After 2 years of waiting, the ‘Lord of the Rings’ series arrives dividing opinions

“The best part of it was when I fell asleep”, “two chapters and I already need the third to come out”, “I didn’t think I would be so disappointed” and “I really liked it”, are proof of how controversial the first ones have been. two episodes of the series “The Lord of the Rings”.

In social networks, opinion has been polarized about this production that is located a long time ago of the events shown in “The Hobbit” and the original trilogy, showing the forging of the rings, which would become the desire of several.

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During the eight episodes that make up “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”, broadcast by Amazon Prime Video, characters already known to fans of the writer JRR Tolkien will appear, such as Isildor and Sauron.

Galadriel, the elf who was played by Cate Blanchett in the movies, has garnered comments of all kinds.

From the one who merely says that the new actress (Morfydd Clark, Hell in the Storm) is extremely beautiful, through the professionalism with which she faces the role, to the one who comments that she doesn’t like her.

“The elves themselves have no expressiveness and those who read the books would know that. I found the first two chapters very weak after two years of waiting, I would have liked something closer to The Lord of the Rings than Narnia, “wrote user @demigar.

“Because I like the Lord of the Rings I will continue to see it, but very flat so far,” @devescobar said.

“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” opens eight years after “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the most recent film in Tolkien’s created universe.

The direction fell to Wayne Yip (Doctor Who), JA Bayona (A monster comes to see me) and Charlotte Brandstrom (The witcher), who brought in the cast, among others, Lenny Henry (Harry Potter), Markella Kavenagh ( My life is murder) and Sara Zwangobani (Doctor, doctor).

The fans have made themselves felt with positive comments, with some boasting that they have already counted at least two views of the first episodes.

«The number of times I screamed watching the Lord of the Rings series; (is) capable (that) some soulless fat man is incapable of enjoying seeing elves fighting orcs, with violins in the background, but I was levitating, I’m just a Tolkien girl, ”said @toyhartas.

There is also a group of fans who, not having the streaming platform at home, have written help messages.

“I am looking for a sincere friendship with Prime Video to invite me to watch the series,” @turituit wrote.
“Who lends me his account to see the series, I dance to him,” offered @Will_Peralta.

This was the only time that two episodes were made available to the viewer, the following installments will only be one chapter each week.

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After 2 years of waiting, the ‘Lord of the Rings’ series arrives dividing opinions