JRR Tolkien

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Refuse firm Lord of the Bins ordered to change its name by Tolkien franchise
Two-man business contacted by lawyers of Middle-earth Enterprises, which owns rights to Lord of the Rings

Tom Ambrose

04, Feb, 2023 @4:12 PM

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Crossword blog: seeking the first twerp
Ninnies and twerps galore in our pick of the best of the broadsheets’ cryptic clues

Alan Connor

05, Dec, 2022 @11:36 AM

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The Fall of Númenor by JRR Tolkien review – masterful world-building from the father of fantasy
Following Amazon’s Rings of Power series, this beautiful compendium of Tolkien’s Second Age of Middle-earth stories offers the ideal palate cleanser

John Garth

23, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Now it’s over, let’s come out and say it: The Rings of Power was a stinker
The world’s most expensive show – which looked like an episode of Hollyoaks, only with woeful acting – was so inept that every episode left you sniggering

Stuart Heritage

17, Oct, 2022 @11:37 AM

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power recap episode eight – finally, evil shows its face
In this first season finale, mysteries are answered, characters show their true selves and we say goodbye to a friendly face

Andy Welch

14, Oct, 2022 @1:25 PM

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‘I saw the possibility of what could be done – so I did it’: revolutionary video game The Hobbit turns 40
The developer of the text-adventure game on how, at 20, she overcame 1980s misogyny to turn a Tolkien book into one of the most groundbreaking titles in the gaming canon

Graeme Mason

22, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Tolkien: more than the sum of special effects | Editorial
Editorial: Television’s The Rings of Power is the latest proof that fantasy fiction has not lost its grip on culture


11, Sep, 2022 @5:25 PM

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power recap episode three – less slow-motion horse riding please!
Is this a show full of action-packed fight sequences? Or painfully whimsical equestrian moments and harfoot migration? Both, but it would be nice to see more of the former …

Andy Welch

09, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘I expected both to be cheap cash-ins’: readers’ verdicts on House of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings
Costumes, sets, CGI, scripts and performances go under the spotlight – as readers weigh up the new ventures into Middle-earth and Westeros

Guardian readers

08, Sep, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Trouble harfoot? Amazon’s Lord of the Rings epic divides Tolkien fans
There can be no middle ground on Middle-earth, as reactions to The Rings of Power demonstrate

Alexandra Topping

02, Sep, 2022 @1:17 PM

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power review – so astounding it makes House of the Dragon look amateur
The visual splendour of this rich, gorgeous Tolkien drama will make you gawp throughout. Watch it on the largest TV you can

Rebecca Nicholson

31, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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What links The Lord of the Rings to Lenny Henry and the Beatles?
As Middle-earth buffs get ready for the new Rings of Power extravaganza, we follow Tolkien down the rabbit hole and find Orson Welles, Michael Gambon and the Fab Four

Larry Ryan

27, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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