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Archive for March, 2002

Weekend Round Up

Missed all the news this weekend? Busy with the family at this time of holiday celebration? Or were you perhaps out and about enjoying the lovely weather like I was? (and making tasteless April Fools jokes), well either way we have an extra Friday-included weekend round up for you! [More]

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Weekend Round Up

Weekly Ebay Items

Future Cast Projects

TORN Oscar Party Report

Weekly Cast Watch

TTT Trailer: Turkey

Good News For Music Lovers -UPDATE-

Lord Of The Pins

Sean Bean In Moby Video?

TTT Trailer With Police Escort?

Hall Of Fire Chats For March 30th & 31st

Media Watch: Scope Magazine

LOTR Costume Exhibit In LA

BBFC Imply Lord Of The Rings Cuts Possible

SHOP: Good News For Music Lovers

Richard Taylor back in NZ

French and Saunders LOTR Spoof Online

TTT Trailer: It pays to check

DorkTower LOTR Cartoon

More About The Hollywood Bowl Event

Check First!!!!

TORN Digital: Chapter III

TORN Party Pics Weekly Cartoon

Dagorhir’s Ragnarok XVII: Live Action Tolkien Festival

Oscars Like Being An Extra In A Movie

LOTR Symphony To Play At Hollywood Bowl

In Gathering Darkness

The Two Towers Footage is here!

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Weekly Ebay Items

Each week, I scour Ebay looking for the hot Tolkien items up for sale. I post the most interesting here for you to bid on. You can click on any item you wish, it does not mean you are bidding for the item. Have fun and keep checking back here every week! See something I’ve missed on another auction site? Drop me a line! [More]

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Lesnie Award Joke: WAS A JOKE….IT’S ALL OK NOW

We love Andrew, and so should you

Wow, never thought I’d get so many feathers russled in less than 4 hours. Well it seems a few folks were less that happy at our little ‘Andrew Lesnie Loses Oscar’ joke, so we’re taking that puppy down and giving everyone a big hug and saying ‘it’s all ok now’. Seriously though I do apologize for that faux pas, sometimes we don’t realize just who reads us, including the folks we talk about.

Well, let’s see what we can use to replace that one…

Christopher Lee and Ian McKellen form a rock band and begin tour!

Calling themselves ‘Three Men Minus A Man’ the band plans on touring all of south west New Jersey by the end of the summer! *cough*

Sorry Andrew/Mark/Jan/Fran/everyone, we love you, don’t be upset!

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Future Cast Projects

Peter Mackenzie (Elendil) gets his photos done in ‘One Hour’, David Wenham (Faramir) gets ‘Pure’, while Mark Ferguson (Gil-Galad) and John Leigh (Hama) get thier PHD’s and become ‘Spin-Doctors’. [More]

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Future Cast Projects

Peter Mackenzie (Elendil) joins the Mark Romanek (Paradise Falls) thriller ‘One Hour Photo’ starring Robin Williams. Mackenzie plays Hans Belmer.

David Wenham (Faramir) plays Lenny in the drama ‘Pure’, the film, which is currently in post-production, was filmed in the US, the UK and Thailand.

Mark Ferguson (Gil-Galad) and John Leigh (Hama) have joined the TV series ‘Spin-Doctors’, check out the official site here. [More]

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TORN Oscar Party Report

The Time Warrior sends in her oscar party report from ‘The One Party To Rule Them All’ on oscar night! [More]

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Weekly Cast Watch

Take a look at all the LOTR stars you can catch on the small screen this week! Including UK listings and my personal favorites! [More]

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Weekly Cast Watch

To get more information, use the sites I use like the ones below. Simply find a movie or actor you want to see, go to one of the sites below and see if the film is playing in your area., and

Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)

28 Days (2000) UK
Walk on the Moon, A (1999) UK
Albino Alligator (1996)
Crimson Tide (1995)
Crew, The (1994)
American Yakuza (1994)
Carlito’s Way (1993) UK
Young Americans, The (1993)
Young Guns II (1990)

Liv Tyler (Arwen)

Plunkett & Macleane (1999) UK
Onegin (1999) UK
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

Ian Holm (Bilbo)

Last of the Blonde Bombshells, The (2000) (TV)
Joe Gould’s Secret (2000)
Beautiful Joe (2000)
eXistenZ (1999) UK
Simon Magus (1999/I) UK
Match, The (1999) UK
Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998) (TV)
King Lear (1997) (TV) UK
Life Less Ordinary, A (1997)
Loch Ness (1995)
Frankenstein (1994)
Madness of King George, The (1994) UK
Hamlet (1990) UK
Dance with a Stranger (1985) UK
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984) UK
Chariots of Fire (1981) UK
Time Bandits (1981) UK
Alien (1979) UK
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Sean Bean (Boromir)

Don’t Say a Word (2001)
Anna Karenina (1997)
Black Beauty (1994)
Stormy Monday (1988)
Caravaggio (1986) UK

Martyn Sanderson (Bree Gatekeeper)

Ned Kelly (1970)

David Weatherley (Barliman Butterbur)

“Potato Factory, The” (2000) (mini)

John Noble (Denethor)

Airtight (1999) (TV) UK

Peter Mackenzie (Elendil)

Chill Factor (1999) UK
Speechless (1994) UK
Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)
Off Limits (1988)

Karl Urban (Eomer)

Price of Milk, The (2000)

Hugo Weaving (Elrond)

Strange Planet (1999)
Babe (1995) UK

Miranda Otto (Eowyn)

What Lies Beneath (2000)
Jack Bull, The (1999) (TV) UK
Love Serenade (1996)

David Wenham (Faramir)

Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)
Little Bit of Soul, A (1998)
Cosi (1996)

Cameron Rhodes (Farmer Maggot)

Absent Without Leave (1992) UK

Elijah Wood (Frodo)

Black and White (1999)
Ice Storm, The (1997)
North (1994)
Good Son, The (1993) UK
Radio Flyer (1992)
Forever Young (1992)
Paradise (1991)
Internal Affairs (1990)
Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Cate Blanchett (Galadriel)

Gift, The (2000) UK
Man Who Cried, The (2000)
Talented Mr. Ripley, The (1999) UK
Pushing Tin (1999) UK

Ian McKellen (Gandalf)

X-Men (2000) UK
Apt Pupil (1998) UK
Gods and Monsters (1998) UK
Bent (1997)
Cold Comfort Farm (1995) (TV)
Jack and Sarah (1995) UK
Restoration (1995)
Richard III (1995)
Scandal (1989) UK
Windmills of the Gods (1988) (TV)
Alfred the Great (1969) UK

Mark Ferguson (Gil Galad)

Hercules in the Underworld (1994) (TV) UK

John Rhys-Davies (Gimli)

Secret of the Andes (1998) UK
Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996) (V) UK
Great White Hype, The (1996)
Cyborg Cop (1994)
Sunset Grill (1993)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992) (TV)
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1982) UK
Victor/Victoria (1982)
Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, A (1979) UK

Andy Serkis (Gollum)

Topsy-Turvy (1999) UK
Among Giants (1998) UK

John Leigh (Hama)

Frighteners, The (1996)

Harry Sinclair (Isildur)

Price of Milk, The (2000)
Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Orlando Bloom (Legolas)

Wilde (1997)

Ray Henwood (Man At Council)

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Dominic Monaghan (Merry)

Hostile Waters (1997) (TV)

Bruce Spence (Mouth of Sauron)

Rikky and Pete (1988)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) UK
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) UK

Sean Astin (Sam)

Sky Is Falling, The (2000)
Icebreaker (1999)
Deterrence (1999) UK
Dish Dogs (1998)
Courage Under Fire (1996)
Encino Man (1992) UK
Toy Soldiers (1991)
Staying Together (1989)
War of the Roses, The (1989) UK
White Water Summer (1987)
Goonies, The (1985)

Christopher Lee (Saruman)

Sleepy Hollow (1999) UK
Jinnah (1998) UK
Moses (1996) (TV)
Stupids, The (1996) UK
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Last Unicorn, The (1982)
Safari 3000 (1982)
Arabian Adventure (1979)
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Satanic Rites of Dracula, The (1974)
Man with the Golden Gun, The (1974) UK
Four Musketeers, The (1974)
Three Musketeers, The (1973) UK
Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951) UK
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) UK

Brian Sergent (Ted Sandyman)

Absent Without Leave (1992) UK

Bernard Hill (Theoden)

Midsummer Night’s Dream, A (1999) UK
Loss of Sexual Innocence, The (1999) UK
Titanic (1997)
Shirley Valentine (1989) UK
Gandhi (1982) UK

Brad Dourif (Wormtongue)

Ghost, The (2000)
Storytellers, The (1999) UK
Best Men (1997) UK
Death Machine (1995)
Murder in the First (1995)
Color of Night (1994)
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Body Parts (1991) UK
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Exorcist III, The (1990)
Dune (1984) UK

Jim Rygiel (SFX)

102 Dalmatians (2000)
Anna and the King (1999)
Starship Troopers (1997)
Multiplicity (1996)
Batman Returns (1992)
Ghost (1990)
Last Starfighter, The (1984)

Howard Shore (Composer)

Score, The (2001)
High Fidelity (2000)
Cell, The (2000)
Yards, The (2000)
Dogma (1999)
eXistenZ (1999)
Analyze This (1999)
Game, The (1997)
White Man’s Burden (1995)
Client, The (1994)
Nobody’s Fool (1994)
M. Butterfly (1993)
Sliver (1993)
Guilty as Sin (1993)
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Kiss Before Dying, A (1991)
Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
She-Devil (1989)
Signs of Life (1989)
Fly, The (1986)
After Hours (1985)
Places in the Heart (1984)
Scanners (1981)

Peter Jackson (Director)

Frighteners, The (1996)
Heavenly Creatures (1994)

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TTT Trailer: Turkey

Yusuf writes: FOTR will be in theaters once again on April 5 in Turkey with the attached TTT trailer. Also the new FOTR poster was released. [More]

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Good News For Music Lovers -UPDATE-

Many people have written in asking us where they can buy the music book that Elfish wrote in about, I asked her to find a few resources online, here is what she wrote to me. [More]

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Lord Of The Pins

When I first called Paul Badali of Badali Jewelry with the idea of making a pin for the Oscar nominees, I never thought in my wildest dreams we’d see them wearing the pins live on television.

During our Oscar party Randy Cook walked up to me and apologized for not wearing his pin, saying that he was extremely nervous for the Oscars and forgot about it on his hotel dresser. Jan Blenkin, Peter Jackson’s personal assistant rushed up to me just before getting into her limo and begged me for a pin, I of course obliged (I hope you get yours soon Jan!). [More]

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