Ringing its Praises

“A rare perfect mating of filmmaker and material” (NY Times). The Two Towers has been released with a series of glitzy premieres and press reviews which more than match the hype. Variety: “It’s hard to imagine a much better version of this material on screen.” BBC: “It is a film that never lets the audience down, it touches you emotionally and it makes you think.” Guardian: “The battles and sieges are conducted with the ferocity of the Crusades, Agincourt and Stalingrad.” The Sun: “For the entire two hours and 59 minutes, the only thing that mattered in my life was a plain gold ring round the neck of a short guy with pointed ears and hairy feet.”


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Jane Campion Returns to Film with Locally-Shot Western The Power of the Dog

Jane Campion Returns to Film with Locally-Shot Western The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog marks a homecoming for Wellington-born Oscar winner Jane Campion – with a career-first twist, David Canfield reports for Vanity Fair. Campion’s last feature was the 2009 romantic drama…