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The Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon

Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.
By Shannon Connellan
August 08, 2017
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The Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon

Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.
By Shannon Connellan
August 08, 2017
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They're taking to hobbits to Isengard at the Orpheum this winter, with one movie marathon to rule them all. Round up the Fellowship, stock up on lembas bread for sustenance and hide your finest pipe-weed from the Southfarthing for one sitting of all three of Peter Jackson's beloved OG Tolkien film adaptations at the Hayden Orpheum.

Kicking off with The Fellowship of the Ring and ending with The Return of the King, this cave troll of a marathon clocks in at 558 minutes, starting the journey at 11am and including two 30-minute meal breaks (breakfast and second breakfast, if you will). If you make it to the final handful of endings, you can pat yourself on the back and smash a ringwraith screech at the nearest Cremorne resident on your way home (note: do not actually screech at the residents).

Without a ticket, expect at least one overenthusiastic Orpheum staff member to make an example of you, thundering "You shall not pass!" to raucous applause. So buy a ticket, precious.

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