The Hobbit Movies – Thank God THAT’S Over

I was never your biggest Tolkien fan – I had read the Lord of the Rings once as a kid, but the movies got me back in.  There seemed to be a genuine desire to stay true to the source material, and most of the changes made you could at least make a case for it… Continue reading The Hobbit Movies – Thank God THAT’S Over

Movie Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Many people were nervous when Peter Jackson wanted to make two movies out of The Hobbit, and it only deepened when three were discussed.  The first movie was pretty divisive – Tolkien purists disliked the changes, and the added parts with the council and the Necromancer bothered some folks.  Others felt that if they got… Continue reading Movie Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Freaking AMAZING Lord of the Rings LEGO

Via GeekTyrant (and they saw it at Brothers Brick), a 22,000 brick, 7ft tall, 145lb LotR ‘Battle of Isengard’ set.  The builders, called OneLug, really outdid themselves, including everything from the partially burned Ent, an amazing effect of the dam bursting with the blue and clear stud pieces, Wormtongue hiding behind Saruman…really, reall cool.  Click… Continue reading Freaking AMAZING Lord of the Rings LEGO