|The One-Minute Writer|
It was backwards for me. I saw the movie first before delving into the Lord of the Rings books Trilogy. I was quite astounded by the level of production work and the dedication from the people involved that went into interpreting Tolkien's world. I thought Sir Peter Jackson's vision which was to breakdown the books in a simple, digestible terms (to have a beginning, a middle and the end) helped navigate through the rich world Tolkien visioned. Sir PJ and his team (WETA) created a Middle Earth as if it did once existed and was lost in our history so to speak. It was quite unbelievable and that kind of impact to me was great.
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