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January 24, 2001
A Requiem for Tom Bombadil
"Yea, and though I walk through the valley of the shadow
As much as I would demand accuracy from the new films, I also understand the need to keep the plot of a film moving along quickly - things have to be cut out if you want to hold peoples attention in a Two hour format. If Strider rescues them from the barrow downs, or they don't come across Old Man Willow, the whole of the story isn't completely violated, though it will be a tarnished retelling.