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Tolkien's Estate Has Brutally Strict Rules About Amazon's 'LotR' Series

The streamer will have to make sure every single detail of the upcoming show is "Tolkienian."
River Donaghey
8.9.19
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One Does Not Simply Use Aragorn for Spanish Far-Right Propaganda

Actor Viggo Mortensen is now fighting with Spain's far-right party for using Aragorn in one of their tweets.
Rex Santus
5.7.19
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The Tarantino-Weinstein 'Lord of the Rings' Movie Would Have Sucked

We dodged a bullet, guys.
River Donaghey
5.4.18
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Peter Jackson kept actresses who refused Weinstein out of “Lord of the Rings”

When Mira Sorvino told the New Yorker that she believed her refusal to have a physical relationship with Harvey Weinstein hurt her career, she also confessed she didn’t know for sure.
Carter Sherman
12.15.17
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Amazon Is Dropping a Ton of Money on a 'Lord of the Rings' TV Series

The company just gave the prequel series a "multi-season commitment."
River Donaghey
11.13.17
Gaming

Orc Slavery Made Me Quit ‘Middle-earth: Shadow of War’

“When is my rest?,” he begged. I pulled him close to me, dominated his weakened mind, put him in my orc stable, and immediately shut down the game.
Matthew Gault
10.12.17
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Gamers Can't Stop Buying the Loot Boxes They Hate

Loot boxes in 'Shadow of War,' 'Battlefront II,' and 'Forza 7' are making players angry, and game publishers rich.
Matthew Gault
10.9.17
Game of Thrones

The Night King Is the Most Boring Villain in 'Game of Thrones'

Like the Eye of Sauron in 'Lord of the Rings,' the Night King lacks a relatable motive.
Noel Ransome
8.30.17
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'Shadow of War' Brings a Key First to Lord of the Rings: A Black Character

Baranor may also be featured in 'The Desolation of Mordor,' an upcoming expansion of the game.
Pedro Falcão
7.24.17
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Michelle Wie Makes Her Own Lane in Golf

In this episode of Sitdowns, we caught up with the 27-year-old golf veteran to discuss the weirdest part of being famous at 13, listening to Migos on her off days, and her pride in being nerdy.
VICE Sports
6.29.17
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You Can Finally Read J.R.R. Tolkien's Century-Old Love Story

'Beren and Lúthien' tells the tale of a forbidden love shared between a human and an elf in Middle Earth.
Drew Schwartz
6.1.17
Animation

8-Minute Video Boils Down the Essence of Animation Legend Ralph Bakshi

40 years after his iconic 'Wizards,' its time to brush up on your Bakshi.
Beckett Mufson
3.20.17
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