Search found 6603 matches

by Alatar
Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: Dune
Replies: 24
Views: 1044

Re: Dune

Going tonight. Can't wait. (Our Cinemas practice social distancing also)
by Alatar
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: The Library of Rivendell
Topic: Sad loss: Ursula K. Le Guin
Replies: 37
Views: 29806

Re: Sad loss: Ursula K. Le Guin

That's great news. The last version was pretty underwhelming.
by Alatar
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Revisiting Rings
Replies: 93
Views: 55795

Re: Revisiting Rings

Just spotted this in an email from Weta Workshops Meet Durgat of Moria. Nothing’s set in stone until the film hits the cinema. This rat-like creature was the favoured design for the Moria Orcs, even going so far as to have this life-size mock-up made. Ultimately, the design was scrapped in favour of...
by Alatar
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: The Wheel of Time TV Series
Replies: 26
Views: 9449

Re: The Wheel of Time TV Series

Very long article but well worth reading. LotR mentioned also.

https://www.gq.com/story/inside-amazons ... -dtuKBodhQ
by Alatar
Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Lord of the Rings series!?
Replies: 505
Views: 238260

Re: Lord of the Rings series!?

As a fan I'd have to say early Third Age is the least interesting period to tell a story in though.
by Alatar
Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Lord of the Rings series!?
Replies: 505
Views: 238260

Re: Lord of the Rings series!?

elengil wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:42 pm I'll reserve judgement until it comes out.
Madness! Madness I tells ya! :)
by Alatar
Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:15 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: The Wheel of Time TV Series
Replies: 26
Views: 9449

Re: The Wheel of Time TV Series

I didn't buy them to read on my honeymoon. I bought them on honeymoon to read when I got home. :)
by Alatar
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Tol Eressëa
Topic: Reincarnation or Past Lives
Replies: 21
Views: 330

Re: Reincarnation or Past Lives

I guess to believe in reincarnation one would have to believe in a soul that survives death, which I really don't. However, I could get behind the idea of genetic memories. Just as migratory birds "remember" to fly south for the summer, or many other instinctual behaviours that aren't lear...
by Alatar
Mon Oct 11, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Revisiting The Hobbit films
Replies: 29
Views: 22262

Re: Revisiting The Hobbit films

Spoiler tag not working for me?
by Alatar
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Lord of the Rings series!?
Replies: 505
Views: 238260

Re: Lord of the Rings series!?

I know all that. Which is why I said "are claiming". :)
by Alatar
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5798
Views: 1145706

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Aragorn? I'm guessing maybe about the Black Riders on the road to Rivendell?
by Alatar
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Lord of the Rings series!?
Replies: 505
Views: 238260

Re: Lord of the Rings series!?

Voronwë the Faithful wrote: Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:36 pm
TORN are claiming this is confirmed as being Finrod.
by Alatar
Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5798
Views: 1145706

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Human, Elf, Dwarf or Other?
by Alatar
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5798
Views: 1145706

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Hobbit or LotR?
by Alatar
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5798
Views: 1145706

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Sam and Frodo in Mordor?
by Alatar
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Book of material written by Tolkien edited by Carl Hostetter
Replies: 36
Views: 5626

Re: Book of material written by Tolkien edited by Carl Hostetter

If you're interested I'll send you a clip.
by Alatar
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Book of material written by Tolkien edited by Carl Hostetter
Replies: 36
Views: 5626

Re: Book of material written by Tolkien edited by Carl Hostetter

Stephen Oliver's version from the BBC Radio play is lovely, particularly when sung by Bill Nighy (as opposed to the version on the "Music" recording sung by a trained baritone) but I won't share here as I'd hate to influence Jude's version.
by Alatar
Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: The 4K Release of Lord of the RIngs and The Hobbit
Replies: 46
Views: 11488

Re: The 4K Release of Lord of the RIngs and The Hobbit

Ouch. I guess the dream really is over so. We're never gonna see that lost footage.
by Alatar
Thu Sep 30, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5798
Views: 1145706

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Ithilien?
by Alatar
Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: Babylon 5 Reboot
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: Babylon 5 Reboot

Careful with the remaster Maria, most fans feel that the DVD release is superior