“First the good news: The Two Towers isn’t necessarily better than The Fellowship of the Ring but everything great about the first film has been dutifully amplified here to umpteenth degrees. Now the bad: everything less than stellar about the first film has also been magnified. Director Peter Jackson’s understanding of J.R.R. Tolkein’s crucial themes is still near transcendent–if The Fellowship of the Ring was alive with Christian hope, then Two Towers is dignified by an impressive and overwhelming sense of godlessness. Two Towers may be the most sinister Hollywood epic ever made, a stirring account of lands on the brink of desiccation.” To read more, CLICK HERE. (Thanks to Frank for sending this in!)
Peter Jackson sat down for a small featurette to discuss taking The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into 4k.