News for Aug. 08, 2004

For fans, it's one exhibit to rule them all

8/08/04, 12:08 pm EST - Xoanon

Now playing at the Museum of Science: a reliquary for our modern age. `The Lord of the Rings' Motion Picture Trilogy -- The Exhibition" is, on the brutal face of it, little more than a collection of pretty costumes, drawings, plastic models, and cast-off prosthetics lined up for display. The ambience, however, is hushed, the lighting low, the speakers emitting distant sounds of battle. You would think you were making a pilgrimage to the toe bone of a saint. Many people in the hall think they are. [More]