I'm watching the movie Fellowship of the Ring, first in the Lord of the Rings series. Watching Shakespearean actors gravely imbue Tolkien-esque lines with nuances of meaning is a pleasure. I can't get enough of Saruman when he says things like "The dwarves delved too deep," or, quite simply, "Shadow and flame."
While a movie can never compete with a book (your imagination is still the richest bed for enlivening a story), being able to hear a beloved story come to life enriches the experience even more.
Whenever it snows, J. and I recite Sean Bean's (Boromir) heartfelt exclamation: "This will be the death of the hobbits!"