Tag Archives: Tolkien

Sequels, Prequels, and all that Rut

I admit to being a little behind, but I just watched Agents of Shield last night.  I was already impressed with the interwoven plots of the Avengers movies, but this, timed with the aftermath of The Winter Soldier, was amazing. … Continue reading

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Hobbits as Heroes

A fan or not, it’s hard to get around the fact that Middle Earth is a font for blockbuster movies.  There have been five so far, each installment getting an extended version, and people flock to watch the movies and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Delight

When Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings, he took all of the most interesting materials from Norse, Germanic, and Celtic mythology and created a conglomerate world of it; that’s pretty well known.  And when it came to the story … Continue reading

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