Predictable in places, scenes lifted wholesale from loads of other films, especially LotR, dreadful background music and horrid, horrid closing song, ridiculous plot twists.

And extraordinary and wonderful and a work of utter genius.

Now we live half an hour’s walk from a cinema, we shall be going to the flicks more often – this is the first time we’ve been in *years*, and my word, it was worth the effort.