Our favourite Mirkwood bird has reached an impressive milestone this week, racking up her 1 millionth view of her wonderful Oakentoons.
All of us here at theonering.net want to say a big Congratulations Peckish Owl, here’s to the next 1,000,000 and more and more Oakentoons/stills/crossovers!
Posted in Creations, Fans, Oakentoons
Welcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the week ending December 9, 2013. If you’ve fallen behind on what’s happening on the Message Boards, here’s a great way to catch up on the highlights. Or if you’re new to TORn and want to enjoy some great conversations, just follow the link to some of our most popular discussions. Watch this space as every weekend we will spotlight the most popular buzz on TORn’s Message Boards. Everyone is welcome, so come on in and join the fun!
Posted in Fans, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, TheOneRing.net Community
Welcome to this months “Getting to know you” Q&A, this month we’re talking to the amazing and wonderfully talented couple, William and Nicole Kircher.
Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Cast News, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, TheOneRing.net Community, William Kircher
Two Great Eagles swooped into Wellington Airport’s main terminal building on Monday morning, giving Gandalf a glimpse of the runway.
The sculptures show Gandalf atop one of two Great Eagles, bringing news to the Middle of Middle-earth.
Weighing in at one tonne each with a wingspan of 15 metres, they have been developed by Weta Workshop and Wellington Airport to accompany Gollum in welcoming visitors to the Wellington region and New Zealand.
Posted in Events, Exhibits, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, WETA Workshop
An art tribute exhibition “Out of the Shire” at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA. is happening next Saturday, Dec. 14th and will feature many fun activities as well as fantastic artwork from artists like Donato Giancola, Ted Nasmith, Justin Gerard, Iain McCaig and many more!
Posted in Events, Exhibits
Further to our post last week about the Life Flight Hobbit Charity Screening, Niall Mackay from Life Flight has sent us information about an auction they’re running in the lead up to the film for two lucky fans to attend the event sitting next to Bifur himself
Posted in Events, Fans, Film Screenings, Headlines, Hobbit Cast News, Hobbit Movie, Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Premieres, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, William Kircher
Join the team from Life Flight at The Embassy on the opening weekend of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug for a special charity screening supporting Life Flight. Book here.
William Kircher (who plays Bilfur the Dwarf) and Joe Letteri ONZM (Weta Senior Visual Effects Supervisor for The Hobbit) will be attending and there’ll be an exclusive Q&A session with four-time Oscar winner Joe before the film.
Embassy Theatre, 10 Kent Terrace, Wellington
Friday 13 December 2013
Event begins 5.15pm. Film starts 6.05pm
Cost: $30 (includes 3D glasses)
Life Flight receives $9.50 from every ticket sold
The 3D film is the second in a trilogy of movies adapting the ever-popular masterpiece The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves on an epic quest to reclaim the lost dwarf kingdom of Erebor.
Click here to book your tickets today
Please contact Niall Mackay email@example.com or 04 920 2237 if you have any questions.
Posted in Events, Film Screenings, Hobbit Movie, Joe Letteri, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, William Kircher
In our newest TORn Library feature, Brian Tither discusses the effectiveness of portraying Tolkiens’ story-telling via cinematography.
Posted in Green Books, Hobbit Book, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, Tolkien
Our one and only grammaboodawg shared her latest Tolkien project with us, which came about after raccoons chewed a hole in her garage roof. ” I wanted to share my latest project. I repaired and reshingled my garage roof over the past couple of months. It’s still a work in progress… to be continued this coming Spring; but I had to show you! My neighbours just don’t understand ”
Luckily we all do
Posted in Creations, Fans, Lord of the Rings, TheOneRing.net Community, Tolkien
Welcome to The Great Hall of Poets, our regular monthly feature showcasing the talent of Middle-earth fans. Each month we will feature a small selection of the poems submitted, you can read all of the poems that we received here in our Great Hall of Poets.
So come and join us by the hearth and enjoy!
If you have a Tolkien/Middle-earth inspired poem you’d like to share, then send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. One poem per person may be submitted each month. Please make sure to proofread your work before sending it in. TheOneRing.net is not responsible for poems posting with spelling or grammatical errors.
Posted in Creations, Fans, Poetry
As well as The Grove in LA turning into Erebor, countries all over the world are starting to show off their own Hobbit excitement in the lead up to it’s worldwide release on December 13th.
Posted in Creations, Events, Exhibits, Hobbit Movie, Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Studios, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. Pictures Canada, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, Canada’s leader in Out-of-Home advertising and the TTC, announced the roll-out of a fully wrapped TTC Toronto Rocket super train promoting the highly anticipated release of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”.
To the delight of super fans, the specialty installation on six-car super train began its journey on Monday and will run exclusively on the Yonge-University-Spadina line until December 13th- the opening day of the movie in theatres.
Hobbit Fans and TTC riders are encouraged to tweet pictures of the wrapped super train to the Warner Bros. Canada twitter page (@WBPicturesCan) with the hash tag #HOBBIT TTC for the chance to win tickets to the exclusive Toronto Premiere of the film.