The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 8/14/16
Actual horses have been seriously injured and killed in the making of these movies and while it's unfortunate that anyone should die for entertainment, it's unforgivable when the deaths occur to those who haven't a choice to their inclusion in the movie.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/22/12
Let me count the ways
The film achieves a rare feat amongst films in the science fiction and fantasy genres; it creates and transports us to a fantastical world we've never encountered before, while at the same time giving us a world that feels real.