There was a time where I thought this summer would be the time to reread the Lord of the Rings. I even packed my bags in preparation for it. But to read LOTR is no small task, not something to … Continue reading
Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend hits just the right notes. (image from gocomics.com)
Appropriate for today for many reasons, I think.
It took me a little longer than usual to get ahold of this year’s Tolkien calendar. When I finally remembered my need to order it around Christmas time, it was nigh impossible to find. Not at Amazon. Not at Barnes … Continue reading
It’s always good to find writers you appreciate writing well about the stories you love. Even though I can’t yet bring myself to reread the Harry Potter series, I always enjoy reading things about the story of “the boy who … Continue reading
Over the last week or so, I’ve been watching the extended editions of The Hobbit. I think it’s the first time that I’ve made a point of watching them back-to-back (or at least close to it). The extended version of … Continue reading
From The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien: As they sang the hobbit felt the love of beautiful things made by hands and by cunning and by magic moving through him, a fierce and a jealous love, the desire of the hearts … Continue reading
A just-released preview scene from this month’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The clock is ticking.
The extended edition of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug drops tomorrow. The director’s cut has about 25 minutes added to the feature. I’m hopeful. While DOS flowed better than An Unexpected Journey, it also felt off in its own … Continue reading