Christopher Tolkien QuotesChristopher John Reuel Tolkien was an English editor and academic. He was the son of author J. R. R. Tolkien and the editor of much of his father's posthumously published work.
They gutted the book, making an action movie for 15-25 year olds. Tolkien became…devoured by his popularity and absorbed by the absurdity of the time. The gap widened between the beauty, the seriousness of the work, and what it has become is beyond me. This level of marketing reduces to nothing the aesthetic and philosophical significance of this work.