The Lord of the Rings. The book and the film which have the phenomenal reputation. The Story For All Time. It is unlikely to find a person in the UK and in the USA who is not acquainted with the writings by the British author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
The book and the film which have the phenomenal reputation
It is unlikely to find a person in the UK and in the USA who is not acquainted with the writings by the British author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
‘The Lord of the Rings’ was published in 1954, so the 50th anniversary of this epic fantasy novel was celebrated in 2004.
It was no wonder: the novel narrates about thrilling adventures, it contains detailed maps, poems, unusual names and several appendices which include genealogies, calendars and even two alphabets created by the author.
The filming was started in New Zealand and continued for more than a year as all three films were short consecutively.
Pippin – Billy Boyd
Thanks to incredible media hype, innovative computer generated graphics and great acting, this film raked in truckloads of money during its opening weekend.
The film was nominated for 13 Academy Awards and won four , including Best Visual Effects for the groundbreaking techniques used by Jackson and visual effects team to fully realize Tolkien’s universe.
‘A-Z of Tolkien’
These films are worth watching. You are sure to appreciate them.
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