Pat's Movie Review of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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3.5/4

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Pat - wrote on 05/31/16

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is unique. One may say, "I love the Return of the King and Fellowship, but the Two Towers is my personal favorite." My point is that with most film trilogies, you are gonna easily be able to isolate a favorite film out the three. The Lord of the Rings trilogy is an exception. Peter Jackson dove into this project with an intention to film the whole trilogy in one 15 month shoot, and his intentions exceeded his and everyone's expectations. Sure, a ton of deviation from JRR Tolkien's beloved books was implemented throughout the movies, but the way that it was reflected onto screen was beyond brilliant and greatly complemented the masterful work of Tolkien. Letís get started with the first film of the three!

I adore the heck out of this movie, but there is one minor problem:

I never liked how Frodo can never stand up for himself. He can resist the power of the ring for the most part, but he always relies on other characters to keep him alive.

Other than that, this movie is friggin incredible and should be checked by anyone who loves movies!

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