Just to get us all in the mood. Off the top of the noggin, as it were… Yes, we’re mixing it up here at the old Fantasy Farm! Throwin’ some horror poesy into the stew… — Chance Happenstance of Horror While whistling through wet rows of stone tombs like mini bone rooms housing rancid remains … Continued
2 days ago (Fri, September 19, 2014)
Viggo Mortensen—an actor gifted with the ability to portray a balanced blend of gravitas, mystery, charm and nobility—recently took the opportunity to relate his take on how this big, beautiful world of people can begin to move past the violent disharmony so prevalent these days, and to build bridges that connect different-minded folk, crossing over … Continued
2 weeks ago (Fri, September 5, 2014)
Time Out Sydney is sending out a news alert! Considered one of the few, the proud, the pretty people, Orlando Bloom will be gracing the likes of what would be the Northernmost Continent (if the Aussies succeed in their secret plot of overtaking the global headquarters of the World Bureau of Official-sounding Cartography, or WBOsC, … Continued
3 weeks ago (Wed, August 27, 2014)
Looks like this is a bonafide Super Trend! Bard the Bowman was definitely on to something (see previous post) by taking the charitable Ice Bucket Challenge, then challenging fellow Middle-earth denizen, Gandalf (actor Ian McKellan) to do likewise. Today’s New York Times is reporting a whopping $41 million raised for ALS research! That is astounding, … Continued
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1 month ago (Fri, August 22, 2014)
Shiver for charity! That’s what actor, Luke Evans did. Evans, who plays Bard the Bowman in the Hobbit films, and is reprising his role in the upcoming The Battle of Five Armies coming out this December, accepted The Icebucket Challenge, which raises funds donated to charities like the UK’s Macmillan Cancer Support, and the American … Continued
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1 month ago (Wed, August 20, 2014)
Sad news out of Oxford, England reveals that the Oxford City Council has reluctantly decided to fell an old black pine, commonly known as Tolkien’s Tree, as he was reportedly quite fond of it when he lived and worked in Oxford. Botanical Garden’s Dr. Alison Foster lamented: “It’s a tree like no other – it’s … Continued
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1 month ago (Mon, August 11, 2014)
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1 month ago (Sun, August 3, 2014)
Empire Magazine’s cover story for this month is a full-length feature article on Peter Jackson and the next Hobbit film installment, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Empire writer, Ian Nathan, journeys to Wellington, New Zealand to hook up with Peter Jackson in his post-production lair, a “Holmesian thinkspace and Indy-like reliquary” chalk … Continued
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1 month ago (Sat, August 2, 2014)
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1 month ago (Mon, July 28, 2014)
Just like that! With little build up or indeed any fanfare at all, we’ve conjured up a brand new Forums section with which our thousands of users can again, together, commune! A long time ago, in another epoch of the history of the Internet, we had a quite chatty little message board, where our fans, … Continued
2 months ago (Sun, July 20, 2014)