Review of the Return of the King - The film not the book
This film is over three hours in length but moves along at a fair old place. The battle scenes are awesome and the sets for Minas Tirith and Minas Morgul are really good.
The Lord of the Rings is my favourite book, I must have read it at least sixteen times and I was nervous about how it would be translated to screen. There are obvious differences between the books and the films - Tom Bombadil for one - but one the whole I think Peter Jackson (and his team) have done a wonderful job.
It is a very good film and worth watching. I wanted to say something intellectual and high-brow but what's the point? This is a marvellous film, great fun, what more needs to be said?