Takes too long to get going, and very inconsistent in its approach to storytelling. Completely lacking in character development, and the charm that really made "The Lord of the Rings". Voids the need for two sequels.
A personal favourite and one that serious film lovers should watch is Park Chan-wook’s ‘Oldboy’. The plot centres around the story of Oh Dae-Su, who has been locked up in a room for 15 years. His lack of knowledge about his captors or the motives behind his imprisonment so drives him into insanity, with TV being his ‘teacher, friend and lover’. After suddenly being let out, he begins his brutal search for his captor. Though the plot sounds like the…