Tag Archives: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

I’ve never laughed and cried so much in one movie. The thing is, I’m not a big movie crier. Those of you who read my Seabiscuit review are thinking, “Yeah, right!” It’s true, I swear. But I think I went into this … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 

Yes, I had a press ticket. Yes, I went to the earliest possible showing yesterday, opening day (December 18), and refused to eat any popcorn or drink any soda, lest I be distracted even minutely from the film. Yes, I … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

When a reviewer makes specific comments about plot elements in a book or a movie, it is common internet convention to say, “Spoilers ahead!” I cannot think of a single movie made in recent years for which that warning has … Continue reading

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