The sheer audacity of the forthcoming statement is enough to send film critics, in their black polo necks, round rimless glasses and light dusting of dandruff, spluttering into their popcorn. But here we go and may the combined forces of the Lady of Lothlorien and Gandalf the Grey protect me from their quiver of poison pens: The Lord of the Rings trilogy beats the cannolis out of The Godfather. [More]