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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse Is DOS the best of the three? demnation 780 28 Tue, 5:03am Jump to last post in thread (by mirkwoodwanderer)
       Collapse DOS was the best out of the three, PJ said that last year when DOS came out MouthofSauron 409 7 Tue, 5:07am
           Collapse It's interesting the PJ thinks so demnation 396 3 Tue, 5:09am
               Collapse ACTUALLY ... MouthofSauron 401 1 Tue, 5:11am
                   He does seem to change his mind quite a bit demnation 380 0 Tue, 5:14am
               Funnily enough Glorfindela 188 0 Tue, 10:48am
           Collapse No he didn't Faramir5 340 1 Tue, 5:42am
               The source was Ian McKellen. Silverlode 320 0 Tue, 6:08am
           PJ says every new film is his favourite... elvish.mafia 18 0 Wed, 11:16am
       Collapse Of the Theatricals - Not in my opinion. Aragorn the Elfstone 396 3 Tue, 5:08am
           Collapse yes, the DOS EE breathes life into the rushed DOS TE MouthofSauron 378 2 Tue, 5:09am
               Collapse The DOS EE is my favorite so far Lieutenant of Dol Guldur 233 1 Tue, 9:27am
                   the AUJ TE ... MouthofSauron 217 0 Tue, 9:45am
       Far from it dubulous 338 0 Tue, 6:14am
       I think BOT5A is the most consistant, the other two were better for one half. moreorless 290 0 Tue, 7:25am
       DoS should have been the best... tsmith675 296 0 Tue, 7:27am
       I agree JTurner82 263 0 Tue, 7:54am
       Not in my opinion Angharad73 272 0 Tue, 7:57am
       Collapse On the subject of each film's quality... Aragorn the Elfstone 287 2 Tue, 8:03am
           Collapse Completely MEIGWIT 131 1 Tue, 1:09pm
             One director has done it before KingTurgon 60 0 Tue, 4:41pm
       I think BOFA is the most well rounded, but not necessarilly the best jtarkey 221 0 Tue, 9:42am
       Collapse I think DOS is the best. Spriggan 205 1 Tue, 9:48am
         Bom does NOT think it is Anywhere? Near the Time to pronounce Bombadil 185 0 Tue, 10:29am
       No – DoS is definitely not the best of the three, for me Glorfindela 199 0 Tue, 10:47am
       I am not sure. NecromancerRising 169 0 Tue, 11:04am
       I don't care about critics Ham_Sammy 109 0 Tue, 2:55pm
       Re: Is TDoS the best of the three? DigificWriter 55 0 Tue, 5:11pm
       they are all good in their own way, but Bot5A is my favorite mirkwoodwanderer 15 0 Wed, 4:28pm

  Collapse Missed opportunity …. MouthofSauron 624 8 Tue, 3:33am Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       Collapse You have a point there Ham_Sammy 290 3 Tue, 3:35am
           Collapse Perhaps they are not dead Glorfindela 213 2 Tue, 4:52am
               The boar definitely died, you can see it put its head down and close its eyes MouthofSauron 208 0 Tue, 4:59am
               perhaps Ham_Sammy 161 0 Tue, 6:57am
       Collapse LOL!!! lionoferebor 246 3 Tue, 4:10am
           Collapse We never see Daisy after the tunnels, do we? Silverlode 226 2 Tue, 4:28am
               I think Beorn killed Daisy in DoS... QuackingTroll 126 0 Tue, 10:34am
               so much for... swordwhale 29 0 Wed, 2:59am

Collapse BOT5A Bolg Observations/Nitpicks... NateGate 441 4 Tue, 2:41am Jump to last post in thread (by arithmancer)
       Congratulations... ecthelionsbeard 227 0 Tue, 3:04am
       Love this post! lol! elentari3018 162 0 Tue, 4:03am
       well deskp 148 0 Tue, 4:44am
       Re: Tauriel... arithmancer 13 0 Wed, 8:17pm

Collapse Was Dain CGI or Motion Capture? delius82 745 26 Tue, 2:35am Jump to last post in thread (by DigificWriter)
       IMO He looked fine on the battlefield with Thorin... Aragorn the Elfstone 422 0 Tue, 2:39am
       I was actually surprised... Misty Mountain Hop 411 0 Tue, 2:50am
       Collapse He looked perfectly fine to me. Scorchster 382 1 Tue, 2:52am
           I agree – I thought he looked perfectly fine Glorfindela 273 0 Tue, 4:50am
       LMAO. Really?? MouthofSauron 363 0 Tue, 3:27am
       I couldn't tell Ham_Sammy 325 0 Tue, 3:39am
       Something I noticed upon the 2nd viewing tarasaurus 359 0 Tue, 3:47am
       Collapse Dain was CGI/Motion Capture in every shot besides one... jtarkey 361 14 Tue, 4:39am
           Collapse but why?? MouthofSauron 316 13 Tue, 4:41am
               Its not. jtarkey 310 0 Tue, 4:46am
               Collapse The speculation is Silverlode 322 11 Tue, 4:48am
                   its telling that they spent time on it to make it look convincing, and even cause speculation jtarkey 288 0 Tue, 4:52am
                   Collapse Not health related... Aragorn the Elfstone 299 9 Tue, 5:15am
                       Collapse Thank God jtarkey 264 5 Tue, 5:25am
                           Collapse Agreed. Aragorn the Elfstone 247 4 Tue, 5:28am
                               Collapse did you by chance notice the OTS shot where its him in costume? jtarkey 254 3 Tue, 5:33am
                                   I didn't, but... Aragorn the Elfstone 235 0 Tue, 5:37am
                                   I know which one you mean. cats16 225 0 Tue, 6:00am
                                   cg Gandy 217 0 Tue, 6:03am
                       I know this is the 'official' line, but I'm sill not entirely convinced by it... adt100 159 0 Tue, 9:56am
                       Collapse Ehhh redgiraffe 28 1 Wed, 2:48am
                           I have a feeling... DigificWriter 24 0 Wed, 3:29am
       CGI/Motion capture = same thing adt100 153 0 Tue, 9:50am
       Collapse It was cg, the movement gave it away. Scourge of the Stoors 156 1 Tue, 9:52am
           ... yet the movement will have been entirely motion captured surely... adt100 143 0 Tue, 9:58am
       Whatever he was he was... adu 114 0 Tue, 2:15pm

  Collapse Ram ranching Or where did the sheep come from? Aranarth 367 4 Tue, 1:36am Jump to last post in thread (by Aranarth)
       I would guess shadowdog 208 0 Tue, 1:39am
       In Dain's army... NateGate 209 0 Tue, 1:40am
       Collapse Will probably make more sense after the EE MechaGodzilla 202 1 Tue, 1:40am
           I hope so Aranarth 184 0 Tue, 1:52am

  Collapse Two different films? LeglessLegolas 863 5 Mon, 11:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by moreorless)
       Collapse Yes, agreed Glorfindela 407 2 Tue, 12:12am
           Collapse I agree... ecthelionsbeard 315 1 Tue, 12:56am
               I think it's one of those MasterOrc 279 0 Tue, 1:47am
       I think many don't really know how to comprehend it MEIGWIT 92 0 Tue, 1:32pm
       When it comes to the net alot of predesposition exists.. moreorless 43 0 Tue, 8:18pm

  Collapse $89,131,544 priell3 739 3 Mon, 8:50pm Jump to last post in thread (by moreorless)
       Collapse Tally Glorfindela 319 1 Mon, 10:17pm
           It doesn't BlackFox 290 0 Mon, 10:36pm
       It is quite interesting how blockbusters seem to be "spilt" these days... moreorless 123 0 Tue, 5:17am

  Collapse Jackson, the man who went up against the trends he helped create? moreorless 720 6 Mon, 8:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by cartermoulton)
       BUT who'se tone is larger than life and somewhat cartoonish... patrickk 299 0 Mon, 9:10pm
       Collapse Definitely disagree Lindele 301 3 Mon, 9:10pm
           7 haarp 190 0 Mon, 11:00pm
           When I say "tamed CGI".. moreorless 83 0 Tue, 7:41am
           i think people need to focus more.... cartermoulton 70 0 Tue, 9:27am
       LOTR pushed CGI to the limits available at the time. glor 186 0 Mon, 11:15pm

  Collapse Why no Warg Riders? If they were present I missed them. Eruonen 850 42 Mon, 7:50pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bladerunner)
       They were fed to the worms and trolls. Brandybuckled 442 0 Mon, 7:59pm
       Collapse The complaint about the Bagend dinner scene is getting on my nerves. Azaghâl 482 1 Mon, 8:01pm
           Are you referring to critics of AUJ? Wrong thread. Eruonen 416 0 Mon, 8:02pm
       Collapse Long shot but dubulous 422 1 Mon, 8:08pm
           Well, PJ is fond of repeating other things so I think it had to do more Eruonen 380 0 Mon, 8:21pm
       I thought they were unnecessary Glorfindela 354 0 Mon, 8:35pm
       Collapse What was their key part? Spriggan 330 18 Mon, 9:05pm
           Collapse Refer to The Hobbit Eruonen 317 17 Mon, 9:14pm
               Collapse Sorry, yes I'm aware they were in the book. Spriggan 283 16 Mon, 9:40pm
                   Collapse Visual and audio impact plus ferocity. Eruonen 278 15 Mon, 9:41pm
                       Collapse In the book? Spriggan 275 14 Mon, 9:47pm
                           LOL!// arithmancer 248 0 Mon, 10:06pm
                           Collapse The thread title is "Why no warg riders" Eruonen 248 12 Mon, 10:13pm
                               Collapse Apologies. I'm not trying to be obtuse. Spriggan 234 11 Mon, 10:33pm
                                   Collapse Ok, then it is the Battle of 4 Armies.... Eruonen 207 10 Mon, 10:53pm
                                       Collapse Warg riders, or more precisely wolf riders Spriggan 193 9 Mon, 11:05pm
                                           Collapse Really? Perhaps you should tell John Rateliff... Eleniel 171 1 Mon, 11:20pm
                                               Alas I don't know him but he is incorrect, slightly. Spriggan 128 0 Tue, 12:07am
                                           Collapse This is what I said "They were a key part of the book battle." Eruonen 153 6 Mon, 11:46pm
                                               Collapse "key" arithmancer 128 5 Mon, 11:57pm
                                                   Collapse How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? Eruonen 126 2 Tue, 12:03am
                                                       Collapse Oh, OK arithmancer 118 1 Tue, 12:08am
                                                           Possibly, but orcs/goblins, coming from various places were Eruonen 97 0 Tue, 1:13am
                                                   Collapse I'm afraid it seems rude of me to persevere but Spriggan 122 1 Tue, 12:09am
                                                       The think... ecthelionsbeard 107 0 Tue, 12:40am
       Collapse Darn! Now I know what was missing from this film... Elarie 237 9 Mon, 10:46pm
           Collapse Can you imagine Beorn covered in wargs? QuackingTroll 221 1 Mon, 10:50pm
               Yes! Beorn flinging wargs around would have been impressive! Eruonen 206 0 Mon, 10:54pm
         Fingers crossed! // BlackFox 210 0 Mon, 10:52pm
           Collapse Imagine Dain on Boris meeting Azog or Bolg on Daisy Eruonen 209 5 Mon, 10:56pm
               Collapse We know what happened to Boris BlackFox 209 4 Mon, 11:04pm
                   Collapse Poor Daisy Elarie 108 3 Tue, 1:16am
                       Collapse He would probably shack up with her as he is used to living with a pig. Eruonen 100 1 Tue, 1:41am
                         Hehehe! // BlackFox 35 0 Tue, 10:26am
                     That goes straight to the top of my EE wishlist! BlackFox 39 0 Tue, 10:26am
       Collapse All I can think of reading through this thread Silverlode 92 1 Tue, 2:56am
           True, but we already have whole cgi armies of goblins, dwarves, elves. Eruonen 77 0 Tue, 3:12am
       THANK GOD MouthofSauron 82 0 Tue, 3:29am
       Collapse Second, and more serious thoughts on this... Silverlode 80 3 Tue, 4:26am
           Collapse Good points and I won't ask you the meaning of "serious" ;) Eruonen 67 1 Tue, 5:01am
               Or what the meaning of "is" is...? Silverlode 62 0 Tue, 5:32am
           yes, I would have preferred a classical interpretation of the fifth army. Bladerunner 36 0 Tue, 12:40pm

  Collapse Today's experience at the cinema Glorfindela 875 7 Mon, 7:20pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bombadil)
       Almost everyone stayed through the credits in my viewing too... AshNazg 358 0 Mon, 7:40pm
       Ironfoot CathrineB 374 0 Mon, 7:42pm
       My first experience with HFR... tsmith675 282 0 Mon, 8:54pm
       Collapse 3rd viewing for me too today, 3D this time Loresilme 257 3 Mon, 9:13pm
           Collapse mhm CathrineB 206 2 Mon, 10:00pm
               Collapse Yep, exactly Loresilme 174 1 Mon, 10:35pm
                   TODAY? Bomby saw it TWICE for Free? Bombadil 132 0 Tue, 2:22am

  Collapse PJ says the industry has lost its way by focusing on franchises and technology AshNazg 1318 18 Mon, 6:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by moreorless)
       In spite of the fact Ham_Sammy 737 0 Mon, 6:52pm
       Collapse Wow! R11 602 8 Mon, 8:12pm
           Wha? Brandybuckled 529 0 Mon, 8:20pm
           Collapse There's a difference Ataahua 508 4 Mon, 8:41pm
               that was my take as well Ataahua Ham_Sammy 439 0 Mon, 8:51pm
               Collapse Me thinks you're splitting hairs R11 213 1 Tue, 1:09am
                   ron... patrickk 185 0 Tue, 2:10am
               If he was so concerned about the oversaturation of franchises... Morthoron 160 0 Tue, 2:59am
           If you are into reading one thing Lindele 386 0 Mon, 9:23pm
           This whole thing about Franchises... patrickk 372 0 Mon, 9:31pm
       Thank you Ashnazg - would also like to post this link Loresilme 467 0 Mon, 8:28pm
       What I sort of got from this article was... Misty Mountain Hop 422 0 Mon, 9:14pm
       Collapse PJ doesn't hate franchises, he just says there are too many QuackingTroll 329 3 Mon, 10:43pm
           Ding ding ding ding ding Ham_Sammy 291 0 Mon, 11:10pm
           Collapse The studios or, the audiences ? glor 271 1 Mon, 11:27pm
               I think its "the industry"... moreorless 89 0 Tue, 9:02am
       Look, PJ seems like a cool guy demnation 143 0 Tue, 5:06am
       Define "franchise" Silverlode 118 0 Tue, 6:37am

  Collapse The Butchering of Howard Shore Gandy 1165 21 Mon, 6:40pm Jump to last post in thread (by Aragorn the Elfstone)
       Collapse I find it hard to believe Lindele 606 1 Mon, 6:47pm
           Again... smtfhw 458 0 Mon, 7:02pm
       Collapse Poor Howard. Did they find enough body parts for a burial? Spriggan 519 2 Mon, 6:48pm
           LOL! Ham_Sammy 454 0 Mon, 6:53pm
         *mods up* // BlackFox 409 0 Mon, 7:12pm
       About the score [STARS}TyranT 475 0 Mon, 6:58pm
       Sorry you feel that way Glorfindela 436 0 Mon, 7:06pm
       After the first few moments... priell3 433 0 Mon, 7:10pm
       There are some great documentaries that explain the power of quiet, minimalist soundtracks QuackingTroll 426 0 Mon, 7:10pm
       Kind of agree CathrineB 375 0 Mon, 7:45pm
       Collapse The score is now the musical expression of a story over 6 movies, not 3 Loresilme 401 2 Mon, 8:02pm
           Perfect Lindele 342 0 Mon, 8:19pm
           Excellently put! BlackFox 303 0 Mon, 9:03pm
       Collapse I agree Dipling 337 1 Mon, 8:29pm
           I definitely noticed that the music was hard to hear too hobbitylass 270 0 Mon, 9:48pm
       Collapse hyperbole nymmerod 276 2 Mon, 10:03pm
           I agree with this Glorfindela 246 0 Mon, 10:22pm
           This. So much. Aragorn the Elfstone 95 0 Tue, 7:46am
       Collapse Mostly agree with your points Skaan 221 1 Mon, 11:24pm
           Yes... Dipling 95 0 Tue, 7:31am
       Great post-- elentari3018 129 0 Tue, 4:14am

  Collapse It's 2.5 days later and I still can't decide how I feel about this movie KingTurgon 1025 27 Mon, 6:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by Lurker in the Mirk)
       Collapse In some ways yes, that is why I hope the EE evens out some scenes. Eruonen 526 1 Mon, 6:19pm
           Just watched the RA/LP Apple interview Avandel 255 0 Mon, 11:21pm
       Collapse It is unfortunate Lindele 523 5 Mon, 6:28pm
           Collapse I think Alfrid provided some important light comic break from Eruonen 391 4 Mon, 7:19pm
               Collapse That was a role that would have been better left to the "other" dwarves. n/m Brandybuckled 368 1 Mon, 7:24pm
                   But, he was tied in to the Laketown governance and the Master so Eruonen 361 0 Mon, 7:27pm
               About Alfrid Kilidoescartwheels 366 0 Mon, 7:34pm
               I liked the way he didnt come to a sticky end... moreorless 317 0 Mon, 8:18pm
       I get it... Brandybuckled 464 0 Mon, 6:34pm
       Collapse What I Found Interesting smtfhw 492 6 Mon, 6:35pm
           Collapse I often think Lindele 445 5 Mon, 6:38pm
               Yep... smtfhw 413 0 Mon, 6:41pm
               Collapse Really? I tend to manage. Spriggan 420 1 Mon, 6:46pm
                   Well it depends on the film Lindele 401 0 Mon, 6:54pm
               Collapse Perhaps moreso with fans... moreorless 307 1 Mon, 8:22pm
                   Very true Ham_Sammy 291 0 Mon, 8:31pm
       I can see why Belegdir 391 0 Mon, 7:11pm
       Collapse I agree with the OP priell3 377 2 Mon, 7:28pm
           Collapse Totally immersed in.. patrickk 284 1 Mon, 9:36pm
               Agree, I have no issue with turning this into 3 movies by Eruonen 225 0 Mon, 11:09pm
       Collapse Very much so Avandel 267 3 Mon, 10:40pm
           Collapse Avandel the... patrickk 164 1 Tue, 2:17am
               Thank you Avandel 142 0 Tue, 2:59am
           It seems Dipling 54 0 Tue, 7:34am
       The good stuff they did really well elentari3018 133 0 Tue, 4:28am
       All I can say is lionoferebor 86 0 Tue, 4:41am
       I think I can understand your feelings. Lurker in the Mirk 55 0 Tue, 9:09am

  Collapse Your favourite 'Hobbit Rumour' from the last few years BornOutOfTheWest 927 25 Mon, 5:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruvandi)
       Collapse zombie Smaug brought back from the dead by the necromancer fighting in the battle LoremIpsum 469 1 Mon, 5:54pm
           And when he dies he explodes into a fireball and becomes the Eye // AshNazg 410 0 Mon, 6:07pm
       Collapse Galadriel/Gandalf romance Ataahua 470 3 Mon, 5:57pm
           But Gandalf's dialogue in BotFA still vaguely suggests this // AshNazg 430 0 Mon, 6:08pm
           LOL! // Loresilme 245 0 Mon, 9:18pm
         ROTFL.. re. Celeborn's quote!!! mae govannen 55 0 Tue, 12:46pm
       Whilst... DjU 463 0 Mon, 5:58pm
       A couple Lieutenant of Dol Guldur 445 0 Mon, 6:04pm
       Collapse Necromancer subplot Danielos 462 3 Mon, 6:05pm
           Collapse The Necromancer stuff was an area that PJ could really have expanded and made his own AshNazg 426 2 Mon, 6:15pm
               Collapse The funny thing is... Lieutenant of Dol Guldur 410 1 Mon, 6:33pm
                   Everything else was completely made up... patrickk 239 0 Mon, 9:39pm
       Collapse That one or more of the dwarves would be female Loresilme 286 6 Mon, 9:20pm
           Collapse That was really bad Ham_Sammy 268 5 Mon, 9:28pm
               Collapse A casting one glor 204 4 Mon, 11:32pm
                   Collapse I remember that one Ham_Sammy 174 3 Mon, 11:54pm
                       Collapse Ian Mcshane Mcoull 170 2 Tue, 12:21am
                           Oh absolutely Ham_Sammy 151 0 Tue, 12:23am
                           Well I think shadowdog 126 0 Tue, 1:34am
       Rumor about Thorin's death. Holly Hobbit 226 0 Mon, 11:37pm
       Sauron/Annatar and Rings flashback // xxxyyy 127 0 Tue, 1:39am
       Collapse the ones I thought were absurd/humourous Cirashala 159 1 Tue, 1:44am
           Just no... Ham_Sammy 119 0 Tue, 1:51am
       That Thorin would survive BlackFox 57 0 Tue, 12:51pm
       That Thranduil and Tauriel were lovers Eruvandi 16 0 Wed, 4:49pm

  Collapse Sting Lieutenant of Dol Guldur 375 4 Mon, 5:48pm Jump to last post in thread (by Loresilme)
       Collapse In Rivendell on the way home // AshNazg 172 1 Mon, 5:51pm
           I like that idea // Loresilme 85 0 Mon, 8:31pm
       Collapse IF this were to be in the film Lindele 156 1 Mon, 6:29pm
           As I said... Lieutenant of Dol Guldur 136 0 Mon, 6:37pm
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