Originally Posted by jmc
Whilst Fellowship may have been a better movie the reward for Return of the King was for the entire trilogy. Lets face it The Dark Knight series isn't nearly as impressive an accomplishment as bringing to life the most famous and difficult to translate fantasy novel of all time.
You can believe that if you want.
The Lord of the Rings films are still based on Fantasy literature, which is in the same realm as the comic book genre IMO.
The comic book genre is fantasy type of literature actually with some sci fi elements of course.