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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse Durin's Day - An Astronomical Error? Otaku-sempai 767 54 Jan 18, 2:50pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Where does it say in that quote SafeUnderHill 419 39 Jan 18, 2:54pm
           Collapse That is why the question requires some expertise. Otaku-sempai 395 38 Jan 18, 2:56pm
               Collapse I know little about Tolkien's mythology SafeUnderHill 385 37 Jan 18, 3:09pm
                   Collapse It might have been a new moon (according to Tolkien) Otaku-sempai 382 35 Jan 18, 3:22pm
                       Collapse Where it says thin new moon SafeUnderHill 358 4 Jan 18, 3:42pm
                           Collapse Or... Otaku-sempai 349 3 Jan 18, 3:48pm
                               Collapse Yes SafeUnderHill 333 1 Jan 18, 4:04pm
                                   For it to be A, A a, FULL Moon...? Bombadil 296 0 Jan 18, 6:42pm
                               Not that far off? DanielLB 253 0 Jan 18, 7:54pm
                       Collapse Yes, I think a new moon is implied. Silverlode 198 29 Jan 18, 11:28pm
                           Collapse "the first day of the last moon of Autumn" Otaku-sempai 190 28 Jan 18, 11:58pm
                               Collapse What's your definition of Autumn? Elizabeth 169 3 Jan 19, 1:04am
                                   Collapse Autumn as per Shire Reckoning Otaku-sempai 159 2 Jan 19, 2:43am
                                       Collapse Funny, I just noticed this for the first time Gwytha 220 1 Jan 19, 3:09am
                                           Great observation! Otaku-sempai 213 0 Jan 19, 3:20am
                               Collapse In my opinion*, DanielLB 202 23 Jan 19, 7:04am
                                   Collapse If my understanding is now correct... Otaku-sempai 183 12 Jan 19, 1:46pm
                                       Collapse I am now very confused. Bumblingidiot 162 11 Jan 20, 2:00am
                                           Collapse The two events are not mutually exclusive. DanielLB 153 2 Jan 20, 7:35am
                                               Collapse What I meant was Bumblingidiot 122 1 Jan 20, 3:35pm
                                                   It's a question of alignment. Elizabeth 72 0 Jan 21, 7:53am
                                           Fulll Moons Otaku-sempai 127 0 Jan 20, 2:28pm
                                           Collapse Our calendar is different from Middle-earth iduna 42 6 Jan 21, 7:34pm
                                               Collapse I read that. Otaku-sempai 38 5 Jan 21, 8:06pm
                                                   Collapse Ack! Otaku-sempai 14 4 Jan 23, 12:02am
                                                       Collapse Second (Third?) Thoughts Otaku-sempai 19 3 Tue, 6:03pm
                                                           Collapse Duin's Day in TH:DoS Otaku-sempai 13 2 Tue, 10:04pm
                                                               Collapse It's always something! Otaku-sempai 9 1 Wed, 3:09pm
                                                                   Tolkien's Descrepency Otaku-sempai 3 0 Thu, 10:24pm
                                   Collapse And...what was considered to be the start of Winter? Otaku-sempai 113 9 Jan 20, 4:36pm
                                       Collapse October 23 to November 20? Otaku-sempai 109 8 Jan 20, 5:07pm
                                           Collapse Semantics ... Bracegirdle 93 7 Jan 20, 11:11pm
                                               Collapse Okay... Otaku-sempai 86 6 Jan 21, 1:04am
                                                   Collapse Durin's Day in 'TH:BotFA' Otaku-sempai 84 5 Jan 21, 1:24am
                                                       Collapse I can’t refute Bracegirdle 76 4 Jan 21, 4:02am
                                                           Collapse Yes. realistically it would make a difference Otaku-sempai 69 3 Jan 21, 11:01am
                                                               Collapse Is 6000 years enough time? . . . Bracegirdle 57 2 Jan 21, 3:08pm
                                                                   Collapse Best guess Otaku-sempai 60 1 Jan 21, 3:20pm
                                                                       One final (I hope!) correction: Otaku-sempai 53 0 Jan 21, 4:26pm
                   I think it means the last lunar cycle. Elizabeth 163 0 Jan 19, 1:30am
       Collapse I don't know whether it's an error or not... But... leonmuse 308 4 Jan 18, 6:56pm
           Collapse Aaargh! Otaku-sempai 287 2 Jan 18, 7:00pm
               Collapse Don't worry about it! leonmuse 275 1 Jan 18, 7:03pm
                   As an Aquarius, Double Gemini W/ a Full Moon Bombadil 267 0 Jan 18, 7:11pm
           It's been corrected. dernwyn 252 0 Jan 18, 7:48pm
       Collapse I think Tolkien would have known enough astronomy to realise ... DanielLB 270 4 Jan 18, 7:45pm
           Collapse Are you sure that's right? AshNazg 244 3 Jan 18, 8:25pm
               The full moon is opposite the sun. Elizabeth 180 0 Jan 19, 12:56am
               Collapse Earth casting shadow swordwhale 205 1 Jan 19, 4:11am
                   As the moon passes quarter moon and heads shadowdog 203 0 Jan 19, 4:22am
       Collapse Maybe things work differently in Middle Earth... HeWhoArisesinMight 167 2 Jan 19, 1:31am
           What is Myth? Otaku-sempai 154 0 Jan 19, 2:53am
           As the moon wanes and approaches the new moon shadowdog 223 0 Jan 19, 3:20am
       Dwarven New Year and Durin's Day (final thoughts) Otaku-sempai 32 0 Jan 23, 2:35pm

  Collapse Re-Visiting the Golden Statue Bombadil 1479 164 Jan 18, 1:22pm Jump to last post in thread (by Michelle Johnston)
       Collapse I think SafeUnderHill 736 23 Jan 18, 1:24pm
           Collapse Where is That ?in the commentaries.. Bombadil 678 22 Jan 18, 1:29pm
               Collapse Disc 2 of the commentary SafeUnderHill 673 21 Jan 18, 1:39pm
                 Collapse Thang you Berry Buch...goes to grab disc..// Bombadil 626 1 Jan 18, 1:41pm
                     OP Typo Boo-Boo? Bombadil 613 0 Jan 18, 2:23pm
                   Collapse Boyens can try to explain it... Morthoron 627 18 Jan 18, 3:53pm
                       Collapse You can try and slag it off as much as you want SafeUnderHill 601 14 Jan 18, 4:03pm
                           I liked it Glorfindela 556 0 Jan 18, 4:13pm
                           Collapse You can tow the company line all you wish... Morthoron 578 12 Jan 18, 4:19pm
                               Actually... SafeUnderHill 555 0 Jan 18, 4:23pm
                               Collapse I don't think anybody's towing anybody's line... dormouse 512 9 Jan 18, 5:02pm
                                   Collapse division balbo biggins 492 7 Jan 18, 5:14pm
                                       Collapse The statue was not. arithmancer 495 2 Jan 18, 5:16pm
                                           Collapse yes balbo biggins 471 1 Jan 18, 5:30pm
                                               He wasn't, was he? arithmancer 465 0 Jan 18, 5:35pm
                                       Collapse Well, no one could hope for the scene beforehand.... dormouse 474 3 Jan 18, 5:35pm
                                           Collapse yes they could. balbo biggins 350 1 Jan 18, 6:11pm
                                               "How was the film?" "Everything in it was predictable." Spriggan 235 0 Jan 18, 10:37pm
                                           Alan Lee swordwhale 314 0 Jan 19, 4:18am
                                   There are a FEW Reasons that the Statue Bombadil 373 0 Jan 18, 5:46pm
                               I would merely like to point out Gwytha 363 0 Jan 18, 5:57pm
                       Collapse I can see... arithmancer 533 2 Jan 18, 4:20pm
                           Collapse I love the symbolism in this sequence too glor 459 1 Jan 18, 5:43pm
                               This is a good point! arithmancer 338 0 Jan 18, 6:13pm
       Collapse was it a statue? balbo biggins 535 4 Jan 18, 4:29pm
           Collapse It is a bell. arithmancer 530 3 Jan 18, 4:34pm
               yes balbo biggins 498 0 Jan 18, 4:42pm
               Collapse It's also there 5 seconds before they charge out the gate... Bofur01 509 1 Jan 18, 4:49pm
                   Not hard to imagine... arithmancer 478 0 Jan 18, 5:14pm
       Collapse Thank you Bomby Old Toby 475 1 Jan 18, 5:14pm
           YOU are Thrice Welcome..TOBY...&, &, &, Bombadil 332 0 Jan 18, 6:16pm
       I had issues with it. Ham_Sammy 331 0 Jan 18, 7:12pm
       Collapse My problem with it Bishop 327 17 Jan 18, 7:54pm
           The way he does... arithmancer 295 0 Jan 18, 8:47pm
           Collapse And... BlackFox 290 13 Jan 18, 8:57pm
               Collapse I know this is fantasy Bishop 267 12 Jan 18, 9:51pm
                 Collapse If that's the case... BlackFox 245 9 Jan 18, 10:14pm
                       Collapse Not at all! Bishop 236 8 Jan 18, 10:26pm
                           Collapse I understand where you're coming from BlackFox 220 7 Jan 18, 10:41pm
                               Collapse You know, the first time I saw it Bishop 213 6 Jan 18, 10:54pm
                                   Collapse Again, I see your reasoning... BlackFox 202 1 Jan 18, 11:07pm
                                       No, I get you Bishop 192 0 Jan 18, 11:14pm
                                   It seems to me... Silverlode 195 0 Jan 18, 11:14pm
                                   But it didn't achieve nothing - don't you see? dormouse 193 0 Jan 18, 11:29pm
                                   The purpose was to show how virtually indestructible Smaug was... glor 316 0 Jan 19, 3:37am
                                   Gold coating Xylla 202 0 Jan 20, 6:19am
                   Collapse A desperate plan, with much that could have gone wrong, but what's so odd about that? Spriggan 210 1 Jan 18, 10:41pm
                       Throughout the Book Bombadil 201 0 Jan 18, 11:05pm
           Collapse Yes, "We have to be standing Lissuin 271 1 Jan 18, 9:32pm
               yes. Absolutely anything with no limits always makes total sense. Bishop 260 0 Jan 18, 9:52pm
       Golden Statue was very Dragonesque moments squiggle 202 0 Jan 18, 11:21pm
       Collapse I still love this scene Noria 164 3 Jan 19, 1:48am
           Collapse I agree mostly Ham_Sammy 311 2 Jan 19, 4:02pm
               Collapse Thorin's plan could have doomed Middle Earth... Brandybuckled 308 1 Jan 19, 4:38pm
                   maybe Ham_Sammy 295 0 Jan 19, 4:44pm
       Collapse that statue was dumb jtarkey 329 3 Jan 19, 3:55am
           Collapse Your technically correct ha ha Michelle Johnston 313 2 Jan 19, 4:41am
             Collapse Correction? The Idea was Alan Lee's...idea Bombadil 308 1 Jan 19, 5:33am
                   The tall thin one !! Michelle Johnston 280 0 Jan 19, 7:02am
       Collapse As with the vast majority of Jackson's fan fiction scenes... Gurtholfin 339 83 Jan 19, 5:00am
           That is Your Opinion..NOT a Fact.// Bombadil 290 0 Jan 19, 5:36am
           Collapse As with the vast majority of "Tolkien Scholars"... moreorless 330 12 Jan 19, 5:39am
               Right on moreorless! Bombadil 302 0 Jan 19, 5:50am
               Collapse Well said! NecromancerRising 294 9 Jan 19, 6:37am
                   Collapse Nihilism, Control and Replacement Creationism. Michelle Johnston 278 6 Jan 19, 7:46am
                       Collapse Insightful as always your posts are always very good, ElendilTheShort 244 1 Jan 19, 8:29am
                           Dragons & Treasure Negative Ownership Michelle Johnston 225 0 Jan 19, 9:00am
                       Collapse I am not sure i agree with you NecromancerRising 251 2 Jan 19, 8:33am
                           Collapse Water get yourself in that cool clear water Michelle Johnston 231 1 Jan 19, 9:14am
                               Really Michelle, NecromancerRising 224 0 Jan 19, 9:41am
                       I actually felt the film focus more on control/arrogance, on both sides... moreorless 189 0 Jan 19, 11:22am
                   Collapse I think theres a difference between disliking the films and disrespecting there intensions.. moreorless 262 1 Jan 19, 8:03am
                       Yes. NecromancerRising 243 0 Jan 19, 8:26am
               good storytelling? FernysApple 246 0 Jan 19, 7:07pm
           Collapse Crumbs - I've never been called the 'lowest common denominator' before... dormouse 248 68 Jan 19, 9:05am
               Add another one to that NecromancerRising 210 0 Jan 19, 9:44am
               Collapse Is there any space left on the lowest common denominator bench? Starling 193 1 Jan 19, 10:24am
                   You're welcome! I'm sure we can squeeze up a bit... // dormouse 180 0 Jan 19, 11:04am
               Collapse Not to mention Voronwë_the_Faithful 369 59 Jan 19, 1:27pm
                   A little perplexed by the "scholars" nomenclature, myself. Spriggan 353 0 Jan 19, 1:33pm
                   And you are all an ornament to the company! dormouse 339 0 Jan 19, 1:51pm
                   Collapse It was somewhat of a joking comeback BUT... moreorless 293 56 Jan 19, 5:15pm
                       Collapse I am indeed dismissive of Jackson's fan-fiction... Morthoron 248 55 Jan 19, 7:16pm
                           So... Bishop 237 0 Jan 19, 7:27pm
                           Collapse Speaking of brick walls Spriggan 233 53 Jan 19, 7:40pm
                               Collapse Tell you what... Morthoron 220 52 Jan 19, 7:53pm
                                   Collapse Such lists show no correlation to how literal they are. Spriggan 183 51 Jan 19, 8:22pm
                                       Collapse But it does show... Morthoron 178 50 Jan 19, 8:31pm
                                           Collapse Not at all. Spriggan 177 49 Jan 19, 8:41pm
                                               Collapse Do mean "literal" here Bishop 160 48 Jan 19, 9:02pm
                                                   Collapse No - just as a comparative. Spriggan 148 47 Jan 19, 9:15pm
                                                       Collapse I guess I'm not sure what you mean then Bishop 142 46 Jan 19, 9:22pm
                                                           Collapse Well I was thinking of things other than names Spriggan 134 45 Jan 19, 9:32pm
                                                               Collapse Names, places, themes, physical descriptions, events Bishop 332 44 Jan 19, 9:43pm
                                                                   Collapse Oh not at all on most of those. Spriggan 325 43 Jan 19, 10:00pm
                                                                       Collapse Sorry, you lost me there! Bishop 296 42 Jan 19, 11:49pm
                                                                           Collapse I'm not sure what "pinned down" means. Spriggan 171 41 Jan 20, 12:51pm
                                                                               Collapse You are like a dancing word man Bishop 125 38 Jan 20, 5:34pm
  Collapse Odd charge Spriggan 113 37 Jan 20, 5:58pm
       Collapse This is what I mean by "Dancing word man" Bishop 105 36 Jan 20, 6:06pm
           Collapse "Were my examples exact? The broad strokes" Spriggan 102 35 Jan 20, 6:25pm
               Collapse I'm sure the mods are about to come in and shut this down. Bishop 102 34 Jan 20, 6:33pm
                   Collapse More likely... arithmancer 88 4 Jan 20, 6:56pm
                       Collapse Or as John Howe once said.... dormouse 84 3 Jan 20, 7:09pm
                           Collapse And yet in your example Bishop 82 2 Jan 20, 7:20pm
                               Collapse But it will be a particular cup.... dormouse 197 1 Jan 20, 7:53pm
                                   Here's what I mean by my last sentence Bishop 190 0 Jan 20, 8:04pm
                   Collapse Hopefully not - it's an interesting discussion. Spriggan 180 28 Jan 20, 8:54pm
                       Collapse Well as long as there are others involved! Bishop 173 26 Jan 20, 9:21pm
                           Collapse Your door must have extra qualities. Spriggan 168 25 Jan 20, 9:41pm
                               Collapse In reality the door will have extra qualities Bishop 155 24 Jan 20, 10:04pm
                                   Collapse I'm saying that you can't exactly replicate something with missing qualities. Spriggan 138 23 Jan 20, 11:28pm
                                       Collapse Hold up a sec Bishop 134 22 Jan 20, 11:34pm
                                           Collapse Take it both ways if the answer would be different. Spriggan 126 21 Jan 20, 11:48pm
                                               Collapse Well ok Bishop 122 20 Jan 20, 11:56pm
                                                   Collapse Are you suggesting that they don't? Spriggan 121 19 Jan 21, 12:07am
                                                       Collapse Exactly according to who? Bishop 118 18 Jan 21, 12:10am
                                                           Collapse Also, is "Exact" simply an abstraction to you? Bishop 119 17 Jan 21, 12:12am
                                                               Collapse I think they are sort of the same question. Spriggan 116 16 Jan 21, 12:19am
                                                                   Collapse OK Bishop 114 15 Jan 21, 12:26am
                                                                       Collapse I'm more than happy with visible to the naked eye! Spriggan 111 14 Jan 21, 12:44am
                                                                           Collapse No it's worse than that Bishop 109 13 Jan 21, 12:48am
                                                                               Collapse If it's noticeably different then no. Spriggan 105 12 Jan 21, 12:55am
  Collapse Nowhere fast! Bishop 101 11 Jan 21, 1:19am
       Collapse It's not arbitrary... arithmancer 94 10 Jan 21, 1:35am
           Collapse Here is one of the things said about the impossibility of something being exact Bishop 91 9 Jan 21, 1:48am
               Collapse So is this one... arithmancer 85 8 Jan 21, 1:53am
                   Collapse You didn't answer the question though Bishop 85 7 Jan 21, 1:56am
                       Collapse Because we have made any number of choices Spriggan 64 6 Jan 21, 9:01am
                           Collapse I'll be damned! Bishop 108 5 Jan 21, 6:51pm
                               Collapse Ha - I don't dare tell you that I haven't said otherwise! Spriggan 98 4 Jan 21, 9:37pm
                                   Collapse Didn't you say Bishop 90 3 Jan 21, 9:43pm
                                       Collapse Give or take yes. Spriggan 89 2 Jan 21, 10:01pm
                                           Collapse Oh, ok dancing words man! Bishop 88 1 Jan 21, 10:12pm
                                               I thought we'd already covered this. Spriggan 83 0 Jan 21, 10:26pm
                       To shift this to a more direct examples in the films moreorless 64 0 Jan 21, 8:22am
                                                                               Collapse I'll have to disagree with you in several respects.... Morthoron 120 1 Jan 20, 5:56pm
  Sigh. Have you actually read the thread? Spriggan 113 0 Jan 20, 6:09pm
               Me Too smtfhw 338 0 Jan 19, 2:03pm
               Add me to the group of LCDs! Old Toby 206 0 Jan 19, 7:58pm
             Collapse Where do I sign up? // BlackFox 194 2 Jan 19, 8:04pm
                 Collapse Looks Like Bomby Bombadil 196 1 Jan 19, 8:19pm
                       After spending 20 years as an enlisted man, Meneldor 334 0 Jan 19, 9:58pm
       Collapse Ugh that scene....Totally fails in the three movie arc. Arannir 194 14 Jan 19, 12:42pm
           Collapse Just wanted to say thats where I am. Michelle Johnston 281 13 Jan 19, 6:09pm
               Collapse Michelle, I respect your view, and Arannir's, but I couldn't disagree more.... dormouse 251 7 Jan 19, 7:43pm
                   Collapse I agree with dormouse Noria 282 1 Jan 20, 1:24am
                       My Cup Has Been Runneth Over Michelle Johnston 62 0 Jan 22, 8:39am
                   Thanks D M Michelle Johnston 208 0 Jan 20, 7:02am
                   Collapse The impossible challenge of Hobbiton to Rivendell Michelle Johnston 67 3 Jan 22, 8:20am
                       Collapse Hello Michelle, and many thanks for the detailed reply..... dormouse 47 2 Jan 22, 10:04am
                           Looking at the "Out of the FryingPan" scene Eleniel 45 0 Jan 22, 11:18am
                           Two Film Theory Michelle Johnston 38 0 Jan 22, 6:05pm
               Collapse I do not think AUJ is the problem. glor 275 1 Jan 20, 2:05am
                   The 13 or is 8 Michelle Johnston 64 0 Jan 22, 8:30am
               Collapse I think the statue is actually key to understanding why Jackson desided on three films moreorless 245 2 Jan 20, 5:22am
                   I'd like to cheer this post! dormouse 199 0 Jan 20, 8:31am
                   *mods up* BlackFox 160 0 Jan 20, 1:55pm
       The statue was ridiculous. Bumblingidiot 248 0 Jan 20, 4:08am
       Collapse Where is the statue, anyways? Bishop 242 1 Jan 20, 4:32am
           Yes so much Ham_Sammy 161 0 Jan 20, 2:08pm
       Collapse Still like it Elessar 128 2 Jan 21, 2:09pm
           Collapse Yes but that point need not be made again Michelle Johnston 59 1 Jan 22, 8:51am
               I guess Elessar 41 0 Jan 22, 12:08pm

  Collapse Questions that need answering...regarding the soundtrack. FrogmortonJustice65 725 9 Jan 18, 6:30am Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Right, I'm musically ignorant too, but I'll give it a go... Bofur01 335 0 Jan 18, 10:14am
       . SafeUnderHill 286 0 Jan 18, 12:01pm
       Collapse I'm a soundtrack guy and musician! Bishop 200 6 Jan 18, 8:26pm
           Bard has 4 themes :p Bofur01 191 0 Jan 18, 8:31pm
           Collapse That is an interesting theory. FrogmortonJustice65 169 4 Jan 18, 8:33pm
               Collapse I think soundtracks are fascinating Bishop 173 3 Jan 18, 8:50pm
                   Collapse I agree. FrogmortonJustice65 154 2 Jan 18, 9:23pm
                       Collapse Listened to the Complete FotR today.. ponybarfly 45 1 Jan 20, 12:41pm
                           But that's you really and not the music, isn't it.... dormouse 45 0 Jan 20, 1:38pm

  Collapse This video had more location shots than the whole BOTFA movie... elvish.mafia 967 5 Jan 18, 2:58am Jump to last post in thread (by SafeUnderHill)
       Collapse Tha'ts the most awesome safety video-- elentari3018 351 1 Jan 18, 5:55am
           Well Starling 328 0 Jan 18, 6:39am
       Collapse I wish SafeUnderHill 263 2 Jan 18, 12:03pm
           Collapse Well, there is only one significant battle.... dormouse 264 1 Jan 18, 12:22pm
               I fully understand why there isn't more SafeUnderHill 228 0 Jan 18, 1:19pm

  Collapse The acorn Donkay2200 1043 19 Jan 17, 11:44pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gianna)
       Collapse According to the Official Movie Guide Beorn's Bees 651 1 Jan 17, 11:53pm
           Yes, and this from Jude Fisher's Visual Companion: Eleniel 220 0 Jan 18, 8:21pm
       Collapse Unfortunately can't happen... AshNazg 554 2 Jan 18, 12:20am
           yes Ham_Sammy 445 0 Jan 18, 12:59am
           but if you notice the tree in BOFA when we comes back looks as if its sick because has no leaves in one side and looks pale Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 287 0 Jan 18, 11:00am
       Collapse I thought that was the acorn that becomes the party tree ghost_matt 464 9 Jan 18, 12:40am
           Collapse Here 's a cute series of cartoons ShireHorse 518 8 Jan 18, 12:47am
               Collapse SHIREHORSE you made bomby cry... Bombadil 421 6 Jan 18, 1:23am
                   Collapse Does anyone know... ecthelionsbeard 461 3 Jan 18, 1:24am
                       Collapse That was Andy Serkis in mo-cap Old Toby 419 2 Jan 18, 1:26am
                           He deserves the Oscar I say! Barrow-Wight 365 0 Jan 18, 2:49am
                           Wow, that guy can do anything! // Kim 304 0 Jan 18, 7:46am
                   Collapse Me too, darnit! Kim 328 1 Jan 18, 7:45am
                     Me too...*sniff* // mae govannen 297 0 Jan 18, 8:49am
               argh! swordwhale 125 0 Jan 19, 4:23am
       Collapse Yes, it's a lovely idea... dormouse 331 2 Jan 18, 9:17am
           Dormouse is correct. Bumblingidiot 88 0 Jan 19, 6:14pm
           Though... arithmancer 56 0 Jan 20, 1:50am
       I want that to be true so much Gianna 66 0 Jan 20, 2:17am

  Collapse A question about the character of Kili! Andreorn89 705 7 Jan 17, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       Collapse Kili marillaraina 357 1 Jan 17, 11:25pm
           let's say Andreorn89 236 0 Jan 18, 9:24am
       I suppose in your mother-tongue the Dwarves are "Nani", mae govannen 236 0 Jan 18, 9:53am
       I liked the character of Kili very much Elarie 196 0 Jan 18, 1:25pm
       Collapse I like Kili very much Loresilme 130 1 Jan 18, 10:42pm
           me too! marillaraina 101 0 Jan 19, 2:44am
       Kili! swordwhale 107 0 Jan 19, 3:53am

  Collapse Thread Locked This is fun mirkwoodwanderer 509 1 Jan 17, 9:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by entmaiden)
       Thread Locked That link contained images from BOTFA entmaiden 269 0 Jan 17, 11:08pm

  Moved: I have a question about love stoutfiles - - Jan 17, 8:27pm Jump to last post in thread (by stoutfiles)

Collapse BOFA EE time - are we too easily appeased? 30 vs. 45 minutes vs. "6 hours"... Avandel 1652 48 Jan 17, 7:25pm Jump to last post in thread (by adt100)
       Collapse Well JamesPaganini 787 4 Jan 17, 7:29pm
           Collapse Any Time Added... brotherbeck 693 3 Jan 17, 8:29pm
               I think we often overestimate how long action scenes take anyway.. moreorless 625 0 Jan 17, 9:02pm
               Please not one second more of Alfrid Lickspittle! kiwifan 587 0 Jan 17, 9:15pm
               Remember Bilbo was unconscious for... patrickk 376 0 Jan 18, 3:26am
       Collapse I'm actually expecting around 25mins more... QuackingTroll 738 1 Jan 17, 7:54pm
           Don't SafeUnderHill 648 0 Jan 17, 9:01pm
       Collapse It really comes down to quality over quantity... Imladris18 712 3 Jan 17, 7:55pm
           Collapse over-promise Mooseboy018 684 2 Jan 17, 7:59pm
               You just brought me back some bad memories.. // xxxyyy 420 0 Jan 18, 1:09am
               I almost felt like AUJ was already the EE in TC form! adt100 22 0 Tue, 5:03pm
       Collapse 30 minutes is just fine. Aragorn the Elfstone 676 1 Jan 17, 8:09pm
           I'd be inclined to agree.... adt100 22 0 Tue, 5:07pm
       Seconded Glorfindela 649 0 Jan 17, 8:20pm
       Collapse Governing issues... Elizabeth 657 2 Jan 17, 8:36pm
           Collapse Good point IMO Avandel 566 1 Jan 17, 9:47pm
               Scenes may have been "shot"... Elizabeth 435 0 Jan 18, 1:46am
       Collapse It just stops being a film at some point. Spriggan 620 8 Jan 17, 9:34pm
           Collapse not quite the same Ilmatar 576 6 Jan 17, 9:49pm
               Collapse Absolutely- Spriggan 553 5 Jan 17, 9:53pm
                   Collapse I'm allergic to Alfrid! // Bofur01 514 4 Jan 17, 10:26pm
                       Collapse Mammoth Compilation of Scenes brotherbeck 534 3 Jan 17, 10:53pm
                           Collapse I was really talking about the 6 hour prospect Spriggan 463 2 Jan 17, 11:53pm
                               Collapse I would tend to agree with you here moreorless 343 1 Jan 18, 11:07am
                                   Your comment on "resolutions that are needed" arithmancer 286 0 Jan 18, 3:58pm
           ^^ THIS! adt100 20 0 Tue, 5:09pm
       Let's just pray it's 30 min and not less... and I agree, I easily see 45/50 min of extra material. // xxxyyy 438 0 Jan 18, 1:07am
       30, 45 mins, 6 hrs or whatever lionoferebor 419 0 Jan 18, 2:12am
       I will be satisfied Ham_Sammy 411 0 Jan 18, 3:01am
       Collapse Quanitiy... emanmefan 393 7 Jan 18, 5:49am
           holding back stuff Mooseboy018 399 0 Jan 18, 6:33am
           Collapse ? TheRealBeren 274 4 Jan 18, 5:06pm
               Collapse I think... arithmancer 276 3 Jan 18, 5:20pm
                   Collapse the high fells clip from the preview event emanmefan 269 2 Jan 18, 6:13pm
                       Ah, thanks!// arithmancer 250 0 Jan 18, 6:16pm
                       Small bits PredatoR 248 0 Jan 18, 6:34pm
           I'm afraid of that! Avandel 164 0 Jan 19, 1:09am
       Quality and Quantity Arannir 305 0 Jan 18, 3:01pm
       Collapse I would rather... Eldorion 263 9 Jan 18, 6:44pm
           Collapse Agree... AshNazg 251 8 Jan 18, 6:49pm
               Collapse Every Scene Filmed brotherbeck 237 7 Jan 18, 10:09pm
                   Collapse Sad they removed the Thranduil/Dwarves meeting and shortened High Fells :( [STARS}TyranT 221 5 Jan 18, 10:34pm
                     Excellent Avandel 167 0 Jan 19, 1:16am
                       Something I wasn't clear on [STARS}TyranT 159 0 Jan 19, 1:27am
                       Collapse Thanks. emanmefan 151 1 Jan 19, 1:39am
                           "Thriller Pace" brotherbeck 149 0 Jan 19, 3:13am
                       Yes... Dipling 129 0 Jan 19, 8:12am
                 the "thriller pace"... Avandel 183 0 Jan 19, 1:03am

  Collapse Video: Behind the CG of BoFA QuackingTroll 1088 26 Jan 17, 5:07pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bard'sBlackArrow)
       Collapse So... Bofur01 521 16 Jan 17, 5:25pm
           Completely agree. emanmefan 456 0 Jan 17, 5:49pm
           Collapse Aren't these shots just the full hd 1080p blu ray version? NecromancerRising 433 12 Jan 17, 5:57pm
               Collapse Compare the shots of the battle... for example, the one with Thrandy's moose... Bofur01 450 5 Jan 17, 5:59pm
                   Collapse Yes.I noticed that NecromancerRising 410 4 Jan 17, 6:02pm
                       Collapse But it's not... Bofur01 400 3 Jan 17, 6:05pm
                           Collapse The cinema version NecromancerRising 396 2 Jan 17, 6:11pm
                               Blu Rays are far more compressed than what they show in cinemas // Bofur01 373 0 Jan 17, 6:14pm
                               Maybe you're confusing quality with image processing... QuackingTroll 342 0 Jan 17, 6:55pm
               Collapse Digital cinema resolution is 4k no? burrahobbit 390 5 Jan 17, 6:07pm
                   Collapse Not for the Hobbit, no. Bofur01 383 4 Jan 17, 6:13pm
                       Collapse Interesting! burrahobbit 357 3 Jan 17, 6:22pm
                           Collapse I think... Bofur01 350 2 Jan 17, 6:27pm
                               Collapse If 3D, framerate and resolution is always a trade-off burrahobbit 201 1 Jan 17, 11:28pm
                                   No DI for Interstellar at all actually emanmefan 160 0 Jan 18, 5:40am
           yes redgiraffe 302 0 Jan 17, 7:27pm
           Wow you're right. tsmith675 253 0 Jan 17, 9:44pm
       Collapse Thank you Michelle Johnston 387 1 Jan 17, 6:07pm
           Not sure... DjU 83 0 Jan 18, 2:23pm
       Collapse Really interesting to hear from someone in the VFX industry Ataahua 341 1 Jan 17, 7:15pm
           Mike Seymour is great, isn't he? QuackingTroll 297 0 Jan 17, 7:48pm
       Collapse Good to see someone who knows what he's talking about.... dormouse 324 1 Jan 17, 7:59pm
           Wow!!! ecthelionsbeard 275 0 Jan 17, 9:43pm
       Collapse Am I the only one... Bernhardina 275 1 Jan 17, 10:36pm
           That's what we've been talking about... Bofur01 237 0 Jan 17, 10:45pm
       ... Bard'sBlackArrow 42 0 Jan 19, 7:57pm

  Collapse "The Line of Thorin Would Not Be So Easily Cut" KRRouse 930 10 Jan 17, 4:41pm Jump to last post in thread (by arithmancer)
       YESSS ! Miss-Merriweather 466 0 Jan 17, 4:57pm
       Collapse Sounds awesome! emanmefan 399 3 Jan 17, 5:53pm
           Collapse It is too fast that he fell elentari3018 176 2 Jan 18, 6:03am
               Collapse Remember it started in DOS already, though... mae govannen 171 1 Jan 18, 8:37am
                   I agree... arithmancer 117 0 Jan 18, 4:32pm
       Collapse Re the line in the film "gold, beyond sorrow, beyond grief" Avandel 424 2 Jan 17, 6:03pm
           Collapse Very good points! KRRouse 317 1 Jan 17, 7:07pm
               In the texts Faleel 289 0 Jan 17, 8:08pm
       Awesome find elentari3018 178 0 Jan 18, 6:02am
       Nice article, thanks Kim 163 0 Jan 18, 8:15am

  Collapse I haven't seen a box office post in a while... sauget.diblosio 983 18 Jan 17, 4:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by BlackFox)
       The numbers of DOS are NecromancerRising 547 0 Jan 17, 4:49pm
       Collapse Way off Voronwë_the_Faithful 524 2 Jan 17, 5:11pm
           Collapse I went with the 17th, not the number of days. sauget.diblosio 474 1 Jan 17, 5:31pm
               That number for DoS is from 1/23, not 1/17 Voronwë_the_Faithful 452 0 Jan 17, 5:36pm
     Collapse BOFA has been pulled from our IMAX Avandel 464 1 Jan 17, 6:09pm
         Yes, for me also Glorfindela 405 0 Jan 17, 7:43pm
       Collapse The $788,000... patrickk 354 5 Jan 18, 3:31am
           Collapse Thanks for this. When is the opening in China? // mae govannen 276 4 Jan 18, 8:30am
               January 23 // BlackFox 272 0 Jan 18, 10:11am
               Collapse Chinese New Year... patrickk 203 2 Jan 18, 8:20pm
                   Collapse No, mangotree 133 1 Jan 19, 5:47am
                       oops sorry... patrickk 128 0 Jan 19, 6:03am
       Collapse Weekend estimates BlackFox 245 3 Jan 18, 6:08pm
           Worldwide shadowdog 221 0 Jan 18, 8:35pm
           Collapse Monday box office BlackFox 88 1 Jan 19, 6:32pm
               Tuesday box office BlackFox 35 0 Jan 22, 10:02am
       Collapse Oh man Elskidor 123 1 Jan 19, 3:03pm
           Not really. arithmancer 119 0 Jan 19, 3:16pm

  Collapse "Drowning Galadriel" ... explanation? ;o) TiberiusOgden 737 6 Jan 17, 4:11pm Jump to last post in thread (by Eleniel)
       Collapse Wow. brotherbeck 412 1 Jan 17, 5:34pm
           I thought the same thing lol Barrow-Wight 323 0 Jan 17, 6:45pm
       Collapse I'm glad one of us was paying attention, Tiberius. Lissuin 287 2 Jan 17, 8:23pm
           Yes ... But .. TiberiusOgden 258 0 Jan 17, 8:37pm
           Ah, right... Eleniel 211 0 Jan 17, 10:37pm
       Did not see that until now! EomundDaughter 228 0 Jan 17, 9:52pm

  Collapse A way to explain away the over use of CGI in The Hobbit... Jeffrodo 978 40 Jan 17, 2:56pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bladerunner)
       Collapse Why does the use of CGI need explaining away? dormouse 504 16 Jan 17, 3:20pm
           Collapse I don't think anyone believes that the films could have been done completely free of CGI... Salmacis81 452 14 Jan 17, 3:39pm
               Collapse Nothing can look more terrible than the atrocious climax NecromancerRising 463 3 Jan 17, 4:03pm
                   While i would disagree with you on Azog, sauget.diblosio 421 0 Jan 17, 4:13pm
                   The green mist was silly... Salmacis81 232 0 Jan 17, 9:18pm
                   I have to admit the cgi at the black gate... ecthelionsbeard 229 0 Jan 17, 9:24pm
               This... sauget.diblosio 398 0 Jan 17, 4:15pm
               They were trying to avoid problems TnuaccayM 391 0 Jan 17, 4:30pm
               Collapse Funnily enough...... dormouse 292 7 Jan 17, 7:26pm
                   Collapse One thing that is vastly improved in The Hobbit films sauget.diblosio 264 5 Jan 17, 8:38pm
                       Collapse I actually thought that was a tad jarring itself... Salmacis81 255 4 Jan 17, 9:16pm
                           Collapse Yeah, but that was more of a casting decision. sauget.diblosio 213 1 Jan 17, 9:42pm
                               I loved Stott's performance... Salmacis81 213 0 Jan 17, 9:45pm
                           I agree with you FernysApple 201 0 Jan 17, 10:20pm
                           This bugged me as well... Bladerunner 52 0 Jan 20, 2:48am
                   As I said... Salmacis81 208 0 Jan 17, 9:24pm
           CGI versus Real glor 350 0 Jan 17, 5:28pm
       Collapse If you're doing mental gymnastics sauget.diblosio 467 3 Jan 17, 3:24pm
           CGI Ham_Sammy 428 0 Jan 17, 3:41pm
           Exactly Shirriff Anthony 359 0 Jan 17, 4:41pm
           Yep... Merovech 255 0 Jan 17, 7:24pm
       Collapse The CGI in BOTFA Annatar598 483 13 Jan 17, 3:45pm
           I completely agree. NecromancerRising 420 0 Jan 17, 3:58pm
           Collapse The comparison should be against LotR antagonists burrahobbit 373 9 Jan 17, 5:40pm
               Collapse Good point glor 330 8 Jan 17, 6:10pm
                   I would add to that... sauget.diblosio 301 0 Jan 17, 6:33pm
                   Collapse But there are no other creatures like Gollum to compare him to... Salmacis81 250 2 Jan 17, 8:13pm
                       Collapse What does a video game character look like? AshNazg 96 1 Jan 18, 9:23pm
                           I would disagree... Salmacis81 85 0 Jan 18, 9:44pm
                   Yes that's exactly what I think burrahobbit 198 0 Jan 17, 10:18pm
                   Collapse The point about Gollum is key. Michelle Johnston 126 2 Jan 18, 6:57pm
                       Collapse Bolg vs. Azog arithmancer 115 1 Jan 18, 7:24pm
                           Thanks of your response Michelle Johnston 98 0 Jan 18, 9:12pm
           You're entitled to your opinion... Salmacis81 267 0 Jan 17, 8:03pm
           Yes, totally agree Glorfindela 245 0 Jan 17, 8:23pm
       Collapse Lazy? CathrineB 435 1 Jan 17, 3:46pm
           The problem of scale doubles? glor 341 0 Jan 17, 6:02pm
       Collapse CGI... Dipling 363 1 Jan 17, 5:27pm
           Yeah... Bofur01 341 0 Jan 17, 5:41pm
       Simply Awesome CGI sphdle1 63 0 Jan 19, 1:01pm

Collapse About Bain? Bombadil 531 10 Jan 17, 10:14am Jump to last post in thread (by mae govannen)
       I adore Bain! CerseiBlanchett 210 0 Jan 17, 2:02pm
       And later... BlackFox 198 0 Jan 17, 2:36pm
       *high five* Absolutely! grammaboodawg 169 0 Jan 17, 3:08pm
       Collapse Bain is great! Starglass 164 1 Jan 17, 3:29pm
         Bain became the "Bane of Smaug's Existence" ? Bombadil 158 0 Jan 17, 4:00pm
       This is why every good story deserves a little embellishment Gwytha 117 0 Jan 17, 7:32pm
       Collapse Bain is one of the more welcome additions. Otaku-sempai 117 2 Jan 17, 7:51pm
           Collapse Are you sure he wasn't even born yet? kiwifan 101 1 Jan 17, 9:36pm
               I never indicated that I was certain. Otaku-sempai 92 0 Jan 17, 9:43pm
       Late but enthusiastic joining in Bain's celebration!!! mae govannen 75 0 Jan 18, 9:18am
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