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Don’t look for analogies in ‘Rings,’ says Mortensen

February 16, 2003 at 7:27 pm by xoanon  - 

“Lord of the Rings” star Viggo Mortensen TOKYO — Wherever actor Viggo Mortensen goes, people ask him about the analogy between the U.S. fight against terrorism and the epic battle between good and evil in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. The comparison has received a lot of press particularly in the U.S. where some have even gone so far as to suggest Christopher Lee’s character — the evil Lord Saruman — looks like Osama bin Laden (does that mean George W Bush is Gandalf?). [More]

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