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Everything You Need to Know About Tolkien’s Second Age to Watch ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’

After nearly three years of build-up since the project’s announcement in 2020, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has officially begun its long-awaited quest. On Thursday evening, the first two episodes of the show premiered on Prime Video, to mostly positive reviews. And while audiences may recognize the familiar nostalgia evoked by […]

Is ‘The Rings of Power’ Getting Review Bombed? Amazon Suspends Ratings

Where’s a wizard to fight trolls when you need one? The mega-budget fantasy series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is under fire from some of its viewers. A day after the first two episodes of Amazon’s billion-dollar baby debuted on Prime Video, the show’s average audience score on Rotten Tomatoes is […]

‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

It’s the battle of the epic fantasies. Nearly two weeks following the release of HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon comes the equally anticipated The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, a prequel from Amazon Prime Video that takes place thousands of years before the events depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s […]

‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘The Hobbit’ Movie, Games and Other Rights Holder Sold to Swedish Gaming Company Embracer

Swedish gaming company Embracer Group has agreed to acquire Middle-earth Enterprises from The Saul Zaentz Company. The division owns an intellectual property catalog and worldwide rights to motion pictures, video games, board games, merchandising, theme parks and stage productions relating to the literary works of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. It also […]

Peter Jackson Considered Hypnosis to Try and Forget ‘The Lord of the Rings’

There was a time when Peter Jackson wanted to forget everything about The Lord of the Rings. The filmmaker told The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast this week that he “seriously considered” using hypnosis to try and forget all his work on his Oscar-winning films, and for a good reason: He wanted to watch them […]