Monday, September 30, 2013

Richard, Richard, Richard - How Could You

We Love You Richard 

New photos of Richard Armitage thanks to

and Henri Le Chat Noir

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Question #15: Favorite Armor


Captain of the White Tower, Captain-General, 
High Warden of the White Tower, 
Steward-prince of Gondor

Thanks to Google Images and all LOTR and Boromir Fans

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Saturday, September 28, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Question #13: Favorite Weapon


The Shards of Narsil

Aragon Receives Anduril

Narsil Reforged

"The sword Narsil was reforged in Rivendell as Andúril also known as Sword that was Broken and Sword Reforged for Aragorn, the Heir of Isildur, and rightful King of Gondor."

Friday, September 27, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge -Question #12: Favorite Location

My favorite location is Rohan

I especially love the scene when the Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli and Gandalf approach the city and that wide expanse of land with the snow capped mountains in the background. I have to control myself from bursting out into song: "The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Music". 

The very helpful tells us it was filmed in "Mount Sunday in the upper reaches of the Rangitata Valley, near Erewhon" in lovely New Zealand.

In this video by jediking12 we can look at Rohan while listening to the Rohan Fanfare, by the amazing Howard Shore, from the Two Towers.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Question #11: BROTP

Urban Dictionary - BROTP:  Similar to OTP, this refers to a set of best friends in a show, book or movie who are destined to be best friends forever.

(Yep, had to look this one up also)

When I looked up BROTP in the dictionary my choice was clear

Aragorn and Boromir

 What would have happened if Boromir had lived? I have to think that he would have been a loyal friend and companion to Aragorn on their quest. The sons of Gondor would have come home together

Sean Bean and Viggo Mortensen are friends in real life as well

Some photos thanks to Empire Magazine

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Question #10: OTP

True Confessions - I had to look up OTP

According to the Urban Dictionary
OTP: One True Pairing. Meaning your favorite combination of characters in a fandom. RON and Hermione are /so/ OTP.

(Urban Dictionary has pages of different definitions of OTP, but we'll go with their first one)

My OTP would be Eowyn and Faramir

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge- Question #9: Favorite Hobbit

This is a difficult question. I love all the hobbits of Middle-earth, especially our brave and intrepid fabulous four and dear old Bilbo.

But there is one among them who volunteers to take the One Ring to its destruction in the fires of Mount Doom. 

Frodo Baggins

Is my Favorite Hobbit

Sunday, September 22, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Question #7: Favorite Antagonist


Can an antagonist be a "favorite"? 

Played by the great Christopher Lee in the LOTR films, he is power mad and will stop at nothing and destroy everyone to achieve his evil ambitions. 

But like all good actors, Lee makes you, if only for a few moments in his encounter with Gandalf, believe he is a wise being. Then comes that look in his eyes and we know how wrong we have been all along, and how truly evil is Saruman's heart. 

Saturday, September 21, 2013

LOTR 30 Day Challenge - Day 6: Ugliest Orc

Welcome back citizens of Middle-earth to the LOTR
Ugliest Orc Pageant

Once again, here is our host, Gandalf the White


Dear viewers, we've enjoyed the Orc evening gown competition, and all our finalists have answered the special question "Why I'm interested in Middle-earth domination?" 
and now the judges have turned in their final votes 

But, before we announce our lucky winner, lets introduce once more our illustrious panel of judges:

Elven King of the Woodland Realm
and Tiara Connoisseur

Fashion Icon and Royal Personage

Tim Gunn
Fashion Guru 

Riddle Master and Jewelry Collector

Thank you Judges!

I've been handed the judges final decision

The Ugliest Orc is


thanks to

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