After the battle at Helm's Deep, Gandalf takes Théoden and his companions to Isengard. Continuing the plot of The Fellowship of the Ring, the film intercuts three storylines. Ill news is an ill guest. A habit of the old: they choose the wisest person present to speak to; the long explanations needed by the young are wearying. Because Gollum keeps forgetting his Sméagol-self and returning to his bad habits, he cuts himself off from possible friends.
When it passes overhead, Gandalf realizes that the Nazgûl's crossing of the River means that war is imminent. Shelob - An unimaginably ancient, enormous, and evil female spider that lives in the tunnels near Mordor, ever hungry for prey. Tolkien the father of Middle Earth This series is by far and away the most influential of all fantasy series. As she leaves Rivendell, the words of Galadriel, concerning the plight of Men to defy Sauron, come to Elrond in that moment. Pro: Having Saruman more visible in the second film makes him a more interesting screen villain. And Frodo wouldn't have got far without Sam, would he, dad? Pro: This change makes the initial encounter between Faramir and Frodo more exciting.
And sometimes you didn't want to know the end… because how could the end be happy? The wizard once cared for the forest and learned much from Treebeard, but now he chops down the trees to fuel the war machines of Isengard. Faramir Cuts Frodo's Jerkin to Reveal Ring Faramir uncovers the Ring Film: When Sam accidentally reveals to Faramir that Frodo carries the One Ring, Faramir uses his sword to cut Frodo's jerkin clasp and reveal the Ring. Con: This change is in violation of Faramir's gentle nature. Target Audience Group Trade Grade From 9 Age Range 14 Classification Method Dewey Decimal 823. Samurai Elves Aragorn leads charge of Samurai Elves Film: Elf and Uruk-hai armor will look reminiscent of that of Samurai warriors. Frodo is doubtful of this, especially because he nearly killed Sam but Sam insists that they must still hold on to what they are fighting for each other and the fulfillment of their quest.
Despite this, Pippin manages to cleverly take Treebeard to the section of Fangorn Saruman has recently decimated near Isengard. He learns that Frodo is not dead, but only unconscious, and is now a prisoner. Éomer himself is present during the entire battle in the book. In the book, Arwen's role is primarily recorded in the Appendices, and she is never depicted as considering such an act. Of course, if you're already decided which one you feel is better, feel free to jump ahead and cast your vote in the comments section of this article. He explains that, when Aragorn eventually dies, she will wander the woods alone, and she with have to live the rest of her long years alone. A conversation between Elrond and Galadriel in Lothlórien was edited to be a one.
Pro: Not enough time is left after the Battle of Helm's Deep to get everyone to Orthanc and still have the Voice of Saruman Sequence. But we also think this pity that we feel at Sam's bad timing and Gollum's bad luck is precisely the point. Book: There is no such scene in the books. Sins of the Brother Faramir, we hardly knew ye Film: Faramir decides to bring Frodo, Sam, and Gollum back to his father in Gondor. Gríma throws something from a window at Gandalf but misses, and it is picked up by Pippin.
They eventually make their way through the dense woodland to a stony hill where they meet Treebeard the Ent. It's ours, it is, and we wants it! Bombur in The Desolation of Smaug, by contrast, is still primarily a source of humor, but he gets adequate time to prove his valor see: the water barrel sequence. Frodo Baggins - The Ring-bearer and main protagonist of The Lord of the Rings. I used to think that they were things the wonderful folk of the stories went out and looked for, because they wanted them, because they were exciting and life was a bit dull, a kind of a sport, as you might say. Con: Reminding the audience again of Gandalf's fall insults their intelligence and takes up unnecessary screen time. But that's not the way of it with the tales that really mattered, or the ones that stay in the mind.
Sensing a chance, Frodo and Sam make ready to move. Book: Legolas agrees to go with Gimli to see the Glittering Caves if Gimli will accompany him to Fangorn Forest after Sauron is defeated. Note: Before we jump into discussing Gollum in The Two Towers , you might want to take a peek at for The Fellowship of the Ring for some background. Aragorn, Gimli and Legolas encounter a mysteriously transformed Gandalf and battle 's army at. But Gollum is also a morally complex guy with at least two distinct personalities. Legolas Rides Tall in the Saddle Legolas' horse is equipped with a saddle Film: Legolas rides a horse with a saddle while in Helm's Deep. Then that evil leads others to mistrust him.
Aragorn ends up cradling him as he passes. And if they had, we shouldn't know, because they'd have been forgotten. Sleeping Aragorn Awakened With A Kiss Film: While floating down a river after being wounded and left for dead in the warg attack, a mist-like Arwen appears and kisses Aragorn on the lips which eventually wakes him from slumber. The now awakened Théoden has to come to terms with both his son's death and the threat of Saruman. He tells them of his fall into the abyss, his battle to the death with the and his resurrection and his enhanced power. Gollum, however, begs them to take another way — a secret passage that only he knows.