Middle-earth Video Highlights: Let It Go – Gollum Cover

Middle-earth Video Highlights: Let It Go – Gollum Cover

Feb 11, 2016

This week’s video highlight is a great parody of ‘Let It Go’ from Gollum’s point of view.  “Let It Go – Gollum Cover – Frozen” was released in 2014 on Ask Gollum’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good Middle-earth themed video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email...

Middle-earth Video Highlights: CSI The Hobbit

Middle-earth Video Highlights: CSI The Hobbit

Feb 4, 2016

This week’s video highlight suggests what an episode of CSI would be like in Middle-earth.  “Hobbits Bust Outlaws in CSI: EP 203: Tvoovies” was released in 2014 on Union Pool’s YouTube channel. Do you know of a good Middle-earth themed video and want it to be featured in this series? Send an email to contact@lotroplayers.com with a link...

Is Peter Jackson Going To Direct A Doctor Who Episode?

Today Peter Jackson posted a video that suggests he might be directing an episode of Doctor Who. While it is not confirmed Jackson will be directing an episode of Doctor Who, it would be surprising if they went to all this trouble for nothing. As a side note, you may not have noticed but there is a copy of The Silmarillion with several sticky notes in it.  It...

LOTRO Poems #16

Hello Friends! Welcome to the long awaited 16th edition of LOTRO Poems! Woohoo! Exams and work kept me from doing justice to Tolkien inspired poetry so I waited till I could do it justice before publishing more. Also I am involved in writing this amazing new video lore series , so check it out if you haven’t done so already, Middle-earth Lore chapter 1:...

The Rangers: A Shadow Rising

The Rangers, a special force of elite warriors who operate on the fringe of the kingdom of Olaran, are the first line of defense and bring justice to the Borderlands using their training and wilderness skills. This elite caste was founded many years ago by King Alirion, who saw the need to have a force of warriors loyal to the crown, outside of the highly...

Adapting Tolkien

Earlier this week I got together with fellow Tolkien fans to discuss how we are each adapting Tolkien in very different ways.

Even Orcs Know Who To Call – HISHE – Brotherhood Workshop

How It Should Have Ended recently teamed up with Brotherhood Workshop to make another great parody...

Song of Durin – Peter Hollens

Peter Hollens has recorded another great Tolkien song.  This time he sings the Song of Durin.

Sir Christopher Lee Dies at 93

Our thoughts go out to the family of Sir Christopher Lee.  A spokesman for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea said Lee passed away on Sunday at the age of 93. Sir Christopher Lee is best known for his roles as Saruman, Dracula and Count Dooku. There have been many Tweets honoring Sir Christopher Lee: An extraordinary man and life lead, Sir Christopher...

Making Aragorn’s Sword – Man at Arms

The YouTube show Man at Arms: Reforged remakes iconic film weapons every other week.  This episode they decided to remake Aragorn’s Sword and it is just as epic as it...

Side by Side with a Friend – Brotherhood Workshop

Today Brotherhood Workshop released a video parody about one of the most famous Middle-earth friendships.

LOTRO Poems #15

Hello Friends! Welcome to the 15th edition of LOTRO Poems! Woohoo! These last few weeks have been awesome..If you guys didn’t know already, I was guest on LOTRO Players News #92. It was an awesome experience and the first one of its kind for me. Casual Raiders had some amazing weeks as well. We as a kin were able to finish Ost Dunhoth Tier 2 as well as...

Batman Meets Galadriel

Today, April 1st, the How It Should Have Ended YouTube channel posted a video suggesting what would happen if Batman and Galadriel were to...

LOTRO Poems #13

Hail Friends! Welcome to the 13th edition of LOTRO Poems and a Happy -18 days late- New Year!!! Hope you all had a great start to this year. It is going to be an interesting year for LOTRO and lets hope we all get what we desire.  This week Casual Raiders were able to complete Ost Dunhoth Disease Tier 2 Challenge. It was the first time we were able to finish it...

The Rangers – Film Trailer

The crew that made the “Rise of the Fellowship” film last year is working a new film called “The Rangers: A Shadow Rising.”  The first full trailer for The Rangers was recently released. “The Rangers is set in a world of high fantasy. It is a rich multi-layered and complex world, with it’s own mythos and lexicon of heroes and...

Smaug on The Colbert Report

For those that have not seen it yet, here is Smaug on The Colbert Report.

Bag End Litter Box and Barad-dûr Cat Scratching Post

Recently Break released a new video in their Super Fan Builds series, where they have Tim Baker and his expert team of modelers make awesome stuff for super fans. This episode’s fan is a super Tolkien fan… with cats! I can definitely relate. So Tim Baker and his crew decided to make him a Bag End litter box and Barad-dûr scratching post for his...

Making Sauron’s Mace – Man at Arms

The YouTube show Man at Arms: Reforged remakes iconic film weapons every other week.  This episode they decided to remake Sauron’s Mace and it is just as epic as it...

Azog’s Battle Plan – Brotherhood Workshop

Brotherhood Workshop has yet again done another great parody of The Hobbit by giving us insight into Azog’s battle plan.

Why Saruman Went Bad – Brotherhood Workshop

Brotherhood Workshop has is known for doing great parodies of moments relating to the Tolkien films and this time is no exception as they explore why Saruman went...