Category Archives: Buddies/Friends

THUD Thursday!  Richard Armitage, dog lover!  August 02, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1175)

This is a nice and very friendly picture of Berlin Station 3 costars Michelle Forbes and Richard Armitage–and her dog Henry.  Oh to be the dog!   Sighhh! Thanks to Teresa A for sharing the image above! And by Michelle Forbes’ brilliant … Continue reading

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Enemy to Ally: Porter and Masuku Forge a Bond of Honor, January 19, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #691)

In Strike Back Origins (2010), epi3 & 4, John Porter (portrayed by Richard Armitage) is sent to infiltrate a prison to free a man called Felix Masuku (portrayed by Shaun Parkes)–a supposed terrorist/spy alleged to have assassinated the President of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2015, Plus 1 Day–Grati’s Optimization Plans, January 2, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #685)

Happy New Year 2015!   I know, I’m a day late. But I have an excuse–or rationalization. Housekeeping, the technology kind–not the real house kind–has been glitchy of late because my desktop hard drive is too full. So I needed to … Continue reading

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THBOFA Teaser Trailer–Thorin: “Will you follow me, one last time?”, July 29, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #610)

Sunday, The One Ring Net (TORN) reported that a teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies would be released on Monday, July 28th(and the teaser for the teaser below). Thanks to Michaela Servetus for pointing me … Continue reading

Posted in Buddies/Friends, Drama, Evangeline Lily, Fiction, Graham McTavish, Lee Pace, Legolas, Luke Evans, Middle Earth, Orlando Bloom, Portraits, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Tauriel, The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit, Thorin, Thranduil, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Thorin Thursday: Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis Talk About THBOTFA in Separate BBC Breakfast Interviews, July 17, 2014 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #603)

We saw Richard Armitage’s BBC Breakfast Interview on July 14th (video courtesy of The Anglophile Channel) where he talked about his projects The Crucible, Into the Storm, and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies–known as the equally lengthy … Continue reading

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Melissa the Mouse: “It’s Mice to Meet You”, 12/06/11 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #71)

Melissa the Mouse:  It’s Mice to Meet You I am Melissa the Mouse by name. My fur is soft charcoal gray with ladylike pink toes. I do not seek fortune nor fame. Its vagaries I would surely oppose. My friendly … Continue reading

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Thorin and His Buddies, 9/01/11 (post #8; slight edit 9/04/11)

Dear Friends, Is it just me, or does “The Hobbit” seem like the ultimate buddies movie?  With Richard Armitage portraying the ring leader Thorin Oakenshield–and looking magnificent doing so I might add!–the film is in very capable hands. We have … Continue reading

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