Lord of the Rings

The One Ring

22 Years Later, One Crucial 'Lord of the Rings' Detail Will Finally Make Sense

ByRyan Britt
TV

2024's Biggest Summer Blockbusters Reveal a Troubling Truth About Hollywood's Priorities

ByAlex Welch
Movies

21 Years Later, The Greatest 'Lord of the Rings' Hero Could Return — But There's a Catch

ByRyan Britt
Riddles in the Dark

73 Years Ago, J.R.R. Tolkien Changed Gollum Canon Forever — It's About to Happen Again

ByRyan Britt
Gaming News

Nintendo Fans Will Likely See More Big Games Ported to the Switch 2

ByTrone Dowd
Trailers

'The Rings of Power' Season 2 Trailer Reveals Sauron's Dark New Scheme

ByLyvie Scott
News

The New Lord of the Rings Movie Is Doubling Down on an Overrated Character

ByLyvie Scott
News

21 Years Later, the Most Epic Trilogy of the Century is Returning to Theaters — With a Big Upgrade

ByDais Johnston
The Inverse Interview

'Rings of Power' Episode 7: How a real apocalypse inspired Mordor's return

ByJake Kleinman
An unexpected journey

How 'Rings of Power's stunt coordinator made a more "organic" Helm's Deep

ByEric Francisco
Game Recs

You need to play the most controversial fantasy RPG on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

ByCorey Plante
Gift Receipt

'Rings of Power' spoiled Halbrand’s real identity with one sneaky clue

ByEric Francisco
Super Bowl 2022

'Rings of Power' teaser proves Amazon is very serious about the streaming wars

ByEric Francisco
An Unexpected Journey

'Rings of Power' theory reveals a clever clue that proves Halbrand is Sauron

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
The Inverse Interview

Who is the Stranger? 'Rings of Power' star teases “a new character” in season 2

ByEric Francisco
Precious

'Rings of Power' Season 2 will feature a fan-favorite character Peter Jackson snubbed

ByAlex Welch
One Dune To Rule Them All

'Dune' 2020 release date could reshape pop culture like 'Lord of the Rings'

ByRyan Britt
An Unexpected Journey

Will Númenor drown in 'Rings of Power' Season 2? How the finale sets up disaster

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
Inverse Codex

'Lord of the Rings' release date, trailer, cast of Amazon's take on Tolkien

ByCorey Plante and Dais Johnston
The Inverse Interview

'Rings of Power' Season 2 will involve the search for the Shire, cast reveals

ByEric Francisco
Inverse Codex

'Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth' platforms, gameplay, and more

ByRobin Bea
An Unexpected Journey

'Rings of Power' Season 2 could give one underrated character an even bigger role

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
Inverse Recommends

You Need to Watch the Most Surprisingly Successful Epic Trilogy on Netflix ASAP

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Precious

Who is Morgoth? Tolkien's original dark lord is crucial to 'Rings of Power'

ByAlex Welch
An Unexpected Journey

Sauron? 'Rings of Power' Easter egg may reveal The Stranger’s identity

ByAlex Welch
Stranger Danger

'Rings of Power' theory: One detail confirms Sauron's secret identity

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
Retrospective

15 Years Ago, The Lord of the Rings Squandered the Perfect Video Game Idea

ByHayes Madsen
Retrospective

39 years ago, the biggest sci-fi bomb of all time changed the genre forever

ByRyan Britt
Retrospective

45 Years Ago, a Legendary Director Made a Divisive Fantasy Epic — And Inspired the Greatest Modern Blockbuster

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Geeking Out

How 'Back to the Future' Inspired the Music in 'LOTR: Rings of Power'

ByEric Francisco
Inverse Recommends

You Need to Watch Peter Jackson's Most Ambitious Epic on HBO Max ASAP

ByRyan Britt
The Inverse Interview

'Rings of Power' star says she's "honored" to be 'shipped with Sauron: "I get it"

ByEric Francisco
The Inverse Interview

'Rings of Power' writer defends the show's biggest change to Tolkien canon

ByEric Francisco
An Unexpected Journey

Rings of Power Season 2 is set for a huge battle over Isildur’s Bane

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
Following Your Nose

'Rings of Power' ending explained: Istar, Sauron, and the 3 elven rings

ByEric Francisco
An unexpected journey

'Rings of Power' steals a brilliant trick from early 'Game of Thrones'

ByJake Kleinman
An unexpected journey

How did Waldreg get the sword hilt? 'Rings of Power' Episode 6 ending explained

ByJake Kleinman
An Unexpected Journey

'Rings of Power' theory: Halbrand's identity is more obvious than you think

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
An Unexpected Journey

'Rings of Power' theory solves a classic Bilbo Baggins mystery

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
An Unexpected Journey

Palantiri? 'Rings of Power' Episode 4 redefines a mystical Lord of the Rings artifact

ByMónica Marie Zorrilla
Cover

LOTR: 'The Rings of Power' cast on Sauron, representation, and secrecy

ByKaren Han
Fly, You Fools!

'Rings of Power' SDCC trailer reveals the return of Tolkien’s most iconic villain

ByEric Francisco

'Gollum' trailer: 8 nasty, filthy moments you can't ignore

ByJoseph Yaden
Roys, Assemble

Look: 9 images of 'Succession' characters as iconic heroes and villains

ByGabrielle Bondi
Inverse Codex

'Tolkien' trailers, release date, historical accuracy, and more to know

ByCorey Plante and Mike Bloom
LOTR

'Lord of the Rings' canon: 9 Ways 'Shadow of War' changes everything we know

ByCorey Plante

'Star Trek: Picard' borrows one incredible concept from 'Lord of the Rings'

ByRyan Britt
Bezos Baggins

'Lord of the Rings' Amazon show excites Elijah Wood for 1 thrilling reason

ByEric Francisco
Entertainment

'Witcher' spoilers: What is the Law of Surprise and why does it matter?

ByJust Lunning
Entertainment

Dominic Monaghan got his 'Rise of Skywalker' role after a World Cup bet

ByEric Francisco