Movie Review: The Return of the King (Theatrical + Extended) (Spoilers!)

All good stories must come to an end, some way or another, and for both the books and the film trilogy, everything does end with “The Return of the King”. Peter Jackson, his cast, and crew, continued to deliver, defying all odds and actually succeeding in doing the impossible by being able to translate a… Read More Movie Review: The Return of the King (Theatrical + Extended) (Spoilers!)

Movie Review: The Two Towers (Theatrical + Extended) (Spoilers!)

Sequels, whether it be for books or movies, are the most difficult parts of a story to be actualized. There is that pressure of being consistent and whether it lives up to the first part, and there is the fact that it doesn’t really have a definite beginning or an ending, unlike the first and last… Read More Movie Review: The Two Towers (Theatrical + Extended) (Spoilers!)

Movie Review: The Fellowship of the Ring (Theatrical + Extended Cuts) (Spoilers!)

As a fan of fantasy literature, I have always been wary about books being adapted into films, especially if the books are close to my heart, and if they are literary masterpieces. By the time it was 2001, Hollywood wasn’t quite sure to make of director Peter Jackson’s attempt to adapt JRR Tolkien’s literary masterpiece,… Read More Movie Review: The Fellowship of the Ring (Theatrical + Extended Cuts) (Spoilers!)

Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein

Fantasy stories and novels are plentiful today, and appear in a wide variety of forms ranging from Young Adult all the way to high epic fantasies. However, among all of that which has been published, none has captivated and has been more influential than J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, which began with… Read More Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein