"The Frodo Franchise is the best case study yet written about film as a commodity in the global marketplace." -- Stephen Prince Film Quarterly 20081201 "For any person interested in the role of franchise film making on modern Hollywood, The Frodo Franchise should be considered required reading." -- Terry Hobgood Film International 20090401 "A lively and quick read that should appeal to scholars and fans alike." Tolkien Studies 20080701 "It's always more satisfying to follow the art than the money, but in this comprehensive study you can do both." -- Richard Von Busack Metro Newspapers 20070829 "Whether you are a film scholar, a student, or a Tolkien enthusiast, you will benefit from her [Thompson's] efforts." Journal Of Popular Culture 20080401
About the Author
Kristin Thompson is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her many books include Film Art: An Introduction and Film History: An Introduction (both with David Bordwell) and Storytelling in the New Hollywood.