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filmcapsule's rating of the film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The weakest entry in the series but still an enjoyable conclusion thanks to its affection for the characters. Nearly all of the battling and military strategy bore me, but I somehow still find myself on board with the intimacy between Sam and Frodo, or even the talk of heroism with Merry and Pippin. It can feel totally silly in some sequences (especially those with dropped sound) but oddly effective in others.