Monday, January 7, 2013

Those Tolkien Movies

"Tolkien has become a monster, devoured by his own popularity and absorbed into the absurdity of our time" — Christopher Tolkien on the Evisceration of His Father’s Work.

"The chasm between the beauty and seriousness of the work, and what it has become, has overwhelmed me," the son continues. "The commercialization has reduced the aesthetic and philosophical impact of the creation to nothing. There is only one solution for me: to turn my head away."

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