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‘The Lord of the Rings’ BBC Radio Series UPDATED

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At last! After sharing ‘The Lord of the Rings: Comedy Version’ in my 2021 advent calendar last December, I’ve finished updating my reviews on ‘The Lord of the Rings’ BBC radio series set in the world of Middle-Earth! I’ve enjoyed revisiting this radio series and updating my reviews on the three volumes. The ‘LOTR’ radio series stars Ian Holm as Frodo Baggins, Michael Horden as Gandalf, Robert Stephens as Aragorn, John Le Mesurier as Bilbo Baggins, Peter Woodthorpe as Gollum and Bill Nighy as Samwise Gamgee. Continue reading

DVD review – ‘Tolkien’

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Once again, I’ve had an opportunity to revisit ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ film trilogies in the world of Middle-Earth. Whilst doing that, I’ve had a chance to revisit the 2019 biographical film ‘Tolkien’, starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins. My parents and I have seen this film more times on DVD and on Disney+ since seeing it for the first time at the cinema back in 2019. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘The Hobbit’

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At last! I’ve read and reviewed ‘The Hobbit’ book by J.R.R. Tolkien. I’ve wanted to read this book for quite some time after seeing ‘The Hobbit’ film trilogy by director Peter Jackson and his filmmaking team. I read ‘The Hobbit’ book featuring Alan Lee illustrations with the audiobook read by Rob Inglis. Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘Tolkien’

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Not many care for biographical films on certain figures of history these days. I say that with the highest respect in regards to the film I’m reviewing here. But it’s a shame many of these biographical films on certain authors of famous works of literature get overlooked when being shown at cinemas. Continue reading

CD reviews – ‘The Lord of the Rings’ (BBC Radio Series)

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Guess what? I’ve now posted my reviews on ‘The Lord of the Rings’ BBC radio series on my ‘Bradley’s Basement’ blog. This radio series stars Ian Holm as Frodo Baggins with Michael Horden as Gandalf; Robert Stephens as Aragorn; John Le Mesurier as Bilbo; Peter Woodthorpe as Gollum and Bill Nighy as Sam. Continue reading