As part of a resolution to stop watching movies all the time and actually do something productive with my days off, I have decided to start cramming my movie consumption into one extended (and most probably drunken) night of the week. To kick things off (for some reason) I thought it would be a good idea to start with a marathon of movie based upon Grimm fairy tales. Needless to say it made for a rather….. wait for it…. Grimm viewing experience.
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The stories of Middle-Earth are all epic fantasy quests, they thrive on the presence of villains to drive the narrative. Without strong villains it is unlikely that the Lord of the Rings or the Hobbit would ever have found the huge audiences that they have today. There are very few movies or works of fiction that can match the sheer breadth and variety of villains that J.R.R. Tolkien created. That is why I have thought it only right to reduce this plethora of work into a trivial Top 10 list. Let it Begin! Continue reading