There's also a recording of Tolkien reading bits of LOTR
The team will be comprised of local students and filmmakers Zak McGuire, Bailey Yordnoff, and the rest of the LOTR
Reid Helicopters tours of LOTR
and The Hobbit locations www.
Risden ("Tolkien's Resistance to Linearity: Narrating The Lord of the Rings") and Yvette Kisor ("Making the Connection on Page and Screen in Tolkien's and Jackson's The Lord of the Rings") examine Jackson's rendering of entrelacement (the interlacing of several stories into one larger narrative) in LOTR
The club also offers players the chance to play games including Hero Clix - a superhero game which is the biggest superhero game in the world since it was created six years ago - and others like 40K, DBA and DBM, LOTR
, Blitzkreg Commander and Wings of War.
In terms of sheer spectacle, LOTR
is pretty hard to beat.
Based on the famous 1974 fantasy novel by Susan Cooper, this thrilling tale will delight young fans of LOTR
style romps as 14-year-old Will Stanton (Alexander Ludwig) finds out he is a seeker, charged with travelling through time to collect six signs which will help light defeat darkness once and for all.
I liked the hobbits in the LOTR
trilogy, despite their misty-eyed tendencies.
Still, the sight of eleven Oscars in one hit for LOTR
and the undeniable spin-off benefits for tourism and general image may well have justified the New Zealand state underwriting the project through its tax break.
Still, the ultimate successes of proven franchises such as LOTR
and Harry Potter is hard for studios to ignore--and perhaps why New Line, for example, is developing two new planned franchise trilogies, one based on the children's fantasy novel, Inkheart, and the other, in conjunction with Scholastic Entertainment, based on Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.
Why it's here: Ten nominations--but, like LOTR
, none for acting--for this manly-man seafaring epic.
I needed my very own Gandalf to complete it and found him in the shape of a book written by LOTR
nut Ian Brodie.