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Eucatastrophe: J.R.R Tolkien & C.S. Lewis’s Magic Formula for Hope by Tim Willard

What is it we feel when the eagles swoop in during the final moments of the battle of the five armies in  Do our emotions reveal the true depth of the fantasy genre that has captured the hearts of pop-culture? … Continue reading

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The Hobbit as a Living Text: The Battle of 5 Blogs

This post is part of the Battle of the Five Blogs, or six blogs to be precise. It is a throw-down of various Tolkien bloggers who are thinking about the release of the final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy,  … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Blogs

Or thereabouts. A very serious sounding business, isn’t it? Well, we have fewer enemies and more allies than Peter Jackson’s crowd. We also have fewer extras and less CGI–though some of us may CGI a little for dates on the … Continue reading

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Faint Hope for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Teaser Trailer Release)

The teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was released this week and has sped its way through the Tolkien fan digital community. You can check out the footnote conversation at A Tolkienest Perspective, or some … Continue reading

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