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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse why didn't some of the people who worked on LOTR return for The Hobbit 1924 800 13 May 2, 6:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by malickfan)
       Who knows? Noria 757 0 May 2, 7:18pm
       IMO we are fortunate anyway... Avandel 745 0 May 2, 7:31pm
       like Noria said LSF 741 0 May 2, 7:36pm
       Collapse Good question... lionoferebor 742 4 May 2, 7:36pm
           arwen LSF 738 0 May 2, 7:40pm
           Collapse Arwen in Rivendell Otaku-sempai 715 2 May 2, 9:01pm
               Collapse I did not know this... lionoferebor 703 1 May 2, 9:44pm
                   Well... Otaku-sempai 691 0 May 2, 10:23pm
       dont know wizzardly 685 0 May 2, 10:24pm
       I think it's more notable how many DID return Eldorion 679 0 May 2, 11:01pm
       Grant Major Dipling 627 0 May 3, 7:08am
       After so many years it's hardly surprising.... dormouse 615 0 May 3, 8:30am
       I think there's a few obvious reasons: malickfan 470 0 May 4, 7:35pm

  Moved: River of Denial thread pt. 4? The Quest continues.... Kilidoescartwheels - - May 1, 2:05am Jump to last post in thread (by Kilidoescartwheels)

  Collapse Because it is a wet.cold April Saturday, popped in TBOFA EE - some streaming thoughts Eruonen 848 20 Apr 30, 8:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eruonen)
       Collapse It still seems odd that Thranduil would sooo discount Gandalf's information re orc armies. Eruonen 802 4 Apr 30, 8:55pm
           Collapse The numbers of orcs in Dale was simply too great......the men would have been destroyed..... Eruonen 789 3 Apr 30, 9:26pm
               Collapse Bofur playing Legolas with the troll....... Eruonen 782 1 Apr 30, 9:39pm
                   Upside down Legolas....NO! Eruonen 775 0 Apr 30, 9:57pm
               Maybe not Hamfast Gamgee 529 0 May 3, 6:31pm
       Collapse DOS ended with a cliffhanger Kilidoescartwheels 777 13 Apr 30, 10:04pm
           Collapse NW Chicago area.......just south of Wisconsin Eruonen 771 9 Apr 30, 10:07pm
               Collapse ? Smaug the iron 765 5 Apr 30, 10:18pm
                   Collapse Yes, go back and watch again.... Eruonen 754 3 Apr 30, 10:27pm
                       Collapse I think you mean Dwalin. Smaug the iron 749 2 Apr 30, 10:33pm
                           Collapse Dwalin yes. Positive thoughts, yes, there are many, the ending was very well done. Eruonen 741 1 Apr 30, 10:44pm
                               Thanks for that..... dormouse 728 0 Apr 30, 11:02pm
                   Me neither Avandel 736 0 Apr 30, 10:46pm
               Collapse We had rain all day yesterday Kilidoescartwheels 752 2 Apr 30, 10:30pm
                   Collapse My fault....DWALIN!!!! Not Dain.....Dwalin Eruonen 749 1 Apr 30, 10:31pm
                       Oh, Dwalin Kilidoescartwheels 460 0 May 4, 9:12pm
           Collapse I meant literal "cliff / edge" hanging scenes. Eruonen 732 2 Apr 30, 10:48pm
               Collapse "Cliff hanging" in DOS Kilidoescartwheels 458 1 May 4, 9:17pm
                   Fili, a cliff falling scene or dropping and Bolg - PJ loves his edge work....Frodo in Mt Doom Eruonen 450 0 May 4, 9:57pm
       Any positive thoughts? // dormouse 747 0 Apr 30, 10:31pm

  Collapse Kili/Fili...Deaths StingingFly 1341 105 Apr 30, 1:28pm Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)
       Collapse Totally Agree AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 1183 10 Apr 30, 1:36pm
           Collapse couldn't agree more wizzardly 1168 9 Apr 30, 2:49pm
               Collapse But Smaug the iron 1100 1 Apr 30, 7:02pm
                   I guess you have a point wizzardly 1055 0 Apr 30, 8:44pm
               Collapse I wouldn't go that far Omnigeek 1075 6 Apr 30, 8:11pm
                   Collapse perhaps wizzardly 1051 4 Apr 30, 8:48pm
                       Collapse He don't need to Smaug the iron 1048 3 Apr 30, 8:54pm
                           but wizzardly 1022 0 Apr 30, 9:56pm
                           Collapse As great as the LOTR trilogy? Omnigeek 1014 1 Apr 30, 10:05pm
                               Well Smaug the iron 1008 0 Apr 30, 10:13pm
                   people die because of bad choices Kilidoescartwheels 1009 0 Apr 30, 10:13pm
       Collapse Disagree Smaug the iron 1178 10 Apr 30, 2:04pm
           Collapse That's because they weren't major characters in the book MyWeeLadGimli 1138 9 Apr 30, 4:54pm
               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1092 8 Apr 30, 7:10pm
                   Collapse The Deaths of Fili and Kili Otaku-sempai 1068 7 Apr 30, 8:23pm
                       Collapse I must be the only one who feels this way... lionoferebor 551 6 May 1, 3:29am
                           Collapse No, you're not.... dormouse 535 4 May 1, 7:40am
                               Collapse yes wizzardly 498 3 May 1, 1:48pm
                                   The Company of Thorin Otaku-sempai 487 0 May 1, 2:38pm
                                   Collapse You say that now.... dormouse 436 1 May 1, 6:25pm
                                       i always thought that was pretty obvious wizzardly 415 0 May 1, 7:40pm
                           Sure Otaku-sempai 501 0 May 1, 12:56pm
       Collapse What might have been... StingingFly 1163 1 Apr 30, 3:06pm
           tis sad indeed wizzardly 1151 0 Apr 30, 3:38pm
       I'd say they're very good LSF 1123 0 Apr 30, 5:51pm
       I'm torn... Rembrethil 1125 0 Apr 30, 5:53pm
       Just awful Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 1117 0 Apr 30, 6:01pm
       Collapse Wow, here we go again Kilidoescartwheels 1110 5 Apr 30, 6:45pm
           Collapse Look again... StingingFly 1065 4 Apr 30, 8:27pm
               He don't Smaug the iron 1053 0 Apr 30, 8:42pm
               Can we make this an experiment? LSF 1050 0 Apr 30, 8:52pm
               I've seen these movies so many times Kilidoescartwheels 581 0 Apr 30, 10:23pm
               Was he armed? lionoferebor 551 0 May 1, 2:55am
       Maybe they didn't have 'basic self defence courses in MIddle-earth? dormouse 574 0 Apr 30, 10:58pm
       Collapse From the movie perspective, I can understand why they died the way they did, despite my Eruonen 568 1 Apr 30, 11:02pm
           But... lionoferebor 533 0 May 1, 5:25am
       Collapse I liked the deaths of Fili and Kili. Noria 475 18 May 1, 3:56pm
           Collapse From my perspective... Morthoron 464 4 May 1, 4:50pm
               Defending Their Uncle With Shield And Body brotherbeck 453 0 May 1, 5:26pm
               Collapse But Fili and Kili didn't abandon their King in the film... dormouse 453 2 May 1, 5:32pm
                   well obviously... LSF 443 0 May 1, 5:44pm
                   Yes, I do understand why it was done, movie-wise... Morthoron 433 0 May 1, 7:01pm
           Collapse What I appreciate about Fili's on-screen death Ataahua 436 11 May 1, 7:02pm
               Collapse Nicely put, Ataahua Noria 373 10 May 2, 11:54am
                   Collapse Huh?!!? Omnigeek 364 8 May 2, 1:20pm
                       Collapse IMO the Dwarves of TH novel are rather different from those of the LOTR book and movies. Noria 363 4 May 2, 1:56pm
                           Collapse And I liked them BETTER for that! Kilidoescartwheels 488 3 May 4, 5:04pm
                               Collapse The Hobbits quake in fear in LOTR MyWeeLadGimli 396 2 May 6, 5:20am
                                   Collapse For the reason I mentioned Kilidoescartwheels 478 1 May 6, 11:35pm
                                       when I read about the dwarves not being prepared... LSF 471 0 May 6, 11:48pm
                       Collapse Er.... I seem to remember that Gimli wasn't quite as immune... dormouse 352 2 May 2, 4:05pm
                           True...depending on how you look at it lionoferebor 322 0 May 2, 5:10pm
                           Bifur, Bofur, and Thorin MyWeeLadGimli 528 0 May 3, 6:52pm
                   agree LSF 328 0 May 2, 4:36pm
           Funny you should say this... lionoferebor 437 0 May 5, 6:09pm
       respectfully disagree, especially with Kili Nuradar 495 0 May 4, 1:53pm
       Collapse In complete agreement with OP emre43 464 45 May 5, 7:47am
           Collapse Tauriel... No One in Particular 424 44 May 5, 6:49pm
               Collapse Tauriel wizzardly 408 38 May 5, 11:24pm
                   Collapse Don't get me wrong emre43 398 37 May 6, 4:56am
                       Collapse well because wizzardly 351 36 May 6, 2:40pm
                           Collapse True... lionoferebor 331 35 May 6, 5:32pm
                               Collapse the creative reason... LSF 328 26 May 6, 6:00pm
                                   Collapse Where did you hear this? lionoferebor 278 23 May 6, 7:55pm
                                       Collapse an article interview LSF 523 7 May 6, 8:11pm
                                           Collapse Bold, underline... lionoferebor 488 6 May 6, 10:42pm
                                               Collapse why? LSF 486 5 May 6, 10:54pm
                                                   Collapse sure wizzardly 462 4 May 6, 11:55pm
                                                       Tolkien-like additions. LittleHobbit 449 0 May 7, 3:05am
                                                       Collapse Just to clarify. LittleHobbit 435 2 May 7, 4:37am
                                                           Collapse un-Tolkienlike additions wizzardly 375 1 May 7, 3:58pm
                                                               Remind me how much Tolkien Peter Jackson has read, he at least is aware of Ungoliant. ange1e4e5 373 0 May 7, 4:11pm
                                       Collapse I agree wizzardly 511 1 May 6, 8:52pm
                                           Existing female characters Otaku-sempai 503 0 May 6, 9:12pm
                                       Tauriel's origins Otaku-sempai 506 0 May 6, 9:06pm
                                       Collapse Do you think there are no females in Mirkwood? Kilidoescartwheels 473 11 May 6, 11:42pm
                                           you're mistaken... LSF 469 0 May 6, 11:50pm
                                           Collapse There are females elves in Mirkwood? lionoferebor 466 9 May 6, 11:56pm
                                               Collapse timeline LSF 460 8 May 7, 12:05am
                                                   Collapse I don't see how... lionoferebor 394 7 May 7, 2:24pm
                                                       Collapse "Filling the void" Kilidoescartwheels 368 5 May 7, 4:59pm
                                                           Sigrid Smaug the iron 365 0 May 7, 5:15pm
                                                           Collapse Not sure I agree... lionoferebor 248 3 May 9, 4:35pm
                                                               A New Elf Otaku-sempai 238 0 May 9, 4:48pm
                                                               Collapse Of course you don't Kilidoescartwheels 206 1 May 10, 12:30am
                                                                   My examples... lionoferebor 192 0 May 10, 3:08am
                                                       why... LSF 354 0 May 7, 6:02pm
                                   Collapse I agree emre43 282 1 May 9, 3:36am
                                       I guess that's one of the reasons why people like Mad Max: Fury Road, because ange1e4e5 269 0 May 9, 12:51pm
                               Collapse yes wizzardly 316 7 May 6, 6:30pm
                                   Collapse Depends on who you're insulting. ange1e4e5 314 6 May 6, 6:32pm
                                       Collapse Disingenuous pandering should be an insult to anybody. wizzardly 309 5 May 6, 6:36pm
                                           Collapse So what would you call ingenuous pandering? ange1e4e5 307 3 May 6, 6:37pm
                                               Collapse well wizzardly 295 2 May 6, 6:49pm
                                                   Collapse Right. ange1e4e5 294 1 May 6, 6:51pm
                                                       Because he's a talented and dynamic actor? wizzardly 290 0 May 6, 6:58pm
                                           Disingenuous pandering should be an insult to anybody. lionoferebor 301 0 May 6, 6:46pm
               Collapse Could you (or someone) please explain this phrase to me? (off topic) Starling 384 4 May 6, 6:15am
                   It's the same here MyWeeLadGimli 379 0 May 6, 6:44am
                   Collapse Could or couldn't care less No One in Particular 362 2 May 6, 1:49pm
                       Collapse I could care less! Otaku-sempai 325 1 May 6, 6:02pm
                           Thanks everyone Starling 514 0 May 6, 8:50pm
       Collapse You know, after watching The Last of the Mohicans, ange1e4e5 407 1 May 7, 12:53pm
           Look at these. ange1e4e5 229 0 May 9, 12:54am
       pathetic beards...pathetic deaths wizzardly 337 0 May 7, 7:13pm

  Collapse Caption Contest V - at last!!! dormouse 903 33 Apr 28, 8:31am Jump to last post in thread (by Darkstone)
       Collapse Ori, trying SO hard not to use the Force to shove Bilbo off the Bridge of Khazad-dum... // Gianna 763 3 Apr 28, 11:44am
           Collapse Ori, now that is a winner! Watch your step Bilbo, since you are barefoot and all. Eruonen 268 2 May 2, 4:04pm
               Thank you! Gianna 249 0 May 2, 8:25pm
               Oh my gosh. I didn't look at the original poster of the contest. Gianna 245 0 May 2, 8:58pm
       Bilbo steps on a rock-shard while Dwalin finishes the one about the blonde who walks into a bar with a blue monkey and a duck. // Bracegirdle 758 0 Apr 28, 12:20pm
       caption LSF 760 0 Apr 28, 1:39pm
       Collapse Instead of lightening the mood, Ori's rendition of "Look Down" from Les Miz had the opposite effect. / Darkstone 748 2 Apr 28, 1:40pm
           Collapse The Winner!! dormouse 231 1 May 3, 8:38am
               Thank you! Darkstone 209 0 May 3, 3:58pm
       ORI: I tell ya, bungi-jumping is easy! I'll go first. // Otaku-sempai 747 0 Apr 28, 1:42pm
       Dwalin and Bilbo are astounded by Ori's skill Meneldor 739 0 Apr 28, 2:38pm
       Collapse The Company gazed down in horror at the angry mob below, who were waving handfuls of yak hair and screaming that even Bilbo shall have a proper beard. Avandel 722 8 Apr 28, 4:37pm
           Collapse *snigger!* Kilidoescartwheels 713 7 Apr 28, 5:32pm
               Collapse Waiting... Avandel 693 6 Apr 28, 8:33pm
                   Collapse Sniff... Elarie 624 5 Apr 29, 11:01am
                     Collapse LOL busted Avandel 592 2 Apr 29, 5:20pm
                           Collapse OT but did someone say "gardens"? Ilmatar 282 1 May 2, 9:33am
                             But you won't find the RIGHT kind of dwarf in a GARDEN, I think.... Avandel 260 0 May 2, 4:26pm
                       Okay, fine - I'll start something! Kilidoescartwheels 558 0 Apr 29, 9:05pm
                       New report of Barge sighting! Kilidoescartwheels 474 0 Apr 30, 11:09pm
       "If yer afraid of high places, then don't look down!" Kilidoescartwheels 706 0 Apr 28, 5:34pm
       Can't say I didn't warn you! I DON"T LIKE GREEN FOOD! Lissuin 681 0 Apr 28, 8:43pm
       Collapse Three unlucky souls selected by Middle-earth chiropractor to walk on Goblin King's back. // cats16 656 1 Apr 29, 12:42am
           Nice one! AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 505 0 Apr 30, 1:41pm
       Collapse Ori displays the "wonders of Dwarvish healing medicine"... StingingFly 634 3 Apr 29, 9:50am
         Collapse LOL Avandel 604 2 Apr 29, 5:06pm
               Fun! Elarie 576 0 Apr 29, 7:36pm
               Pretty funny! Kilidoescartwheels 475 0 Apr 30, 11:13pm
       Even though he would wax rhapsodic about how cute and cuddly they were, Dwalin and Bilbo could never cotton to Ori's pet rats. // Loresilme 548 0 Apr 29, 10:09pm
       Eeek! A mouse! AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 509 0 Apr 30, 1:40pm
       Ori: "Eeew! Don't step in it! Anybody got a bucket and mop?" // dernwyn 422 0 May 2, 2:17am
       Ori was enraptured by the colors of the luminous mushrooms and wished he had brough his paints, while Dwalin and Bilbo only wished for something to scrape the things off the soles of their boots and feet, respectively. // Ilmatar 281 0 May 2, 9:05am
       Time I made a choice..... dormouse 228 0 May 3, 8:36am

  Collapse Bard was good Hamfast Gamgee 1289 38 Apr 24, 6:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eleniel)
       Totally agree NoelGallagher 1161 0 Apr 24, 7:18pm
       I love Bard. OldestDaughter 1155 0 Apr 24, 7:34pm
       Yep! Sarahbor 1129 0 Apr 24, 9:15pm
       yeah wizzardly 1114 0 Apr 24, 10:56pm
       Collapse Good character, and well-played. Meneldor 1116 3 Apr 24, 11:04pm
           Collapse not really trusting him LSF 1111 1 Apr 24, 11:16pm
               I'm fine with helping people grow and giving them second chances, Meneldor 1069 0 Apr 25, 2:48am
           yeh wizzardly 1106 0 Apr 24, 11:32pm
       Collapse Character was miswritten but Luke Evans did a good job with it Omnigeek 1074 6 Apr 25, 2:46am
           Collapse Bard v. Mayor subplot Kilidoescartwheels 920 5 Apr 25, 7:09pm
               Bard and the Elvenking Otaku-sempai 893 0 Apr 25, 8:19pm
               Collapse Bard, pushy? Omnigeek 882 3 Apr 25, 8:46pm
                   Re: Bard pushy? Otaku-sempai 868 0 Apr 25, 9:16pm
                   I wasn't wild about Bard in the book either Avandel 857 0 Apr 25, 9:36pm
                   I agree wizzardly 841 0 Apr 25, 11:35pm
       Bard & Luke Evans Kilidoescartwheels 1056 0 Apr 25, 3:19am
       Yes.... dormouse 1016 0 Apr 25, 10:49am
       Collapse Totally agree Avandel 959 2 Apr 25, 4:09pm
           Collapse Bard/Luke's athleticism Kilidoescartwheels 913 1 Apr 25, 7:17pm
             It's a gorgeous poster Avandel 874 0 Apr 25, 9:07pm
       Collapse Bard certainly gets overshadowed. Noria 779 1 Apr 26, 12:16pm
           Bard is certainly my fave of the three kings... LSF 766 0 Apr 26, 1:05pm
       Collapse Bard was good.. StingingFly 684 15 Apr 27, 4:22am
           Collapse Yes, I had thought of the Robin Hood parallels. Noria 638 14 Apr 27, 12:01pm
               Collapse A younger Sam Elliott is an excellent choice Omnigeek 496 13 Apr 28, 12:10am
                   Collapse Yes wizzardly 491 12 Apr 28, 1:27am
                       Collapse Well, I couldn't disagree more with that on all points..... dormouse 470 10 Apr 28, 8:03am
                           Collapse Good adaptations of The Hobbit Otaku-sempai 445 2 Apr 28, 1:49pm
                               Fair enough - I don't know that one dormouse 444 0 Apr 28, 1:52pm
                               Mind's Eye No One in Particular 437 0 Apr 28, 1:54pm
                           Collapse yes wizzardly 406 6 Apr 28, 10:59pm
                               Collapse I know you did.... dormouse 382 5 Apr 29, 12:04pm
                                   ok wizzardly 343 0 Apr 29, 7:52pm
                                   Collapse I would still rate the 1979 BBC Jackanory dramatic reading higher... Eleniel 279 3 May 1, 7:23am
                                       Collapse I don't know that one.... dormouse 281 2 May 1, 7:26am
                                           Collapse Probably inevitable Hamfast Gamgee 244 1 May 3, 6:34pm
                                               Not just any Jackanory but the celebratory 3000th episode! Eleniel 241 0 May 3, 6:58pm
                       I disagree. Noria 458 0 Apr 28, 12:18pm

  Collapse Do the Hobbit movies capture the "spirit" of the book? Kilidoescartwheels 2726 274 Apr 20, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Spirit and Tone Otaku-sempai 2294 9 Apr 20, 11:05pm
           Collapse Question Kilidoescartwheels 2233 8 Apr 21, 3:44am
               I think he tries to but within limits... moreorless 2215 0 Apr 21, 6:00am
               Collapse Reply Otaku-sempai 2137 6 Apr 21, 2:09pm
                   Collapse hm, okay Kilidoescartwheels 1090 5 Apr 21, 5:27pm
                       Collapse Pete's Humor Otaku-sempai 1070 4 Apr 21, 7:52pm
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1068 3 Apr 21, 7:56pm
                               Collapse Bombur Otaku-sempai 1068 2 Apr 21, 8:06pm
                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1058 1 Apr 21, 8:30pm
                                       Okay. Otaku-sempai 1050 0 Apr 21, 9:17pm
       Collapse ...nice summary, StingingFly 2287 2 Apr 20, 11:24pm
           Well that's also a nice summary Kilidoescartwheels 2271 0 Apr 21, 12:11am
           I really love this analogy! Gianna 2245 0 Apr 21, 2:37am
       Collapse Sadly...no wizzardly 2279 29 Apr 20, 11:48pm
           Collapse I see your point, but ... Kilidoescartwheels 2232 1 Apr 21, 3:42am
               I myself do not so much resent Tauriel as what they did with her character. Gianna 2155 0 Apr 21, 12:43pm
           Collapse But Avandel 754 26 Apr 24, 5:15pm
               Collapse "And BTW, why wouldn't the Battle of Five Armies be big and epic?" N.E. Brigand 702 25 Apr 25, 1:37am
                   Collapse But Avandel 590 24 Apr 25, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Citizens of Lake-town at BoFA Otaku-sempai 582 20 Apr 25, 3:42pm
                           Collapse Not sure that's "better" tho re the book Avandel 578 19 Apr 25, 3:53pm
                               Collapse Survivors of Lake-town Otaku-sempai 552 18 Apr 25, 4:49pm
                                   Collapse aaah - my bad.... Avandel 508 6 Apr 25, 10:06pm
                                       Collapse well... LSF 510 2 Apr 25, 10:20pm
                                           Collapse What part of Dale do you think is left.... Morthoron 505 1 Apr 25, 10:31pm
                                               movie Dale LSF 505 0 Apr 25, 10:34pm
                                       Collapse Long Lake Otaku-sempai 498 2 Apr 25, 11:05pm
                                           Collapse Smaug wasn't as big as portrayed in the movie either Omnigeek 660 1 Apr 26, 12:13am
                                               You're right Otaku-sempai 582 0 Apr 26, 1:47pm
                                   Collapse Is that an army I see before me? No One in Particular 639 10 Apr 26, 3:54am
                                       Collapse Orc armies Sarahbor 633 9 Apr 26, 4:18am
                                           Well, now I feel silly. No One in Particular 623 0 Apr 26, 4:37am
                                           Thanks! Otaku-sempai 584 0 Apr 26, 1:34pm
                                           Collapse "Admiral, if we go 'by the book', like Lt. Saavik, hours could seem like days." N.E. Brigand 548 6 Apr 26, 7:11pm
                                               Collapse Agreed Otaku-sempai 528 5 Apr 26, 8:00pm
                                                   Collapse Distances Sarahbor 475 4 Apr 26, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Travel in Wilderland Otaku-sempai 465 3 Apr 26, 10:16pm
                                                           Collapse Yep Sarahbor 485 2 Apr 27, 12:10am
                                                               Collapse In case it wasn't clear... Sarahbor 459 1 Apr 27, 1:48am
                                                                   Well... Otaku-sempai 434 0 Apr 27, 2:23am
                       Collapse "I would have said 'thinly stretched' or a more 'fairy tale' tone" N.E. Brigand 551 2 Apr 26, 7:06pm
                           Collapse But Avandel 496 1 Apr 26, 8:49pm
                               Of course it's subjective. N.E. Brigand 532 0 Apr 26, 10:36pm
       Collapse No, the Hobbit movies did not capture the "spirit" of the book... Morthoron 2264 10 Apr 21, 2:01am
           Collapse Sorry, not really Kilidoescartwheels 2231 8 Apr 21, 3:48am
               Collapse He only got them untangled in the movie MyWeeLadGimli 2168 7 Apr 21, 12:19pm
                   Collapse Agreed... StingingFly 2153 4 Apr 21, 12:49pm
                       Collapse There is a build up in the film. Smaug the iron 2137 3 Apr 21, 2:06pm
                           Collapse From The Hobbit StingingFly 2117 2 Apr 21, 2:32pm
                               Collapse Yes I remember it Smaug the iron 2114 1 Apr 21, 2:40pm
                                   Spider eyes... Otaku-sempai 2107 0 Apr 21, 2:54pm
                   Well okay, I can see that Kilidoescartwheels 2146 0 Apr 21, 1:34pm
                   Okay... Otaku-sempai 2128 0 Apr 21, 2:21pm
           This wizzardly 1034 0 Apr 23, 3:44pm
       AUJ is the closest to the tone MyWeeLadGimli 2160 0 Apr 21, 12:26pm
       Lesse... Darkstone 2151 0 Apr 21, 1:20pm
       Collapse Spirit, theme and tone Noria 2097 19 Apr 21, 4:09pm
           You're welcome! Kilidoescartwheels 2064 0 Apr 21, 5:23pm
           Collapse Main elements but not spirit Omnigeek 1046 16 Apr 21, 10:31pm
               Beorn and the Beornings Otaku-sempai 1034 0 Apr 21, 11:15pm
               Collapse Okay, that's reasonable enough Kilidoescartwheels 1025 13 Apr 22, 12:20am
                   Collapse Tone Omnigeek 1018 2 Apr 22, 3:25am
                       central character LSF 1011 0 Apr 22, 3:50am
                       I keep trying to reply Kilidoescartwheels 897 0 Apr 22, 7:49pm
                   Collapse tone wizzardly 953 9 Apr 22, 2:50pm
                       But... Avandel 903 0 Apr 22, 7:10pm
                       Classic British fairy tale Kilidoescartwheels 900 0 Apr 22, 7:12pm
                       Collapse Well Sarahbor 829 6 Apr 23, 2:45am
                           Collapse well wizzardly 1043 3 Apr 23, 3:32pm
                               Collapse And...too, though.... Avandel 1035 1 Apr 23, 4:05pm
                                   but wizzardly 1011 0 Apr 23, 5:41pm
                               Not entirely Sarahbor 876 0 Apr 24, 3:29am
                           Collapse To be fair to Narnia... Gianna 654 1 Apr 25, 4:22am
                               Yep, I know Sarahbor 565 0 Apr 25, 4:23pm
               Omnigeek Noria 975 0 Apr 22, 12:57pm
           Completely agree with Noria's post Avandel 907 0 Apr 22, 6:46pm
       Collapse Can you name movies that disappointed you in this regard? N.E. Brigand 879 6 Apr 22, 11:05pm
           Collapse Are you asking me? Kilidoescartwheels 803 5 Apr 23, 4:45am
               Collapse "It's like a cardinal rule with me, always see the movie first." N.E. Brigand 1013 4 Apr 23, 5:49pm
                   Collapse Wrong opera. Silverlode 961 1 Apr 23, 8:37pm
                       Also, La traviata BlackFox 740 0 Apr 24, 6:28pm
                   It's entirely possible I have that wrong Kilidoescartwheels 926 0 Apr 23, 10:11pm
                   Okay, here's a better example Kilidoescartwheels 903 0 Apr 24, 12:07am
       Collapse Spirit and tone Sarahbor 858 8 Apr 23, 1:38am
           Collapse Not quite... Otaku-sempai 840 4 Apr 23, 1:53am
               Collapse OK Sarahbor 836 3 Apr 23, 2:11am
                   Collapse The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Otaku-sempai 793 2 Apr 23, 6:58am
                       Collapse Well yeah Sarahbor 1072 1 Apr 23, 11:32am
                           Agreed. Otaku-sempai 1054 0 Apr 23, 2:44pm
           Collapse What was your objective in this thread? Omnigeek 802 2 Apr 23, 5:51am
               Collapse My objective was conversation Kilidoescartwheels 929 1 Apr 23, 10:20pm
                   And you succeeded. // N.E. Brigand 540 0 Apr 26, 7:16pm
       Collapse I think the obvious answer is no.... dormouse 1098 110 Apr 23, 9:30am
           This. // BlackFox 1060 0 Apr 23, 12:45pm
           Wow (: Avandel 1046 0 Apr 23, 3:34pm
           Collapse Nicely said Sarahbor 998 102 Apr 23, 6:37pm
               Collapse Also Sarahbor 983 2 Apr 23, 6:54pm
                   Collapse well wizzardly 984 1 Apr 23, 7:04pm
                       In places, yes Sarahbor 970 0 Apr 23, 7:29pm
               Collapse ...are they, though? StingingFly 935 36 Apr 23, 10:00pm
                   Collapse It's a matter of opinion Sarahbor 919 35 Apr 23, 10:53pm
                       Collapse I wonder... LSF 912 1 Apr 23, 11:59pm
                           Agree Sarahbor 902 0 Apr 24, 12:11am
                       Collapse Too true *applauds* Avandel 841 18 Apr 24, 4:50pm
                           Collapse ...one example StingingFly 684 1 Apr 25, 2:36am
                               Agreed there Sarahbor 674 0 Apr 25, 2:52am
                           Collapse I would add Sarahbor 672 11 Apr 25, 3:04am
                               Collapse I'm not sure I would use "spirit" KW 609 2 Apr 25, 2:45pm
                                   Collapse Exactly. Jackson's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as Tolkien's "Hobbit" is to "Beowulf". N.E. Brigand 531 1 Apr 26, 7:53pm
                                       PJ's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as "Ghost Dad" is to "Hamlet". wizzardly 536 0 Apr 26, 10:27pm
                               Collapse And I would add Avandel 586 5 Apr 25, 3:42pm
                                   True Sarahbor 564 0 Apr 25, 4:27pm
                                   Collapse Hear, here! Kilidoescartwheels 580 3 Apr 26, 1:55pm
                                       Collapse Have you ever seen "Big Night", with Ian Holm? N.E. Brigand 531 2 Apr 26, 7:39pm
                                           Collapse Ian Holm was in "Big Night"? Voronwë_the_Faithful 476 1 Apr 27, 4:29pm
                                               "Bite your teeth into the @#$ of life!" N.E. Brigand 468 0 Apr 27, 4:57pm
                               Collapse Agreed, it's against greed not war per se Omnigeek 490 1 Apr 25, 11:56pm
                                   that's it wizzardly 647 0 Apr 26, 1:48am
                           Collapse Have you seen the 1948 film version of "The Red Shoes". N.E. Brigand 530 3 Apr 26, 7:40pm
                               Collapse The short answer would be no, re the Red Shoes... Avandel 469 2 Apr 26, 9:48pm
                                   Collapse "when I found out about this project I was thinking I wasn't interested, as this was going to be a 'kiddie film'" N.E. Brigand 532 1 Apr 26, 10:36pm
                                       Thank you, I shall! Avandel 464 0 Apr 27, 1:13am
                       Collapse "a huge battle and 3 major deaths" N.E. Brigand 535 13 Apr 26, 7:41pm
                           Collapse That is why... Smaug the iron 508 6 Apr 26, 8:26pm
                               I agree. ange1e4e5 507 0 Apr 26, 8:29pm
                               Collapse Agreed Avandel 486 1 Apr 26, 9:10pm
                                   Have you ever seen Akira Kurosawa's samurai comedy, "Sanjuro"? N.E. Brigand 531 0 Apr 26, 10:36pm
                               Collapse We have to see someone die to feel sorry for them? N.E. Brigand 531 2 Apr 26, 10:37pm
                                   Collapse I totally agree Omnigeek 461 1 Apr 27, 1:29am
                                       Maybe Smaug the iron 566 0 Apr 27, 5:26am
                           Collapse And one of the reasons I didn't like the book Kilidoescartwheels 522 5 Apr 26, 11:06pm
                               Collapse Dain is like Fortinbras in "Hamlet". N.E. Brigand 518 2 Apr 26, 11:27pm
                                   Collapse No, not really Kilidoescartwheels 437 1 Apr 27, 2:25am
                                       Empty space in books and films.... Avandel 474 0 Apr 27, 4:36pm
                               Collapse At least Dain had a beard wizzardly 508 1 Apr 26, 11:37pm
                                   Yeah, that makes everything better Kilidoescartwheels 437 0 Apr 27, 2:26am
               Collapse "Tolkien was speaking to children--his children--but the films need to speak to people of all ages" N.E. Brigand 532 61 Apr 26, 7:53pm
                   Collapse I know that Sarahbor 494 60 Apr 26, 9:00pm
                       Collapse "It doesn't matter that we don't 'see' Fili and Kili die in the book--they still die" N.E. Brigand 535 59 Apr 26, 10:37pm
                           Collapse I was talking about Thorin's death, not any death Sarahbor 493 58 Apr 27, 12:06am
                               Collapse "Film is a visual medium. You have to see things." N.E. Brigand 479 15 Apr 27, 12:45am
                                   Collapse It's still a matter of opinion Sarahbor 455 14 Apr 27, 1:53am
                                       Collapse and anyway wizzardly 454 1 Apr 27, 1:59am
                                           OH, you've gotta be kidding Kilidoescartwheels 434 0 Apr 27, 2:33am
                                       Collapse I have to agree Kilidoescartwheels 434 2 Apr 27, 2:30am
                                           Collapse "No Country for Old Men". N.E. Brigand 586 1 Apr 27, 4:18am
                                               Yeah, I was not a fan Kilidoescartwheels 418 0 Apr 27, 7:02pm
                                       Collapse Of course it is. N.E. Brigand 581 8 Apr 27, 4:18am
                                           Collapse Maybe because Sarahbor 573 7 Apr 27, 5:06am
                                               Collapse Written where? N.E. Brigand 570 6 Apr 27, 5:14am
                                                   Collapse In The Hobbit... Sarahbor 548 5 Apr 27, 9:50am
                                                     Collapse LOL Avandel 483 4 Apr 27, 4:10pm
                                                           Collapse Yet that's what Tolkien did in LOTR. N.E. Brigand 469 3 Apr 27, 5:10pm
                                                               Collapse Not entirely Sarahbor 453 2 Apr 27, 5:37pm
                                                                   Collapse Fili and Kili aren't main characters MyWeeLadGimli 413 1 Apr 27, 7:07pm
                                                                       They're heirs to the throne Sarahbor 591 0 Apr 27, 7:49pm
                               Collapse No, you DON'T have to see things Omnigeek 455 41 Apr 27, 1:57am
                                   Yes you do, no you don't...it's pure opinion Sarahbor 428 0 Apr 27, 2:37am
                                   Collapse But why? Kilidoescartwheels 427 6 Apr 27, 2:42am
                                       Collapse We'll have to agree to disagree Omnigeek 600 5 Apr 27, 3:27am
                                           Collapse Yes Sarahbor 595 2 Apr 27, 3:39am
                                               Collapse I think that was directed to me Kilidoescartwheels 454 1 Apr 27, 5:36pm
                                                   And I'll expand on that Avandel 420 0 Apr 27, 7:00pm
                                           Well, I come from the same perspective as you.... dormouse 560 0 Apr 27, 7:59am
                                           Yes, and that's fine Kilidoescartwheels 445 0 Apr 27, 5:42pm
                                   Collapse Probably beating a dead horse here, but Kilidoescartwheels 501 32 Apr 28, 2:05pm
                                       Collapse I suspect that while the death 'off-stage' can work in a book.... dormouse 482 31 Apr 28, 4:27pm
                                           Collapse indeed... LSF 477 15 Apr 28, 4:46pm
                                               Collapse "most of us want to see the things that happen to them and how they survive or die in the battle" N.E. Brigand 478 14 Apr 28, 5:47pm
                                                   Collapse is death... LSF 467 5 Apr 28, 6:07pm
                                                       Collapse "Is death not part of a character's story?" N.E. Brigand 460 3 Apr 28, 6:22pm
                                                           Collapse Character births and deaths Sarahbor 416 2 Apr 28, 9:10pm
                                                               Collapse Most people don't have meaningful deaths. N.E. Brigand 576 1 Apr 28, 10:10pm
                                                                   Fili and Kili do, IMO Sarahbor 574 0 Apr 28, 10:21pm
                                                       "Violent deaths have been in stories throughout the entire history of the world." N.E. Brigand 459 0 Apr 28, 6:26pm
                                                   Collapse So we know they're dead. Darkstone 452 1 Apr 28, 6:54pm
                                                       It can't help that Sean Bean dies and is reborn so often. // N.E. Brigand 420 0 Apr 28, 8:31pm
                                                   Collapse Why is that? Sometimes it just IS Kilidoescartwheels 588 5 Apr 28, 10:04pm
                                                       Collapse It's not just you. Humanity in general is "bloodthirsty". N.E. Brigand 580 3 Apr 28, 10:47pm
                                                           Collapse I was thinking about this in the car this morning.... dormouse 531 2 Apr 29, 12:47pm
                                                               Collapse Nice post. N.E. Brigand 358 1 May 1, 7:38pm
                                                                   Agreed Starling 753 0 May 2, 6:14am
                                                       Yes Smaug the iron 530 0 Apr 29, 5:41am
                                           Collapse forgot to add... LSF 473 1 Apr 28, 5:06pm
                                               Mostly from his point of view MyWeeLadGimli 528 0 Apr 29, 5:43am
                                           Collapse Tolkien didn't get to see two of his best friends die in battle. N.E. Brigand 475 12 Apr 28, 5:48pm
                                               That's an interesting point about Tolkien and his friends... dormouse 451 0 Apr 28, 6:54pm
                                               Collapse Closure is important. Darkstone 449 10 Apr 28, 7:03pm
                                                   Collapse Important to Tolkien, but to us? N.E. Brigand 428 9 Apr 28, 8:36pm
                                                       Collapse Does Sid Meier exist? Darkstone 426 4 Apr 28, 9:08pm
                                                           Collapse I have no idea. N.E. Brigand 411 3 Apr 28, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse Well Darkstone 587 2 Apr 28, 9:52pm
                                                                   Collapse I've never heard of the "4X" video game genre before. N.E. Brigand 574 1 Apr 28, 10:16pm
                                                                       Actually... Darkstone 510 0 Apr 29, 1:50pm
                                                       Collapse Nope Sarahbor 414 3 Apr 28, 9:12pm
                                                           Collapse But that means closure isn't so important. // N.E. Brigand 588 2 Apr 28, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse I didn't say it was Sarahbor 589 1 Apr 28, 9:47pm
                                                                   Fair enough. N.E. Brigand 571 0 Apr 28, 10:18pm
           "Spirit of the story" LSF 915 0 Apr 24, 12:05am
           My dear dormouse, let me whake your hand. Dame Ioreth 764 0 Apr 24, 5:08pm
           Collapse Interesting that you and Darkstone quote the same passage. N.E. Brigand 712 2 Apr 25, 12:35am
               Yes, I noticed that.... dormouse 648 0 Apr 25, 7:34am
               The thing is... Darkstone 533 0 Apr 27, 1:35pm
       The teaser trailer did. CaptainObvious 705 0 Apr 25, 12:47am
       Collapse I felt that it went back and forth between serious and light-hearted Misty Mountain Hop 525 67 Apr 27, 2:21pm
           Collapse Uneven moviemaking No One in Particular 513 62 Apr 27, 3:00pm
               But personally didn't see it as uneven Avandel 490 0 Apr 27, 4:09pm
               Collapse I would actually say blockbusters benefit from well used tone shifts... moreorless 532 60 Apr 28, 6:17am
                   Collapse Shifting tones in films. Otaku-sempai 508 58 Apr 28, 1:55pm
                       Collapse Not perfect but generally correct for me.. moreorless 488 57 Apr 29, 5:27pm
                           Collapse Radagast, etc... Otaku-sempai 467 56 Apr 29, 8:11pm
                               Collapse It feels like Smaug the iron 466 54 Apr 29, 8:28pm
                                   I'll save you a seat Starling 457 0 Apr 29, 9:01pm
                                   You like what you like... Otaku-sempai 452 0 Apr 29, 9:41pm
                                   Collapse Count me in as well... LittleHobbit 430 51 Apr 30, 12:07am
                                       Collapse You said it yourself Omnigeek 422 49 Apr 30, 12:14am
                                           Collapse Which scene(s)? LittleHobbit 406 2 Apr 30, 1:47am
                                               Collapse Alfrid Omnigeek 610 1 Apr 30, 2:43am
                                                   Alfrid LittleHobbit 592 0 Apr 30, 4:40am
                                           Collapse i agree wizzardly 400 45 Apr 30, 2:19am
                                               Collapse Okay... LittleHobbit 394 40 Apr 30, 2:28am
                                                   Collapse Yes it does Omnigeek 610 14 Apr 30, 2:44am
                                                       Collapse I am not sure... LittleHobbit 595 13 Apr 30, 4:32am
                                                           Collapse You're free to argue that Omnigeek 584 4 Apr 30, 5:26am
                                                               Collapse Again, why not? LittleHobbit 411 3 May 1, 11:37am
                                                                   Collapse You are certainly entitled to your opinion Omnigeek 358 2 May 1, 6:00pm
                                                                       Collapse I think the problem is... LittleHobbit 623 1 May 5, 5:23pm
                                                                           Correction. LittleHobbit 601 0 May 5, 6:46pm
                                                           Collapse It certainly does fit, and I'll explain why... Morthoron 531 7 Apr 30, 2:59pm
                                                               Collapse Why not? LittleHobbit 428 6 May 1, 10:54am
                                                                   Collapse Bad analogy... Morthoron 395 5 May 1, 12:59pm
                                                                       Sex in Tolkien's Middle-earth Otaku-sempai 391 0 May 1, 1:17pm
                                                                       lol wizzardly 387 0 May 1, 1:39pm
                                                                       Collapse Probably I do. LittleHobbit 622 2 May 5, 5:43pm
                                                                           Same here LSF 603 0 May 5, 6:49pm
                                                                           If that were the only complaint... Morthoron 583 0 May 5, 9:44pm
                                                   Collapse sure it does wizzardly 609 20 Apr 30, 2:55am
                                                       Collapse Double standard. LittleHobbit 598 19 Apr 30, 4:22am
                                                           Collapse not really wizzardly 526 18 Apr 30, 3:07pm
                                                               Collapse Not just for children. LittleHobbit 428 17 May 1, 10:44am
                                                                   Collapse that's the point right there wizzardly 388 16 May 1, 1:32pm
                                                                       Collapse So you haven't seen the third film? // Starling 747 6 May 2, 6:10am
                                                                           Collapse No I haven't wizzardly 691 5 May 3, 10:41pm
                                                                               Collapse I read a few snippets of The Hobbit Starling 511 4 May 6, 8:53pm
  Collapse fair enough wizzardly 499 2 May 6, 9:03pm
       Collapse LOL Starling Noria 377 1 May 10, 12:52pm
           it is true wizzardly 339 0 May 10, 11:10pm
  Psst! KW 256 0 May 13, 8:41pm
                                                                       Collapse So...? LittleHobbit 628 4 May 5, 4:58pm
                                                                           Collapse Grounding Fantasy Otaku-sempai 623 1 May 5, 5:33pm
                                                                               Making fantasy credible is a difficult task Voronwë_the_Faithful 579 0 May 5, 10:16pm
                                                                           Collapse so what? wizzardly 571 1 May 5, 11:03pm
                                                                               ''So'' was referring to the complaints... LittleHobbit 124 0 Jun 15, 12:57pm
                                                                       Collapse "kids like video games" KW 551 3 May 6, 1:47pm
                                                                           Collapse Halo LSF 541 2 May 6, 2:37pm
                                                                               sure wizzardly 537 0 May 6, 2:51pm
                                                                               Yes KW 529 0 May 6, 3:13pm
                                                   Collapse The Talking Purse Otaku-sempai 576 3 Apr 30, 6:59am
                                                       Collapse Agreed. LittleHobbit 417 2 May 1, 11:02am
                                                           Collapse Yes Otaku-sempai 392 1 May 1, 1:04pm
                                                               Okay. LittleHobbit 624 0 May 5, 5:03pm
                                               Collapse They do laugh at Oxford you know.... dormouse 573 3 Apr 30, 8:44am
                                                   Tolkien and humour Noria 554 0 Apr 30, 12:22pm
                                                   Collapse Agree Sarahbor 493 1 Apr 30, 6:44pm
                                                       ok i can see your point wizzardly 468 0 Apr 30, 8:55pm
                                       humour is a subjective thing LSF 419 0 Apr 30, 1:04am
                               yes wizzardly 445 0 Apr 29, 9:54pm
                   Shifts No One in Particular 502 0 Apr 28, 2:05pm
           Collapse Maybe it's just a Kiwi thing and we wouldn't understand. Darkstone 479 3 Apr 27, 4:59pm
               Collapse I have suggested that before Starling 602 2 Apr 27, 7:36pm
                   Collapse I don’t mind the tonal shifts either. Noria 580 1 Apr 27, 9:19pm
                       Nor do I.... dormouse 566 0 Apr 27, 10:50pm
       I don't think the films did capture the book's 'spirit' Glorfindela 694 0 May 3, 6:24pm
       no Jettorex 679 0 May 3, 8:43pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest IV: Forth Captionistas! StingingFly 1060 18 Apr 19, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Baggins takes the snap, fires downfield toward... ange1e4e5 967 0 Apr 19, 1:59am
       Bilbo bids five silver pennies for the Elvish letter opener. // Otaku-sempai 949 0 Apr 19, 3:28am
       Collapse Bilbo is using the force to show the dwarves that he is a great Jedi. Smaug the iron 939 1 Apr 19, 5:22am
           I'm not the burglar you're looking for. Meneldor 897 0 Apr 19, 2:33pm
       Collapse Bilbo auditions for the Ered Luin Ballet Company..... dormouse 938 3 Apr 19, 8:34am
         Brava!// Dame Ioreth 904 0 Apr 19, 1:04pm
           Collapse We have a winner! StingingFly 661 1 Apr 23, 10:34am
               Thanks, StingingFly.... dormouse 566 0 Apr 25, 10:50am
       “Er, ‘scuse me! Don’t chip those glasses or crack those plates!” // Bracegirdle 909 0 Apr 19, 12:32pm
       "Ai! Ai! A balrog is come!" "We ain't falling for that, right Ori? (Uh, Ori...?)" / Darkstone 877 0 Apr 19, 4:23pm
       No, wait, that's Thorin's chair! Kilidoescartwheels 861 0 Apr 19, 7:06pm
       Oops! Beg pardon, your #majesty! Meneldor 860 0 Apr 19, 7:13pm
       Caption: Pipe Dream 832 0 Apr 19, 11:19pm
       Fili, Kili, NO! Don't you dare let in those fangirls! Avandel 794 0 Apr 20, 1:40am
       After a rousing night of Speight’s Cider Freeman misplaced his right ear so Jackson shrewdly shot only left profiles for this scene… // Bracegirdle 737 0 Apr 20, 9:12pm
       "You put your right hand in and you shake it all about..." / Darkstone 732 0 Apr 20, 10:00pm
       "Hey! (Hey!) You! (You!) I don't like your hairy girlfriend!" Ataahua 727 0 Apr 20, 11:08pm
       In a heroic effort to save his dignity, Bilbo attempts to microwave all of Wetas hardrives before PJ returns. wizzardly 623 0 Apr 23, 10:07pm

  Collapse A hard earned, watchful peace... StingingFly 764 3 Apr 16, 9:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Sarahbor)
       The downside is that good people get hurt Meneldor 740 0 Apr 16, 10:11pm
       Watchful Peace Otaku-sempai 702 0 Apr 17, 3:36am
       Elves Sarahbor 686 0 Apr 17, 5:05am

  Collapse The Battle of THE Five Armies? Or... LittleHobbit 1087 13 Apr 16, 9:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Tolkien uses both dormouse 1002 3 Apr 16, 11:14pm
           Collapse Thanks. LittleHobbit 787 2 Apr 19, 1:36am
               Collapse The index in the UK edition of 'Return of the King'.... dormouse 766 1 Apr 19, 8:25am
                   Thanks. LittleHobbit 653 0 Apr 22, 6:54am
       Collapse Military historians got no respect for definte articles. Darkstone 964 1 Apr 17, 4:47am
           Good theory. LittleHobbit 792 0 Apr 19, 1:13am
       Collapse sounds better LSF 785 4 Apr 19, 1:47am
           Collapse It's more momentous when it's THE Battle Omnigeek 605 3 Apr 23, 5:14am
               either way... LSF 605 0 Apr 23, 5:26am
               Really? dormouse 595 0 Apr 23, 8:37am
               Yeah, just to clear up this point... LittleHobbit 477 0 Apr 29, 3:48am
       Collapse hmm Jeffrodo 313 1 May 4, 7:16pm
           Maybe... LittleHobbit 166 0 May 14, 8:00am

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 3 lionoferebor 804 17 Apr 13, 3:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar)
       Not late this time! Sarahbor 748 0 Apr 13, 4:44pm
       Mine Smaug the iron 744 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
     The *unbearable stress* of CHOICE Avandel 745 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
       Collapse week 3 answers... Nuradar 728 1 Apr 13, 6:04pm
           Yes! Sarahbor 715 0 Apr 13, 6:41pm
       Let's do this! BlackFox 708 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       my answers LSF 706 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 681 0 Apr 13, 9:20pm
       Well let's try this again Kilidoescartwheels 677 0 Apr 13, 9:34pm
       Last but not least... Queen of Erebor 671 0 Apr 13, 10:03pm
       answers Gianna 659 0 Apr 13, 10:59pm
       Challenge #3 Riven Delve 656 0 Apr 13, 11:24pm
       *cracks knuckles* Fereth 631 0 Apr 14, 12:16am
       Challenge accepted for the IIIrd time Kim 624 0 Apr 14, 12:38am
       *Giggles.... challenge accepted! dormouse 601 0 Apr 14, 7:41am
       A difficult challenge, mostly to choose one answer. Noria 580 0 Apr 14, 12:49pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 518 0 Apr 15, 4:15pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest, IIIrd Time's the Charm Meneldor 1115 36 Apr 11, 8:43pm Jump to last post in thread (by StingingFly)
       "Last one to the buffet is a rotten mushroom!" // Otaku-sempai 976 0 Apr 11, 8:52pm
       Collapse "With cat-like tread,/ Upon our prey we steal...." / Darkstone 978 1 Apr 11, 8:53pm
           Brilliant reference MyWeeLadGimli 796 0 Apr 13, 4:03am
       Collapse The long-awaited dwarf calendar reveals itself...// cats16 974 1 Apr 11, 8:56pm
           LOL! Good one. // Ettelewen 944 0 Apr 11, 10:57pm
       New York’s dull “Fashion Week” receives a badly needed boost from this exciting runway show by Thorin & Co. Avandel 968 0 Apr 11, 9:42pm
       And, alas! The “Infamous Massacre of the Twelve-year-old Truant” had begun. // Bracegirdle 961 0 Apr 11, 9:45pm
       "Lights! Camera! Wing It!!" wizzardly 952 0 Apr 11, 10:55pm
       Aaaargh! And the Tin Man thinks HIS suit needs oil! Kilidoescartwheels 922 0 Apr 12, 2:13am
       I'm going to rip myself off Sarahbor 908 0 Apr 12, 3:03am
       Collapse "The Dwarves Are Gonna Rumble" Lissuin 898 2 Apr 12, 7:16am
           Excellent!// Dame Ioreth 420 0 Apr 15, 2:04pm
           Wonderful!! // Loresilme 390 0 Apr 15, 6:21pm
       Thorin reckoned a stealthy approach would be best... dormouse 888 0 Apr 12, 9:44am
       To pass the time before the battle starts, the dwarves play a rousing game of Red Light, Green Light. // Silverlode 862 0 Apr 12, 12:54pm
       Short and cute !! We'll show you Short and Cute !!! EomundDaughter 860 0 Apr 12, 1:44pm
       We will, we will rock you!! OldestDaughter 814 0 Apr 12, 9:22pm
       The most popular Dwarven dance, often called simply the I Will Kill You // Gianna 769 0 Apr 13, 12:40pm
     Collapse After secret ballot a consensus was reached and The Twelve decided to assassinate the intolerable Thorin and select a new leader. // Bracegirdle 744 10 Apr 13, 5:46pm
           Et tu, Dwalin? // Meneldor 708 0 Apr 14, 3:04am
         Hmmm, so you're saying Thorin wasn't just a paranoid git after all? // Lissuin 704 0 Apr 14, 3:26am
           Dain, is that you? // Riven Delve 683 0 Apr 14, 2:22pm
           Collapse ...although the attempt failed after The Twelve were attacked by maddened hair fans... Avandel 679 6 Apr 14, 3:47pm
               Collapse Gawd, Avandel! Kilidoescartwheels 636 3 Apr 14, 7:39pm
                 Collapse *bows* and Avandel 468 2 Apr 15, 1:35am
                       Collapse No, no, don't stop! Kilidoescartwheels 451 1 Apr 15, 2:54am
                         OK....... Avandel 379 0 Apr 16, 2:18am
               Oh, Avendel Riven Delve 436 0 Apr 15, 11:28am
             Wonderful as always! Ilmatar 418 0 Apr 15, 3:19pm
       Duh-duh-duh rah-da-da! ange1e4e5 690 0 Apr 14, 2:20pm
       "Nobody trip, nobody trip... We'll never get up again and Dain will laugh at us... Ori no!" LSF 670 0 Apr 14, 3:05pm
       Eat your hearts out Rockettes - we've got weapons and armor!// Dame Ioreth 362 0 Apr 16, 3:51am
       Collapse by the time everyone figured out they were cardboard cutouts... StingingFly 331 3 Apr 17, 11:11am
           LOL Avandel 298 0 Apr 17, 6:52pm
           Collapse You know what I love about judging these contests? Meneldor 284 1 Apr 18, 1:56pm
               ...thank you StingingFly 258 0 Apr 18, 11:37pm

  Collapse Alternate Hobbit Casting Game (for fun!) StrangeOldHermit 607 7 Apr 9, 1:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by glor)
       Collapse Bard Otaku-sempai 587 1 Apr 9, 1:57pm
           Fassbender as Bard is a good one StrangeOldHermit 488 0 Apr 10, 5:59pm
       Collapse My alternate cast: malickfan 513 1 Apr 10, 2:34pm
           Interesting list StrangeOldHermit 496 0 Apr 10, 5:50pm
       Collapse A very interesting post, about who else could have played characters in The Hobbit. ange1e4e5 502 1 Apr 10, 5:37pm
           I have now-and I like it! StrangeOldHermit 491 0 Apr 10, 5:57pm
       My options glor 393 0 Apr 13, 1:43am

  Collapse The Battle of the five armies Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 1858 107 Apr 8, 4:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by ange1e4e5)
       Collapse Well... Otaku-sempai 1612 103 Apr 8, 8:40pm
           Collapse yes wizzardly 1509 96 Apr 9, 2:58pm
               Collapse indeed wizzardly 1480 95 Apr 9, 5:00pm
                   Collapse But Smaug the iron 1479 94 Apr 9, 5:08pm
                       well wizzardly 1464 0 Apr 9, 5:21pm
                       Not so much Omnigeek 1448 0 Apr 9, 6:43pm
                       Collapse Really Bracegirdle 1402 91 Apr 10, 3:09am
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1377 61 Apr 10, 7:12am
                               Collapse I believe that Peter Jackson and the other writers understand the Hobbit book quite well. Noria 1341 24 Apr 10, 12:08pm
                                   Collapse Opinions and all that Eldorion 1256 22 Apr 10, 5:30pm
                                       Collapse Dol Guldur and Erebor Otaku-sempai 1222 21 Apr 10, 6:20pm
                                           Collapse The strategic value lay in Smaug's threat Omnigeek 494 1 Apr 10, 6:32pm
                                               There is that as well. Otaku-sempai 486 0 Apr 10, 6:39pm
                                           Collapse As I mentioned Eldorion 464 18 Apr 10, 7:17pm
                                               Collapse More on Erebor Otaku-sempai 447 17 Apr 10, 7:35pm
                                                   Collapse What folk in the Vales of Anduin? Eldorion 424 16 Apr 10, 8:04pm
                                                       Collapse I made a map Eldorion 404 8 Apr 10, 8:22pm
                                                           Collapse Map of Wilderland Otaku-sempai 368 7 Apr 10, 9:01pm
                                                               Collapse Speculation based on the movies Eldorion 360 2 Apr 10, 9:15pm
                                                                   Collapse Goblin Mercenaries Otaku-sempai 351 1 Apr 10, 9:30pm
                                                                       Mercenaries Eldorion 336 0 Apr 10, 9:48pm
                                                               Collapse Plenty of strategic reasons in both books and movies Omnigeek 352 3 Apr 10, 9:27pm
                                                                   Collapse Capturing Erebor Otaku-sempai 343 2 Apr 10, 9:43pm
                                                                       Collapse Thanks Eldorion 331 1 Apr 10, 9:51pm
                                                                           Signs and Portents Otaku-sempai 769 0 Apr 10, 11:05pm
                                                       Collapse But Smaug the iron 405 3 Apr 10, 8:25pm
                                                           Collapse Not how things played out in the movies Eldorion 398 2 Apr 10, 8:29pm
                                                               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 387 1 Apr 10, 8:47pm
                                                                   Doesn't make a lot of sense to me Eldorion 375 0 Apr 10, 8:52pm
                                                       Collapse The Men of the Vales Otaku-sempai 389 2 Apr 10, 8:45pm
                                                           Collapse Response Eldorion 382 1 Apr 10, 8:50pm
                                                               The Vales of the Anduin Otaku-sempai 360 0 Apr 10, 9:20pm
                                   Yeah Sarahbor 535 0 Apr 12, 4:42am
                               Plus IMO Avandel 1294 0 Apr 10, 3:28pm
                               Collapse Has Christopher Tolkien seen The Hobbit trilogy? Bracegirdle 1279 22 Apr 10, 4:37pm
                                   yes wizzardly 1270 0 Apr 10, 4:52pm
                                   Collapse Anyone who thinks Peter Jackson is all about fame and money, Starling 1223 20 Apr 10, 6:28pm
                                       Collapse PJ isn't only about money wizzardly 485 4 Apr 10, 6:52pm
                                           Collapse Then Smaug the iron 473 3 Apr 10, 7:10pm
                                               Collapse i'm not insulting PJ wizzardly 450 2 Apr 10, 7:38pm
                                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 439 1 Apr 10, 7:49pm
                                                       again wizzardly 414 0 Apr 10, 8:21pm
                                       Collapse Money and fame Bracegirdle 761 8 Apr 11, 1:49am
                                           Collapse I don't think that's fair. N.E. Brigand 751 2 Apr 11, 2:08am
                                               Collapse Good morning N.E. Brigand Bracegirdle 700 1 Apr 11, 1:59pm
                                                 Perhaps true in a sense, but.... Avandel 663 0 Apr 11, 3:39pm
                                           Collapse There is a vast difference Starling 733 1 Apr 11, 5:48am
                                               Agree, and Sarahbor 540 0 Apr 12, 3:55am
                                           Collapse Thank God he wasn't a real fan. Darkstone 686 2 Apr 11, 2:54pm
                                               Collapse "Murder your darlings." N.E. Brigand 647 1 Apr 11, 6:20pm
                                                   I doubt he ever read it. Darkstone 345 0 Apr 15, 1:53pm
                                       Collapse Me too.... dormouse 701 5 Apr 11, 2:22pm
                                           Collapse Does Tolkien disparage A.A. Milne? N.E. Brigand 652 4 Apr 11, 6:27pm
                                               Or C.S. Lewis? Darkstone 634 0 Apr 11, 6:41pm
                                               Collapse Disparage? No, he's simply criticising Milne's adaptation.... dormouse 598 2 Apr 11, 10:15pm
                                                   Collapse And in the process, he criticizes Milne. N.E. Brigand 420 1 Apr 13, 12:21am
                                                       He does, but it's not personal criticism and to me that difference... dormouse 605 0 Apr 13, 8:26am
                               Collapse No Omnigeek 1239 1 Apr 10, 5:36pm
                                   I think Gandalf did say something about tales being embellished in AUJ. ange1e4e5 1239 0 Apr 10, 5:38pm
                               Collapse "both LOTR and The Hobbit are very faithful to the book"? N.E. Brigand 755 9 Apr 11, 1:58am
                                   Collapse Pretty much in order of airing Omnigeek 750 8 Apr 11, 2:07am
                                       Collapse Dunno Darkstone 696 7 Apr 11, 2:28pm
                                           Hear hear! No One in Particular 687 0 Apr 11, 2:34pm
                                           Collapse They all had some deviations Omnigeek 576 5 Apr 11, 11:50pm
                                               Collapse A couple points. LittleHobbit 514 4 Apr 12, 9:37am
                                                   Collapse "there were wereworms mentioned in the book" N.E. Brigand 484 3 Apr 12, 3:03pm
                                                       Collapse lol wizzardly 434 1 Apr 12, 10:32pm
                                                           Couple of questions, if you don't mind. LittleHobbit 594 0 Apr 13, 10:22am
                                                       No. LittleHobbit 599 0 Apr 13, 9:53am
                           exactly wizzardly 1288 0 Apr 10, 4:13pm
                           Collapse I sympathize with C.T.'s deeply held and personal feelings, however.... Eruonen 518 27 Apr 14, 4:48pm
                               Collapse Royd Tolkien LSF 513 6 Apr 14, 5:01pm
                                   Collapse The Shannara books are held in pretty low esteem. N.E. Brigand 415 5 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                       Collapse Low esteem? Omnigeek 329 4 Apr 15, 4:15pm
                                           Collapse Why Zack Snyder or Michael Bay? ange1e4e5 317 2 Apr 15, 5:39pm
                                               Collapse Just examples Omnigeek 289 1 Apr 16, 2:35am
                                                   I've been working for a good theoretical team who could do it right. ange1e4e5 283 0 Apr 16, 3:37am
                                           I think the word "Tolclone" was coined for Shannara. N.E. Brigand 285 0 Apr 15, 8:55pm
                               Collapse but wizzardly 485 5 Apr 14, 8:21pm
                                   Collapse Well, JRRT the author was willing to sell the rights so that to me trumps C. T. Eruonen 480 4 Apr 14, 8:32pm
                                       Collapse ok wizzardly 474 3 Apr 14, 8:47pm
                                           Collapse Yes, I agree. He is so intimately connected to both the author, the writing and the Eruonen 454 2 Apr 14, 9:33pm
                                               Collapse yes wizzardly 450 1 Apr 14, 9:49pm
                                                   He could have retained the rights and made sure that any changes the screenwriters made met his approval, a la J.K. Rowling. ange1e4e5 423 0 Apr 15, 1:08am
                               Collapse "cannot be presented in a film for the masses without some excitement" N.E. Brigand 418 13 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                   Collapse Maybe that is what he thinks but that is also denying the full impact and Eruonen 405 12 Apr 15, 2:39am
                                       Collapse Tolkien wanted the money. N.E. Brigand 404 11 Apr 15, 3:52am
                                           Collapse Children? Voronwë_the_Faithful 397 2 Apr 15, 4:30am
                                               Collapse Priscilla T. doesn't think Jackson's Ringwraiths are scary. N.E. Brigand 328 1 Apr 15, 8:58pm
                                                   Well that's funny Voronwë_the_Faithful 324 0 Apr 15, 9:07pm
                                           Collapse Hmmmm.... Darkstone 398 1 Apr 15, 4:31am
                                               Heh. When I said "you", I didn't mean . . . N.E. Brigand 327 0 Apr 15, 9:00pm
                                           Collapse Well Sarahbor 386 2 Apr 15, 5:46am
                                               Collapse That's my point. N.E. Brigand 320 1 Apr 15, 9:36pm
                                                   Gotcha Sarahbor 309 0 Apr 15, 10:26pm
                                           Collapse I have not read any of the Harry Potter books but I enjoyed the films. Eruonen 353 1 Apr 15, 1:25pm
                                               I thought I recalled Darkstone criticizing "Gone With the Wind". N.E. Brigand 317 0 Apr 15, 9:51pm
                                           Battlefield Earth Omnigeek 326 0 Apr 15, 4:19pm
           Collapse Yes that is Peter Jackson, prone to excess. Noria 1493 4 Apr 9, 4:45pm
               Collapse Is that a fact? Otaku-sempai 1482 2 Apr 9, 5:13pm
                   Collapse Okatu-sempai, you are right Noria 1353 1 Apr 10, 11:27am
                       More certain in the BotFA-EE Otaku-sempai 1346 0 Apr 10, 12:07pm
               yes LSF 1465 0 Apr 9, 5:29pm
           If Zack Snyder directed BOFA Sarahbor 550 0 Apr 12, 3:43am
       Collapse I must confess Hamfast Gamgee 1329 1 Apr 10, 1:36pm
           "Men are more expressive rolling a cigarette than saving the world". N.E. Brigand 560 0 Apr 13, 6:32pm
       So do I, Mr Arkenstone...... dormouse 681 0 Apr 11, 3:18pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 2 lionoferebor 874 30 Apr 6, 10:20am Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)
       Answers Smaug the iron 786 0 Apr 6, 11:32am
       I have no single favourite of anything so this is hard. Noria 777 0 Apr 6, 12:23pm
       *Cough.... sneeze.... kick.... giggle..... dormouse 773 0 Apr 6, 1:27pm
       Collapse This will be very tough Kilidoescartwheels 764 5 Apr 6, 3:16pm
           Collapse That last picture... lionoferebor 752 4 Apr 6, 3:33pm
               Collapse That's why it's lovely to come here, Riven Delve 739 1 Apr 6, 5:03pm
                   Awwww... lionoferebor 729 0 Apr 6, 5:40pm
               Collapse Sorry 'bout that! Kilidoescartwheels 718 1 Apr 6, 6:50pm
                   I've seen the behind the scenes footage... lionoferebor 713 0 Apr 6, 7:26pm
       Collapse My favorite female character DainPig 749 1 Apr 6, 3:55pm
           *Sniggers* lionoferebor 743 0 Apr 6, 3:58pm
       Here goes! BlackFox 724 0 Apr 6, 6:31pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 692 0 Apr 6, 9:36pm
       Collapse My answers... Queen of Erebor 690 1 Apr 6, 10:10pm
           There were more dragons MyWeeLadGimli 663 0 Apr 7, 3:11am
       Challenge accepted - Part Deux Kim 669 0 Apr 7, 2:08am
       , MyWeeLadGimli 661 0 Apr 7, 3:20am
       So... Lissuin 653 0 Apr 7, 5:40am
       answers grimbeorn15 616 0 Apr 7, 12:03pm
       so hard to pick single moments over others, but here I go.... Nuradar 606 0 Apr 7, 12:50pm
       Collapse Well, this IS a challenge Riven Delve 600 2 Apr 7, 1:45pm
           Collapse But RD Kim 523 1 Apr 8, 2:28am
               Yay! Riven Delve 293 0 Apr 8, 11:24am
       my answers LSF 585 0 Apr 7, 3:28pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 555 0 Apr 7, 7:46pm
       Answers KingTurgon 282 0 Apr 8, 2:28pm
       Questions that need answering cats16 271 0 Apr 8, 6:48pm
       Late to the party Sarahbor 224 0 Apr 12, 3:12am
       Late... as usual. Gianna 205 0 Apr 13, 12:52pm
       These questions are hard... lionoferebor 197 0 Apr 13, 2:57pm
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