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Alec Guinness

Movie review: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King'

4 stars (out of 4) One "Ring" - finally - rules them all. In "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," a great mythic movie cycle gets the ending it deserves - and we can finally see this stunningly completed film trilogy for what it is: one of the major achievements of film history. This is a movie that, purely and simply, has visions and excitement to blow us away once again. "The Return of the King" and the massive 10-hour complete film that it now concludes become together a supreme adventure fantasy epic, a staggering triumph, a movie to delight all ages, tastes and sexes - including that small part of the audience who still feel heroic fantasy...