The son of J.R.R. Tolkien did far more than just compile and edit his father’s unfinished stories. He helped create the world of Middle Earth.
Always thinking about the mythology he was inventing, Tolkien would draw on any paper that came to hand as he imagined the peoples and cultures of Middle-earth.
Fantasy film wizard Peter Jackson co-wrote the screenplay of this dazzling mishmash of a movie, but don’t expect another epic for the ages here.
They may hate me for it. They may be traumatized for life. But at least my son can never say he didn’t read ‘Misty of Chincoteague’ when he was young.
‘The Hobbit Party’ calls us to stop and think where we might otherwise have been inclined just to be carried along by the adventure.
The media told us George W. Bush isn’t an intellectual and Obama is. When it comes to their reading, at least, the media narrative is just plain wrong.
Here’s what we can learn about J.R.R. Tolkien’s views of man and government from The Hobbit.
Hollywood has hit a slump with biblical movies. It just has to break a few rules to get out.
Peter Jackson’s movies about Middle Earth display enthusiasm for Tolkien’s world. Yet in one important regard, they are sadly ill-conceived.
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