Pontus Presents Shows Off The Hobbit Deluxe Edition

There are some beautiful deluxe editions of Tolkien’s works that are still in print, but before you drop a lot of money on an expensive book, you want to make sure that it’s worth the price. If you wanted a closer look at the HarperCollins Deluxe Edition of The Hobbit (first published in December 2004),…

Smaug the Golden Necklace from Badali Jewelry

I am delighted to have the chance to review another beautiful item from Badali Jewelry! Following the same theme as my last review (the Smaug/Arkenstone set, which you can read here), this new necklace features the mighty dragon Smaug resting atop his bed of gold, the Arkenstone at the centre of his hoard. The necklace…

Josh Long Reviews Weta Workshop’s Minas Tirith

There are so many beautiful statues, figures, and replicas that it can be a bit daunting for Lord of the Rings collectors. Thankfully, there’s someone like Josh Long who has been collecting Middle-earth merchandise for a long time and can lend his expertise! Josh’s latest review is of Weta Workshop’s Minas Tirith Environment. He first spotted…

David Day’s ‘The Hobbit Companion’ – a Review

When I first heard about David Day’s The Hobbit Companion, I was expecting just that – a companion volume to either Tolkien’s story or Peter Jackson’s film adaptations. However, when I opened my copy –a beautiful hardcover edition featuring some unique, eye-catching artwork by Dutch artist Lidia Postma – I was pleasantly surprised: instead of…

Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” – A Review

With J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit celebrating its 75th anniversary this September and the first of Peter Jackson’s two-part film adaptation arriving in theaters in December, audiences are likely to find themselves overwhelmed with books on both Tolkien’s version as well as Jackson’s. The films will likely inspire many fans to either read The Hobbit for…