The Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King


Viewed – 17 July 2011  Blu-ray

Extended edition

Continuing the epic trilogy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings brings together all the plot strands that we have been following in the last two movies as Middle Earth becomes a battle ground.  Dark Lord Sauron’s army has developed into a mighty legion who rage war on the city of Minas Tirith, where white wizard Gandalf takes refuge with Pippin, whilst Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli seek out The Army Of The Dead.  Meanwhile Froddo Baggins and Samwise Gamjee, along with an increasingly conflicted Gollum close in on Mordor.

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The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers


Viewed – 03 July 2011  Blu-ray

Extended edition

This second instalment in J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic trilogy continues the story of Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), charged with the safe keeping of The One Ring, aided by his companion Samwise Gamgee (Sean Astin) as they travel to Mordor.  They are joined on their journey by the creature Gollum, a former keeper of the ring who has been sent mad and physically altered by the ring’s hold over him, and yearns for nothing more than to take back what once was his.  At the same time Aragorn, Gimli and Legolas travel to Rohan in search of Merry & Pippin who have been captured by a band of Orcs.

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