The nomination period for the second annual Tolkien Society Awards is now open. The Awards recognise excellence in Tolkien scholarship and fandom.
A long-planned Middle-earth film museum is likely to be situated on the waterfront of Wellington, New Zealand, according to a new Development Plan being discussed by the city council, reports the Dominion Post.
Aiden Steward, a 9-year-old student at Kermit Elementary School in Texas, was suspended from school after claiming to use Ring against a classmate to turn him invisible.
The Book of Lost Tales Part 2 will be the focus of the next free-to-attend Mythgard Academy online class hosted by Corey Olsen of the Mythgard Institute.
The third and final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, has been nominated for just one category in the 87th Academy Awards: Best Sound Editing. This falls short of Jackson’s previous films, including The Return of the King which received 11 Oscars.