"Fantasy" Films

Thu Jun 27 11:46:16 PDT 2002

At 10:39 AM 6/27/2002 -0400, Starshadw at aol.com wrote:

>I noted that you said you hadn't seen a single fantasty film that was 
>really worth watching.  I'm wondering if you have seen PJ's Fellowship of 
>the Ring, and whether that changed your mind at all, or whether you still 
>feel the same way?

I liked it.  I'm not bouncing up and down about it, but I liked it.  They 
get credit, above all, for taking the material seriously.  And, while they 
cut some of my favorite parts (I'm especially partial to the relationship 
between Glordindel and Gimli), I think all the things they cut were reasonable.