Tolkien on Film
|Tolkien on Film: Essays on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings|
|Author||Janet Brennan Croft (Editor)|
|Released||January 1, 2005|
From the Publisher
This collection of essays addresses various aspects of Peter Jackson's film adaptations of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings including scriptwriting and the creative process, the place of the films in cinematic history, gender roles in the films and the books, wisdom and councils, hobbits and heroism, fan culture and fanfic, the use of Tolkien's languages in the films, and other issues.
- I read it with real interest. — Verlyn Flieger, author of Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World
- These essayists are truly critical so as to discern how the films both succeed and fail. — Ralph C. Wood, author of The Gospel According to Tolkien