Interview with Catholic World Report – Special Tolkien Issue

Interview with Catholic World Report, special Tolkien issue, December, 2001

There will be two highly publicized movies coming out in December, at roughly the same time: one of Harry Potter and the other of Tolkien. What do you make of that coincidence?

Michael O’Brien: That’s a good question. I do find that the timing of the release of these two movies is uncanny. At their foundation they represent two very different views of the struggle between good and evil.

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