NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Long before J.K. Rowling and her creation of Harry Potter, the only names known among fantasy epic fans, were J.R.R. Tolkien and Frodo Baggins.
WASHINGTON (BP)--Billed as one of the biggest movie events in years, the first in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, which opened in 10,000 cinemas worldwide in mid-December, has become a major talking point among Christians.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (BP)--New Line Cinema has transformed J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative "Lord of the Rings" into a trilogy of live-action feature films -- "The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King." The three separately released installments will mark the return of "cliffhanger cinema" for the first time since the serial adventures of decades past. [The second two installments are due out in '02 and '03, respectively.]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--Near the end of his life, J.R.R. Tolkien (also spelled Tolkein) received a letter from a young girl posing a question concerning the chief end of man.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--The forthcoming movie based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" contains a message radically different to that of "Harry Potter" and is worthy of being viewed by Christians, R. Albert Mohler Jr. told a recent radio audience.