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Thranduil played by Lee Pace

The Ultimate Hobbit Trailer

With the last instalment of The Hobbit (The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies) going on release this week the epic journey through Middle Earth is coming to a close. Naturally somebody decided to use this an excuse to make a Hobbit trailer spanning the entire series: The Hobbit The Battle of the Five […]

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How far can Legolas see?

Don’t you just hate it when science gets in the way of a good story? No doubt JRR Tolkien thought it would be cool to give telescopic vision to elves, but it turns out that the laws of wave diffraction make it physically impossible to distinguish the detail which Legolas describes in The Two Towers. Or […]

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