Tag Archives: christopher tolkien

We’re on a Road to Numenor

The Desolations of Devil’s Acre, by Ransom Riggs – The sixth and final (at least for now) book in the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series takes place when the resurrected Caul, Miss Peregrine’s evil brother, is using his power to … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, C.S. Lewis, Humor, J.R.R. Tolkien, Language, Magic, Mythology, Punch-Out, Street Fighter, Television, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

There and Back Again

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – This was Peter Jackson’s final foray into Middle-Earth, at least until he can get permission to film any of the various scraps of J.R.R. Tolkien’s notes that his son Christopher found … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, J.R.R. Tolkien, VoVat Goes to the Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mything the War

Unfinished Tales, by J.R.R. Tolkien – Some friends of mine were getting rid of a copy of this, and I’d never read it, so I’m now its owner. This 1988 edition of a book originally published in 1980 collects various … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Greek Mythology, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mythology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whether Balrogs Have Wings

I thought the Balrogs from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien might be an interesting subject for a post, and I actually found out something kind of amusing when looking up the topic. People who have read or seen the movies … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Discworld, J.R.R. Tolkien, Monsters, Street Fighter, Terry Pratchett, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Who Wants to Be a Silmarillionaire?

The Silmarillion – I’ve tried a few times to read this book and never managed to get all that far until recently, and I did finish it today. I can’t say I could really sum up the plot, but in … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, J.R.R. Tolkien | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments