Movie Episode! The Two Towers

On this, our first episode of 2020, please join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy in their discussion of the Two Towers movie directed by Peter Jackson.

  • Faramir is super different, how do we feel?
  • We want the version of this movie with Arwen at Helm’s Deep!
  • Hama for president 2020!
  • King Theoden, the best.
  • Also, we’ve accidentally been ignoring some emails. Sorry.

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Episode 80: Can’t Go Wrong With Tentacles

On this, our last episode of 2019, please join Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy in their discussion of the 1978 animated movie, The Lord of the Rings.

In which we ask the following very important questions:

  • Why doesn’t Aragorn wear pants?
  • Why does everyone want to punch Bilbo?
  • Who is Aruman?
  • Why is everyone the same height?

If you drink alcohol, we recommend it for the viewing of this movie. If you do not…godspeed.

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Episode 79: Sam is Real Good

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Nine, The Choices of Master Samwise

Characters:

  • Sam – an extremely fearsome enemy (probably a large elf)
  • Frodo – he dead
  • Shelob – still nightmare fuel
  • Shagrat – orc middle management from the Tower of Cirith Ungol
  • Gorbag – orc middle management from Minas Morgul

 

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Episode 78: When You Wish Upon Your Daddy

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Eight, Shelob’s Lair

Characters:

  • Frodo and Sam – Spelunkers
  • Gollum – it’s allllla Gollum now
  • Shelob – pure and utter nightmare fuel

Characters from legend:

  • Earendil – has the silmaril now…and is a star, also the aforementioned Daddy
  • Melkor – original evil.
  • Ungoliant – original nightmare fuel spider.

 

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Episode 76: Make a U Turn, Precious

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Six, Journey to the Crossroads

Characters:

  • Faramir – gone from our pages, but not from our hearts.
  • Frodo and Sam and Gollum – Our walking party. 

 

Following the map of their journey, they walk down from Henneth Annun and end at was it labeled M10, the Crossroads.

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Episode 73: Frodo’s Twilight Moment

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Four, Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit.

Characters:

  • Frodo- Nap-master
  • Sam – Chef
  • Smeagollum – Sous Chef
  • Faramir – Captain of Gondor
  • Mablung and Damrod – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

In the same map as the last two weeks you can see how the Frodo/Sam journey line goes off to the side of Mordor and enters an area with trees. That’s where we are in this chapter!

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