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"He Would Have Brought Me a Mighty Gift." Denethor and the Ring.

Denethor sits with Faramir and Gandalf in his chamber with Pippin standing in attendance. Until now he has maintained a courteous front but in the presence of his son, the wrong son, the mask slips and both his anger, his resentment and his desire are displayed to all. 660 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

The Prophecy of the One Ring: Prologue


Author’s Summary:

When Lucy Pevensie discovers Narnia, she meets a Faun who tells her about a battle: the Last Alliance of Men and Elves. A Prophecy says that the days of Men and Elves will come again when two Sons of Adam and two Daughters of Eve take the Narnian Throne. 811 more words


Movie Review: Hunt For The Wilderpeople

Director: Taika Waititi

Writers: Taika WaititiBarry Crump

Stars: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison

Verdict: Good enough

No this film isn’t about the hunt for Billy Wilder… 510 more words


What makes a good Epic Fantasy movie?

Hello, everybody! 

This week, as I was running through my head all the possible topics to talk about in a blog post, I was meandering and lazing about the great, mysterious Internet and I found several useful tidbits that I thought would make an interesting discussion topic: … 978 more words

Shapeless Rants

The Enigma of Tom Bombadil

I don’t know about you, but I like a little mystery mixed in with my fantasy. And this is what J.R.R. Tolkien provided when he plugged the character of Tom Bombadil into… 337 more words

Fantasy Criticism

"You've Got a Friend in Me(?)": Thoughts on "The Art of Being Together: Shakespeare and Friendship"

This week I had the opportunity to attend the workshop “The Art of Being Together: Shakespeare and Friendship” led by Prof. Goran Stanivukovi of Saint Mary’s University Canada. 937 more words

Research Seminars