‘A Tale of Two Hobbits’ (2014)

Martin Freeman in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

What do people “know” because they saw it in a movie?

Well, they think they know J.R.R. Tolkien’s story of The Hobbit. But in fact, they don’t.

A Tale of Two Hobbits

Had Tolkien been alive when the movie-makers began their assassination of his story, he would have objected strenuously and probably sued them. That bit about the Dwarf and the Invincible Female Elf-Warrior falling passionately in love–that might’ve killed him on the spot. Life is hardly worth living anymore, if they can make up such a monstrosity and successfully blame it on you.

But if you think you’re learning anything from movies–well, you’re not. Not by a long shot.

Child Suspended from School for ‘Threat’ to Use Magic Ring (2015)

Is it really so surprising that “educators” can’t tell the difference between fantasy and reality? Check this out, from two years ago.

Child Suspended from School for ‘Threat’ to Use Magic Ring