Frodo's heroism succeeds among Return of the King's endless fighting - and yet he never kills anything himself, a true pacifist's fable.
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The Two Towers is an unusually optimistic middle chapter, imperfect, if ensuring Frodo is a notable, memorable hero.
While time sapped the visual effect's prowess, at its heart, The Fellowship of the Ring maintains its raw fantasy, and works in the now as it did when first …
Stop motion in the spotlight The highlights of Special Effects Titan come as lost Ray Harryhausen animation displays on screen, footage discovered buried in his garage sometime in 2008. …
Battle of the compression codec Yes, it’s too long. No, it did not need to be three movies. But, The Hobbit is no less fun. Bilbo may be almost …
For its opening breeziness, Desolation still turns into a screen hog, if not to overflowing capacity.
This is too often fan service and less of a film for it, over eager like an excited child.
There is little that can compare to the scale on display here, and that will ensure the film lasts and carries the same appeal for future generations.
Two Towers is allowed to astound audiences from the beginning, the fantastic brawl as Gandolf battles the flaming demon Balrog while falling down a pit a visual feast.
Fellowship is a film that is both too long and too short.
Director Peter Jackson wants The Lovely Bones to be more than a missing child/murder mystery... That all fails… miserably.
There is a lot to take in when watching District 9.