The ‘The Rings of Power’ backlash is racist and sexist, which goes against the spirit of ‘LOTR’: being awakened is the new normal

Fantasy is accessible to all. Fans of Tolkien’s original books and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power have engaged in heated debate. In contrast to several of Tolkein’s original works, the showrunners of the new Amazon Original programme have embraced characters of colour who are also portrayed by actors of colour. Unfortunately, internet trolls who assert that […]