Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 21st November 2019 - 23:23:53

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Movies > Fantasy > The Lord of the Rings : 1 : Fellowship of the Ring review

« Big Fish reviewBig FishThe Lord of the Rings : 2 : The Two Towers reviewThe Lord of the Rings : 2 : The Two Towers »

Score: 8.9/10  [2 reviews]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 150 - The Lord of the Rings : 1 : Fellowship of the Ring
Directed by Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings : 1 : Fellowship of the Ring
Price:
$0.00
Available:
In various formats

The Lord of the Rings : 1 : Fellowship of the Ring product reviews

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others.

But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappears, bequeathing to his young nephew, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, which starts him on a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, to destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.



Tags:
Andy Serkis   Bilbo Baggins   Billy Boyd   Cate Blanchett   Christopher Lee   Dominic Monaghan   Elijah Wood   Frodo   Gandalf   Gollum   Hugo Weaving   John Rhys-Davies   Liv Tyler   Orlando Bloom   Sauron   Sean Astin   Sean Bean   Smegol   Viggo Mortensen   lotr   peter jackson
Other listings you may be interested in:
The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook - Rev. Ed.The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook - Rev. Ed.
Rating: 8.8
Peter Jackson : From Prince of Splatter to Lord of the RingsPeter Jackson : From Prince of Splatter to Lord of the Rings
Rating: 8.3
The Lord of the Rings : Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings : Return of the King
Rating: 7.5
Gollum : How We Made Movie MagicGollum : How We Made Movie Magic
Rating: 8.5
The Lord of the Rings : 2 : The Two TowersThe Lord of the Rings : 2 : The Two Towers
Rating: 9.1
The Lord of the Rings : 3 : Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings : 3 : Return of the King
Rating: 7.9
The Art of The HobbitThe Art of The Hobbit
Rating: 9.3
The Hobbit : 1 : An Unexpected JourneyThe Hobbit : 1 : An Unexpected Journey
Rating: 9.1
Kim Possible Movie : So The DramaKim Possible Movie : So The Drama
Rating: 8.5
Pirates of the Caribbean : 2 : Dead Man's ChestPirates of the Caribbean : 2 : Dead Man's Chest
Rating: 9.1
TomorrowlandTomorrowland
Rating: 8.3
SpySpy
Rating: 5.5
Vacation (2015)Vacation (2015)
Rating: 9.5

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of mizim

Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 8th of January, 2015

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.3/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 9 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 9 out of 10
Believeability:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

When I was younger, I think about nine years old, my mum was busy reading me the Lord of the Rings books, it took a little while (long enough that when we adopted a very young kitten we named her Pippin) but I loved the books, even reading them to myself when I was eleven and then again a couple of years later, so suffice to say, I was very excited when I heard that the books were being adapted into a movie series. The acting in this is amazing, during the first movie I had a crush on Legolas (though that ended when I finally paid attention to what he looked like outside of costume LOL Icon), there isn't anyone in this movie that I can find fault with.

The special effects, wow oh wow, this was done amazingly well and it all just looks so brilliant. The scenery, well, what can I say, it is New Zealand after all... It is gorgeous and there isn't a moment that doesn't suit the film. The whole thing fitted in so well with what I could remember and it had me rushing to our book shelf and borrowing the books to re-read, it was a must. Everything in this movie was done so well, yes, it is a rather long movie, but that is necessary to fit everything that they can into the movie.

Click here to read the profile of tucker

Review by: tucker (Karl)
Dated: 24th of March, 2004

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 8.5/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 8 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 9 out of 10
Believeability:
Score 8 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

Having seen how the movie was made (yes, I was one of the many MANY extras) I know that a lot of effort went into getting the movie to feel as good as the book. Now that is almost an impossible task, and since I haven't actually read the books I don't know if Peter Jackson managed to make it happen or not.

But what I can say is that this movie blew my socks off! Totally! The special effects and camera angles really did allow one to easily suspend their disbelief and get totally involved in the film. I sat there mesmerised, lost in Middle Earth, as Frodo struggled to deal with his fate as The Ring Bearer, as the Elves, Men of Rohan and Gondor, and of course the Dwarves, all fought their need to destroy the One Ring over their desire to use it.

I was with Frodo as he and Sam, Merry and Pippin, and the Fellowship of the Ring travelled the rough and dangerous path towards Mordor and the fires of Mount Doom. I spent plenty of time softly chuckling to myself as I saw a particular orc fall over dead, or hack an elf in half, chase a hobbit or pull over a tree. (Yes, I was looking for my alter ego, and found myself in Middle Earth plenty of times.)

Overall, I would have to say that this was one of the VERY few movies I would gladly pay full price to go and see again. Though I don't think I would ever be as bad as some, who have seen it 20+ times. That's just obsessive, people!

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Movies'...

Score: 8.3
Product reviews for listing 1774: 101 Dalmations
Director: Disney Studios

Product image for 101 DalmationsFull of boundless adventure and boisterous fun, Disney's 17th animated masterpiece is the original film classic starring 101 of the world's most lovable, huggable Dalmatians and their hilariously evil captor, Cruella De Vil!

A charming London neighbourhood is home to Roger and Anita, whose beloved Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, have become the proud parents of 15 puppies. But when Cruella and her bumbling henchmen, Horace and Jasper, ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Common sense is just experience so ingrained, you use it almost without thinking. The worst thing is, we aren't born with it."
unknown

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream