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'Lord of the Rings,' 'Star Wars' Duel for Sci-Fi Fans

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'Lord of the Rings,' 'Star Wars' Duel for Sci-Fi Fans

'Lord of the Rings,' 'Star Wars' Duel for Sci-Fi Fans

'Lord of the Rings,' 'Star Wars' Duel for Sci-Fi Fans

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The Lord of the Rings film trilogy has swamped popular culture, winning acclaim from critics and movie fans alike. But for some die-hard fans of science fiction, the original Star Wars films remain the definitive fantasy trilogy. Christian Bordal reports.