December 9th, 2012

Jin Shei Cover from sgreer

On Tolkien and Jackson...on the eve of "The Hobbit" in movie form...

Well, it is no secret that I hated Jackson's versions of LOtR. It often seemed like the whole world was disagreeing with me. But it also seems that perhaps Tolkien's son and heir does not. In a rare interview, he recently said this:

"Invited to meet Peter Jackson, the Tolkien family preferred not to. Why? "They eviscerated the book by making it an action movie for young people aged 15 to 25," Christopher says regretfully. "And it seems that The Hobbit will be the same kind of film." "

Hm. Chew on THAT.Here's the whole article