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  • Tolkien Estate and Amazon Win Court Case for Lord of the Rings Rights

    Tolkien Estate and Amazon Win Court Case for Lord of the Rings Rights

    It’s baffling that someone really tried to legitimize fan fiction when the estate of of The Lord of the Rings author is still actively pushing out adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s seminal work. Amazon and the Tolkien estate were sued by author Demetrious Polychron, who after releasing his book titled The Fellowship of the King (his…


  • Kate Welch Reflects on Lord of the Rings, Games, and Play

    Kate Welch Reflects on Lord of the Rings, Games, and Play

    Kate Welch, when introducing her Lord of the Rings-inspired game to an audience, says that she hopes she doesn’t disappoint any book purists–she’s going to be inventing some new canon tonight. Welch’s game — sponsored by Lost Odyssey and benefiting the charity Extra Life — takes place after the War of the Rings, and she…


  • 35 Nerdy Oscar-Nominated Movies That Didn’t Win Best Picture

    35 Nerdy Oscar-Nominated Movies That Didn’t Win Best Picture

    Everyone suspects Everything Everywhere All at Once will be taking home the Oscar for Best Picture this Sunday at the 95th Academy Awards. However, I wouldn’t be too sure. Only a few genre movies have ever managed the achievement; it’s much more common for Hollywood to congratulate itself for recognising them with a nomination, then…