Re: [mythsoc] Outstanding article
- In a message dated 1/2/2004 1:27:38 PM Central Standard Time,
>I thought the film actually did quite a nice job of capturing the hobbits'Boston
>sense (which is described in the book) of being very small actors on a very
>large stage. I suspect that by the time the film got to this point, the
>Globe writer was too influenced by other disappointments to perceive theAgree on both these points.
>non-comic emotional overtones of the Merry and Pippin scenes.
>I remain far more troubled by the use of Gimli as persistent comic relief
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