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Posted by moot_point, Wed May-31-06 10:07 AM
>LOTR is rooted in Celtic myth, which in this day and age looks
>a heck of a lot like an excuse not to hire people of color.

*Sighs* You can't actually believe this was a factor in deciding to make the film?!

>Its romanticized vision of a medieval Europe where white folks
>don't have or want any contact with the rest of the world is
>silly and inaccurate, a fantasy only a couple of doors down
>from white supremacy, which, as we know, is as real as the
>unicorns and gnomes and leprechauns and shit that it revels