Has anyone read the review by Nick Lowe, in issue 244 (dated January/February 2013) of the science fiction magazine Interzone, of The Hobbit: An Unexpected
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, Feb 3
Has anyone read the review by Nick Lowe, in issue 244 (dated
January/February 2013) of the science fiction magazine
Interzone, of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?
Would anyone like to comment on it? Nick Lowe does a column (called
"Mutant Popcorn") every issue in which he reviews current science fiction
and fantasy movies. He does very good reviews, although they tend to be a
bit long-winded and include obscure words. In this review, he has a
lot to say about copyright and trademark issues related to Tolkien
material. It's rare that I see anyone discuss this anywhere except in this
mailing list. I would really like to know how close he comes to an
accurate account of these issues.
Unfortunately, there's nothing of it online so I can't link to it. I
can't really summarize it either. Anything I would say would either quote
all of it or misquote it. I'm sorry about that. Once again, I really
wish that somebody would publish a book-length history of the intellectual
property rights of Tolkien's writings. By now it's such a
complicated, long history that it's hard to even summarize in a single
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