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LotR Exhibition in Singapore

The Jakarta Post has an article about The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture — The Exhibition in Singapore (the exhibition’s only venue in Asia), which hosts many props, weapons and much more from the films. You can get more information about the Exhibition from the Singapore Science Centre’s website.

RotK comes out top once again

‘Return of the King’ has won yet another award: this time, it’s The Christian Film and Television Commission’s Movieguide Awards. In the ceremony held on Wednesday, the film took the Number 1 spot in a list of the top 10 films for mature audiences. Read more at World Net Daily.

Andy Serkis radio interview

BBC London yesterday interviewed Andy Serkis (Gollum), in which he talked about how he got the part in the trilogy, Gollum’s character, and his voice, among other things. You can hear the interview by going here and selecting ‘Andy Serkis’ from the list.

Interview with John Nugent

John Nugent, special effects compositor on the LotR movies, talks about his work in this article at According to John the experience, “…was definitely history on the making, flying to locations, watching the sun rise over larger than life landscapes, experiencing the costumes, the extras, the battle scenes — you knew it was going to be big.”

Having Trouble Logging In?

We made some minor changes to the site yesterday that may be affecting your ability to login. If you try your usual login and are being told it is incorrect, please contact [email protected] She will assign you a new temporary password so that you can login.

Happy Tolkien Reading Day!

Today, March 25, is Tolkien Reading Day! Celebrate by reading the books and by making a toast to Professor J.R.R. Tolkien. There are further details at The Tolkien Society website here.

There and Back Again

According to this press release at emediawire, There and Back Again: An Actor’s Tale by Sean Astin, is due for publication this fall. The literary group describe the book as, “More than a companion guide to the film, this book is filled with stories from the set and of the actors involved that have never been told before.”

Attention fan fiction submitters!

We have been receiving lots of inappropriate submissions lately. Please pay attention to what you submit!

LotR Guests at Armageddon Pulp Expo

John Rhys Davies (Gimli), John Noble (Denethor), Bruce Hopkins (Gamling), and Lawrence Makoare (Lurtz/Witch King), will all be appearing at the Auckland (NZ) Armageddon event (April 16-18). There are further details of appearance at

Deleting Accounts

If you received an email recently regarding your site account, please read it carefully. I will be deleting all unused accounts on Wednesday night.

If you did not receive an email from me, don’t worry about it. Or, just to be safe, log out of, and then back into your account.