‘Tolkien’ film likely contains more of ‘wormtongue’ than truth, literature buff warns

March 29, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Joseph Pearce, a scholar who has written extensively on literature, history, and religion, is warning viewers against ‘Tolkien,’ an upcoming biographical movie that he worries will pervert the memory of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Catholic author of the beloved Lord of the Rings books. In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews, Pearce admitted that he has not seen the unreleased film. But the antecedents in the works by screenwriters David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford persuaded him to fear how the real-life Tolkien will fare in their hands. Pearce told LifeSiteNews that he does not want Christian parents to be disappointed or […]