The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Review

  Last Friday, I sat in our local theater, with a book in my lap.  My dad, sister and I had arrived an hour and a half early to get good seats.  And so while we waited in the semi-lighted theater, I flipped back through The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  I mentioned in my last … Continue reading The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Review


In a Hole in the Ground

Words fail me to describe my excitement.  I was introduced to Gandalf the Grey and Bilbo Baggins in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit before I ever heard of such a thing as The Lord of the Rings.  I can remember the thrill of fear as I read about the goblins capturing the dwarves in the cold, … Continue reading In a Hole in the Ground


Last night, I was watching the special features for The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. Jamie Bell, the actor who played Tintin in the show, was saying how honored he was to be playing a role loved by so many people for generations. He said that Tintin has been his hero for years. … Continue reading Hero