The Lord of the Rings films, while providing some of the most epic battles, speeches and landscapes in the history of cinema, can be quite a pill to swallow, time-wise.
Clocking in at 726 minutes, the extended Blu-ray editions (the only editions a true fan should be watching) are going to take up your whole day, and who wants that?
In this short-attention culture, we're always trying to cut down on time spent consuming things. For text, there's "Too long; Didn't Read" or TL;DR. But with the visual medium, we're left to our own devices to look up plot summaries and reviews. That changes now.
Our new series, "Too Long; Didn't Watch" breaks down all the movies you're too lazy to watch in a way that'll leave you with absolutely zero questions left unanswered. For serious. We mean it.
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