The Desolation of Smaug: A Welcome Return to Middle-Earth

By Wesley Sharer One of the most exciting literary adaptations of the past year, and certainly one of the most […]

Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

By Katy Kelleher When Peter Jackson took on the gargantuan task of adapting Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series for […]

The Mists of Mount Doom: J.R.R. Tolkien’s New Zealand

By Alan McMonagle It is a misty morning, just after six, one week to Christmas. There is a stinging bite […]

J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis: A Literary Friendship and Rivalry

by Ethan Gilsdorf Oxford–I had vowed to take Dead Man’s Walk. To sneak into Gothic-trimmed courtyards. To wander beside the […]