Movie Review: 'Lord of the Rings' Return of the King, the final installment in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, opens in theaters Wednesday. The series, about a quest to rescue the world from evil, has held many filmgoers firmly in its grip from the start. Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.
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Movie Review: 'Lord of the Rings'

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Return of the King, the final installment in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, opens in theaters Wednesday. The series, about a quest to rescue the world from evil, has held many filmgoers firmly in its grip from the start. Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.