Elon Musk takes a dig at LOTR prequel The Rings of Power, streaming on Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Prime: ‘Tolkien is turning in his grave’

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The Lord of the Rings spin-off, Prime Video collection The Rings of Power has been getting blended reactions from followers and critics. While many are grateful for the nostalgic expertise, a part of the viewers have been postpone with the poor story-telling. Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears to be half of the latter membership as he took to Twitter to share his evaluation. Given the present is primarily based on the ebook by late creator J.R.R Tolkein, he talked about how he should be now ‘turning in his grave’.

On Monday, Musk shared a couple of tweets reviewing the big-budgeted fantasy drama. Slamming the present, he posted, “Tolkien is turning in his grave”. He adopted it up with one other tweet that known as out the male characters in The Rings of Power. “Almost each male character up to now is a coward, a jerk or each. Only Galadriel is courageous, sensible and good,” his Tweet learn.


Galadriel is the feminine lead in the present, who is a warrior elf. The character is essayed by Welsh actor Morfydd Clark. The Rings of Power is a prequel to The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The actor has been receiving backlash as followers have been upset how the regal nature of the character in the novel and movies has now been altered to this action-packed half.

It is additionally pertinent to notice that Elon Musk has had a long-running feud and rivalry with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. With Musk’s SpaceX and Bezos’ Blue Origin competing immediately, the equation is mentioned to have grow to be much more fraught.

The eight-episode present has already put two episodes up on the platform, whereas the following episodes will drop each Friday. According to a report in Variety, the second season of The Rings of Power is already in the making, and the present has already signed a deal for 5 seasons with the platform.

In her evaluation for indianexpress.com, Sampada Sharma wrote, “When it was introduced, The Rings of Power was projected because the streamer’s reply to HBO’s Game of Thrones, which finally grew to become the most-viewed present in the world, so of course, they have been inviting comparability. The greatest level of comparability, that has now grow to be a staple in this style of tv, is the humungous scale of the present. It’s improbable to look at the cave cities of the dwarves ‘Khazad-dûm’, and the unending sense of the Sundering Seas so my humble suggestion could be – watch it on the largest display that you’ve and never on your cellphone. Lots of effort (and money) has been poured into the creation of this world that one would possibly really feel like they’re lacking out loads as a informal viewer. It calls for undivided consideration and something lower than that would find yourself making you’re feeling misplaced.

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