tolkien : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n British philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)
News & Articles
- Underground Home Was Built As Cold War-Era Hideaway
J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" begins by describing the titular character's underground home as "Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat." "It
June 17, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
- “Hobbit” Actors React To A “Hobbit” Reaction Video
If only J.R.R. Tolkien were alive, we could film him reacting to this post. The youth of today are caught in the grips of an alarming trend. No, it’s not butt-chugging , it’s the filming of reaction videos. Those who suspect they might have an emotional short-circuiting of some kind during a viewing experience record themselves while it happens, and then post it online. In the wake of the recent ...
June 17, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
- 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'
Director Peter Jackson's second installment of the trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit.'
June 16, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
- Judi Dench in Forbes
Actress Dame Judi Dench, who attended the premiere with other celebrities such as Andrew Lloyd Webber and Kevin Spacey, said: "For anyone who is a Tolkien fan, it is just a terrific treat. I have never seen the films, but I am a great fan of...
- Daniel Craig in International Herald Tribune
Like with (JRR) Tolkien, there's something about them that's beyond the fantasy,Craig told a small group of reporters in Cannes on Monday. "It's not just about witches and elves. It's a story about true feelings."
- Ian McKellen in MSNBC
I'm very sad as I should have relished revisiting middle Earth with Peter again as team-leader. It's hard to imagine any other director matching his achievement in Tolkien country,McKellen wrote in a posting on his Web site, mckellen.com.