Review: I Am Heath Ledger (2017)

This tribute is many expected things: funny, insightful, endearing, bittersweet. For fans of Heath Ledger, it’s a little glimpse into his world, and truthfully, we don’t get too deep into it. But that privacy is intriguing to process in light of this documentary and has a fascinating resonance to Ledger’s legacy as an actor. Spoilers ahead.

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“It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered.”

Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) trilogy – or single-film extravaganza, depending on how you view it – is a definitive exercise in fantasy storytelling. The most universal, heartwarming and heartaching story resides beneath the costumes, set design, and special effects work. These films obviously make a statement, especially through characterisation.

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