The worst of what is ultimately the best trilogy of all time

Spoilers herein. One hallmark of science fiction and fantasy is the creation of a world that includes to some extent the creator. That way, instead of inhabitants bumping around in a world, we get a complex set of interactions: some as a result of the world affecting the players, and some the other way around. …

“There’s some good in this world Mr Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.”

“The Lord of the Rings” continues it’s epic quest in this second installment of the trilogy, as the original fellowship is disbanded and it’s various members must continue the good fight. While Frodo and Sam pursue their mission to Mordor, Pippin and Merry manage to escape the Uruk hai into the Fangorn Forest and their …

Sophomore effort shines as brightly as the first

After Fellowship, the world wondered if Peter Jackson could sustain the momentum. The Two Towers is the shortest segment and the story is split into parallel tales. More characters enter the story, including one of the most important. Can Jackson do it? Of course he can. Spoilers: Two Towers sustains the magic of Fellowship, while …