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News for Feb. 09, 2003

Gollum Creator to visit Perth

2/09/03, 10:53 pm EST - Tehanu

Kelvarhin writes to say that Ramon Rivero will be giving a seminar at the Film and TV Institute in Fremantle on Sunday at 2pm. His team helped create and animate Gollum.

Faramir's Character: The Debate Part. II

2/09/03, 10:05 pm EST - Tehanu

The debate over the film portrayal of Faramir continues. A few weeks back we had an argument and counterargument from Strider and ElanortheEldest here. Now Teri adds to the debate, defending the film's portrayal. [More] You may agree or disagree, but these essays offer some good points to debate.

Weekly eBay Items

2/09/03, 10:05 pm EST - Xoanon

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! [More] [Shop]

Howard Shore Concert Report

2/09/03, 9:41 pm EST - Xoanon

Eledhwen, Irascian and others send along their report and photos from the Howard Shore concert! Take a look!

A group of mainly British TORNadoes met up today for the concert at the Royal Festival Hall featuring Howard Shore and the London Philharmonic Orchestra in the UK premiere of the Fellowship of the Ring concert suite. It was a truly memorable afternoon. [More]

TV Watch: Access Holywood Talks Viggo

2/09/03, 9:31 pm EST - Xoanon

LiL eLvEn PrInCeSs writes: Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) was 8 on Access Hollywood's Top 10 Sexiest Guys in 2002.

Ari Digs 'Rings'

2/09/03, 9:29 pm EST - Xoanon

Nam Le writes: I just watched an interview with US press secretary Ari Fleischer and he says he’s a big Tolkien fan and the only movie he was able to watch was TTT. He says he loved it, Cal Thomas from Fox News Channel asked him if he liked the “Good versus evil” aspect of LOTR. Ari replied that “It’s a great story.”

World News: Kuwait, and Bulgaria.

2/09/03, 9:22 pm EST - Tehanu

In Kuwait there seems to be an email campaign to try and get the local cinema chain KNCC to show TTT soon - it hasn't arrived yet and local fans are getting very frustrated. The 'coming soon' note on KNCC's website isn't making them feel any better, as it's been there for months. Meanwhile in Bulgaria Skycycle writes that TTT isn't leading in the box office, but it is due to open in ten more cities.

Media Watch: DVD Review Talks TTT DVD!

2/09/03, 9:19 pm EST - Xoanon

Irascian writes: The lastest issue of “DVD Review”, the UK’s best selling DVD review magazine, has the following “exclusive” on The Two Towers DVD. [More]

TTT Tops Potter

2/09/03, 9:10 pm EST - Xoanon

Lord Jubjub (along with many others) writes: According to boxofficemojo.com, TTT just passed the $317M domestic mark. Philosopher's Stone made $317.5M.

"Heart of the City"

2/09/03, 8:58 pm EST - Tehanu

Another LOTR-related cartoon. [More] Thanks to Chase and others for the link.

Aragorn Caption Contest

2/09/03, 8:29 pm EST - Xoanon

John Cook writes: I've drawn a LOTR spoof with Elrond asking Aragorn why he doesn't take up the king's sword Narsil. The reader gets to write his answer with the funniest entry voted on by readers in a week's time. [More]

LOTR Bobbleheads

2/09/03, 8:27 pm EST - Xoanon

Marcy sends this along to us...no comment from me. [More]

Weekly Cast Watch

2/09/03, 8:22 pm EST - Xoanon

The weekly cast watch is newly updated and re-vamped! Take a look at all the movies you can catch this week from all your favorite LOTR stars! [More]

News for Feb. 08, 2003

GAMING: Miniature Gaming Update

2/08/03, 9:24 pm EST - Calisuri

Head on over to Gaming Havens and take a look at the updated Miniatures Section now covering all fantasy tabletop games including Lord of the Rings, Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000, and more! Look for updates and exclusives such as Painting Guides, Creator Interviews and more all at your ONE Resource for Tolkien Gaming Online. [More]

IMDB Poll Update

2/08/03, 6:41 pm EST - Demosthenes

IMDB is currently conducting a best movie/best people (code for celebrity, I guess) of 2002 poll. I can't find a close date, but on current results, Two Towers is performing outstandingly, the film, crew and cast are leading in no less than seven categories. Most interestly, Andy Serkis currently holds the lead for Best Supporting Actor gong. Check out the results as they currently stand. [More]

Andy Serkis On UK's SM:TV

2/08/03, 8:38 am EST - Strider

Andy Serkis made a brief appearance on UK breakfast show SM:TV this morning. Serkis answered a few questions from the show's hosts and mentioned he was originally told his role would involve just 3 weeks of voice-over work. He cited his cat's problems with coughing up hairballs as the inspiration behind his Gollum voice. He also acted out a few lines from the 'two sides of Gollum' scene in the studio whilst being compared to the actual footage playing alongside him.

Hall of Fire Chats This Weekend

2/08/03, 5:16 am EST - Demosthenes

This weekend in Hall of Fire, we take the opportunity to examine the quality and effectiveness of the CG character creations of the Two Towers. [More]

News for Feb. 07, 2003

TORN Digital Section Update

2/07/03, 2:47 pm EST - Xoanon

We've recently updated our TORN Digital section, featuring interviews and special events from the past year and beyond. The latest chapter was our visit to Toronto to see the TTT Exhibit last fall. Be sure to visit the 'archives' section to see exlcusive interviews with Orlando Bloom, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys Davies, Ian McKellen and more! [TORN Digital]

Acceptance Speech Pic From Empire Awards

2/07/03, 1:32 pm EST - Xoanon

Ringer Spy Hobbitlove sends along this image featuring Christopher Lee (Saruman), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Dominic Monaghan (Merry), Andy Serkis (Gollum) and a recently buzzed Ian McKellen (Gandalf) at the podium during the Empire Awards. [More]

VARIETY: Iraq won't rock Oscar

2/07/03, 1:28 pm EST - Xoanon

That seems to be the consensus of Academy insiders who are confronting the prospect of a war in Iraq. The White House is hinting that hostilities will likely break out just prior to the Academy Awards, scheduled for March 23. [More]

Viggo Worship

2/07/03, 1:22 pm EST - Xoanon

TheBlueKat sends along this snippet from Premiere Magazine featuring Christina Ricci discussing her obsession with Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn). [More]

Jon Labrie, Weta CTO, at San Jose

2/07/03, 3:55 am EST - Tehanu

Weta Digital's CTO will give the keynote speech at a Game Developer's conference in San Jose in March. [More]

GAMING: Painting that Troll

2/07/03, 3:11 am EST - Calisuri

Head over to Gaming Havens for the first part in our weekly series of Painting Guides for the Lord of the Rings Tabletop Battle Game. This week we'll show you how to paint the Cave Troll with Spear, and next week look for our guide to painting Galadriel and Celeborn including Galadriels Mirror! [More] [Gaming Havens]

Cast Watch: Orlando Bloom

2/07/03, 12:27 am EST - Tehanu

Two bits of Orlando Bloom news, one of which will crush some hopes. According to TeenHollywood.com he's dating Kate Bosworth. [More] There's also news from from Wee Tanya, about how our Legolas got stuck in a deserted hotel. It's on OrlandoBloomMultimedia

Building Isengard in Australia

2/07/03, 12:10 am EST - Tehanu

We already saw the geological formation 'Mordor' out in the desert. Now Stewart sends us this link to a proposed tower that looks somehow familiar. [More]

News for Feb. 06, 2003

Aragorn: Wielder of the Magic Flame

2/06/03, 11:55 pm EST - Tehanu

Something amusing that John saw on the "Cedco Daily" LOTR:FOTR Calendar: "Today, I noticed something strange on the picture for Thursday Nov.27th. It is of Aragorn at the Prancing Pony I presume. He is lighting his pipe or something. If you look closer you will see he is holding a Bic disposable lighter!!! Yes, It's true. I guess we now know why Aragorn has superior ranger/survival skills - he wields magic fire!" [More]

Pavement Magazine's TTT Issue.

2/06/03, 11:43 pm EST - Tehanu

Last December, NZ glossy magazine "Pavement" produced an outstanding collection of exclusive articles and photos about TTT, which flew off the newsstands. They've written in to say they've discovered a trove of unsold copies, though. [More]

Learn Quenya

2/06/03, 11:25 pm EST - Tehanu

Now there's been some Sindarin lessons offered in our chatroom, Lisse writes to remind us: "Readers interested in learning Quenya rather than (or as well as) Sindarin might want to know that there is a complete multi-lesson course available for download here

Oldies but Goodies

2/06/03, 11:15 pm EST - Tehanu

Keith reminds us [and you may have missed them] of the funny "Photoshop Friday" images spoofing LOTR on Something Awful.com - scroll down and check out pages 5 to 10.

Empire Awards: PJ's Acceptance 'speech' transcribed.

2/06/03, 11:04 pm EST - Tehanu

Bleah, that Empire Awards video was taking a lifetime to download. Luckily, we have Ringer Spy Wee Tanya's transcript here if you don't want to grow old waiting for the video. [More]

TTT NOT Nominated By The WGA

2/06/03, 3:48 pm EST - Xoanon

The Writers Guild of America, East and west announced the nominations for outstanding achievement in screen during the 2002 season. TTT did not get nominated for best adapted screenplay. [More]

Get Fuzzy & LOTR Again

2/06/03, 3:37 pm EST - Xoanon

The 'Get Fuzzy' comic for today made me laugh out loud (and considering how sick I am...you have to know it's good). Seems Bucky the cat is using some visual trickery akin to PJ in LOTR. Take a look! [More]

More From DarkHorizons...

2/06/03, 1:31 pm EST - leo

This time the folks from DarkHorizons.com have some information about the running time for The Return of the King as well as some information on the Battle of the Pelennor Fields and the stand at the Black Gate! Minor Spoilers! [More]

Do You Take This Hobbit ...

2/06/03, 12:03 pm EST - Demosthenes

The Lord of the Rings films have spawned a new range of wedding day attire in Australia. [More]

Orthanc Is Back!

2/06/03, 11:02 am EST - Demosthenes

Ringer Spy Bellerophon dropped us a line to report that Sideshow/WETA has returned the very cool limited-edition Orthanc miniature to its site. Only 750 copies available, these will go fast, methinks!

"Carved in ages past out of black stone, the towering monolith of Orthanc was home to the fallen wizard, Saruman. Once surrounded by parkland and trees, Saruman's Orcs made a wasteland of the tower's grounds to feed their master's foul, fume-belching, subterranean factories." For $95, you can make one of these 11.75 inch tall tower replicas your very own. Altenrnatively, if you're poor like me, just head over to ogle the pictures. [More]

Empire Awards Site!

2/06/03, 6:27 am EST - leo

Empire has updated their website with a magnificent section on the recent Empire Awards (The Two Towers picked up Best Film). You can find it here and be sure to check out Peter Jackson's acceptance video if you can!

News for Feb. 05, 2003

Elvish Language Lesson #1

2/05/03, 11:01 pm EST - Jincey

#TheHallofFire was filled with almost 100 people this evening, all seeking to gain knowledge of the Elvish language. Our guest for this chat was Barliman's regular, and self-taught language expert Elostrion. Here follows the transcript of the log: [More]

TTT Picks Up Best Film at Empire Awards!

2/05/03, 5:26 pm EST - leo

The flash of cameras, the cheer of crowds and the glare of spotlights tracing across the sky marked a very special occasion taking place on London's Park Lane tonight. The Dorchester Hotel was the seat of all the action as Hollywood's best and brightest joined a choice selection of British movie-making talent for the 2003 Empire Awards. [More]

Thanks to Magpie Jen for the link!

More on LA Costume Exhibit!

2/05/03, 2:46 pm EST - leo

Ringer Spy Terry emailed us about the LA costume exhibit we reported on earlier this week, this is what he had to say: 'The dates for the FIDM exhibit in Los Angeles listed at the Line Party site were confusing, as well as dates at FIDM's website. I got the following in response to an email' [More]

Ringer Spy Eridana also sent in the following link! [More]

FilmJerk Talks McKellen & 'X2'

2/05/03, 1:59 pm EST - Xoanon

Chris writes: An extremely spoiler-heavy script review of "X2," which talks about Ian McKellan's Magneto role in the film and how extensive to the plot he still is, is located here. [More]

2003 Cinemarati Award Noms!

2/05/03, 1:45 pm EST - Xoanon

The folks at Cinemarati, (themselves winner of my 'Worst Press Release Format EVER' award...this thing was a mess) send along thier nominees for the 2003 Cinemarati Awards. TTT is nominated for numerous awards: BEST FILM, BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Andy Serkis), BEST ENSEMBLE CAST, BEST DIRECTOR (PJ), BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY, (Frances Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair and Peter Jackson), BEST MUSICAL SCORE, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Andrew Lesnie), BEST FILM EDITING (D. Michael Horton and Jabez Olssen), OUTSTANDING DESIGN, and BEST OFFICIAL FILM SITE (*cough). [More]

Lord Of The Rings tops Orange Bafta poll

2/05/03, 12:05 pm EST - leo

It seems we are doing very well in the 'Orange Film of the Year'-voting. According to this article from Ananova.com we are just a bit ahead of Ocean's Eleven, who would have thought... [More]

TTT Receives Fifteen INOCA-nominations!

2/05/03, 7:21 am EST - leo

The Two Towers picked up fifteen (!) nominations for the first annual International Online Critics Awards. Amongst others nominations for Andy Serkis as Best Supporting Actor, the entire cast as Best Ensemble and Best Makeup (see? we can still get nominated for that). The entire list of nominations can be seen over at Oscarwatch.com!

DarkHorizons Talks Shelob

2/05/03, 7:15 am EST - leo

So will we see Shelob in the first ROTK-trailer or not? The folks over at DarkHorizons.com have a small tidbit of information about it from a source within WETA. Click the link and scroll down a bit to read it.. [More]

Elvish Lessons Beginning at Barlimans

2/05/03, 12:30 am EST - Jincey

So many folks have been asking questions about the Elvish languages since the movies came out and we have an opportunity to learn a bit about this now! Elostrion has volunteered to teach a short course in "How to Construct a Sindarin Sentence". [More]

News for Feb. 04, 2003

LOTR on "The Onion."

2/04/03, 9:38 pm EST - Tehanu

I know, I know, it's another one of those "Star Wars vs. LOTR" articles you get so sick of. But satirical site "The Onion" puts its own brand of humour on it...[More] Thanks to all who sent the link - you know who you are!

SNL Superbowl Halftime Show Clip

2/04/03, 8:31 pm EST - Demosthenes

During the Superbowl halftime show on January 26, Chris Kataan did a Gollum/Smeagol routine over a SuperBowl ring. Fallonfey.com was hosting Real Media video clip of the halftime show, but has since taken it down. However, you can now get this clip off the TORn - the LoTR section of the clip runs from 3:37 - 5:52. (Requires Realplayer) [More]

Sean Astin's 'Angel' Episode

2/04/03, 3:58 pm EST - Xoanon

The time is soon upon us, Sean Astin was recently behind the camera directing an episode of the horror/action WB show 'Angel'. The episode, which airs this Wednesday, is part of a 'Dark Sun' plotline that has been playing out for the past month or so. If you are not a fan of the show and care to watch, read the following to get caught up with all the latest. [More]

Tolkien scholar stings 'Rings' films

2/04/03, 1:16 pm EST - Xoanon

Seems Wayne Hammond, author of 'Tolkien as Artist and Illustrator' (Reviewed here in GREEN BOOKS), has more than a few issues with Peter Jackson's rendition of LOTR. Hammond, a self proclaimed 'purist' rants on about things such as acting, special effects and the New Zealand landscape. [More]

TTT Nabs Cinema Audio Society Nom

2/04/03, 12:56 pm EST - Xoanon

DreamWorks leads the Cinema Audio Society race for outstanding sound in motion pictures. The studio's "Catch Me If You Can" and "Road to Perdition" were nominated along with Miramax's "Chicago," New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man."

TV Watch: Elijah (And Dom) On E!

2/04/03, 12:53 pm EST - Xoanon

Rosamunde Brownlocks writes: TORN mentioned that Elijah Wood would be in the Young Hollywood special and he was, rated at # 9. Interestingly enough, so was Dominic Monaghan. [More]

Jackson Relaxes for Return of the King

2/04/03, 12:45 pm EST - Xoanon

The director says he would consider making The Hobbit as well. This weekend, The Two Towers surpassed the enormous $313 million gross taken by its predecessor, The Fellowship of the Ring, one year ago. The film continues to post strong numbers from week to week, and is still the number one film in Canada, where it has earned $50 million more quickly than any other in history. [More]

GAMING: John LaBrie Attends Game Developers Conference

2/04/03, 12:41 pm EST - Xoanon

John LaBrie will be a special guest at the Game Developers Confrence next month in San Jose, California. Follow the link for more details. [More] [Gaming Havens]

Sean Astin and more Sean Astin

2/04/03, 12:09 pm EST - leo

Monica sent in two links to Sean Astin-stories, first of all there's an article about the episode of 'Angel' Sean directed over at zap2it.com. [More] And secondly here's a tidbit about his meeting with Democratic Hill Staffers at Hawk 'N Dove complete with pictures and all! [More]

Awards, Awards, Awards...

2/04/03, 7:02 am EST - leo

Apart from the Oscars there are a whole lot more awards that The Two Towers can pick up, and you can even help with that! You can vote for The Two Towers as 'Orange Film of the Year' at the BAFTAS here (please don't email me about this anymore), but there's more! The Two Towers also picked up several AOL Moviegoer Awards, you can vote for TTT to win a few of those here, and last but not least TTT got nominated for the Internet Movie Awards and everyone should be able to vote for those here!

LOTR Costume Exhibit in LA!

2/04/03, 6:53 am EST - leo

Lostfiniel writes: A guest speaker from the Fashion Institute of design and merchandising was talking to our class and mentioned that at their campus there will be a presentation of costumes from the movies nominated for best costume this year. There will be Two Towers costumes. It is the LA campus I believe.....the fashion school website is at fidm.com and they mention the exhibit for this year here!

News for Feb. 03, 2003

The Man Behind Gollum

2/03/03, 4:54 pm EST - leo

For a classically trained British actor, it can be a lot of work to play a shriveled-up, power-mad freak of nature with bulging eyes and a bad comb-over, especially when it's not you on screen but a digitally animated character. [More]

Source: Reuters/CNN.com

Media Watch: Movieline Magazine

2/03/03, 4:42 pm EST - Xoanon

Robyn writes: In its annual “Sex Issue”, Movieline magazine placed several members of the LOTR cast in their “sexiest” categories. Orlando Bloom was among their picks for sexiest actor and also received the nod for male with the sexiest cheekbones while Cate Blanchett was among their picks for sexiest voice. Under the category “Stars who would make the sexiest couple”, Movieline paired Viggo Mortensen with Angelina Jolie. (someone, somewhere...must care..I'm sure -Xo)

Ash Wednesday DVD Street Date: Feb. 18th

2/03/03, 4:38 pm EST - Xoanon

Jan writes in to tell us that the street date for the latest Elijah Wood (Frodo) film 'Ash Wednesday' is February 18th. Amazon.com has it listed for $18.74USD. In fact I can recall seeing a trailer for this film while at Blockbuster video this past weekend. [Amazon]

SHOP: Gollum Action Figure Review

2/03/03, 4:28 pm EST - Xoanon

From the folks at action-figure.com: So here's the story! At last week's UK ToyFair I mention a lot of your worries about Gollum: about how some of you have had cracks in your Cave Trolls and how you all had major worries about Gollum. Vivid were more than helpful, and told me to hang around for a moment, and went off out back. What they came back with was a Gollum figure, so I could bring you a review and 'hopefully' put all your worries to rest. [Review] [Photos] [Shop]

Husband And Elf

2/03/03, 1:56 pm EST - Xoanon

Seems two former members of the LOTR production crew thought it would be nice to get married on the site of a former LOTR set (Rivendell). Take a look at the love-birds' first kiss. [More]

Media Watch: “South Bank” Magazine

2/03/03, 1:48 pm EST - Xoanon

Irascian writes: Sunday February 9th’s concert includes not just a performance of the movie score by The London Philharmonic Orchestra (who recorded the two soundtrack albums) conducted by the composer himself, but also an “extraordinary animated version of Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” made by RO Blechman in 1984 with the soundtrack removed and the music performed live”. The concert is part of “Roots Day” – a day when The London Philarmonic Orchestra tries to open up the insular world of classical music. Wagner’s “The Ring” on stilts anyone? More information on the concert and its part in Roots Day in the attached two scans from February’s issue of “South Bank” magazine. [Page1] [Page2]

Tickets Still Available For Shore Concert In UK

2/03/03, 1:39 pm EST - Xoanon

Irascian writes: I spoke to a lady at the booking office today and as at midday Sunday UK time there were still “one or two” tickets in the stalls, “a few restricted view seats in the balcony” (restricted view apparently means children might not be able to see, adults should be fine) and “some seats in the rear terrace”. These tickets can be booked online at http://www.rfh.org.uk or by telephoning the box office on 020 79604201.

Radio Watch: Ian McKellen on BBC Radio 4

2/03/03, 1:34 pm EST - Xoanon

Elwen writes: Ian McKellen (Gandalf) will be on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Disks next week (Sunday 9th February, Friday 14th). This is an enjoyable programme where the guest picks a series of his favourite music, and there is a lot of time for a long chat about the guest's life, often quite personal. [More]

Players or Played Out?

2/03/03, 1:31 pm EST - Xoanon

Cailin writes: Monday night February 3rd E! TV will be ranking ‘Young Hollywood: Players or Played Out?’. Our Elijah Wood is mentioned in the article, and he is shown on the commercials advertising the show. [More]

Andy Serkis' SciFi Chat Transcript

2/03/03, 1:27 pm EST - Xoanon

Charlemagne sends us the transcript from SCIFI's chat with Andy Serkis: I'm Ben Trumble for SCIFI. Tonight we're happy to be chatting British actor Andy Serkis, until recently perhaps best known to US audiences for his performance in the Oscar nominated film Topsy-Turvy. All that changed in December with the release of the second installment of Peter Jackson's adaptation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, for New Line Cinema. [More]

Harry Potter beats Tolkien book at auction

2/03/03, 12:49 pm EST - Xoanon

A signed first edition of a Harry Potter book has fetched £3,200 at auction. A first edition copy of JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings also went for £1,600 at the sale in Edinburgh. Matthew Lawson, 14, from Fife, sold his prized copy of Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets, to help fund his future university education. [More]

U of C Goes Geek

2/03/03, 12:41 pm EST - Xoanon

HobbitGrrl sends along these posters seen around campus. Seems the writing program is in need of a few good geeks, and thought a LOTR themed recruitment posters were the way to go! [More]

Orlando Bloom in 'Ned Kelly'

2/03/03, 12:04 pm EST - Xoanon

Amanithil sends along these pictures from the next Orlando Bloom (Legolas) film headed down the pipeline 'Ned Kelly'. Take a look [More]

Viggo To Read Poetry At St. Lawrence U

2/03/03, 11:49 am EST - Xoanon

George writes: Viggo is going to be reading his poetry at his alma mater, St. Lawrence University. A good chance for Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal (and Kingston, etc.) fans to see him in person. [More]

Sean Astin's 'Angel' Episode to Air This Wednesday!

2/03/03, 11:02 am EST - leo

Folks in the US can catch the episode of Angel directed by none other then Sean Astin (Sam) this wednesday on the Warner Bros. Channel! Check out Sean's website for more information! [More]

Peter Jackson; Made in New Zealand

2/03/03, 5:41 am EST - leo

Ringer Spy Code_Zer0 sent in a link to a somewhat old article/bio about Peter Jackson. It's definitely worth a read though, check it out here!

End of an Epic.

2/03/03, 4:44 am EST - Tehanu

The Sydney Morning Herald has an article on PJ, who's able to edit ROTK at a more relaxed pace than TTT at the same time last year. Interestingly enough, now he's no longer COMPLETELY ruling out directing the Hobbit some day. [More] Thanks to Tim for the link.

Flaming Marshmallow Balrog Contest!

2/03/03, 4:11 am EST - Tehanu

It's a day for silly news. This is very, very silly, and also one of the most inspired ideas I've seen over at AICN: Harry's Flaming Marshmallow Balrog Competition. [More] Dangerously funny, so don't view it while holding a hot drink. Same goes for the 'Engrish Subtitles' site below.

Craig Parker Birthday Project.

2/03/03, 3:36 am EST - Tehanu

Well, there was enough interest in the actor who plays Haldir to crash the first site, so Anelith's built another. [More]

What Might Have Been II

2/03/03, 3:27 am EST - Tehanu

More Gruesome Fun: Neturnia Wallpapers reminds us what it was like way back when we were still speculating on who was going to be cast in the major roles for LOTR. [More]

Engrish Version of LOTR....

2/03/03, 3:20 am EST - Tehanu

Thanks to everyone that sent this link - "This webpage celebrates the wonderful engrish subtitles featured in an asian bootleg DVD of Lord of The Rings - The Two Towers. What you see is exactly what appears on the TV screen... Have fun!" [More]

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