Although it has been more than 20 years since its first release, there are still very few fantasy movies that can surpass the Lord of the Rings trilogy. special for the excellent visuals and the vast world that the film has built. When recalling, the great battles that took place in Middle Earth or the characters that have been classified as classics such as Frodo, Aragorn, Gollum or Gandalf still make the audience fascinated.
The scene opens with a narration by Galadriel (The Fellowship of the Ring)
The opening scene in every movie is always very important because it is an element to draw viewers into its story. And The Lord of the Rings does that very well when opening the series with a sequence that takes viewers back to the old days through Galadriel’s narration, talking about the origin of the Rings of Power. What follows is a brief introduction to the three main races of Middle-earth: the Elves, the Humans, the Dwarves, and the ring capable of controlling everything in the hands of the dark lord Sauron.
Thanks to this segment, audiences who have not read the novel still have an overview of the characters as well as the land they are about to accompany. Each scene is shown in the most detailed and realistic way, making viewers believe in the story they are being told. In an epic movie like The Lord of the Rings, the opening scene provides all the necessary information for the audience and opens up a majestic world with beautiful frames that make it a must-see. One of the most classic opening scenes.
The scene where Gandalf confronts Balrog (The Lord Of The Rings -The Fellowship of the Ring)
The scene where the wizard Gandalf raised his sword and staff to stop the monster Balrog – an extremely powerful ancient creature has become the most classic image of the Lord of the Rings series. While the Guardian of the Rings fled from the bloodthirsty demon and the giant Balrog, Gandalf heroically sacrificed himself to help everyone escape. This is a moment of convergence of Gandalf’s beauties: arrogance, bravery, magnanimity and determination to fight the enemy.
And also in this scene, the phrase “You shall not pass” was shouted by the wizard Gandalf to stop Balrog. The scenes and lines have gone deep into the memories of many generations of fans and have even been loved to the point of becoming a famous meme on social networks.
The Lord Of The Rings – The Two Towers
At a time when cinematography was not as developed as it is now, the classic battle of Hornburg (also known as the Helm’s Deep battleground) still brought an extremely satisfying experience to viewers. This is one of the first major fights in the series. Director Peter Jackson has put viewers in an atmosphere of fear and confusion when the right side of Humanity was too weak and the witch Saruman broke through the weak point of the wall, creating conditions for the Orcs to overflow. into the fortress.
To this day, the battle of Helm’s Deep is still considered the most epic and classic battle on the big screen in general and of the fantasy genre in particular. This battle takes viewers on an emotional roller coaster with an uncompromising battle, methodical tactics and honoring the solidarity that made an emotional victory. On the background of majestic music, overwhelming techniques, Helm’s Deep battle made the audience satisfied and could not take their eyes off for a moment.
Returning to the big screen after a long time, the magical land of Middle-earth will be vividly recreated in IMAX format in two movies, The Lord Of The Rings -The Fellowship of The Ring and The Lord Of The Rings – The Two Towers.