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The Lord of the Rings: The Ultimate Critical Review

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The Lord of the Rings: The Ultimate Critical Review is a DVD and book set featuring critical analysis and insight into The Lord of the Rings.

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Using the latest advanced mapping techniques and the fantastic art of the Brothers Hildebrandt, this magical and highly entertaining independent DVD and book set plots the journey of the fellowship day by day and reveals the hidden themes and influences which shaped Tolkien's remarkable work.

  • Released: January 14th, 2008
  • Length: 213 minutes.
  • Features:
    • Stunning images of Middle-earth
    • 3-D mapping helps reveal the patterns behind the journey.
    • Disc One: A comprehensive critical analysis of The Fellowship of the Rings and The Two Towers
    • Disc Two: A comprehensive critical analysis of The Return of the King
    • The Book: A comprehensive critical analysis of The Lord of the Rings
    • The Brothers Hildebrandt and the art of Middle-earth
    • Mostly Autumn: Music Inspired by The Lord of the Rings
    • Tolkien: his life and work as recalled by those closest to him, including his family and associates.