“*Slight spoilers to Fellowship of the Ring ahead*
In trilogies like these, it is often the middle film (or middle book, for that matter) that drags. Second films often feel like they exist only as a form of build-up, that they have little worth getting excited about on their own. I feared, that, after a very strong first movie, The Lord of the Rings would fall to second-story-of-trilogy-itis. I'll put it simply: it doesn't...kind of.
Yes, The Two Towers has many, many flaws, but, at the end of the day, I was more than won over by the once-again stunning visuals, characters you really hope stay safe, and incredible final battle.
The Two Towers has three stories:
Story number one follows Gimli, Legolas and Eragorn. In their quest to find Merry and ” read more