There are three talking points for everyone who sees the movie: the battle, Gollum, and the Ents.
Thanks to the hype from the reviews, I wasn't as overwhelmed by the big battle as I could have been, but I was totally blown away by Gollum. Very believable--effects so well done that you forget they're effects, and really good acting. The Ents were
I turned to Jenine on the way out. "Can we move to New Zealand for a year so I can have my name in the credits for the next one? Can we can we huh huh?" I'll keep working on her