Ewan Gleadow

Review: Tolkien

Review: Tolkien

When you think of J. R. R. Tolkien, you most probably think of The Lord of the Rings or even The Hobbit. Your mind wanders to his mystical fantasy lands that he painstakingly crafted after years and years of building his own languages, planning out engrossing characters and perfecting the prose and meaning of his texts. What your […]

 WorkEx 18

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Sequel in the works

By Callum-James Parkin September 2014, it was the height of the summer and the release list of games was running dry. Many games were re-makes and re-releases and things were starting to look dull for the month of September. However, on the 30th, suddenly, gamers were treated to a stunning experience. The release of Middle-Earth: […]

 Jordan Davidson

“Middle Earth” to be conquered by Gateshead man for charity

“Middle Earth” to be conquered by Gateshead man for charity

Paul Barclay, a brave warrior from Gateshead, has took it upon himself to take part in a “Middle Earth (film) Marathon” in the name of charity. During the movie marathon, the 29-year-old University of Sunderland student will watch all three Hobbit movies, followed by the three Lord Of The Rings in one sitting, and the feat […]

 Sarah Bailey

One Man Lord Of The Rings – Charles Ross' Solo Spectacular Comes To The Tyne Theatre

One Man Lord Of The Rings – Charles Ross' Solo Spectacular Comes To The Tyne Theatre

Now what is it that audiences love about Tolkien’s Hobbit-filled, ring-focussed, battle-permeated classic The Lord of the Rings? Perhaps it’s the way you are entirely transported to a different world? Maybe it’s the way the cinema has brought to life the fantastical creatures? Or it could be the masterful characterisation of such a large cast? […]