The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition: That’s Already Enough Subtitles

The movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition

The guest: Franchise fan Chris de Hoog

Among the topics we get into:

  • how The Lord of the Rings franchise has been cannibalized by the Internet
  • reconciling silly moments with epicness and grandeur
  • some book answers to our nitpicky questions
  • character reads including
    • Aragorn and Arwen as an OTP
    • the many problems with Eowyn
    • Theoden’s deathwish
    • Faramir as forgotten brother or badass plot propellor
    • Frodo as a problematic film hero
    • Legolas and Gimli as comedic relief
  • comparing the legacies of Star Wars to The Lord of the Rings movie franchises
  • a bit of ragging on The Hobbit

 

 

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Dylan Clark-Moore is a podcast creator and blogger at NetFlakes. You can find him on Letterboxd and Twitter.

Caroline Diezyn is a podcast co-host and blogger at NetFlakes, and a PhD student, writer, and artist in London, Ontario. You can find them on Letterboxd and Twitter.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition is also available on Amazon.

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