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News Archive: February 2005
February 4, 2005
:: Kathy let me know about this Boston ringers' site in which she and other members share their experiences at ORC. Definately worth a look through and thanks to everyone for sharing their experiences with us
:: Maria sent along her photo op with Elijah, as did Harmony
:: Some news about Hooligans from Brinson.net, thanks to primula_baggins
...for those who keep asking there is as yet no news of release date for Hooligans in the UK although I suspect that it will be in the summer to coincide with the start of the 2005/2006 football season. I have also heard a rumour that the title may well change again but to what, I have no idea. As for the US, I can announce that the film has been accepted into the South by Southwest Film Festival due to take place in Austin, Texas this coming March. Hopefully, around this time the producers will finally be able to announce details of distribution for North America.
:: Added a whole bunch of new photos of Elijah out and about at Sundance thanks to Justine, primula_baggins and Tina on page 3
:: A little snippet from here:
Elijah Wood can scat! The happening Hobbit got on stage with a jazz band at the Getty Images studio on Main St. last week and treated the crowd to some vivacious vocal improv.
:: Elijah, according to this article is one of the the Top 10 "Best Signers":
Depp topped the top 10 "Best Signers" list, followed by the likes of Tom Cruise, Mike Myers, Angelina Jolie and Elijah Wood.
Thanks to two OLC ladies, Arwen and Galadriel
February 6, 2005
:: Lots of Mardi Gras goodies have been coming in!...
:: From Tina: 
:: From sandpapertouch (thanks Beizy!): 
:: From dizzydame, blondiusmaximus and lionnessfreedom: 
:: The Parade starts at 5:15pm CST on Sunday 6th February (Today!) and you can actually watch the parade on the paradecam
:: Also, Patsie posted a new photo of Elijah [BTW... Happy 3rd Birthday to Patsie's awesome Dom site: Lost & Blown Away]
February 7, 2005
:: Thanks to Beizy and Trees I have lots of photos from a Mardi Gras brunch at the top of this page
:: Marielle sent in her fabulous recount and photos from the brunch
:: A picture of Elijah at the parade - Thanks kittenkatt
:: The lovely Melynnda sent in her fantastic photos from the parade
BTW- Elijah told Melynnda that the reason for the bandaid on his eyebrow is that he got hid by a bead last night
:: For your convenience: Hospital Visit | Brunch | Parade
February 10, 2005
:: More Mardi Gras photos:
From Ambrosia:    
From Patsie:  
From Lilith (thanks TORn):  
-- If you have any photos of Elijah in the parade you'd like to share please e-mail them to me.
:: For US/Canadian fans, Chain of Fools will be available to buy from amazon.com from February 15th - Thanks Aimee
:: Hooligans/The Yank will be premiering at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas [more, still more] - Thanks Deenan
:: Also, another photo of Elijah at Sundance here - Thanks Justine
February 11, 2005
:: So, whatever happened to Elijah's eye it must've been something hard. Poor guy.  & . Pictures sponsored by Patsie. Thanks a lot.|
:: ElijahFrodoFan sent in a scan from the March issue of "Teen Vogue". Here. Mind the Mystery girl, we all know it's his sister - Why don't they?
February 12, 2005
:: Great news everyone... A&F made the final cut of the "Ringers" film! Carlene let me know that Elijah is in the film a LOT so if you have the opportunity to see it, make sure you do and watch out for A&F in it ;) Click here to learn more about the film
:: Bethie sent in this photo she took of Elijah at the Mardi Gras parade. She also let me know that she was the one who threw these bunny ears to Elijah... haha, too cute!
:: Katie sent in more of the photos which she took at Mardi Gras (her friend Ambrosia sent in a few - in Thursday's update): 
:: News from the Saturn Award nominations: (Thanks Eni)
Best science fiction
Best actor - Jim Carrey
Best actress - Kate Winslet
Best director - Michael Gondry
Best Writer - Charlie Kaufman
Best DVD special edition release
February 19, 2005
:: The Hooligans trailer has finally been released, and you can download it here. The movie will be screening at the south by southwest festival three times:
7:30 PM, Saturday March 12th - Alamo Downtown
3:30 PM, Monday March 14th - Alamo Downtown
10:00 PM, Friday March 18th - Alamo S. Lamar
:: Tina posted some photos from the 2005 GRAMMY Nominee Reception:
:: Elijah has been nominated for MTV's Total Request Live 2005 Awards (the show airs February 21 from 5:00 to 6:30pm Eastern) for the "Quit Your Day Job (Best Guest Host)" Award ... fans can vote for him here -- Thanks Nel
February 26, 2005
:: An Elijah article sent to me by Galadriel
:: Rebecca let me know about some fantastic bears which she is selling on ebay. She is selling 5 bears, each 'voiced' by different hobbit actors: Elijah, Sean, Andy, Billy and Dominic. The auction ends soon so if you're interested, make sure you bid soon.
:: Lilith has posted her fantastic photos from the Bacchus Brunch on her website here
:: If anyone in the US is going to buy anything from LOTRshop.com during March then you may be interested in this: For all U.S. orders of $80 or more, when you select ground shipping and enter the exclusive coupon code we'll ship for FREE! Offer based on value of merchandise only, not including shipping, tax or gift boxing. Only one offer per order. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. The Coupon code is: NLSHIP35
February 27, 2005
:: Yesterday were the Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles,CA and Elijah was there to present best documentary. The glorious Patsie immediately got the newest pictures. I will obviously post them here but be prepared. 42 pics. 90% high-res. Have fun. ;)|
Wow, that took some time. Especially with dial up. -_-;;
:: That's it for now. Don't miss tonight's Oscar Event, alright? ;) Oh, and go to thank Patsie for all those awesome pics. ;)