…Rhys-Davies, in contrast, had dismissed Tolkien’s novel. “I tried to read it and fell asleep many times,” he offers with a smile. “Every family has a fracture down it: One half loves it, lives in the world and it completely occupies their imagination. The other half says: ‘I don’t get it.’ I was in that side until I was forced to sit down and read the damn thing in preparation for this.” [More]