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  • Not the Next ‘Passion’

    By Tom Tugend

    March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    A widely circulated Internet report that Steven Spielberg was planning to produce a trilogy of films exposing Christian brutality has been denounced as a hoax and "mean prank" by the filmmaker's chief spokesman.

    The report, headed, "Spielberg Fights Fire With Fire," quotes him as...

  • Lord of the Oscars

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Around the time Mark Ordesky discovered J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy trilogy "The Lord of the Rings," he was engaged in his own epic struggle: trying not to flunk out of Temple Emanuel's Hebrew school. "I was spectacularly unsuccessful at it," confides the affable, boyish executive...

  • A ‘Ring’ of Bias Not Likely

    By Craig A. Bird

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    I imagine the fish out of water is the only fish to have an inkling of water. -- J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien, the "discoverer" of Middle Earth and the source of the imminent-blockbuster movie "The Fellowship of the Ring," (which opens in theaters Dec. 19) was a lot of things....