I went and saw The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers today.
Oh. My. God.
There were some deviations from the book— more so than in The Fellowship of the Ring— in order to fit the movie format, but it all worked extremely well. I couldn’t have asked for a better movie. Among other things, the Ents are simply astounding.
Now, of course, I expect The Return of the King to even surpass The Two Towers. I’m counting the days.