The Lady Proudbrook wrote:
> I think the most effective means I've found for enjoying the film, is to
> assume that the movie is made from the story of these events as preserved NOT
> in the Red Book of Westmarch by the Hobbits, but by some other group, perhaps
> a group of Men living isolated off in the eastern or northern wilds, which
> has a different oral tradition. (Or maybe even a group of Men on a far isle,
Maybe from a land somewhere south of Mt. Shasta and north of the Baja wastes? A land of industrial light and magic. Men led by the mighty Kings of Burger, for whom the tale grows more violent in the telling.
Sorry, couldn't resist. Like Matt, I really did enjoy it much more the second time and will likely go again. I'm looking forward to the next two.
David J. Finnamore
Nashville, TN, USA
I can't be an anti-intellectualist. I don't even know what it means.