Recent accusations of racism are at odds with the values of friendship, altruism and courage exemplified in his books. Was Tolkien simply a product of his time?
Not all heirs and executors take the same view when it comes to publishing posthumous work.
The Croatian island of Vis is gearing up for a massive influx of tourists wanting to see where the Abba-inspired movie sequel was filmed.
The BBC's adaptation flopped in 2000. But times have changed.
The brilliance of stop motion technology tends to mask the raw talent Serkis brings to his performances.
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Amazon this week purchased the global rights to J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings to turn it into a television series. What are the implications for Australia's content and its global reach?
Films motivate people to travel to locations previously unknown. In the process, tourists become a lot like spiritual seekers.