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"Ralph Bakshi: Rotoscope Auteur" Film Series at Trylon Microcinema

by Dr. Daedaluson May 19, 2015
In the month of August, the Trylon Microcinema in Minneapolis, Minnesota will be showing five films from legendary director Ralph Bakshi.  The five films are Wizards (1977), American Pop (1981), Cool World (1992), Heavy Traffic (1973), and The Lord of the Rings (1978).  Wizards, American Pop, and Cool World will be shown in 35mm, while […]

Bakshi's "Lord of the Rings": Better Than It Looks

by Maxie Zeuson April 9, 2010
Movies are movies, and books are books; and it is usually unfair to judge an adaptation from one medium to another by comparing it to the original. But sometimes it can’t be helped. Judged on its own, Ralph Bakshi’s 1978 adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is an abysmal failure: […]

"The Lord of the Rings": Potential Energy That Never Becomes Kinetic

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2010
Some of that faithfulness to Tolkien’s prose doesn’t serve the movie terribly well. Several of the actors’ line readings strain so hard to stay true to Tolkien’s words that they forget to bring life to his language. William Squire’s Gandalf and Annette Crosbie’s Galadriel are especially susceptible to this, although Squire is also competing with […]

New Video Clips & Stills from "The Lord of the Rings" Remastered Deluxe Edition

by Ed Liuon April 6, 2010
Toonzone News is proud to host the following three clips from Ralph Bakshi’s animated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, which is being released by Warner Home Video in a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack today, April 6, 2010. Warner Home Video has also made the following stills from the movie available. Click on […]

Toonzone Presents New Video Clip from "Lord of the Rings" Animated Remastered DVD

by Ed Liuon March 24, 2010
Warner Home Video has released a new video clip and several stills from the upcoming remastered release of Ralph Bakshi’s animated feature film The Lord of the Rings: Click on any of the images below to enlarge to full-size:

Ralph Bakshi's "Lord of the Rings" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on April 6, 2010

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2010
Warner Home Video has issued a press release detailing the upcoming release of Ralph Bakshi’s animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings on DVD and Blu-ray. The new release will be available on April 6, 2010, on a single-disc DVD and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack that will also include a digital copy of the […]