I'm sure many are familiar with Ralph Bakshi's Lord of the Rings Cartoon made in 78, using "rotoscope" in which live action shots are used as the backbones of the animation, so that it looks more 'real' in a sense. Atleast this is what I've always associated it with. Many have criticized this film for various reasons, many and most if not all are relevant and justified. I do think this film was not done as well as it could have been, yet nevertheless, I like watching it, atleast the first half anyways. I think the Fellowship of the Ring half of the film was done pretty good. It was rushed. The animation was not spectacular, mostly due to the rotoscoping, imo. However, it left me with a sense of mystery about Middle-Earth. Because we don't see that much of it, it becomes much more... enchanting to me anyways. It was like this in the book as well. I agree that they should've agreed on whether Saruman was called 'Aruman' or not. I do agree that Aragorn is seen as fat, and Boromir is shown as a viking, Gandalf a madman whose sole purpose is to give exposition, Treebeard was a walking carrot, etc. But all in all it was a decent film for me, atleast a fun film anyways. What are your thoughts? BTW, if you're not familiar at all, check this [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lord_of_the_Rings_(1978_film)]Wikipedia Article[/link] out.