Master of the Rings: The Unauthorized Story Behind J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings'
A survey of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Hosted by Tolkien scholar Robert Di Napoli, the 80-minute documentary covers such aspects of the Tolkien epic as its literary influences (including Beowulf), character and plot analysis, inspirations on other arts (such as the progressive rock of the 1970s), and enduring popularity.