Today’s blog is about the Lord of the Rings Franchise. If you haven’t seen any of these EPIC films then now is the time!
You have great actors/actress that bring to life JRR Tolkien’s classic books. I had the pleasure of reading The Hobbit in high school and it’s one of my favorites. It’s filled with action, mystery, suspense, and yes I even jumped a few times. At first when I learned they were making The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring, I was upset that the Hobbit wasn’t first, but they have redeemed themselves.
So the movies start about a hundred or more years after the Hobbit (sorry if my years are off).
So here we have Frodo, whose uncle Bilbo Baggins leaves him the last golden ring that has the ability to drain the life out of the person who has it.
When the movie starts out we are introduced to a fun variety of characters that live in the Shire. A place where the Hobbits live, it’s kind of like above ground rabbit holes. Hobbits are solitary creatures and enjoy good food and wine. They like to have tea as well. That’s why I am certain that my girlfriend is a hobbit, she’s just lacking the hairy feet.
So here it is in a nutshell:
Fellowship of the Ring: Band together with a crew to head to the mountain to destroy the ring. Walk, walk, walk, fight and get separated.
Two Towers: Walk some more, fight, someone gets stabs, run/Walk, eat, pick up Smeegle, walk and get reunited and separated again. Oh and they have an awesome fighting scene at Helm’s Dee.
Return of the King: This is the conclusion of Lord of the Rings, Smeegle triesto kill Frodo and Sam saves him, The rest of the world fights, I’m talking swards and fist here. Oh and Legalos awesome arrows. But in the end the evil monster guy says, No man can ever kill me, so a woman does. How awesome is that!
Okay so then they started to make The Hobbit and I thought it was going to be horrible, but it’s quite tolerable.
The Hobbit 1: a band of dirty dwarves show up at Bilbo’s doorstep and eat him out of house and home, then invite him to go on a journey. He accepts. They walk, run, battle, run, walk, and get separated. Bilbo finds Smeegles precious ring and hides it. Reunited, fights, and the movie ends.
The Hobbit 2: Desolation of Smog. Okay so here we are rejoined with the dwarves and Bilbo who are making their way to the mountain to reclaim it. They need Bilbo to steal the previous jewel that holds a secret power. In the process he wakes the dragon Smog. This catapults everyone into action galore. It’s great and even cool how they managed everything.
I am anxiously awaiting The Hobbit 3.
So what was your favorite??