Tolkien Cooking: Gandalf’s Cold Chicken and Pickles

Tolkien Cooking: Gandalf’s Cold Chicken and Pickles Tolkien Cooking: Gandalf’s Cold Chicken and Pickles by Astrid Tuttle Winegar   I guess (mostly) all of us have a sweet spot for Gandalf in our hearts. He’s wry and witty; magical and majestic—the archetypal wise old man. If you had to hang out with such a person in real life, however, he...
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The Hobbit and The Return of the King: Own the Animated Remastered Deluxe Editions TODAY!

The Hobbit and The Return of the King: Own the Animated Remastered Deluxe Editions TODAY! Releasing today from Warner Bros. Entertainment, two remastered animated fantasy tales based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic adventure! OWN THEM TODAY! The Hobbit Deluxe Edition The place is Middle Earth. The time is long ago, when humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes…and...
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies FIRST LOOK!

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies FIRST LOOK! Warner Bros. has released the first images to the third installment of The Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies, which includes first look photos containing Gandalf,Thranduil, Bard the Bowman and Legolas. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson...
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HobbitCon Contest: Ken Stott (Balin) Announces the WINNER!

HobbitCon Contest: Ken Stott (Balin) Announces the WINNER! We come to the end of the HobbitCon interviews and videos for this year. In this final video, Ken Stott who played Balin the Dwarf in The Hobbit, chooses the winning question for the “Ask Balin” signed print giveaway from Jay Johnstone and Legendarium. This is the last in the series from...
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Richard Taylor from Weta Workshop during his panel at HobbitCon 2014

Richard Taylor from Weta Workshop during his panel at HobbitCon 2014 During one of his panels, Sir Richard Taylor answers a question from one of the attendees. Someone asks about him wearing a Dark Crystal t-shirt and if he thinks another puppet fantasy could work nowadays or if VFX have taken over. Stay tuned for more interviews and features from the event every Tuesday and...
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HobbitCon: Mark Atkin’s (Thorin Double) FIRST Convention Panel

HobbitCon: Mark Atkin’s (Thorin Double) FIRST Convention Panel Jay Johnston, Legendarium’s Director of European Media Operation, talks to Mark Atkin(Thorin Double) about his first ever panel at a convention. The video shows the fun side of movie fight choreography as well as questions from the fans. Follow Legendarium on: Facebook:...
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Andy Serkis: When Gollum Meets the Ape Caeser on Conan

Andy Serkis: When Gollum Meets the Ape Caeser on Conan Andy Serkis appeared on Conan to discuss all his many projects and showcase his amazing range of character acting, including a “meeting” of two of his famous roles – Gollum and Planet of the Apes creation, Caesar! Listen as he creates a fun scenario of the two creatures having a...
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“Bombur’s Pork-Pie”

“Bombur’s Pork-Pie” “Bombur’s Pork-Pie” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Poor Bombur. All he gets is abuse for his physical condition, even from LOTR characters such as Boromir who never interacted with him in Middle-earth. It’s a shame. I suppose I would say he is one of my favorite dwarves merely because of...
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HobbitCon: Can the Hobbit actors name all the Dwarves?

HobbitCon: Can the Hobbit actors name all the Dwarves? Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Director of European Operations,asked the actors of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit if they could name all 13 Dwarves from the film. Do you think they could? Can you? Stay tuned for more interviews and features from the event every Tuesday and Thursday! Follow Legendarium...
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“Belladonna Took’s Lovely Lemon Cake”

“Belladonna Took’s Lovely Lemon Cake” “Belladonna Took’s Lovely Lemon Cake” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar We’re going to skip over Bombur’s two requests for the moment and honor the dwarves who are asking for “more cakes—and ale—and coffee, if you don’t mind.” In my original cookbook, I envisioned this lovely lemon cake as a recipe handed down from...
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HobbitCon: How to get a job at Weta Workshop, as told by Sir Richard Taylor

HobbitCon: How to get a job at Weta Workshop, as told by Sir Richard Taylor Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Director of European Media Operations, continues his coverage of HobbitCon 2014 in Bonn, Germany! Sir Richard Taylor talks about what he is looking for in a potential employee at Weta Workshop during one of his panels. Weta Workshop is a five time Oscar winning conceptual...
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The Hobbit’s Mark Atkin (Thorin Stunt Double) talks to Legendarium about working in the film

The Hobbit’s Mark Atkin (Thorin Stunt Double) talks to Legendarium about working in the film We continue our EXCLUSIVE HobbitCon 2014 interviews with Mark Atkin. Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Director of European Media Operations, talks to Mark Atkin who was the scale double for Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. Mark talks about his experience working on The Hobbit films. Stay tuned for...
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