TOLKIEN-MOVIE (PG-13) A Life of Love, Courage, and Fellowship. Exploring the formative years of renowned author J.R.R. Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult) as he finds friendship, courage, and motivation among a group of fellow outcasts at school. Their band strengthens as they mature, until the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the fellowship apart. Tolkien's early life experiences would later inspire him to write his famous Middle-earth novels.