Archive for January, 2002

His Noblest Fantasy Had Little To Do With Elves and Wizards

Saturday, January 5th, 2002

I’m hardly the first to note that Professor J.R.R. Tolkien’s modern classic Lord of the Rings – or the new and successful film now born thereof – have a strong and unusual political subtext. “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which opens tomorrow, is a terrific movie about politics,” wrote James […]