If you like J. R. R. Tolkien's high fantasy legendarium, you
can put one ring on it. But why even bother introducing The Hobbit? This is Laser Orgy. You read the books before there
were movies, you watched the movies before the newest movie, and, by the beard
of Tom Bombadil, you bow to no one. (Unless it's Viggo Mortensen in a towel.
Comic Con 2011 begins today in San Diego, as if every nerd were not already painfully (or joyfully, if attending) aware. Laser Orgy is here to rub salt into the wound by reminding our readers and ourselves of all the amazing things we are missing.
If you're a fan of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, you may
want to brace yourself. This past weekend worst-case-scenario news
erupted when Guillermo del Toro announced that he has relinquished his
role as director for the upcoming two-part Hobbit film. The news
comes amid frustrations with delays surrounding production studio MGM's
current financial crisis.
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