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Archive for December, 2001 Visitor Vote

The 100 titles customers couldn’t live without in the last 24 hours. Updated hourly. Guess what is Number 1? [More]

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End of Year Green Books!

Green Books closes the cover on 2001 with a special edition: a complete set of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring movie reviews:

January will have new Q & A and a huge update to the fan fiction of Moon Letters!

On behalf of all our hard-working Staff I say thank you all for your good faith and readership. We will continue to explore the WORDS and WORLDS of J.R.R. Tolkien if you but grace us with your mouse. May the New Year find you content, well-fed, and safe.

Much too hasty,

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Bookmark this Page!

For the last few weeks, our good friend Brandon Gray, from, has been sending us updates on the success of Fellowship of the Ring. Now he has outdown himself and made up a side by side comparsion between Fellowship of the Ring, Harry Potter, Star Wars Ep 1, and Titanic. This is one page you will want to bookmark! [More]

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‘Rings’ wins by force of Hobbit

The fabled denizens of Middle Earth battled to the top of the box office heap again this weekend. [More]

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TV Guide TV: LOTR #1

TFD writes: I thought you’d like to know that TV Guide Channel has ranked LOTR as the year’s #1 film. #2 was Ali; others on the top five were Shrek, Ocean’s Eleven, and Moulin Rouge.

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LOTR #1 For The 2nd Weekend In A Row

LOTR comes in at number one for the second weekend in a row according to the BO estimates, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ came in second, followed by ‘Ali’ [More]

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Weekend Round-Up

Took the weekend off? On holiday? Computer broke down? No worries! Here’s your weekend round-up! All the news from this past weekend! [More]

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Weekend Round-Up

TV Watch: Elijah Wood on Leno

LOTR Box Office Update

Why Tolkien Matters

Amazing LOTR Ice Sculptures

NZer of the year: Peter Jackson

LOTR News In The Philippines

Orlando In Bloom

Anderson on Liv: ‘best fight I’ve ever seen a girl do’

N.Y. Times promo blurs editorial-advertising barriers

Movie Show Site Poll

Frodo Vs Harry: Battle Of The Little Buggers

Netcom Offers LOTR To Norwegian Mobiles

Fellowship Features In One Of Three MSNBC Top Tens

A Different Take Of Fellowship Of The Ring

Rings, Potter Smash UK Records

LOTR Box Office Friday 28th

Fellowship Does Well In Norwegian Box Office FOTR Reviews

Fellowship Features In CNN ‘Best Of 2001’ List

Frodo Baggins, Orphan Hero

Fellowship of the Ring snags 4 BFCA award nominations!

Essay Contest Winners Announced!

A FOTR Review, If You Can Call It That….

Did Fellowship Break Another UK Record?

A Response To ‘A Different Take Of FOTR’

Rings Director Given NZ Honour

Discovery Europe LOTR Special Tonight

Some Of The Mistakes Aren’t Mistakes

LOTR Box Office: Weekend 2

‘Lord of the Rings’ Triumphs at Buoyant Box Office

TRL Pics

Media Watch: Starlog Magazine

Seattle Line Party Report

Godzone brightest star in hobbits’ galaxy

Bean There, Done It

Media Watch: Woman’s Weekly

Sean Bean Articles

Weird delights at WETA Studios

BarliBash 2002 is Coming Soon!

Weekly Cast Watch

Weekly Ebay Items

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Weekly Ebay Items

Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? Then pick it up on eBay! [More]

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Weekly Cast Watch

Another great chance to see your favorite LOTR stars on the small screen! [More]

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BarliBash 2002 is Coming Soon!

As you might have noticed if you were around last August, we had a fantastic time at our “real-life” get-together in Chicago, and can’t wait for a repeat performance… somewhere! [More]

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Weekly Cast Watch

Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)

28 Days (2000) UK
Walk on the Moon, A (1999) UK
G.I. Jane (1997)
American Yakuza (1994)
Young Americans, The (1993)
Ruby Cairo (1993)
Young Guns II (1990)
Witness (1985)

Liv Tyler (Arwen)

Onegin (1999) UK
Plunkett & Macleane (1999) UK
Can’t Hardly Wait (1998) UK
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Stealing Beauty (1996)
That Thing You Do! (1996) UK
Empire Records (1995)

Ian Holm (Bilbo)

Bless the Child (2000) UK
eXistenZ (1999) UK
King Lear (1997) (TV) UK
Hamlet (1990) IL
Dreamchild (1985)
Dance with a Stranger (1985)
Alien (1979) UK
S.O.S. Titanic (1979) (TV)
Robin and Marian (1976)
Bofors Gun, The (1968) UK

Sean Bean (Boromir)

GoldenEye (1995)
Patriot Games (1992) UK
Field, The (1990) UK
Stormy Monday (1988)
Sean Bean will be on Regis and Kelly (FOX) on Jan 3rd

Martyn Sanderson (Bree Gatekeeper)

Ned Kelly (1970)

John Noble (Denethor)

Airtight (1999) (TV) UK
Nostradamus Kid, The (1993)

Peter Mackenzie (Elendil)

Chill Factor (1999) UK
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)

Karl Urban (Eomer)

Heaven (1998)

Hugo Weaving (Elrond)

Matrix, The (1999) UK
Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994) UK

Miranda Otto (Eowyn)

What Lies Beneath (2000) UK
Jack Bull, The (1999) (TV)
Nostradamus Kid, The (1993)

David Wenham (Faramir)

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)
Dark City (1998)

Elijah Wood (Frodo)

Faculty, The (1998) UK
Good Son, The (1993)
Radio Flyer (1992) UK
Paradise (1991)
Internal Affairs (1990)

Cate Blanchett (Galadriel)

Pushing Tin (1999) UK
Talented Mr. Ripley, The (1999) UK
Elizabeth (1998) UK
Cate Blanchett will be on David Letterman (CBS) on Jan 8th

Ian McKellen (Gandalf)

X-Men (2000)
Apt Pupil (1998) UK
Gods and Monsters (1998) UK
Restoration (1995)
To Die for (1994) UK
Six Degrees of Separation (1993) UK
Scandal (1989)
Keep, The (1983) UK
Alfred the Great (1969) UK
Ian McKellen will be on Regis and Kelly (FOX) on Jan 7th

John Rhys-Davies (Gimli)

Secret of the Andes (1998) UK
Protector, The (1997/I)
Great White Hype, The (1996)
Stargate (1994)
Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter, The (1993)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992) (TV)
Under Cover (1991) (TV)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) UK
Waxwork (1988)
King Solomon’s Mines (1985)
Victor/Victoria (1982)
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1982)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) UK

Andy Serkis (Gollum)

Topsy-Turvy (1999) UK

John Leigh (Hama)

Frighteners, The (1996)

Harry Sinclair (Isildur)

Braindead (1992) UK

Dominic Monaghan (Merry)

Hostile Waters (1997) (TV) UK

Bruce Spence (Mouth of Sauron)

Dark City (1998)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) UK
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) UK

Sean Astin (Sam)

Sky Is Falling, The (2000)
Kimberly (1999)
Icebreaker (1999)
Deterrence (1999) UK
Dish Dogs (1998)
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Harrison Bergeron (1995) (TV)
Safe Passage (1994)
Encino Man (1992) UK
Toy Soldiers (1991) UK
Memphis Belle (1990)
War of the Roses, The (1989) UK
Like Father, Like Son (1987)

Christopher Lee (Saruman)

Sleepy Hollow (1999) UK
Jinnah (1998) UK
Odyssey, The (1997) (TV)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) UK
Last Unicorn, The (1982)
Safari 3000 (1982)
Serial (1980)
Arabian Adventure (1979)
1941 (1979) UK
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Wicker Man, The (1973) UK
Three Musketeers, The (1973) UK
Death Line (1972) UK
Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968) UK
Theatre of Death (1967) UK
Psycho-Circus (1966)
She (1965/I) UK
Gorgon, The (1964) UK
Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1959) UK
Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) UK
Scott of the Antarctic (1948) UK

Brian Sergent (Ted Sandyman)

Braindead (1992)

Bernard Hill (Theoden)

True Crime (1999) UK
Titanic (1997)
Bounty, The (1984)
Gandhi (1982) UK

Brad Dourif (Wormtongue)

Shadow Hours (2000)
Ghost, The (2000)
Storytellers, The (1999) UK
Bride of Chucky (1998) UK
Death Machine (1995)
Color of Night (1994)
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Child’s Play 3 (1991) UK
Body Parts (1991) UK
Jungle Fever (1991) UK
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Child’s Play 2 (1990) UK
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Mississippi Burning (1988) UK
Ragtime (1981)

Jim Rygiel (SFX)

Anna and the King (1999)
Species (1995)
Batman Returns (1992)
Alien³ (1992)
Ghost (1990)
Last Starfighter, The (1984)
2010 (1984)

Howard Shore (Composer)

Yards, The (2000)
eXistenZ (1999)
Dogma (1999)
Analyze This (1999)
Cop Land (1997)
Crash (1996)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Guilty as Sin (1993)
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
M. Butterfly (1993)
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Signs of Life (1989)
She-Devil (1989)
Innocent Man, An (1989)
Moving (1988)
Fly, The (1986)
After Hours (1985)
Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)
Scanners (1981)

Peter Jackson (Director)

Frighteners, The (1996)
Braindead (1992)

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