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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

“Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines, it will shine out the clearer.”

I have to say, I’ve faced a weird phenomenon when watching these  689 more words


The Two Towers "Last March of the Ents" (2002)

Last March of the Ents (2002)

I think we can all agree that the Ents are one of the greatest things about The Two Towers… 454 more words


On One's Own Folly

The Choices of Master Samwise

There is some poetic justice in the demise of Shelob: encased in a strong hide of darkness long nurtured in the depths, it is the force of her own movement down upon Sam that forces Sting into her belly. 531 more words


“How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”

Here is a quote from one of my favourite book (and film) series of all time, J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings… 295 more words


On the Holding of Hands

Shelob’s Lair

The human hand is a fascinating part of the body. It’s versatility is impressive, its capability inspiring. Through the hand comes most frequently our sense of touch, an under-appreciated sense at one’s disposal. 503 more words


On a Place Wretched and Foul

The Stairs of Cirith Ungol

The Morgul Vale does not sound like a particularly great place to visit. If the hobbits’ descriptions are anything to go by, the endless gloom, rotting flora, unclean water, unnatural light, and unshakable atmosphere of dread would be enough to keep all but the morbidly curious away. 504 more words


On Staves and Staffs

The Journey to the Crossroads

In our modern setting, the staff is most frequently assigned the role of the cane, and associated with the infirmed and elderly. 554 more words