Tolkien (2019)

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IMDb Rating
7.0 out of 10 (view IMDb page)

The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien

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MPAA Rating:
PG-13 for some sequences of war violence
Runtime:
112 Minutes
Genre(s):
biography, drama, war
Director(s):
Dome Karukoski
Writer(s):
David Gleeson

Weekly Volcano's Review

Richard Roeper on May 13th, 2019

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This biopic profiles the author of the beloved Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books by jumping back and forth between the hellish World War I experiences of Lt. Ronald Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult) and his boyhood days as an orphan in a boarding school. The result is a well-acted, competently made, utterly tedious bore of a film lacking in creative spark. - Two stars

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