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11 of the Coolest Builds By Bored People With a Lot of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic bricks, but Lego can be used to…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Cranes, Artificial Intelligence, Lego, Guinness World Records, Lord Of The Rings, Neural Networks, Bugatti, Nerf, Bugatti Chiron, Pinball, Rubiks Cube, Blasters, Kessel, Lego Bricks

The Best Sci-Fi Binges You Can Watch in a Single Day (or Weekend)

Sometimes you just want the full story. Oh sure, you could start a binge of a show like Lost, The Expanse or Doctor Who today and keep watching that show for several months. But maybe you want to start something, finish it, and move onto the next thing.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Trek, Back To The Future, Firefly, Batman, Lord Of The Rings, Black Mirror, The Matrix, Spider Man, Watchmen, The Witcher, The Dark Crystal, Watch It Nerds

Onward and Lord of the Rings Get RPGs and More Gaming News, Including Covid-19 Updates

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about the latest in board games and tabletop roleplaying games. The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things in a very short amount of time, and we’ve got some updates on where you can find news for cancelled gaming events and in-person gathering bans. In…Read more...
Tags: Science, Board Games, Lord Of The Rings, RPG, Tabletop Games, ONward, Gaming Shelf, Critical Role, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2

Covid-19 Sets Back Even More Films and TV Shows

In news that isn’t productions across the industry shutting down: Michael Giacchino will return to score Jurassic World: Dominion. The stars of Supernatural tease a tear-jerking end to the show. Emily Gonzalez hypes up Godzilla vs. Kong. Plus, a new look at the Digimon reboot, and what’s to come on the first half of …Read more...
Tags: Science, Supernatural, Lord Of The Rings, What We Do In The Shadows, The Flash, Legends Of Tomorrow, Roswell, Michael Giacchino, Wynonna Earp, Uncharted, The Matrix 4, Godzilla Vs Kong, Artemis Fowl, Fantastic Beasts 3, Star Trek Picard, Shang Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings

Doctor Who Could Lose 2 Companions This Holiday Season

The Sesame Street movie gets a wild premise. Lord of the Rings adds another mysterious major star. William Shatner says his time as Captain Kirk is well and truly over. Plus, The Flash upgrades another series regular, what’s to come on the St. Patrick’s Day-themed episode of Into the Dark, and more footage from No…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sesame Street, Doctor Who, William Shatner, Lord Of The Rings, The Flash, Kirk, Riverdale, Awaken, Into the Dark, Star Trek Picard, No Time To Die, Violent Night, Archenemy

How Pixar's Onward Went From True Story to Pure Fantasy

The dad had to come back to life. That was one of the main things that turned a personal story of loss into a grand, fantasy epic called Onward. Dan Scanlon, the film’s director, never met his father—he died before Scanlon was born. Then, one day he and his brother put in a cassette tape and heard their dad’s voice…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Fantasy, Disney, Pixar, Lord Of The Rings, Scanlon, Dan Scanlon, Kori Rae, ONward

Barbara Remington, Whose Lord of the Rings Illustrations Were Beloved By Everyone Except Tolkien, Has Died

Before Peter Jackson’s movies, the visual identity of Lord of the Rings was the territory of artists and animators. And few created a vision so iconic, and so loosely related to the actual books, as Barbara Remington. Read more...
Tags: Science, Illustrations, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, Ballantine Books, Barbara Remington, Barbara Remington Read

Sci-Fi Has Never Been More at One With Nature Than in These Posters

When you think sci-fi, you think metal. You think space. You think speed, technology, lasers, and everything mechanical. You don’t think trees. You don’t think grass, rivers, or flowers. And yet, the crossovers between nature and sci-fi are everywhere, which is especially evident in this beautiful new art show.Read more...
Tags: Art, Star Wars, Science, Jurassic Park, Game Of Thrones, Posters, Lord Of The Rings, Logan, Stranger Things, The Witch, Gallery 1988, Nan Lawson, The Witcher, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse, The Neverending Story

Updates From No Time to Die, Edge of Tomorrow 2, and More

No Time to Die has found its title singer. Paul Feig has some updates on Dark Army and, uh, The Play-Doh Movie. Go behind the scenes on Black Widow in a new featurette. Amazon confirms its Lord of the Rings cast. Plus, what’s to come in the post-Crisis world on Flash and Arrow, and a new glimpse at Stargirl in action.…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Doctor Who, Black Widow, Paul Feig, Lord Of The Rings, The Flash, Arrow, Corey Taylor, Outlander, Citadel, Frankenstein, Fantasy Island, The Stand, Edge of Tomorrow 2, Dark Army

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Finds a New Hero in a Young Ned Stark

The New Mutants is PG-13, and always has been, according to Josh Boone. New set pictures from The Batman could give a mysterious glimpse at Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne. Oliver Queen becomes the Spectre in new ,  art. Plus, new looks at Batwoman and Riverdale’s returns. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, The Magicians, Robert Pattinson, Batwoman, Lord Of The Rings, Riverdale, The Batman, New Mutants, Camp Cold Brook, The Purge 5, Crisis On Infinite Earths, Brahms The Boy Ii, Josh Boone New, Bruce Wayne Oliver Queen

Facebook Guy Confused About Lord of the Rings, Many Other Subjects

Getting answers is, in part, what journalism is about, so it gives me no pleasure to state upfront that I have none where Facebook hardware czar and resident loudmouth Andrew “Boz” Bosworth’s recent staff memo is concerned.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Lord Of The Rings, Andrew Bosworth, Bosworth, Boz, Andrew `` Boz, One Rule To Ring Many

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Show Just Cast a Young Version of a Major Character

 Van Helsing will return for one last season. The CW is getting into the spyfi game. Plus, another clip from Doctor Who’s New Year return, and what’s to come on the His Dark Materials finale. We’ve passed on all we know. A thousand generations live in you now. But these are your spoilers.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Doctor Who, Lord Of The Rings, Cw, Van Helsing, His Dark Materials, The Outsider, The Grudge, No Stone Unturned, inFamous, ONward, Malignant, Saint Maud, The Athena Protocol

Arrow's Star Leaves the Door Open for a Post-Series Finale Return

You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see Super Pets in action. Spider-Man: Far From Home’s stars give us some new looks. Plus sneak peeks at Star Trek: Picard, Legion, and more. Spoilers ho!Read more...
Tags: Science, Happy, Childs Play, Lord Of The Rings, Arrow, Jinn, Spongebob Squarepants, Jessica Jones, Legion, Bios, Tenet, Crawl, Stowaway, Bond 25, Godzilla King Of The Monsters, Spider Man Far From Home

Updates From Avengers: Endgame and Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series

Get a tiny new glimpse of Captain Marvel in a new Endgame TV spot. The Lord of the Rings show could enter production very soon. Margot Robbie has wrapped on Birds of Prey. Legends of Tomorrow wants to do a really wild musical episode. Plus, what’s to come on Arrow, and Creepshow reveals Tom Savini’s story. Spoilers,…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Doctor Who, Birds Of Prey, Lord Of The Rings, Margot Robbie, Arrow, Countdown, Legends Of Tomorrow, Shadowhunters, Methuselah, Tom Savini, Creepshow, The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, NOS4A2, Avengers Endgame

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Confirms Its Setting, in the Vaguest Sense Possible

Last week, Amazon started quietly teasing just where its massive Lord of the Rings TV show would take place in the Middle-earth timeline. Now, the speculation has been confirmed: We’re heading back into the Age of Númenor.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Maps, Science, The Hobbit, Streaming, Lord Of The Rings, Middle Earth, Amazon Studios

Amazon Reportedly Has Lord of the Rings Writers in a Locked Office With a Guard and Fingerprint Scanner

Amazon has a lot riding on its secretive, $250 million deal with The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema to produce a streaming show in the franchise’s Middle-Earth setting, with expectations that the budget could cross one billion dollars.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Science, Technology, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Amazon Prime, Streaming, Harpercollins, Lord Of The Rings, Jrr Tolkien, Middle Earth, J R R Tolkien, New Line Cinema, My Precioussss

Reylo Headlines a Beautiful Art Show of Meet Cutes

Whether in life, art, or fandom, romance drives us all. We imagine ourselves with the one we love. In TV and movies, we cheer for characters to live happily ever after. And these days, even if those fictional people aren’t necessarily involved, we just “ship” them together. Easy-peasy. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guardians Of The Galaxy, This Is Awesome, Lord Of The Rings, Big Trouble in Little China, Indiana Jones, Rogue One A Star Wars Story, Gallery 1988, Nan Lawson, Star Wars The Last Jedi, The Incredibles

Warner Bros. Pulls LEGO Lord of the Rings Games From Steam, Doesn't Say Why

Bad news for fans of LEGO, Lord of the Rings, and buying things: Warner Bros. has taken The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit away from us—possibly forever.Read more...
Tags: Science, The Hobbit, Steam, Lego, Kotakucore, Warner Bros, Lord Of The Rings, Humble Bundle, Travellers Tales, Warner Bros Pulls LEGO

This Artist's Movie Poster Concepts Will Blow Your Mind

There was once a time when movie posters—not movie trailers—did all the heavy lifting to convey the magic and wonder promised by a film’s upcoming release. Portugal-based artist Luis Melo does the kind of illustration work that speaks to those wonderful posters of yesteryear in a truly masterful way.Read more...
Tags: Art, Science, Video Games, Portugal, Artists, Street Fighter, Prince, Lord Of The Rings, Akira, Metroid, Luis Melo

Ralph Bakshi Remembers the Chaos and Thrill of Making His Cult Classic Lord of the Rings Film

Before Peter Jackson, there was Ralph Bakshi, who put together a wild, rotoscoped take on Lord of the Rings that became a cult classic and helped propel the series into the unending imagination of fans.Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, Tolkien, Ralph Bakshi

One Does Not Simply Pay Full Price For the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Extended Trilogies

There are quite a few permutations of the Lord of the Rings films out there on Blu-ray, but the extended editions are the ones you want, and the extended trilogy pack is down to $26 at at Amazon today, complete with all three extended films totaling 11 hours, plus 26 hours of special features to boot. No wonder it’s…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Movies, Media, Lord Of The Rings, Blu Ray

Updates From Joker, the Picard Series, and More

Michael Peña has joined the cast of the Fantasy Island adaptation. James Gunn’s next project has allegedly been delayed. Rebecca Romijn gives us a better look yet at her Star Trek: Discovery character. Plus, a new look at Flash’s next big villain, and what’s in store for Black Lightning and Arrow. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Glass, Michael Pena, James Gunn, Lord Of The Rings, Rebecca Romijn, Hellboy, The Flash, Arrow, Legacies, Joker, Fantasy Island, Picard, The Batman, Pet Sematary

Mod Brings Lord Of The Rings To Age Of Empires

While we wait for a Battle for Middle Earth remake, an alternative might be Tales of Middle Earth, a mod that transforms Age of Empires II into a Lord of the Rings game.Read more...
Tags: Science, Pc, Kotaku Core, Lord Of The Rings, Middle Earth, Mods, Age of Empires

Amazon Has Picked Star Trek 4 Writing Duo to Develop its Lord of the Rings Show

The two creators previously worked on The Jungle Cruise and the upcoming Star Trek 4. Read more...
Tags: Science, Lord Of The Rings, Amazon Studios, Amazon Has Picked Star Trek

J.R.R. Tolkien's Archives Come Alive in This Stunning Book and Exhibition

J.R.R. Tolkien fans need to know about Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, a new exhibit in Oxford, England containing an incredible collection of papers, paintings, and other archival material from the author’s vast career. If you can’t attend in person, you can pick up the exhibit catalog, a hefty book packed full of…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Hobbit, Exclusive, Lord Of The Rings, Jrr Tolkien, Tolkien, J R R Tolkien, Oxford England

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With Goonies and Lord of the Rings Star Sean Astin

Sean Astin is one of those actors you just have to love. Whether it was his turn as Mikey in The Goonies, Rudy in Rudy, Sam in The Lord of the Rings, or even Bob in Stranger Things 2, Astin’s kindness, determination, and earnestness make him a true fan favorite. Astin’s next project is out today. He’s the narrator of …Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Netflix, Streaming, Bob, Lord Of The Rings, Nostalgia, Mikey, Sean Astin, Stranger Things, Goonies, Astin, Captain Underpants, Rudy Sam

Time to Celebrate One of the Best-Loved Modern Pop Culture Artists

You may not know the name Matt Ferguson, but odds are you know his art. Ferguson has made popular art for Marvel, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, every gallery, every big poster company, and so much more. You may have been handed one of his posters if you went to the opening night of a popular movie in recent months…Read more...
Tags: Art, Star Wars, Science, Ferguson, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Posters, This Is Awesome, Lord Of The Rings, Matt Ferguson, The Thing, Terminator 2 Judgement Day

Updates on Suicide Squad 2, Castlevania, and More

There’s even more teasery footage from Ant-Man and The Wasp and Halloween. Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb offers teases about the future of Defenders, the return of Iron Fist, and John Ridley’s ultra-secretive Marvel TV project. Plus, Peter Jackson is back to denying any involvement with the new Lord of the Rings show.…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Suicide Squad, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, John Ridley, Preacher, Iron Fist, Jeph Loeb, Suicide Squad 2, New Warriors, The Defenders, Castlevania, Ant Man The Wasp, Dc Cw Verse, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

Peter Jackson Discusses His Involvement With Amazon's Lord of the Rings Show

Get your first good look at Janet Van Dyne in Ant-Man and the Wasp. Get a tiny look at the new Halloween movie. That creepy viral Twitter ghost story you’ve probably read is being turned into a movie. Plus, what’s to come on The Originals, and more hints of Avengers 4's connection to the original Avengers movie.…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Halloween, Science, Mulan, Avengers, Lord Of The Rings, Peter Jackson, The Originals, The 100, Bumblebee, Janet Van Dyne, The Predator, Zombieland 2, The Unseen, First Man, Ant Man The Wasp

Don't Get Too Excited About the Latest Obi-Wan Spinoff Rumors

Gotham wants to bring a bunch of comic book characters to its final season. Get another look at Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s new hybrid dino. Could Universal be trying to keep the dream of its “Dark Universe” alive? Plus, what’s to come on the season finale of The Flash, and teasers for the CW’s new Roswell…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Charmed, Gotham, The Expanse, Lord Of The Rings, Cw, The Flash, Legends Of Tomorrow, Clue, The 100, Don, Roswell, Obi Wan Kenobi, iZombie, X Force

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