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J.r.r. Tolkien And Birth Of "lord Of Rings" And "hobbit"

In a house in Oxford lived a remarkable man called J.R.R. Tolkien who told stories that thrilled the world. To this very day readers and film audiences are enjoying his magnificent epics “THE LORD OF THE RINGS” and “The Hobbit” – adapted to the big screen by producer, Peter Jackson. Although everybody has heard of Tolkien’s writing, very few people could tell you much about the man responsible for creating the best loved magical creatures that have become household names. This program will give you a real insight into the man behind the legends of “THE LORD OF THE RINGS,” and the people and places that shaped his unique literary genius. From the rolling English countryside to the sooty streets of Industrial Birmingham, the dreaming spires of Oxford to the World War I trenches of the blood soaked Somme; this is the story of the quintessential English College Professor who made epic mythology and legend accessible to one and all. LEARN THESE AND MORE FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT TOLKIEN AND HIS INSPIRATIONS FOR HIS GREAT LITERARY WORKS• The huge cult status of “The Lord of the Rings” did not fully evolve until some years after Tolkien’s death. • Gamgee (as in Sam Gamgee) came from a local word meaning cotton wool. • The inspiration for Gandolph was a postcard picturing a mountain spirit with a long white beard, wide-brimmed hat and long cloak. • Tolkien was inspired by Andrew Lang’s “The Red Fairy Book”. • Greek and other mystical languages fascinated Tolkien, so he studied the history of linguistics while at Oxford. • One of his literary companions was C.S. Lewis, author of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”....

J.s.a.: Joint Security Area

From the visionary director of Oldboy, Park Chan-wook, directs a twisty murder mystery set in the most dangerous border in the world. A young North Korean soldier (Ha-kyun Shin) is shot and killed in the DMZ, at the border of North and South Korea. Sgt. Lee Soo-hyeok (Byung-hun Lee), a South Korean soldier, is considered the prime suspect in the murder investigation. The case is shrouded in mystery, as the two sides are at odds due to conflicting reports from witnesses. Called in by the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, Swiss Army Maj. Sophie E. Jean (Yeong-ae Lee) is brought in to find the truth.

Jaanbaaz (fearless)

Rana Vikram Singh lives in a huge farmhouse with his wife, Laxmi and two sons: Rajesh (Feroz Khan), a police officer and Amar (Anil Kapoor), a fun-loving playboy. Amar's entry begins with him playing a round of loaded Russian Roulette which he wins and proclaims himself jaanbaaz.Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing his love Seema (Sridevi), when she succumbed to drug addiction. He vows to fight the drug menace. An underworld kingpin Raja (Shakti Kapoor) murders Rana's old friend. Reshma (Dimple Kapadia), his friend's daughter, takes shelter in Rana's house. Rajesh is on the drug trail. Reshma's father lost a huge bet (by being tricked) to Raja after which Raja killed him in a fake accident.When Reshma goes to live with them, Amar has sex with her in a barn. After enjoying Reshma and crushing her soul, innocence and virginity, Amar refuses to marry her. Reshma is heartbroken but continues to move on with her life. When Rana comes to know of Amar's sexual relationship with Reshma, he warns him that Reshma is not suitable for their family. But Amar maintains an interest and is jealous to see Reshma in the company of Vikas, an employee at the farmhouse. A fight ensues between Vikas and Amar, and Vikas is killed. Amar is now on the run, and Rajesh has been assigned the task of apprehending him. But at the end Reshma doesn't go to Rajesh.

Jaani Dost

Cobra, a smuggler king, advises Zamindar Dharmaraj Singh to take his wealth abroad to prevent its confiscation by the Government and kills the Zamindar. His son Veeru escapes and comes a police officer. As he is assigned to bust the gang of Cobra and his brother Hari he pretends to join the gang and gets acquainted with their operations. Raju is a driver who loves Meena whom he had rescued from street toughs. Meena and her mother Poorna are abducted and confined by the smugglers but Raju and Veeru in the end get the better of them and marry the girls of their choice.

Jack And Beanstalk

The classic story of a boy who trades his cow for magic beans - but this time with Abbott and Costello.

Jack And Beanstalk (2010)

A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he's having them. Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson -- a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation -- Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky.

Jack Be Nimble

In the summer of 1995, aggressive inline skating was featured as one of the premier events in ESPN's newly created X-Games. By 2004 it had been completely eliminated from the event leaving the sport practically unseen by mainstream culture. Jack Be Nimble follows the recently established Roll Series, an international competition circuit consisting of more than 50 inline street skating events across North America. Despite a lack of sponsorship to help fund their journey, a small group of young men embark 10,000 miles across the continent with little more than passion to help fuel their way. As they push forward however, they discover that the activity once representing rebellion, innocence and individuality has brought them to a crossroads between growing up and following their dreams.

Jack Giant Killer

An average farm boy named Jack becomes a knight and must protect a princess from the devices of the evil Pendragon.

Jack Goes Boating

Academy-Award®-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (CAPOTE) directs, produces, and stars alongside Academy-Award®-nominee Amy Ryan (GONE BABY GONE), John Ortiz (AMERICAN GANGSTER), and Daphne Rubin-Vega (Broadway's RENT) in this unconventional romantic comedy about date panic, cooking classes, swimming lessons, marital meltdown, betrayal, and the prevailing grace of the human spirit.

Jack Kerouac: King Of Beats

Jack Kerouac's life is examined through interviews with his contemporaries and friends including Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William Burroughs. The film also employs dramatic recreations of Kerouac's life beginning with his early childhood.