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'The Lord of the Rings' gets its own 'Honest Trailer'

Inevitably, all the popular film sagas you love will receive their own Honest Trailer, heartlessly deconstructing the franchise’s various narrative and stylistic lapses. The latest series to receive the Honest Trailer treatment is The Lord of the Rings, an “11-hour New Zealand tourism commercial” starring a “fantasy boy band” who walk and walk and walk and then keep on walking. Also, everybody is white – and when they die, they come back whiter! Anyhow, watch the video below and let the bad vibes simmer.

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Originally posted December 13 2012 — 10:08 AM EST

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