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Movie review: ‘Tolkien’ film shows the story behind the storyteller | The ESO Network
“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit” might be my favorite introductory line for a novel. It’s simple and direct, but still has enough information to spark your curiosity. What is a hobbit? And what sort of “hole” do they live in? (A very comfortable and cozy one, it turns out!) The narrative that develops from these 10 initial words encompasses “The Hobbit” and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, one of the greatest stories of our time. I already knew a quite a bit of background about the storyteller behind this story (in high school I …