The Lord of the Rings! Peter Jackson’s fantasy trilogy changed the face of Hollywood forever, thrusting Gollum, Weta, and New Zealand into the filmmaking forefront. With The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey mere weeks away, we take a trip in the time machine back to the project that started it all, and analyze the broad swath of impact that the One Ring has had on moviegoing.
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Matt Brown co-hosts the Mamo! and Super Zero podcasts, and has a weekly column at Twitch Film called Destroy All Monsters. Imagine Thor crossed with a 12-year-old girl.