Re: [mythsoc] Re: Film Buffs vs. Rebuffs
- Both I and Carl H. were called, and I quote, "absolute fools" for thinking
the movies are terrible. We didn't call the person who said this anything; we
weren't even talking to her, but to each other. As I've said before, I've
friends who love the movie. They aren't idiots or fools or ignorant of Tolkien's
works. I strongly believe, however, that the books don't matter as much to
them as they do to me. And I'm still waiting for a movie-lover to grant that my
reaction is as valid and has as many if not more good reasons behind it as
their reaction. Hasn't happened, and I doubt it ever will. Instead I just get
more of the same: separate the two, lighten up, let it go. When I've never,
and I mean never, been the person to start the conversation.
Grace Walker Monk
In a message dated 12/8/2006 11:01:37 A.M. Central Standard Time,
--- Jason Fisher wrote:
>> Let the people who like it, like it, without seeming to take that so--- Wendell Wagner wrote:
> And, on the other side, let those of us who don't like, not like it,without
> taking it personally.Yes, absolutely. I don't take it personally that you don't like the films,
> I've been told that I'm a contemptible geek for notThat's horrible. I would certainly never say anything like that (and I've
> liking the film.
been called similar names myself).
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