Re: [mythsoc] Kingdom of Heaven
- At 02:42 PM 4/20/2005 -0500, some movie-puff writer wrote:
>"Even the blockbuster The Lord of the Rings trilogy - more fantasticalThat would annoy Jackson, who was trying for the historical-film feel.
>epic than historical epic
> - recognized the importance of tempering war"Even" it, as if that were the last thing one expected?
>Director Peter Jackson added scenes with Liv Tyler's elvinThey certainly didn't.
>princess, exploring her forbidden romance with human warrior Aragorn in
>ways the J.R.R. Tolkien books never did."
But doesn't that phrasing seem to promise a lot more than we actually got?