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2014-04-09 08:25:37

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Ancient myths, classical music and dream language - including the corridor system in the Cheops Pyramid - may be used to map human consciousness", says Danish author Peter Kjaerulff in "The Ringbearer's Diary", published April 2014, in English and Danish by Qvistgaard Publishing, Denmark. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/679659 ) Book One 'Wolfgang' of this 4-volume...

2014-03-19 23:30:54

The Shire of Montana was chosen as the ONE weirdest thing from the state of Montana. This magical escape for adults will open for the season on May 1. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Shire of Montana was recently featured in the Huffington Post article,“The 1 Weirdest Thing You Never Knew About Your Home State,” on March 11. Along with quirky and strange places in other states, such as a tree that became the legal owner of itself in Georgia, and a Louisiana penitentiary that has a public...

2013-12-18 23:04:22

This land of mists and ravens was featured on MTV, HGTV and even had a write-up in the New York Times. Trout Creek, Montana (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 With the advent of the latest Hobbit movie – “The Desolation of Smaug”, the phones have been literally ringing off the hook to book a stay at “The Shire of Montana”. This Hobbit House is one of the only places in the world where you can actually stay in an exclusive, underground Hobbit abode. As far as the smog (Smaug) goes, there...

Forecasting The Weather For JRR Tolkien's Middle Earth
2013-12-10 10:02:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thinking about joining Bilbo Baggins on his journey to the Lonely Mountain this weekend? If you are, a scientist from Bristol University in the UK has made it easy for you to dress for the weather. British climate scientist Dan Lunt, under the pseudonym Radagast the Brown, has recently released a mock research paper detailing computer simulations for the climate of Middle Earth – the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien for his epic...

2013-12-01 08:20:17

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As movie fans await the imminent release of the second film of The Hobbit Trilogy - and another epic dose of Middle-earth landscapes - New Zealand has taken a cue from Hollywood by unveiling a giant pop-up book of New Zealand in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131201/MM25608-a The country that provided the epic scenery that backdrops The Hobbit Trilogy movies has installed the world's largest pop-up book -...

2012-11-30 12:23:42

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In major anticipation of the film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," J.R.R. Tolkien enthusiast/super fan Stephen Colbert will host guest appearances from Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf; 12/3), Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins; 12/4), director Peter Jackson (12/5) and Andy Serkis (Gollum; 12/6) on "The Colbert Report" at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. "The Hobbit" hits theaters nationwide on Friday, December 14. Colbert can't contain his excitement about the week,...

2012-11-27 08:24:54

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglio Records (http://oglio.com/the-fellowship-in-elven-lands-second-edition) is proud to announce the release of music inspired by the feature film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, IN ELVEN LANDS - The Fellowship (www.inelvenlands.com). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/PH18619) IN ELVEN LANDS - The Fellowship is truly an authentic musical reconstruction, inspired by the Myths and Poetry of Professor J.R.R. Tolkien and...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

BILLUND, Denmark and BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group announced today a partnership that awards the world's leading construction toy brand exclusive rights to develop build-and-play construction sets based on THE LORD OF THE RINGS(TM) trilogy and the two films based on THE HOBBIT(TM). The multi-year licensing agreement grants access to the library of characters, settings, and stories for THE LORD OF THE RINGS property, as well...

2010-07-29 13:00:00

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpentier and Alfred Music Publishing are pleased to announce the release of The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films, a comprehensive account of Howard Shore's score for the trilogy, by Doug Adams. The book will be available in the European Union on September 28 and US worldwide on October 5, 2010. The culmination of almost a decade of writing and research, The Music of the Lord of the Rings Films is an unprecedented look at Howard Shore's Academy...

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2009-09-08 14:19:57

The Tolkien Trust, New Line Cinema and HarperCollins said Tuesday they have settled a U.S. lawsuit pertaining to The Lord of the Rings films. The blockbusters are based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels. The claim was filed in February 2008. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. and the trustees of the J.R.R. Tolkien Estate were co-plaintiffs in the claim, which concerned their participation interest in the Lord of the Rings films -- The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return...