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Del Toro Hates Heroic Fantasy... Just Saying

I don’t want to rub it in, nor do I want to be rabid about it, so I’ll shut up from now until we see a trailer. But this at least deserves mentioning:

First of all, hasn’t anybody noticed that del Toro has repeatedly said he doesn’t like Tolkien, and that he never finished reading “The Lord of the Rings”? Here’s what he told me in Cannes in 2006, when I asked him about the influence of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis on his own work: “I was never into heroic fantasy. At all. I don’t like little guys and dragons, hairy feet, hobbits — I’ve never been into that at all. I don’t like sword and sorcery, I hate all that stuff.” # (via)

Oh, and Hellboy sucked. Just saying…