Google's Tour of Middle Earth: LOTR From a Great Eagle's POV

Middle Earth is an amazing fictional world, but if you want to really get to know it, you've got to read a lot of words. So if you're in the mood for a little Tolkien fantasy without hunkering down for a serious reading session, Google's brand new tour of Middle Earth is a beautiful (and effortless) way to get your… » 11/21/13 11:32am 11/21/13 11:32am

Sean Parker's Wedding Guests Required to Measure Thighs, Necks, Wrists

Sean Parker's wedding is the gift that keeps on giving. For those that were enraptured by the 364 beautiful costumes that were designed by the actual costume designer from Lord of the Rings and how they looked on the bodies of beautiful people like Olivia Munn and Lars Ulrich, take comfort in the fact that it was a… » 8/02/13 12:39pm 8/02/13 12:39pm

The New Lego Tower of Orthanc Is Simply Gigantabulous

Lord of the Rings and Lego fans of the world, get ready to sink $200 in the new 2359-piece, 28-inch tall Lego Tower of Orthanc set, which includes six floors: dungeon, entrance hall, Saruman’s throne room, alchemy room, library and the secret attic to which you can access using a secret stair. It's now available for… » 7/02/13 7:46pm 7/02/13 7:46pm

A colossal 150k-piece Lego homage to the Battle of Helm’s Deep

Wish you had $20,000 to create this Lego masterpiece? Me too. This impressive recreation of the epic battle of Helm’s Deep took four months, 150,000 bricks and 1,700 minifigs to build. It's about 90% finished and weighs around 160 lbs. If Tolkien was alive to see this, I believe he'd weep with joy (and probably say… » 5/28/13 11:47am 5/28/13 11:47am

Take An Unexpected Journey To This Amazing Hobbiton Lego Set

It may not be a 50,000 piece Rivendell, but this sprawling Hobbiton Lego setup is impressive in its own right. Displayed at SteineWahn 2012 in Berlin, the set depicts Hobbiton right around the time of Bilbo's birthday party, right before the trilogy kicks off. » 9/21/12 2:04pm 9/21/12 2:04pm

Lord of the Rings HD vs. DVD Screen Captures: Get Ready to Buy a…

Now that New Line has gone exclusively with Blu-ray, it seems inevitable that we'll get the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy on that format in sexy, sexy high-def. But what if you've already invested a few hundred bucks in the full extended edition trilogy? Will it be worth rebuying the movies in Blu-ray? In a word: yes, … » 1/08/08 5:50pm 1/08/08 5:50pm