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Old 04-24-2019, 07:36 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Inziladun View Post
I have to wonder, though, how much of that shadow is Tolkien's, and what part Peter Jackson's.
The Jackson movies would not exist if not for the source material. Even people who haven't read the books if they are even marginally aware of the movies they enjoy know that Tolkien was the author. Thus even the movies ultimately owe their clout to Tolkien because without him they could not exist.

Also the studio has responded to the estate's disavowal.
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