The Soviets beat Peter Jackson (though not Ralph Bakshi) to Lord of the Rings by many years. The forgotten, late-Soviet-era adaptation of The Fellowship of the Rings aired once on Russian television, and resurfaced last week.
Grab your uncle’s mithril shirt, we’re going on an adventure! It’s time to head to Middle Earth, fight some orcs, destroy the ring, and get home before Merry and Pippen eat all the provisions.
This week is a week off for half of the Arrowverse, but special guest Denethor Crashes the Legend’s episode as John Noble appears and pretends to be the voice of the character he voices. I think the Legends are turning “meta” into a weapon. Black Lightning reaches the painful point of his allegory. Supergrandpa begins his new job. Meanwhile, Arrow showcases dating woes.
[All synopses (and titles) from Trakt.tv below the cut. (If a show’s synopsis is a spoiler to you, do not click More…)]
All good things must come to an end, and the Lord of the Rings film series is no exception – unless Christopher Tolkien decides to expand the LotR film rights to include material from the Silmarillion, but that’s probably not going to happen. We’ve now come to the end of the Hobbit trilogy with The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. Continue reading →
Hobbits, Dwarves, and Elves, oh my!
Shall we step back in the Middle-Earth?
Oh yes, I think we shall.
Announced today, Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit will not be two parts, but three.
A whole year. Gotta wait a whole frakking year…