ConfigSys.boy writes: After watching the TT Teaser and then Trailer back to back a few dozen times one thing jumped out at me as worthy of note. Within the two previews of the upcoming movie you can get a sneak peek at the amazing visual transformation worked on Theoden by the makeup and lighting crew for the film. As devout fans of the books already know Theoden transforms from an ailing old monarch to the battle-king of the Rohirrim in a matter of moments under the ministrations of the returned Gandalf, but seeing that represented in the film presents an interesting visual challenge. If this little cut and paste montage I’ve put together of captures from the frame by frame analyses is any indication though it appears as if WETA may have yet another Oscar nomination for makeup on their hands again this year. [More]