The Two Towers
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Not to beat a dead horse, but if you want to follow the action of The Fellowship of the Ring and its subsequent novels, it is really helpful to consult a map. Here's an expandable version of the map Tolkien hand-drew for the publication of The Lord of the Rings in 1954, even has pins on important locations.
A truly extensive fan site dedicated to Tolkien's works. Desperate for scoop from The Silmarillion or The Adventures of Tom Bombadil? This should be your first stop.
One-stop shopping for all things Tolkien. Of course, like Wikipedia, anyone can edit these pages, so we can't promise it's all on the up and up.
This English charity, dedicated to spreading the word about J.R.R. Tolkien and his many works, takes fandom to a whole new level.
A multiplayer real-time game based on The Two Towers—so you can participate in Middle-earth life yourself. You know you want to.
For those who love a good nitpick.
Movie or TV Productions
An awesome follow up to the first Peter Jackson-directed film.
Articles and Interviews
Get the scoop on all he accomplished, and get inspired to create your own world. No Nazgûl necessary.
Imagine reading this book review, back when The Two Towers was published in 1954. How could you not want to read it?
Danger, intrigue, romance. New Zealand. Seriously, folks, this movie has it all.
Despite his intimidating appearance, we swear he's really nice.
Gandalf returns with great fanfare, and a whole lot of shiny white light in this scene from the 2002 film version.
Watch Andy Serkis depict Gollum's battle with Sméagol. It's hardly a fair fight.
This scene is not for the faint of heart, folks. Watch if you dare.
Do. Not. Mess. With. Trees.
A hilarious spoof of The Lord of the Rings by New Zealand comedy duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie. Prepare to laugh.
Here's the first part of a lengthy BBC interview of Tolkien, and you can link to the second part, once you've watched the first.
Listen close, Tolkien lovers. This radio interview is full of awesome insights into Tolkien's creative process.
The Department of English at Washington College provides a more academic take on Tolkien's work, for the geek in all of us.
A poster from the 2002 movie, with all your favorites, front and center.
The crew's looking pretty grim before the Battle of Helm's Deep. That's Théoden on the left there, with Háma, Gimli, Legolas, and Aragorn.
You wish you had that hair. Admit it.
This guy means business.
He's ready for action.
The author in his element (a.k.a. smoking a pipe with a professorial air).