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Reviews are pouring in for the first the first installment of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, following yesterday’s premiere in London.

While the film is attracting widespread praise and being lauded as a landmark by some, it has drawn criticism from some quarters for its length (almost three hours) and pacing.

For New Zealanders chomping at the bit for any tit-bit of LOTR news ahead of next week’s Middle Earth premiere, here’s a selection of reviews, both from so-called “geek sites” and UK news sites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2001/12/11/lord_of_the_rings_fellowship_of_the_ring_2001_review.shtml

http://film.guardian.co.uk/lordoftherings/news/0,11016,616644,00.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=006788783424333&rtmo=LNydL7yd&atmo=rrrrrrrq&pg=/et/01/12/11/bfrings11.html

http://www.filmfour.com/news/news.jsp?id=100470453

http://www.tolkienonline.com/docs/5602.html

http://www.theforce.net/rouser/reviews/lotr.shtml




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