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News for Oct. 06, 2002

TORN Interviews Alan Lee

10/06/02, 7:58 pm EST - Xoanon

TORN's own Thorongil recently sat down with Tolkien artist and LOTR conceptual designer Alan Lee for an EXCLUSIVE interview! Take a look at what he has to say! [More]

Weekly Ebay Items

10/06/02, 7:31 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]

Weekly Cast Watch

10/06/02, 7:24 pm EST - Xoanon

Another great chance to catch your favorite LOTR star on the small screen this week! Check the TV Guide for your favorite movie from our list! [More]

Lord Of The Screen

10/06/02, 6:52 pm EST - Xoanon

With nearly two dozen feature films already to his credit, it's no surprise that 21-year-old Elijah Wood landed his first movie role at the age of 8. [More]

Media Watch: Theatregoer Magazine

10/06/02, 6:48 pm EST - Xoanon

Since hanging up his welding mask, Sean Bean has played a host of cads, bounders and ladies' men in a career ranging from Derek Jarman to Andy McNab. Nicole Carmichael talks to the actor as he faces the challenge of his career, playing Macbeth in the West End. [More]

TTT Soundtrack: December 9th

10/06/02, 6:46 pm EST - Xoanon

The sequel to this year's Oscar winning score - THE TWO TOWERS also by Howard Shore - will be released by Warner Records on December 9th. This is later than FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, which arrived November 20th of last year. The reason for this is down to the sheer amount of recording undertaken in London over the past month or so. [More]

NZSO Performs Shore's FoTR Score in Auckland and Wellington

10/06/02, 6:15 pm EST - Strider

Ringer Spy Taniwha sent in information that the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will be performing Shore's FoTR score in the Viaduct Basin, Auckland on December 7. Robert and Gnarlbark have added that the premiere performance will be on December 5 in Wellington. More information on NZSO website and from Ticketek. [More] [More]

Media Watch: U. Magazine

10/06/02, 6:15 pm EST - Xoanon

Elissa sends along these scans from U. Magazine, a college mag seen around North America. Take a look! [More]

100 Greatest Film Stars

10/06/02, 6:04 pm EST - Xoanon

Here's your chance to participate in Channel 4's 100 Greatest Film Stars vote, for a programme to be screened early next year. Simply follow the voting instructions below and click submit to tell us who you think should make it into the 100 Greatest list. [More]

News for Oct. 05, 2002

New TTT Images!

10/05/02, 4:39 pm EST - Calisuri

A Hobbit's Tale website has just posted three new images from The Two Towers! Check out Gandalf, Grima and Eowyn. !!!SPOILERS!!! [More]

Want To Know Just WHAT French Premiere Has To Say?

10/05/02, 12:39 pm EST - Xoanon

Thioden was kind enough to translate bits of the French Premiere article we posted just a few hours ago. Take a look at some massive spoilerage! !!MAJOR SPOILERS!! [More]

New Line's Mike Mulvihill Interview

10/05/02, 11:31 am EST - Xoanon

On August 6, director Peter Jackson's blockbuster "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was released on VHS and DVD by New Line Home Entertainment. Although both formats preserved the entirety of that epic adventure, the DVD version added a second disc of "Special Features," including TV commercials, trailers, documentaries, interviews, and a peek at the second installment of the "L.O.T.R." trilogy, "The Two Towers." [More]

Media Watch: French Premiere Magazine

10/05/02, 11:16 am EST - Xoanon

French language site elbakin.com has scanned in the latest issue of French Premiere magazine, take a look at all the TTT images within! !!!Spoilers!!! [More]

Chatting Up Andy Serkis

10/05/02, 11:12 am EST - Xoanon

Carole sends in her account of meeting Andy Serkis (Gollum) and seeing him perform as Iago in Manchester...check it out! [More]

Balrog Candle Holder?

10/05/02, 11:07 am EST - Xoanon

Ok, so when I saw this subject in my email box I instantly groaned one of those 'I can't believe someone signs off on garbage like this...' groans, but after seeing it I've got to tell you..I WANT MY BALROG CANDLE HOLDER!! [More]

Tyler Denies Rings "Re-Shoots"

10/05/02, 11:03 am EST - Xoanon

Liv Tyler told SCI FI Wire that it is inaccurate to refer to the recent, additonal principal photography done for the upcoming The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as "re-shoots." "It's not like, 'Oh, there is something wrong,'" Tyler said in an interview. "It's actually being done just to enhance the film." [More]

Tolkien work inspires marathon event

10/05/02, 11:00 am EST - Xoanon

Christina Van Regenmorter was only 8 when she read "The Fellowship of the Ring" for the first time. Before turning 12, she had read the story 30 times. On Friday (October 4th), Van Regenmorter joined dozens of students, teachers and fantasy literature fanatics in a marathon reading of the novel. [More]

Elijah At 'Burn This' In NYC

10/05/02, 10:55 am EST - Xoanon

Elijah Wood (Frodo) attented opening night of the Off Broadway play "Burn This", starring Edward Norton and Catherine Keener, in New York City on September 19. Here is a photo-op from the Broadway website broadway.com. [More]

Previews Talks TTT Magazines

10/05/02, 10:49 am EST - Xoanon

A magazine that previews what will be in other magazines? Yes, it is true, it's called 'Previews' and Irascian picked up the latest copy only to discover that it is packed with TTT gooey goodness!! [More]

SHOP: Meditations on Middle-Earth Info

10/05/02, 10:43 am EST - Xoanon

The folks at St. Martin's Press send along this bit of info on the new book 'Meditations on Middle-Earth', illustrations by John Howe, check it out. [More]

LOTR Canadian Royal Mint Coins

10/05/02, 10:32 am EST - Xoanon

Ringer Spy Houston sends along these great images from the Canadian Royal Mints collection of LOTR coins. Take a look! [More]

16 Minutes of TTT

10/05/02, 10:17 am EST - Xoanon

TolkienOnline has posted a review of the 16 minutes of Two Towers footage shown to various media types. We should have our own review of the 16 minutes pretty soon in the future. But if you've got ants in your pants and can't wait, follow the link! !!Spoilers!! [More]

Hall of Fire Chats for October 5 & 6

10/05/02, 5:10 am EST - Demosthenes

Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

Abandoning the hopeless quest to pass through the Black Gate into Mordor, our heroes turn south. Ithilien, however, has become the new battleground between the forces of Sauron and those of Gondor, and Frodo, Sam and Gollum soon find themselves enmeshed in greater events. [More]

News for Oct. 04, 2002

Lord Of The Risk!!

10/04/02, 3:54 pm EST - Xoanon

Ringer Spy cracked whip sends along the good news that the LOTR Risk game will be shipping on October 31st! Get ready to roll the die and fight for Middle-earth! [More]

Premiere Mag Calls FOTR #1 Of 15 Years!

10/04/02, 3:47 pm EST - Xoanon

Tommy writes: My local news was saying that Premeier Magizine did a rating of the best movies from the past 15 years and the news said that Fellowship got best! [More]

Blanchett's 'Heaven' Released Today

10/04/02, 2:31 pm EST - Xoanon

The latest Cate Blanchett (Galadriel) film 'Heaven' is out in limited release today. Follow the link to see if it's playing in your neck of the woods [Showtimes]

GAMING: Games Workshop Releases TTT Game!

10/04/02, 1:46 pm EST - Xoanon

The release of The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers Strategy Battle Game is quickly approaching. To give you a glimpse of a few of the brand new miniatures that will be hitting the shelves of hobby shops and book stores in early November, we've assembled this preview to keep you up to date. [More] [Gaming Havens]

LOTR Lithographs

10/04/02, 1:44 pm EST - Xoanon

Darren sends along this grat image from Cards Inc., This company is making LOTR Lithographs, check out 'The Fellowship' and the much cooler 'Servants of Mordor'. [More]

Just WHAT On (Middle) Earth Is Going On In Norway?

10/04/02, 1:34 pm EST - Xoanon

BluesBro J. Blues writes: Thought you might like to know that ticketsales for TT starts November 4. in Norway. Rumours has it that the scandinavian New Line contact has something special in store for the people cueing for the tickets this year! [More]

TTT Calenders In Oz

10/04/02, 1:30 pm EST - Xoanon

Josh writes: I just went to my local bookshop Angus & Robinson's bookworld in Brisbane, Australia and I spotted the new Two Towers Calender for 2003. There are some really fantastic shots of characters old and new. Some really good ones are of Gandalf, Eomer a fantastic shot of the riders of Rohan with King Theoden with full armor on Snowmane and one of the Edoras. And on the last page there is a shot of the Easterling army all in line with shields and weapons. It's on sale for $24.95, which is quite cheap for a Calender.

Alan Lee Cancels VCon Appearance

10/04/02, 5:40 am EST - Demosthenes

The organisers of VCon (Vancouver's Annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention) have regretfully announced that Alan Lee has been forced to cancel his appearance, as he needs to be in New Zealand at that time to help put the finishing touches on The Two Towers. You can read more about VCon here.

Incey Wincey Spider ...

10/04/02, 4:51 am EST - Demosthenes

Our mailboxes have been full to overflowing since the TTT trailer was released. And one of the most frequently asked questions has been: "Where will we see Shelob?". Here's the answer. [More]

Spoilers Warning!

Upcoming Douglas Anderson Appearances

10/04/02, 12:43 am EST - Jincey

Douglas Anderson (The Annotated Hobbit) will be appearing in several US cities in the next week. His next stop is Ann Arbor, Michigan on Oct 5th, then he moves on to Salt Lake City, Utah (Oct 8), Portland, Oregon (Oct 9), and Seattle Washington (Oct 10). If you are nearby, this is a "don't miss" event! [More]

The Two Towers Medallions from Sideshow/Weta!

10/04/02, 12:40 am EST - Calisuri

Pre-Order Today!Pre-Order Today!Pre-Order Today!

Sideshow/Weta Collectibles released their Two Towers Medallions today for pre-order. The first four medallions, three of which have a picture, are 'The Uruk-Hai Berserkers,' 'The Ambitions of Grishnakh,' 'The Return of King Theoden,' and 'The Warg Riders.' Check it out! Oh, and did I mention they show the Treebeard Medallion too?! [More]

GAMING: Universal's Xbox FOTR Game Review

10/04/02, 12:14 am EST - Xoanon

Reviewed by Pipesmoke: Many of us have been waiting for years to see a decent Lord of the Rings game. With the release of Universal Interactive's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring on XBox, that has finally happened. However, the key word is "decent." This game is most certainly a mixed bag, if there ever was one. [More] [Gaming Havens]

News for Oct. 03, 2002

Live In NZ? Wanna Meet Daniel Falconer?

10/03/02, 11:53 pm EST - Xoanon

Linuxelf writes: Lotr fans have a chance to meet Daniel Falconer a design artist for lotr film trilogy and many other series including Xena and Hercules right here in the sunny Hawkes Bay! [More]

Hoyts To Re-Release FOTR In November

10/03/02, 11:38 pm EST - Xoanon

Sinistral writes: Apparently Hoyts is going to re-release FOTR in cinemas on 14 November, presumably to refresh the memories of the viewing public before the release of TTT. I came across the advertisement for FOTR at the Hoyts website [More]

Kudlow and Cramer Talk AOL & LOTR

10/03/02, 11:34 pm EST - Xoanon

wizardlex writes: I was watching the Kudlow and Cramer financial program on CNBC, the topic was the failling of AOL Time Warner and the possibility of it merging with Disney. The commentator, citing how both AOL/TW and Disney were financially troubled at the moment, mentioned how much better off TW would be right now if they had never merged with AOL - and listed LOTR as a reason for its success.

Xbox LOTR Game Commericals On The Cartoon Network?

10/03/02, 11:31 pm EST - Xoanon

Letters have started to trickle in from fans who have seen Xbox LOTR promos on TV, specifically the Cartoon Network...anyone with a spiffy VCR and computer know-how should send that along!

Wood Self Portraits On eBay

10/03/02, 11:28 pm EST - Xoanon

bunny of many colors writes: I was checking out the One Hour Frodo thing on the front page and happened to notice that on the page you linked to there was a link to a celebrity photo auction. The auction is for the 52nd Street Foundation, a New York charity that works with inner city children and helps them put their energy into something creative... like original off Broadway plays. Anyhow, they have two self portraits of Elijah Wood (Frodo) up for auction on Ebay. [More]

Regional US fan events

10/03/02, 7:37 pm EST - Tehanu

News from Maryland, New York, San Francisco. Things to do, places to go, people to see....[More]

The Ring for Kiwi Ringers

10/03/02, 7:08 pm EST - Tehanu

According to Jody, Gemtime Jewellers in ChCh. is also selling the One Ring in various forms, so Kiwis can evidently buy it there as well as Michael Hill's.

Cinema-booking frenzy?

10/03/02, 7:03 pm EST - Tehanu

News from the Independent about schools and workplaces in the UK already block-booking the cinemas for the next Harry Potter and LOTR movies. Thanks to Lee for the link. [More]

Movie Mistakes - a LOOOONG list.

10/03/02, 6:34 pm EST - Tehanu

Some people love this stuff. Others would rather not know! Ringer spy Silal sent us to MegaEast.com which lists mistakes in the FOTR movie. [You might not agree that they're all mistakes.] All I know is I'd hate to do continuity for a movie that big. [More]

Tolkien Lectures at Marquette University.

10/03/02, 6:27 pm EST - Tehanu

This will be of interest to Ringers in Milwaukee: Dr. Eduardo Segura will speak on "Tolkien, Hollywood, and The Mirror of Galadriel" on November 21, 2002 [More] Ringer Katy sent that news in as well as this link to some new Tolkien material in Marquette's archives: A letter by Tolkien and his correspondence about a failed film project. [More]

Booksales Soar due to Hollywood

10/03/02, 6:15 pm EST - Tehanu

An article in USA today tells us what we know already - films like FOTR are doing wonders for Tolkien's publishers. [More] Thanks to Cristina for the link.

Haunted Mines: Fun Stuff in Utah.

10/03/02, 6:10 pm EST - Tehanu

Brandon writes: "Hello! I was listening to the radio today and heard an ad for "Rocky Point Haunted House", located in Northern Utah. At the location, you can choose one of several themed attractions. This year, one of the themes is "The Lord of the Rings". They have a replica of Moria that a person can go through." Brandon warns that it might be way cheesy.

DigitalBits: All about the Extended DVD

10/03/02, 6:03 pm EST - Tehanu

DigitalBits has all the details about what's included with the extended FOTR DVD, in case you've missed them. [More]

New Trailer Hits The Big Screen?

10/03/02, 2:28 pm EST - Xoanon

Oliphaunt from Harrisonburg writes: I was fortunate enough to attend a free advance showing on Wednesday night of "Red Dragon" at my college, James Madison University. You can imagine that my pulse started pounding as I heard the first few notes of the LoTR soundtrack. Others in the audience must have recognized it too, because the entire theater was roaring as the trailer began. It was the FULL trailer that was made available Monday.

Showtime Renews 'Jeremiah' for 2nd Season

10/03/02, 1:41 pm EST - Xoanon

HOLLYWOOD (Variety) - Showtime has renewed sci-fi series "Jeremiah" for a second season and added actor Sean Astin to a cast that already includes Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Fifteen hourlong episodes will go into production Oct. 23 and will be produced and aired in high-definition TV. [More]

One Hour Frodo

10/03/02, 1:38 pm EST - Xoanon

Snapaholic Wood joked with his peeps, ''All aboard Elwood Tours,'' as they packed into a van in L.A. bound for Mexico. [More]

(Did I just write the word 'peeps'? somone gauge my eyes out for doing that...-Xo)

Interesting Insight Into UK Film Classifications

10/03/02, 12:20 pm EST - Xoanon

Ben writes: A few weeks ago I sent along a small email to the BBFC (UK MPAA) asking why Spiderman was rated '12' and Rings was rated 'PG'. Below is the BBFC's responce and reading it kinda makes some sense. [More]

Salt Lake Prepares For Doug Anderson

10/03/02, 12:11 pm EST - Xoanon

Borders Books & Music in the Crossroads Mall is proud to welcome leading American Tolkien scholar Douglas A. Anderson, author of the newly revised and expanded edition of The Annotated Hobbit (Houghton Mifflin). He will be presenting a slide show and discussion of Tolkien's work at the downtown Borders on Tuesday, October 8 at 7pm, upstairs in the cafe. [More]

Mortensen To Replace Crowe Because Hancock Replaced Howard?...

10/03/02, 12:06 pm EST - Xoanon

Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) is being named as one of the replacements for Russell Crowe in the western re-telling of 'The Alamo'. Reuters has the full story on who replaced whom and why the evian water isn't the exact perfect temperature for Crowe anymore. [More]

BBC Radio 4 Talks Tolkien

10/03/02, 11:58 am EST - Xoanon

Katie writes: Those of you who are British fans may have heard Radio 4's special program on the Hobbit this morning. I only caught the end of it, but it had some clips of Tolkien speaking in elvish, interviews with his close friends, and reviews of the book, and how it became so popular.

Media Watch: Theatregoer Magazine

10/03/02, 11:57 am EST - Xoanon

Max Crowe writes: Thought you guys might be interested to know that Sean Bean (Boromir) is on the cover of the October issue of Theatregoer Magazine (UK). Press is starting to heat up for his Macbeth run in London. [More]

John Howe Exhibit Poster

10/03/02, 11:53 am EST - Xoanon

More information on the John Howe exhibits touring France from now until December (Read Live in France? Wanna Meet John Howe? article from yesterday). Take a look at the exhibit poster for the event, beautiful art from the flooding of Isengard! [More]

Rhys-Davies 'Had Nightmares' About Treebeard

10/03/02, 7:58 am EST - Strider

John Rhys-Davies says he's had nightmares about providing the voice of Treebeard in the new Lord Of The Rings film. He says when director Peter Jackson first asked him to provide the voice of the Ent he thought "Oh good, more money!". Then his nightmares began, he told SciFi.com. "How the hell do you make a walking and talking tree work? What does a tree sound like?" [More]

Another Chance to Meet Douglas Anderson!

10/03/02, 6:47 am EST - leo

Douglas Anderson, writer of the recently released 'The Annotated the Hobbit', will be in Ann Arbor, Michigan this saturday doing a slide show on 'Illustrating and Annoted The Hobbit'. The event will take place in the Shaman Drum Bookstore so be sure to check it out when you are in the neighbourhood! [More]

Viggo Mortensen Talks

10/03/02, 6:39 am EST - leo

Thought you guys might like to check out this lengthy interview with Viggo Mortensen on Morphizm.com that just went up. It clocks in around two pages and is full of interesting stuff on the next movie, his new book and more, check it out here!

Thanx to Scott for that!

News for Oct. 02, 2002

More About the Trailer Score

10/02/02, 4:42 pm EST - leo

Over the past few days I have been swamped with emails from people telling me that the second part of the score from the new TTT trailer is not really from the soundtrack for 'Requiem for a Dream' but it is a remix of the main theme of this soundtrack. So, it is not from the new soundtrack for TTT, it is not from the soundtrack of 'Requiem' but it is a remix of a theme from this soundtrack. Thanx to everyone who corrected me!

Live In France? Wanna Meet John Howe?

10/02/02, 2:34 pm EST - Xoanon

Our good friend John Howe will be in France for a while opening exhibits of his work for all to see! [More]

Sad News For Viggo Fans

10/02/02, 1:51 pm EST - Xoanon

The folks at musingsofviggo.com send along this bit of upsetting news, seems Viggo has been overwhelmed with letters and cards that he has to resign to stop answering them all together...sad, but we still love him! [More]

John Rhys-Davies At Memorabilia Fair

10/02/02, 1:26 pm EST - Xoanon

Rachel writes: There is a Memorabilia Fair, which is apparently the largest collector's fair for Sci-Fi, Film and Tv Memorabilia in Europe, being held at the NEC in Birmingham, United Kingdom on the 16th-17th November 2002. It is reported on their official site that John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) will be there for a guest signing. [More]

The Rendering of Gollum

10/02/02, 8:36 am EST - Xoanon

Neturina sends along a really amazing comparison of Gollum from the teaser and the Gollum from the new trailer, seems the WETA boys have been working hard to get things just right. Take a look! !!!Spoilers!!! [More]

Live In Sydney? Wanna Meet Andrew Lesnie?

10/02/02, 8:29 am EST - Xoanon

Popcorn Taxi is proud to present a very special on stage conversation with Academy Award winning cinematographer ANDREW LESNIE, the man behind the lens of the LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY. [More]

Douglas Anderson In Seattle

10/02/02, 12:05 am EST - Xoanon

Ammers writes: I am writing to inform fellow ringers in the Seattle area that there will be a lecture on the Annotated Hobbit by Douglas Anderson on October 10th at 7pm. The lecture will take place on the University of Washington campus. Tickets are available for free at any University Bookstore location.

Be sure to check out Quickbeam's review of 'The Annotated Hobbit' here!

Wood Wants Fellowship DVD

10/02/02, 12:03 am EST - Xoanon

Elijah Wood told SCI FI Wire that he's eager to see the "special extended edition" of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which New Line Home Entertainment will release as a four-disc DVD set on Nov. 12. "I can't wait," Wood said in an interview. "I want it now, because it is a half-hour longer. They've cut a half-hour back into the movie." [More]

News for Oct. 01, 2002

Decipher's Grima Card Coolness

10/01/02, 2:58 pm EST - Xoanon

Decipher has posted another one of thier amazing cards, this time htey've got an amazing Wormtongue card...take a look at the creep of all creeps! !!!SPOILERS!!! [More]

GAMING: Inquest Gamer Talks LOTR TCG

10/01/02, 1:41 pm EST - Xoanon

holbytla writes: Thought you'd like to know that the November issue of Inquest Gamer has an awesome, 5-page preview of Decipher's TTT TCG core set. [More] [Gaming Havens]

TTT Reading In Cleveland

10/01/02, 1:37 pm EST - Xoanon

acipo writes: I noticed a bulletin in my Intro to Fiction class today that announced there will be a Two Towers Marathon reading and lots of fun events at Cleveland State University from November 14 - 16. [More]

Taiwan DVD Coolness News

10/01/02, 1:08 pm EST - Xoanon

Pamela writes: The distributors of LOTR DVD here just announced the Pre-order gift posters that are available in Taiwan (releasing date is the same as R1). [More]

Blind Guardian Tour Dates

10/01/02, 12:51 pm EST - Xoanon

Draknar writes: Blind Guardian, the band renowned for their Tolkein inspired music, is coming to North America. They will perform in Montreal on November 16, Toronto on the 17, and will then tour the US. [More]

Completed Frame by Frame

10/01/02, 2:46 am EST - Calisuri

Check out our extremely comprehensive frame by frame analysis of the latest Two Towers trailer. We've just updated all of the images with hi-res versions and finally finished the text. So if you are itching to see Gollum, Treebeard, Wargs and their riders, and even some Orc Berserkers, you have to see this! Enjoy! !!!SPOILERS!!! [More]

Download the Trailer Now! Full Screen!

10/01/02, 12:25 am EST - Calisuri

So we have seen the frame by frame and a small version of the trailer. But now, see the glory of full screen Quicktime! Check out the Apple.com website and the Official Lordoftherings.net for links! [More] [Official Site]

News for Sep. 30, 2002

New September Green Books Update!

9/30/02, 11:59 pm EST - Quickbeam

Greetings -- Quickbeam here.

Green Books has a great little up date to wrap up the month of September:

* I go Out on a Limb to review "The Annotated Hobbit," a stunning new edition from Douglas A. Anderson. This is the one book you MUST have this year -- read my review to find out why!
* Tookish, that crazy old goony-bird, brings us side-splitting Ticklers with lots of original Fan jokes and humor. (Coming Later Tonight)
* Moon Letters is your gallery for the best Fan Fiction and Poems. Search through our old archives to see this magnificent online library! (Coming Later Tonight)
* Questions & Answers is fairly bursting at the seams with 21 new articles of Tolkien lore, arcana, and apocrypha -- including:
1. What if I claimed the Ring?
2. Was Galadriel's ship full of ghosts?
3. Was Shadowfax one of the Valar?
4. Why would Gandalf let all those hobbits die during the Scouring of the Shire?
5. Can you interpret Frodo's dream?
6. Was Sauron just a floating eyeball?

Join us as we continue to explore the WORDS and WORLDS of Tolkien!

Much too hasty,

Frame by Frame...Almost there...

9/30/02, 1:41 pm EST - Calisuri

We've been slaving all day long on the updated text for our frame by frame. Thanks to the efforts of staffers in Barlimans chatroom, we now have the majority of the descriptions finalized. A few more pages to go, but if you can't wait for the completed product, check it out now. We will also be updating the images with clearer ones, once the official site makes a hi-res Quicktime version available. !!!MAJOR SPOILERS!!! [More]

Toronto TTT Coolness Exhibit!

9/30/02, 10:57 am EST - Xoanon

McLaughlin Planetarium

TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution announced today that on October 31, 2002, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS EXHIBIT, an experiential exhibition containing artefacts from New Line Cinema's theatrical production of THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS will launch in Toronto for a four-week period at the Royal Ontario Museum's former McLaughlin Planetarium. Toronto is the only city in North America where this exhibit will be presented. [More]

(See you there! -Xo)

Trailer Score Details!

9/30/02, 8:02 am EST - leo

Robert from the Italian LOTR-site Caltanet.it emailed us with the information that the second part of the music used in the new trailer is the main theme of Requiem for a Dream soundtrack, composed by Clint Mansell and the Kronos Quartet. So it's not from Howard Shore's new soundtrack for TTT, just so you know...

TTT Trailer in Quicktime!

9/30/02, 7:54 am EST - leo

For those of you that do not or can not look at the trailer in RealPlayer-format; both Aintitcoolnews.com and LightsoutEntertainment have links to quicktime-versions of the trailer that are quite good! [Aintitcoolnews.com] [LightsOutEntertainment.com]

TTT Trailer Madness!

9/30/02, 12:52 am EST - Xoanon

Take a look at our shot-by-shot trailer description for those who haven't seen it yet. [More]

And if you own RealOne (get it for free) you can download it right here if you follow this link! [More] Thanks to Matt for that!

Streaming Trailer and Frame by Frame

9/30/02, 12:43 am EST - Calisuri

The trailer is on the Official site. Its not downloadable, but it is streaming! Check it out. And heck, they beat us to a frame by frame too! We'll post one later tonight or tomorrow when we can get some better pictures. In the meantime, jump on over to the official site. [More]

Trailer Out For AOLers Now!

9/30/02, 12:16 am EST - Xoanon

For those lucky AOLers, go ahead and watch the entire NEW TTT Trailer now! Keyword: Lord of the Rings and follow the links!

For everyone else, I've seen the trailer and, as we reported WORD FOR WORD over 5 days ago. Take a look here! [More]

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