New Line Cinema | Release Date: December 18, 2002
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EssenceOfSugarDec 10, 2012
This somehow did not work for me. If this was supposed to be serious, it was verging on the ridiculous. I could excuse the first one for a little low-brow humour considering it didn
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Aaron_WassermanMay 31, 2016
I am not the biggest Lord of the Rings fan, so I don't go crazy over these movies. This one really bored me and just seemed like the unnecessary middle chapter, it does have great acting, set pieces, visuals, costumes, and battles. But thoseI am not the biggest Lord of the Rings fan, so I don't go crazy over these movies. This one really bored me and just seemed like the unnecessary middle chapter, it does have great acting, set pieces, visuals, costumes, and battles. But those things can only rise this movie so far... Expand
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KidR.Dec 19, 2002
The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers is, as a movie, enjoyable. The special effects are spectacular, to the extent that fully CG characters, such as Gollum, seemed entirely real and natural. As an interpretation of Tolkien's novel, The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers is, as a movie, enjoyable. The special effects are spectacular, to the extent that fully CG characters, such as Gollum, seemed entirely real and natural. As an interpretation of Tolkien's novel, however, this picture is very poor. In particularity, certain characters have been altered beyond recognition, and certain events have been changed without valid reason. Although I understand that certain sequences couldn't be filmed due to time constraints, there was absolutely NO reason for Peter Jackson to exclude crucial scenes from the book, only to replace them with senseless scenes of his own conception. The ending sequence at Osgiliath is a particularly egregious example. Expand
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