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tolkien

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George R.R. Martin and J.R.R Tolkien throw down in rap battle

Two fantasy literature heavyweights take their beef to the mic, pitting "Game of Thrones" against "The Lord of the Rings." Caution: Some language is not quite safe for work.

By 4 May 2016

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Tolkien-notated Middle-earth map found in copy of 'The Lord of the Rings'

An illustrator's personal copy of "The Lord of the Rings" contains a map with handwritten notes from J.R.R. Tolkien himself.

By 27 October 2015

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Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's twelvety-third birthday with a traditional toast

Be sure to have a drink in your hand at 9 p.m. on January 3 if you want to properly honor the master of Middle-earth.

By 3 January 2015

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Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By 18 August 2015

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Peter Jackson: 'I didn't know what the hell I was doing' when shooting 'The Hobbit'

The director reveals how the rushed pre-production on his second Tolkien trilogy left him "making it up as I went along."

By 20 November 2015

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC)

Even if you aren't a fan of the Tolkien universe, Shadow of Mordor is a great-looking and ultra-satisfying action game filled with remarkable villains and countless memorable moments.

By 26 September 2014

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Tolkien estate sues over online Lord of the Rings casinos

The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.

By 26 November 2012

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Unpublished Tolkien epic arriving next year

A previously unpublished epic poem by The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien is slated for release in May 2013.

By 11 October 2012

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Richard Armitage: interview

CNET Australia caught up with The Hobbit's Richard Armitage to talk CGI, Tolkien, fat suits — and sustainable energy.

By 3 May 2013

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Hobbiton tour a hot ticket before 'Hobbit' movie premiere

At a set for the Tolkien trilogies, tourists have finally come to outnumber sheep in one corner of rural New Zealand.

By 28 November 2012