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A Fantastic Fable
JANUARY 2004 online articles

Envisioning an Empire
John Toll, ASC Transports viewers to feudal Japan in The Last Samurai

The Fate of Middle Earth
Andrew Lesnie, ACS caps the Lord of the Rings trilogy with The Return of the King.
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