Only Robots Fail to Cry at These “Lord of the Rings” Scenes

Tessa Andrews
Aug 19, 2020 · 10 min read

Emotional scenes are what take a great movie and make it unforgettable. When the music swells as the hero saves the day, when the man sprints through the airport to confess his undying love to his girlfriend, when a character death we didn’t see coming rattles us to our core. We want to see Pepper comforting Tony Stark as he dies. We crave Obi Wan’s despair at having to fight Anakin, his…