More Middle-earth….

I remember when LOTR movies came out, I was intrigued and curious of Tolkien’s Middle-earth and it was very fascinating the production did their best to re-create down to the last possible detail they can because from the way Tolkien wrote the books, it gave the vibe that probably Middle-earth existed once and the movie translated the feeling. However through the ravages of time, memory about it faded. Jeffer’s Odyssey and I went through a phase of searching for Tolkien’s books at book thrift shops. I don’t know if she managed to complete it though. As for me, I was able to get copies of the LOTR books and read a borrowed copy of “The Hobbit” from another friend. On the brief note about the “The Hobbit,” I just found out there’s an ebook edition illustrated by Alan Lee!

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Explore Weta…

After having a delayed reaction viewing of “The Hobbit:Battle of Five Armies” (not extended version) my Middle-earth curiosity flared up once again.


 which lead me to ask The Philippine Tolkien Society

Hi All,
I remembered hearing a news blurb about Asia Pop ComicCon last month, I was wondering could we also request perhaps they invite WetaWorkshop too in the future APCC Manila date?

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The Battle of the Five Armies: Extended Edition (… speculation)

I’m trying not to hyperventilate with some EE spoilers posted online, which were a handful of scenes (have to commend the posters their restraint, still thanks guys. 🙂 Anyways, I’m saving for “The Hobbit” trilogy EE discs and I have a feeling this will come in a box-set just like LOTR collectors Ed. ouch, lolz. 🙂

A Tolkienist's Perspective

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition logo

Seen the last Hobbit film? Want more?
Here’s what we might see in the Extended Edition


— Naturally, here be Spoilers —

If you enjoyed The Battle of the Five Armies but, like me, were not fully satisfied due to certain omissions, the content of next year’s Extended Edition seems to be extremely promising; a definitive director’s cut to be shelved along with the other 5 equally-stupendous Middle-earth films.

During the World Premier in London, Peter Jackson already stated that there will be 30 minutes of new material.

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The Art of #Silmarillion

Ever since LOTR movies splashed through the screens, it was a crash course to Middle-earth for me and ended my short journey until reading “The Silmarillion” book. Any of those chapters could become movie installments but I guess it will best to leave it alone.

If #Silmarllion came with illustrations I'd be lost further in #MiddleEarth. The feeeeels! #Repost @lady.galadriel with @repostapp. ・・・ : Beren and Lúthien [3/3] . "The great wolf Carcharoth, whom Morgoth had personally bred, awoke. Beren held out the Silmaril, hoping that its radiance would avert the beast, but he was mistaken. Carcharoth bit off his hand, swallowing it along with the Silmaril, and proceeded to run rampant through Doriath. Thus Beren was called Erchamion, "One-handed". Lúthien and the unconscious Beren were rescued by the Eagles of Manwë. Beren participated in the hunting of Carcharoth, where the beast was slain and the Silmaril recovered; the quest was accomplished, but in the process Beren was mortally wounded." . {Artwork by Unknown, Music Composed by James Horner} . . . {{#luthien#beren#tolkien#tolkienerd#silmarillion#lotr#lordoftherings#doriath}}

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The books  to read in order contained vast information which can be quite overwhelming so one really needs to pace themselves  if they want to understand Tolkien’s epic Middle-earth tapestry.