- ROTK is in a three-way tie with Titanic and Ben Hur for the most Oscars won by a single film — eleven. Moreover, the film series The Lord of the Rings won more Oscars than any other film series.
- Peter Jackson actually used his own phobia of spiders to measure the effectiveness of Shelob's design and animations.
- Sylvester McCoy (the Seventh Doctor) was considered for the role of Bilbo . (He would later go on to play Radagast the Brown in The Hobbit .)
- Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke were being considered for Éowyn and Éomer. Thurman initially accepted the offer but had to cancel due to pregnancy.
- Sean Connery was originally offered the role of Gandalf , but turned it down because he didn't like the first script. (Another version of this says …
Dragons were ancient, powerful creatures, as feared by others as they were admired in Middle-earth. They were immortal, powerful, and intelligent. Their exact origin is debated, though it was clearly stated that they were created by Morgoth in some sense. Dragons lived throughout the First, Second, and Thirdages of Middle-earth and may have lived longer. They were originally bred by Morgoth during the first age to serve as gigantic shock troopers and mobile artillery. The first dragon ever seen in Middle-earth was Glaurung, who Morgoth used to great effect during the third and fourth battles in the War of the Jewels. Like most of the creatures made or twisted by Morgoth, they were capable of reproducing natually. Dragons were sometimes ref…Read more >
Vedui! I am Ethan.walling.33, welcolme to my first blog post. Here i will discuss what weapons from a modern Earth millitary could be used to kill Smaug. These include (But are not limited to):
- Assult Weapons
- War Planes
- Cold War era Nuclear weapons
- Anti-Aircraft guns
- Cluster bombs
- Or just about any other modern Earth weapons you can think of.
I, personally think a missile or nuke would be our best bet,but what about you? Leave your thoughts below. Namaarie!Read more >