Hello newbie here! :)

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Hello newbie here! :)

Post#2 » Thu Jan 01, 1970 12:00 am

Welcome to the forum, Enigma. I hope you visit often.
After seeing FOTR, did you then read the books?
I think the greatest result from PJ's films was the number of new Tolkien readers. It is a gift. :D

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Post#3 » Thu Jan 01, 1970 12:00 am

I agree Rednell! I too feel that the greatest thing that has happened as a result of PJ's films has been the incredible amount of interest, and attention the movies have brought to Tolkien's work. Even for those of us that aren't completely happy with some of the things that PJ has done, the biggest positive by far is the amount of people who are reading, and finding Tolkien's world, and work for the first time.
"I would have the Ring-bearer bring the crown to me, and let Mithrandir set it upon my head, if he will; for he has been the mover of all that has been accomplished, and this is his victory." Elessar

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Post#4 » Thu Jan 01, 1970 12:00 am

The movies have definately been a blessing: before they came out it was almost impossible to find any of JRRT's other works in my local book stores, but due to a heightened interest in Tolkien because of the movies there is now a treasure trove of books and other LotR related items readily availabe.

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Post#5 » Thu Jan 01, 1970 12:00 am

Welcome to our site, Enigma. I hope you find your time here as enjoyable as you found watching the movies.

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