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Tolkien

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun May 19, 2019 6:09 am

Not much else going on in movies this week, so I watched the J.R.R. Tolkien biopic, creatively titled Tolkien today.

It was...moderately interesting. I suppose that only so much drama can be wrung from his story, so it was kind of a snooze. And I have yet to determine how much of it is true, though I have spotted a few, shall we say, alterations of reality already. But not bad if you have nothing else to entice you at the multiplex.
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Re: Tolkien

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon May 20, 2019 6:49 am

Haven't seen it, but I've been thinking about Bilbo Baggins since yesterday.

So many TV shows these days suck at endings. The beginning and the middle are good, but most of them have unsatisfying endings.

I think Bilbo had it right:
I’ve thought of an ending for my book – “And he lived happily ever after… to the end of his days.”

More stories should end that way, or something like it.
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Re: Tolkien

Post by Doctor X » Mon May 20, 2019 7:02 am

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Post by Rob Lister » Mon May 20, 2019 1:10 pm

and just when you think it's must be about to, it doesn't.