The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Reviews

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November 19, 2013
When Gandalf arrives with reinforcements, descending a near-vertical slope using horses where you or I would use snowboards, the spirit of triumphant rampage is something rarely glimpsed since the days of Olivier and Henry V.
November 19, 2013
To live up to expectations, The Two Towers only had to be as good as its predecessor -- and, astoundingly, it's better.
November 19, 2013
The battle for Gollum's mind also provides a fitting teaser conclusion to the second act of a story I'm beginning to wish would never end.
November 19, 2013
Part two is more a straight-ahead action flick, substituting brawn and brawling for the pastoral radiance of the first film.
May 7, 2011
An army of filmmakers led by the director, Peter Jackson, has made the trilogy's central section a ringing testament to the power of motion pictures.
March 5, 2008
More graphic in its violence and more fantastic in its imaginings than the first film.
May 10, 2019
The Two Towers succeeds like few other middle installments do in serving as both a satisfying benchmark that ties the introduction and conclusion to this trilogy together.
January 14, 2019
I think this one might be the actual best of the franchise and it's all because of the Ents.
January 10, 2016
this three hour epic is one of those few films where you leave feeling they could have spent even more time with story explanation and exposition
November 12, 2014
These Tolkien films have a weight and seriousness that very few sword-and-sorcery pictures of the past 30-odd years have attained.
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