Tag Archives: Aragorn

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of The Ring I re- read The Fellowship of the Ring. I felt almost as if I had slipped back to Middle Earth, where magic was still alive and common place. Middle Earth, I realized, was Tolkien’s way … Continue reading

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A History of Fantasy

A History of Fantasy Viggo Mortensen captured my imagination in The Lord of the Rings, as he did many others. I’d seen him in G.I Jane and A Perfect Murder before, but not given him a lot of thought. But … Continue reading

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Middle Earth, Colorado

September 27, 2009 Middle Earth From the Misty Mountains to the Mines of Moria to Mordor, I feel as if I’ve been traveling some alternative version of Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings recently. Ah, but you know … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Willow

Deconstructing Willow  The movie Willow opened in 1988 to less than warm reviews.  Many critics panned the fantasy film saying that the special effects dazzled, but that the story line was recycled and old.  They picked apart the film and … Continue reading

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