Getting my righteous geek on means having a marathon of the LOTR series this Thanksgiving weekend, and I realize once again the true lord and master of fantasy: Tolkien.*
|*Although I am pretty sure he’d roll over in his grave if he imagined two troll-masked punks taking over a monastery…|
Liv Tyler galloping like an angel away from the Nazgul like she owes them money across the New Zealand, err, Middle Earth countryside still gets my heart racing, even though I know how it ends. It never matters. The great stories ensnare us and don’t set us free until it’s over, and it’s never really over.
Theme video: Get your swoon on.