The good people at The Brotherhood Workshop have once again created a one of their Lego stop-motion videos. The latest one condenses The Hobbit films into just 72 seconds.
The Brotherhood Workshop, a group of LEGO animators, are well-known to Tolkien fans for their parodies of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films. In the latest video, they very astutely answer the question “Why can’t the Eagles take them to Mordor?”.
Vin Diesel has spoken before of his love of Dungeons and Dragons as a teenager, but speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon he has revealed that he was always interested in the works of Tolkien.
School children from Saffron Walden, Essex, have created their own fan film, ‘Children of The Hobbit’, after one young Tolkien fan read The Hobbit.
Today marks 100 years since Middle-earth first came into being. On 24 September 1914, Tolkien wrote the poem ‘The Voyage of Éarendel the Evening Star’. It was, as Christopher Tolkien described it, “the first of the mythology”.
16-year-old Hannah Barlow, from Logan in Ohio, has produced her own 12-minutes adaptation of “In the House of Tom Bombadil”, a chapter which is notoriously absent from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
Stephen Colbert is a comedian well-known to American portraying a right-wing television host. But he is also a die-hard Tolkien fan, speaking of The Silmarillion on numerous occasions and even having a contest with James Franco on air.
The first trailer for The Battle of the Five Armies, the third and final film in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, has been released.