0074 – Concerning Peter Jackson’s Fellowship of the Ring

Concerning Peter Jackson’s cinematic version of Fellowship of the Ring, from what we loved to what we loathed… On this episode, Greta and I are fresh off of reading “Fellowship of the Ring” and so we thought it would be fun to go back and watch Peter Jackson’s 2001 film adaptation of the book, and then […]

0073 – The Lord of the Rings – Bk2 – Ch10 – The Breaking of the Fellowship

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Concerning “The Breaking of the Fellowship”, from Boromir’s fall to Sam’s unfailing friendship… A Brief Note on Lembas and Melian – 3:30 A Note on Tolkien’s Requiem – 7:00 Frodo’s Decision – 9:30 The Temptation of Boromir – 15:30 Frodo in the Ring World – 32:00 Meanwhile by the Riverside… – 40:30 Boromir’s Confession – […]

0072 – The Lord of the Rings – Bk2 – Ch9 – The Great River

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Concerning “The Great River”, from the mighty Anduin to the attack of the Orcs… A Forgotten Haiku – 4:00 Fëanor, Gimli, and Galadriel’s Hair – 8:00 A Journey Down River – 13:00 A Log With Eyes – 18:00 A Hunting Eagle – 22:00 Orc Attack! – 25:00 How Long in Lórien? – 29:00 Boromir’s Argument […]

0071 – The Lord of the Rings – Bk2 – Ch8 – Farewell to Lórien

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Concerning “Farewell to Lórien”, from the designs of Boromir to Galadriel’s gifts… Where we left off – 2:45 How to proceed? – 10:00 Boromir Eyes the Ring – 17:00 Lembas – 23:00 Rope! – 30:00 Galadriel’s Song – 33:00 Concerning Fangorn and Rohan – 42:00 Gifts for the Fellowship – 44:45 Galadriel’s Second Song – […]