Don’t F with the Original: The Lord of the Rings

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© Copyright Warner Bros. Pictures

To commemorate the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smog (2013) in theatres, Nick and Dimitri review Ralph Bakshi’s cartoon adaptation of The Lord of the Rings (1978). Then Dimitri conjectures about the true meaning of J.R.R. Tolkien’s literary trilogy. Come back next time as we discuss A Christmas Story (1983).

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 01:19     The Lord of the Rings (1978)
  • 16:41     Our Expectations for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • 20:32     The J.R.R. Tolkien’s Novels
  • 27:04     Peter Jackson’s Take

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Editor in Chief / Movie Critic: When he started this site, Dimitri never thought he'd be writing blurbs about himself in the third person. In his other life, he works as a writer, translator, and editor for various publications in print and online. His motto is, "Have pen, will travel."