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Christopher Tolkien on Peter Jackson’s Middle-Earth movies.

Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?

The chasm between the beauty and seriousness of the work, and what it has become, has gone too far for me. Such commercialisation has reduced the esthetic [sic] and philosophical impact of this creation to nothing. There is only one solution for me: turning my head away.

Christopher Tolkien, describing how Peter Jackson’s Middle-Earth adaptations have tarnished his father’s legacy. From an interview in Le Monde. Translated by Sedulia’s Translations. Via theonering.net.

Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?