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The Lord of the Rings

  1. Rewatch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in Honest Trailer Form Before Battle of the Five Armies

    Mostly just the desolation of audiences.

    Strange how easy it is to get all the important points of the movie in under 3 minutes. It's almost like it was needlessly stretched out.

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  2. The Mary Sue Exclusive: “Let It Go” Lord of the Rings Parody and Interview With The Hillywood Show

    Stay tuned for their next video, "Do you want to build an Uruk-Hai?"

    Since The Hillywood Show first hit Youtube with its premiere episode in 2006, it's become a meticulously detailed fandom parody powerhouse that even recently caught the eye of Nerdist Industries. Today we've got their latest video to share, as well as an interview with creators Hilly and Hannah Hindi about their creative process and their immense love for Lord of the Rings.

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  3. Prepare Yourself For Final The Hobbit Release Today By Watching All 212,470 Deaths In Lord Of The Rings

    There! I'm numb to emotional pain now!

    Total humblebrag, but I saw Battle of the Five Armies at the Toronto premiere and Peter Jackson sat directly behind me because he had never seen it in IMAX before. I have never been so conscious of how I react while watching a film. Also, Lee Pace looks glorious in a plaid suit. That is all.

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  4. Ian McKellan Teaches Cookie Monster About Self Control By Presenting Him With THE RING OF SAURON ITSELF

    One cookie to rule them all.

    Ah, yes, I remember that passage of The Two Towers well. You know, the one where Cookie Monster is all, "Not were Minas Tirith falling in ruin and me alone could save her, so, using weapon of Dark Lord for good and glory. Me not wish for such triumphs, Frodo son of Drogo.” and then Frodo is like "Okay great, but can I have my chocolate chip cookies back?" and then Cookie Monster roars "NO NEVER, MINE ME OWN ME PRECIOUS OM NOMN NOM NOM," and then Sam cries a bunch.

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  5. Do Hobbits Celebrate Christmas? And Other Seasonal Feels From Fandom

    Lena, aka Nokeek on DeviantArt, has created a few nerd-themed holiday cards we thought you might like. Mostly because they feature Doctor Who, Sherlock and other British favorites. And we threw in a few others we thought you might like as well.

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  6. Eye of Sauron Installation in Russia Halted Because the World Is Joyless and/or Orthodox Church Criticism

    ♪ We could've had it aaaaaaaaaaaaaall ♪

    I may be only a moderate Lord of the Rings/Tolkien fan, but I am a massive "Eye of Sauron hovering ominously over Moscow" fan. The Orthodox Church of Russia doesn't quite see... eye to eye with me on that one, and they're ruining it for everyone.

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  7. Don’t Let Ian McKellen Make You Overly Optimistic About More Lord of the Rings Films

    Those were the stories that stayed with you.

    Ian McKellen isn't ruling out the possibility of more films set in Middle-Earth, but you probably shouldn't get your hopes up.

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  8. Check Out This Amazing Hobbit House for Rent in LA. No, really.

    Utilities and invisibility rings not included.

    Just don't get too comfortable there. When Frodo gets back from Valinor, I assume you're going to have to find a more human-sized place to live.

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  9. It’s Galadriel vs. Leia In The Latest Princess Rap Battle

    "How's Alderaan doing? Oh sorry, too soon?"

    Sorry Galadriel, but today of all days? Leia wins.

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  10. Everything That Happens In The Tolkien Universe After The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    First things first: Yes, even before Peter Jackson sat down to make the film, we knew what would happen after The Hobbit. The Lord of the Rings, all 480,000-plus words of it, was already a fairly excessive sequel to one children’s book. But if you know anything at all about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, it won’t surprise you that it doesn’t end there.

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  11. For Real This Time (We Think), Ian McKellen Talks on His Last Days of Filming as The Hobbit’s Gandalf

    I mean, you just never know with this franchise, right?

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  12. Air New Zealand Has Done Another Cameo-Filled, LotR-Themed Safety Briefing

    Dean O'Gorman, why are you wearing a seatbelt you are on a horse.

    I may not get to cavort around New Zealand anytime soon—something about it costing money, I dunno—but at least I get to watch "The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made." You milk those Middle Earth movies, Air New Zealand. You milk them as long as you possibly can.

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  13. Holy Smaug Pile! Peter Jackson Spent How Much Making The Hobbit Trilogy?

    Enough to buy multiple giant elks.

    Last year word was Peter Jackson's time on The Hobbit trilogy so far cost double what The Lord of the Rings trilogy did to make. But a new report has the films running Smaug hoard numbers.

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  14. Ian McKellen Pulls A Gandalf To Motivate Studying Students

    P. Stewart, come out. I know you're hiding somewhere.

    What, you think some eagles are going to pass algebra for you? Gwaihir has tried, but he cannot solve for X.

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  15. Things We Saw Today: 3D Cake Molds, Uh, Find A Way

    Hold onto your bundts!

    Every $16 silicon dinosaur cake mold will get you a t-rex, a brontosaurus, a stegosaurus, and the limitless pleasure of playing God.

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  16. Things We Saw Today: The Lord of Gifts Is Active On Etsy

    Sure, Ted next door has a pool. But The Nazgûl don't care about pools.

    'Fess up. Which one of you bought the single One Ring fire pit available on Etsy, and why have you not invited the rest of us over for s'mordors?

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  17. According to Game Developers, There Are No Pumpkins in Middle-Earth

    Halloween is ruined! *sobs*

    Some good news for that small subsection of people who wish hobbits were real, but who also get real sick of the annual invasion of gourd-based decoration every autumn: if you lived in Middle-Earth, you would be safe from the all seeing eye of the pumpkin spice, because pumpkins don't exist there. Okay, but they must have them in Valinor, right? Otherwise what's the point of even going?

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  18. Things We Saw Today: Chewbacca Dog Comes With His Own Bandolier

    Baby got 'bacca.

    This costume reportedly won third place at a Petco Star Wars Contest, which begs the question: who won first? If you happen to have an adorable walking carpet of your very own, Petco actually sells a Chewbacca dog hoodie.

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  19. Lincoln Center Is Screening the Entire Lord of the Rings Trilogy With a Live Orchestra Doing the Music

    Gandalf take the wheel!

    New Yorkers, be prepared to be sad that you don't have more money. Non-New Yorkers, prepare to be sad you don't live in New York. Lincoln Center is hosting what very well may be the best Lord of the Rings screenings of all time.

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  20. Things We Saw Today: In Space No One Can Hear You Sleep

    Etsy user CBedroom is selling some beautiful looking space bedding sets in their shop. My only worry is I'd wake up from an afternoon nap and think I fell through a wormhole.

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