Anyone seen the Tolkien movie? Is it worth a watch?
I'm pretty cynical, so considering how he's been raised higher and higher in peoples estimations as an author throughout my lifetime to near godhood, I'm concerned the movie might be cringe-worthy, romanticised, hero-worship drivel. I'm sort of hoping they include him running around oxford in a sheepskin yelling at people in old Norse but it looks from the adds they are casting him as a character like Frodo in the Fellowship (they keep saying it's about fellowship, do they mean the Inklings? his fellow soldiers in the war? or is this just a crude attempt to tie his life directly in to the story in his books?).
So how is it?
De gustibus non est disputandum