Tolkien, directed by Dome Karukoski, stars Nicolas Hoult as the titular character J.R.R. Tolkien. From his orphan beginnings through his rise in literature societies Britain and eventually the breadcrumb origins of his famed middle earth magnum opus The Lord of the Rings, he would eventually write. Tolkien, unfortunately, is a much-misaligned biopic that’s an ultra-conventional bore.
The performances no doubt intrigue with Hoult impressing but the actor along with Collins, both have nothing to do with such flat and generic material. Hoult showcases some terrific talent here. Especially in the latter half of the film. His emotional range is strong and as an actor, Hoult is still continuing to progressively hone his craft, and here is no different. He still struggles to