I did a quick scroll through this forum to see if anyone else had started a similar thread. I found none, which is a bit of a surprise because
...what a movie!
Peter Jackson should be canonized. What a wonder, what an amazing achievement this trilogy is. How a man can work such magic and not be a burned-out husk by the end of it seems truly superhuman. He and everyone involved deserve a long break, lots of adoration, and pots and pots of money.
I very rarely say that when speaking of the film industry.
A film series for the ages. If you and yours are the procreative types (I and mine are not), your grandkids will thank you when you share these marvels with them.
Gotta go again.