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Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Lord of the Rings


Hollywood Rewind | The Lord of the Rings I: A classic example of 'how to make good movies based on books'

July 25, 2020 4:05 pm

At a time when everything seems so uncertain, it is reassuring to fall back on the basic, decent tenets of humanity which The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring espouses.

Josh Gad reunites Lord of the Rings cast to raise funds for COVID-19 charity

June 01, 2020 4:50 pm

The Lord of the Rings reunion on Josh Gad's YouTube show included included Peter Jackson, Sean Austin, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Dominic Monaghan, Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Bean, Viggo Mortensen, Billy Boyd, Karl Urban, Miranda Otto and Sir Ian McKellen.

Christopher Tolkien, son of J.R.R. Tolkien and keeper of his legacy, dies at 95

January 17, 2020 4:38 pm

For nearly 50 years after his father died in 1973, Tolkien worked to keep alive the world he had created in “The Hobbit” (1937) and “The Lord of the Rings” (1949) — the spiders of Mirkwood, the Eye of Mordor, the elves of Rivendell and thousands of pages’ worth of other characters, places and plot twists.

Game of Thrones actor Joseph Mawle boards Lord of The Rings series

October 22, 2019 1:06 pm

The Lord of The Rings series is being developed by JD Payne and Patrick McKay.

Amazon's The Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand

September 18, 2019 11:12 am

Amazon Studios said it had found a great location with world-class sets and skilled staff. It said pre-production had already started and production on the series would begin in the city of Auckland over the coming months.

Amazon's Lord of the Rings: Everything we know so far

July 07, 2019 10:49 am

Amazon Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings series appears to be streaming service's attempt at making a fantasy production that can evoke a response similar to HBO's Game of Thrones. And they are serious about it. Here is everything we know so far.

Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV series to have 5 seasons, may cost 1 billion dollars

April 06, 2018 5:44 pm

The production costs of Amazon's The Lord of the Rings TV adaptation, it was said, may come down to 500 million dollars, which is more than most Hollywood blockbusters earn worldwide. Now, it appears it may reach up to 1 billion dollars.

Five ideas for Amazon's Lord of the Rings prequel web series

March 20, 2018 6:55 am

Amazon bought the rights to The Lord of the Rings last year and went on to confirm a web series. Now, this web series will almost certainly not follow the main War of the Ring saga. Here is what the web series could instead be based on.

Amazon's LOTR prequel to cost more than 500 million dollars

March 18, 2018 1:56 pm

The Lord of the Rings is a well-known franchise and is based on one of the most-sold books of all time. But still, adaptations fail all the time and this seems like a huge gamble on part of Amazon. Will Amazon be able to recover those sky-high costs?

10 movies that were better than the book they were based on: Fight Club, Jurassic Park, The Godfather and others

January 23, 2018 7:59 pm

We have had quite a few films which managed to outdo the text in many ways. Either the execution of the story was nicer or they just added their own theme to the plot which worked better than the original.