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Posted in Creations, Fans, Headlines, Oakentoons
Last week we posted about the Live Orchestra performance of the LOTR trilogy, we can now provide you with the full details for this special event, grab your tickets fast!
Posted in Concerts, Events, Fans, Film Screenings, Headlines, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Meet Ups, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers
Happy Birthday to Christopher Tolkien, who turns 90 today the 21st of November. From all of us here at theonering.net ,”Many Happy Returns!”.
Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (born 21 November, 1924) is the third child and youngest son of J.R.R. Tolkien and Edith Tolkien. He is the literary executor of the Tolkien Estate and has edited much of his father’s work for posthumous publication.
Posted in Christopher Tolkien, Headlines, Tolkien
Here’s a little something extra for all Star Wars fans to watch out for when you go to see The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Update: Just to clarify. This remains a rumour. It also seems that originating Twitter account has been deactivated so you may wish to employ some grains of salt. The other suggestion floating round is that The Hobbit will host the Batman vs Superman Dawn Of Justice teaser.
Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Fans in Ripon North Yorkshire have a special treat coming up. As well as seeing the final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, they can see some wonderful artwork inspired by the writing of JRR Tolkien. Artist John Cockshaw is presenting an Exhibition of Art Inspired by the Works of JRR Tolkien at the Art Cinema, Curzon Ripon.
With excitement for the final Middle-earth film reaching fever-pitch along with a bittersweet feeling of having to say farewell John decided, as a fan and artist, he had to act decisively. Opening on the 12th December with a preview is an exhibition of Tolkien artists he will be curating at the Curzon cinema venue in Ripon, North Yorkshire. Along with a selection of his own Middle-earth art, the show will feature the work of renowned Canadian Artist Ted Nasmith and the amazing graphite work of Polish Artist Katarzyna Chmiel-Gugulska. It will coincide with the screening of The Hobbit at this regional venue but also use the opportunity as a platform to showcase a thought-provoking diversity of interpreting JRR Tolkien’s writing. The exhibition also arose out of his longing to create a high-profile Tolkien-related event in his home area…because you can never really celebrate Tolkien enough right? The exhibition, after the preview evening, will run from Saturday 13th December until Saturday 31st January.
For more information click here.
Posted in Creations, Events, Exhibits, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, TheOneRing.net Announcements
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) today released video game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The critically-acclaimed game, recently released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Steam, is being hailed for its innovative Nemesis System, which allows each player to orchestrate their unique plan of attack on Sauron’s forces and create their own personal nemesis.
Posted in Gaming, Headlines, Merchandise, Video games
SAVE THE DATE and get ready to celebrate at The One Last Party – There and Back Again. As we get ready for the release for the final film in the Hobbit Trilogy, we couldn’t let Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth movies sail into the West without one final, big celebration!
TheOneRing.net is planning to hold a Party of Special Magnificence next February — a final toast to all SIX movies, both The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy.
This will be on Saturday 21st Feb 2015 – the day BEFORE the Oscars – at a venue in Los Angeles, TBA. There will be music, food, drink, entertainment and all kinds of fun! We hope to host a special performance, with cast members appearing on stage to entertain you all!
But here’s the thing… (more…)
Posted in Events, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, The Hobbit, The One Last Party, TheOneRing.net Announcements, TheOneRing.net Community
Welcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past week. If you’ve fallen behind on what’s happening on the Message Boards, here’s a great way to catch the highlights. Or if you’re new to TORn and want to enjoy some great conversations, just follow the links 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 Billy Boyd, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, TheOneRing.net Community
This is pretty cool. Have a look at this speculative re-arrangement from Sammpo Alternative Channel of all the trailer and teaser and TV spots footage for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies rearranged into what might — or might not — be chronological viewing order.
Accuracy may be arguable, but this could be quite close to a short summary of the film. If you’re not avoiding spoilers have a look, and leave your thoughts below in the comments! (more…)
Posted in Creations, Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Tickets for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies went on sale Friday, and it came with a bit of confusion. There are multiple screenings in multiple theaters with all sorts of strange terms attached to them: HFR, Atmos, IMAX, etc. to name a few – to say nothing of whether or not it’s in 3D.
With ticket prices the way they are, you may be a little hesitant to push the “purchase” button on your ticket order in case you mistakenly selected a show in a format you don’t want to see.
Or you may have not even gotten that far, and simply gone cross-eyed at all of the acronyms and strange terms on Fandango, MovieTickets, or whichever portal you prefer, silently crying, “WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?!” Your local theaters may not have all of these flavors, and thus your choice is much easier. But many of you may have hit a wall of indecision. (more…)
Posted in Events, Film Screenings, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Line Party, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Our staff have been doing a little bit of digging through the various movie tie-in books that have just been released for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and have come up with a few more nuggets of gold to keep us all thinking.
Posted in Books Publications, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, Merchandise, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Even more TV spots! Thankfully, someone has put them all together in a single four-minute youtube vid for easier watching.
There are six 30-second spots and a single 60-second spot called Defiance. One 30-second spot seems to be missing a name but I can’t work out which it is. (more…)
Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies