On Periannath.com: a review of the 1977 Rankin/Bass animated version of The Hobbit.
Author JRR Tolkien believed that we each have a great sacrifice to make, for the betterment of all humanity. Frodo bore the Ring, for the sake of The Shire; Aragorn walked the Paths of the Dead, for the sake of the Free Peoples; and I watched Rankin/Bass Productions’ 1977 animated television production of The Hobbit, for you, my readers.
You’re welcome. Do I get to sail to Tol Eressëa now?
Read Ugly Elves & Inflatable Orcs: Rankin/Bass’ 1977 ‘The Hobbit’ Reviewed on Periannath.com.
I’ll bet you thought Guillermo del Toro’s The Hobbit wasn’t coming out until 2012! But it’s available now, on Periannath.com — composed entirely of screencaps from Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings.
Read it here.
As I mentioned in the title, I am now the official JRR Tolkien Examiner at Examiner.com.
I will continue working on Periannath.com, my personal Tolkien blog, as well. Any news stories from Examiner.com will also appear on Periannath.com.
At the request of my editor at Examiner.com, I am writing Tolkien 101, a series of articles explaining various concepts from Tolkien’s works for people new to the books.
Links: JRR Tolkien Examiner; Periannath.com.