"The obsession with power, will and hierarchy in Peter Jackson's film trilogy adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic The Lord of the Rings fuels its dangerous topicality: a vindication and veneration of empire. "(Open Democracy | The Return of the King: Tolkien and the new medievalism | K.A. Dilday)
:: note :: . . . hmmm . . . had some thoughts during first of the trilogy but don't even wish to see the rest . . .