BG Image

News Archive

RotK movie clips

Coming Soon’s film database has 10 movie clips from RotK and some other clips including the Japanese trailer. You can view them at Coming Soon.

Entertainment for Into the West

Kevin Henry and Avalon Rising to play at the “Into the West” Oscar Party being held on February 29th, in Hollywood. Click Read More to learn more about it.

Interview with Dominic Monaghan

ManchesterOnline has an interesting interview with Dominic Monaghan about his life-changing role as Merry in the LotR movies.

Interview with John Noble

In an interview at The Advertiser John Noble (Denethor) talks about his emotional role in RotK, the Wellington premiere and more.

Shore talks score

In a recent article at Yahoo_movies Howard Shore discusses aspects of creating the scores including his inspiration, character themes, recording sessions and more.

Middle-Earth actors

U film has a good article on the contributions of actors Andy Serkis, Viggo Mortensen, and Ian McKellen to the LotR movies.

RotK film editor talks about his recent Oscar nomination

Jamie Selkirk, RotK film editor, talks about his recent nomination for the Oscar for Best Editing in an article at Stuff.

Ngila Dickson’s reaction to her Oscar nominations

Ngila Dickson has been nominated for the Oscar for Best Costume Design for Return of the King and for The Last Samurai. In an interview at Stuff she talks about her reaction to her 2 nominations, including her initial disbelief when she heard the news.

Avatars Fixed

The new avatar area is up and running, and can be viewed here.

This new module offers the following features:

– clicking to set your avatar (no more remembering a long name)
– searching on the avatars
– up to 5 unique avatars in a private pool, for those that have accumulated enough points to have a unique avatar

A few avatars did not make the move over to the new module. If one of those was yours, please re-upload it, or choose a new one. Let me know if you have any problems!

Where are the hobbits?

The Canadian newspaper, The Province ponders on why the hobbits were overlooked in the recent Oscar nominations.