lord of the rings

J.R.R. Tolkien in 1967 (AP Photo)

Tolkien class at Wis. university proves popular

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The vast collection of J.R.R. Tolkien manuscripts initially sold senior Joe Kirchoff on Marquette University, so when the school offered its first course devoted exclusively to the English author, Kirchoff wanted in. But it was full.

12/14/2012

Tolkien estate sues studios over 'Rings' slots

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The estate of J.R.R. Tolkien is suing the Hollywood studio behind “Lord of the Rings,” alleging that the film company is not authorized to license casino and online gambling games featuring […]

11/20/2012

Director Peter Jackson unveils 'Hobbit' scenes

(AP) – Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” is preparing to leave the shire. The director of the Oscar-winning “Lord of the Rings” trilogy previewed 10 minutes of assorted footage Tuesday from his upcoming prequel. “The Hobbit: […]

04/25/2012

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