Tolkien’s son: Peter Jackson ‘eviscerated’ Lord of the Rings

After watching Peter Jackson's Hobbit, the usually soft-spoken Frank Schaeffer compared it to a botched circumcision. "[T]hey left everything they should have taken and took what they should have left," he said, quoting Surgeon General C. Everett Koop."The spirit of the book has been almost entirely lost and replaced by a movie that looks as if it was made to spin off theme park rides and videogame derivatives rather than to tell the story as written in the beloved children’s classic," said S … [Read more...]