Article on EW.com
Tolkien fans are storming the Net. Ty Burr tells them: Give the movie folk a chance!
Hell hath no fury like a mass cult scorned.
I’m not talking about the Church of Scientology’s reaction to the parodic MindHead religion in Steve Martin’s ”Bowfinger” (or, for that matter, about the Church of Scientology’s reaction to anything). I’m talking instead about the armadas of online fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s ”Lord of the Rings” trilogy as they stomp noisily around the prospect of a filmmaker putting their beloved myth onto celluloid…
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