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Easter news Update; What are your blockbusters as of Easter?; Ian McKellen to `Marry` Patrick Stewart, PJ gives Sheeran an Awesome Gift, Tolkien Takes Heat for Using Female Elves, First pics of Tauriel.

Daily Mail Online`s Barry Norman has released his list of the top ten epic films. Click here to see which of Peter Jackson`s `Tolkien`; movies made the list. Sir Ian will be presiding at the wedding of his friend Patrick Stewart. Wizards can do that, you know. See more by clicking here. Singer Ed Sheeran […]

March 24th News Update; Minas Tirith sandcastle, Serkis on the ‘Family Movie’, Jackson desires to direct Dr. Who, March 25th is Tolkien reading day, 10 things you might not know, and more.

To read about a 10 foot tall sand castle, a detailed replica of Minas Tirith, that took two years to build and was recently destroyed by a storm click here. Click here to hear Andy Serkis explain why ‘The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey’ is a family movie. Peter Jackson has stated that he’d like to […]

St Patrick’s Day update; Infographic details the Races of Middle-earth, Copyright Lawsuit Update, An Exclusive Sneak peak at `The Hobbit;The Desolation of Smaug`, and more.

For details about an infographic that summarizes the characteristics of many of the races found in ‘The Hobbit’, click here. Warner Bros. has countered The Tolkien Estates copyright lawsuit by filing their own coutersuit. For two looks at the legal wranglings click here and here. Peter Jackson is about to host a live sneak peak […]

News Update, Hobbits boosts Wellington’s Economy, Cast Interviews, Ticket Sales Milestone Reached, and Teaser Videos for the 2nd Hobbit Movie.

Click here to read the latest figures on the boost the premiere of ‘The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey’ gave to the economy of Wellington. You can listen to IGN’s 31 minute discussion with Sylvester McCoy by clicking here. BuzzFeed’s recent interview with Martin Freeman can be found here and Hypable’s video chat with Freeman can […]

Release date revised for Third Hobbit Film

MGM and Warner Brothers have just announced that ‘The Hobbit; There and Back Again’ will now be released in December of 2014. Details can be found here.

CoE Book Club Restarting

On Sunday, March 4th , the CoE Book Club will start reading and discussing ‘The Hobbit’. We will be posting questions and quotes for discussion and looking at art related to the various chapters. For more info, and to join in, you can check out our Book Club here.