Tag Archives: The Fellowship of the Rings

What Movies Mean to Me

I am writing this essay because I am in the midst of reading Roger Ebert’s memoir Life Itself, a review of which will appear soon.  Ebert loved films, and he is one of the few film critics (perhaps the only … Continue reading

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On Reading The Lord of the Rings for the Fourteenth Time, Part One: The Fellowship of the Ring

Every time I read “The Lord of the Rings” it is a profound literary experience.  I’m not sure I have read it fourteen times; it could be thirteen or fifteen, but I think fourteen is a good guess.  Most of … Continue reading

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