Lord of the Rings

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Can Dune: Part Two follow Lord of the Rings to win best picture Oscar?
Part one of Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic swept all the technical awards at this year’s Academy awards – might part two become the second fantasy movie to win the ‘major’ one?

Ben Child

01, Apr, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Hoard of the rings: ‘lost’ scripts for BBC Tolkien drama discovered
Original manuscripts show how author rewrote scenes for 1950s adaptation of his Middle-earth epic Lord of the Rings

Dalya Alberge

12, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Unseen JRR Tolkien paintings, photographs and video clips released
Estate of Lord of the Rings author also publishes unseen draft manuscripts and letters on its website

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

26, Feb, 2022 @7:01 AM

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‘The history of fantasy is racialized’: Lord of the Rings series sparks debate over race
Introduction of characters of color into Tolkien’s fantasy world has some fans complaining but as others point out, it’s not less authentic to cast Black actors

Sam Thielman

20, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guide #22: is Amazon’s Lord of the Rings adaptation the one show to rile them all?
In this week’s newsletter: we’re used to online revolts by now, but fans objecting to The Rings of Power’s very existence is something unprecedented

Gwilym Mumford

18, Feb, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Lord of the bling: Peter Jackson tops Forbes highest paid entertainer list
Get Back and Lord of the Rings director made an estimated $580m last year, topping annual list that also features Bruce Springsteen, Dwayne Johnson and Kanye West

Sian Cain

11, Feb, 2022 @12:26 AM

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‘Until now, audiences have only seen the story of the One Ring’: details announced for Lord of The Rings TV show
The most expensive show of all time reveals the title of a prequel that’s set to feature 20 different rings of power

Alexi Duggins

19, Jan, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Fellowship of the Ring at 20: the film that revitalised and ruined Hollywood
Peter Jackson’s first Lord of the Rings film was a stunning achievement but it introduced a new world of delayed and extended gratification

Guy Lodge

19, Dec, 2021 @6:27 AM

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Tolkien estate blocks ‘JRR Token’ cryptocurrency
The US investment product promising users ‘a journey through risk to reward’ has been ruled an infringement of trademark rights

Alison Flood

23, Nov, 2021 @2:33 PM

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Lord of the Rings orc was modeled after Harvey Weinstein, Elijah Wood reveals
The actor says the Weinstein orc was intended as a message to the domineering sexual predator producer

Gloria Oladipo

05, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Elijah Wood: ‘I still have a pair of Hobbit feet in my house’
The 40-year-old actor on living with Frodo, coping with fans and why he loves fatherhood

Nick McGrath

02, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Lord of the Rings actors praise Italian man who lives as a hobbit
Elijah Wood among stars to laud project of Nicolas Gentile to transform land into personal ‘shire’

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

14, Sep, 2021 @1:40 PM

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