Russian Lord of The Rings movie from 1991 reappears on YouTube with hilariously bad special effects

A hilariously bad Soviet TV adaptation of The Lord of the Rings made in 1991 has reappeared on YouTube, years after it was thought to have been lost. Khranietli, based on the first volume in the trilogy by JRR Tolkien, was a made-for-TV film complete with terrible special effects, bizarre costumes and low budget production. … Read more

Jack Ma re-appears: Alibaba founder makes his first appearance in two months since ‘vanishing’

Alibaba founder Jack Ma makes his first appearance in two months after his public comments angered Beijing and led him to ‘disappear’ Jack Ma, worth £42billion, re-emerged today in a video speech on state media Ma praised China’s poverty alleviation efforts and vowed to help rural teachers  The tycoon vanished in November after criticising state banks and … Read more