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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse Things from the book you were surprised to see in the film MyWeeLadGimli 987 8 Jun 10, 5:38am Jump to last post in thread (by weathertop)
       Well Smaug the iron 947 0 Jun 10, 8:07am
       I was happily surprised that they worked in the book's own introduction. Gianna 924 0 Jun 10, 12:28pm
       Can't say I was surprised about any book elements being included or left out. Noria 919 0 Jun 10, 12:34pm
       No, not really.... dormouse 901 0 Jun 10, 2:09pm
       Smaug Talking KingTurgon 630 0 Jun 16, 3:43pm
     Collapse Were-worms Lio 599 2 Jun 17, 2:11am
           Collapse I'll second that! Otaku-sempai 591 1 Jun 17, 3:02am
               but i'm so glad he did. weathertop 561 0 Jun 17, 2:26pm

  Collapse Did anyone else guess the end scene of the trilogy? I did back in early 2011! paperC 686 4 Jun 8, 8:46am Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       No. My guess was... DeadRabbits 666 0 Jun 8, 9:48am
       I think... LittleHobbit 625 0 Jun 8, 2:59pm
       Collapse I have found the comment..... LittleHobbit 417 1 Jun 15, 11:54pm
           Forgot to say... LittleHobbit 300 0 Jun 24, 2:58pm

  Collapse I've changed my mind on DOS... HOBBITFAN13 966 6 Jun 7, 8:49pm Jump to last post in thread (by TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense)
       AUJ vs. DOS Kilidoescartwheels 907 0 Jun 7, 10:24pm
       I've always liked DOS best. Silverlode 908 0 Jun 7, 10:44pm
       Welcome to the light! ;-) dormouse 833 0 Jun 8, 8:48am
       My view on DOS has improved MyWeeLadGimli 679 0 Jun 10, 5:40am
       Always loved The Desolation of Smaug Noria 656 0 Jun 10, 12:41pm
       Now... TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 371 0 Jun 22, 4:42am

Collapse Caption Contest the XI-th - funny bones at the ready.... dormouse 793 17 Jun 6, 9:56pm Jump to last post in thread (by Lissuin)
       After retiring from his years as Magneto, OldestDaughter 743 0 Jun 6, 10:40pm
       "You can find the others if you are brave..." Otaku-sempai 736 0 Jun 6, 10:53pm
       Collapse Here's lookin' at you, kid. // cats16 706 1 Jun 7, 5:31am
           "You know... you really are quite attractive in the moonlight... TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 704 0 Jun 7, 7:48am
       Collapse caption LSF 705 2 Jun 7, 9:09am
           Collapse sorry about that LSF 641 1 Jun 7, 8:25pm
               I was wondering if that was the problem. dernwyn 631 0 Jun 7, 10:20pm
       Collapse Gandalf is trying to kiss the moth on the mouth and hopes that it will turn in to a beautiful princess. Smaug the iron 693 2 Jun 7, 10:47am
           Collapse Instead, it just became an eagle TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 676 1 Jun 7, 2:15pm
               And Gandalf and the eagle lived happily ever after. Smaug the iron 640 0 Jun 7, 8:21pm
       "Just whistle while you work..."// Dame Ioreth 663 0 Jun 7, 3:10pm
       Pssst - the Lord of the Rings coloring book is coming! Pass it on! Kilidoescartwheels 629 0 Jun 7, 10:12pm
       Moths Gandalf, who lives in a cave and eats 10,000 moths a day, is an outlier adn should not have been counted. Fereth 615 0 Jun 8, 2:04am
       Caption 2 LSF 542 0 Jun 10, 9:27am
       Collapse Gandalf, the guys asked me to ask you to ask the other guys Lissuin 531 2 Jun 10, 8:16pm
           Collapse The winner! dormouse 491 1 Jun 12, 9:26am
               Thanks, dormouse! Toum for everybody! // Lissuin 476 0 Jun 12, 11:42am

  Collapse Food for thought for Hobbit bookfans Kilidoescartwheels 1542 146 Jun 6, 2:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by KW)
       Collapse agreeing with the article LSF 1305 81 Jun 6, 6:02pm
           Collapse Nice post KDC Avandel 1293 1 Jun 6, 6:49pm
               About China Kilidoescartwheels 1253 0 Jun 6, 9:58pm
           Collapse I didn't know PJ stated that he wasn't making this for fans of the book wizzardly 1226 33 Jun 6, 11:43pm
               Collapse For the record Kilidoescartwheels 346 32 Jun 7, 5:29pm
                   Collapse I wish he did say that he didn't make these for fans of the book wizzardly 272 31 Jun 7, 8:56pm
                       Collapse seriously, wizzardly? weathertop 556 30 Jun 8, 3:11pm
                           Collapse Know thine enemy? N.E. Brigand 509 24 Jun 8, 6:16pm
                               Collapse And I applaud you for that Kilidoescartwheels 461 21 Jun 8, 10:32pm
                                   Collapse Woah, there horsey! Morthoron 421 20 Jun 9, 1:49am
                                       Collapse And then there are some thorny issues like ange1e4e5 410 1 Jun 9, 1:56am
                                           Or the tried and true fallback for every apologist: It's a different medium than the book! Morthoron 403 0 Jun 9, 2:20am
                                       Collapse I think this deserves a response Kilidoescartwheels 392 6 Jun 9, 3:53am
                                           Collapse Nice response Avandel 433 5 Jun 9, 4:16pm
                                               Collapse What's the deal with all the beard complaints, anyway? ange1e4e5 416 4 Jun 9, 5:21pm
                                                   Collapse Canon Avandel 396 3 Jun 9, 6:41pm
                                                       Collapse Didn't get the pun? ange1e4e5 378 2 Jun 9, 7:05pm
                                                           Collapse Don't know about Avandel... Otaku-sempai 346 1 Jun 9, 7:53pm
                                                               I need chocolate.... Avandel 580 0 Jun 10, 1:05am
                                       Collapse Bullet points TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 391 10 Jun 9, 4:48am
                                           Good points, TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense. Noria 441 0 Jun 9, 3:48pm
                                           Collapse Well said... Anubis 432 1 Jun 9, 4:24pm
                                               That "the book was not flawless" is usually not worth mentioning. N.E. Brigand 317 0 Jun 9, 8:54pm
                                           Collapse I started out a couple of lengthy responses but I won't bother. KW 364 1 Jun 9, 7:19pm
                                               Good thing it wasn't the longer version TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 357 0 Jun 9, 7:31pm
                                           Collapse Confutatio... Morthoron 606 4 Jun 10, 12:37am
                                               Did you read my reply??? Kilidoescartwheels 545 0 Jun 10, 4:11am
                                               ... Anubis 493 0 Jun 10, 4:12pm
                                               Collapse Ah jeez, okay let me clear this up a bit TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 462 1 Jun 10, 8:45pm
                                                   Just fyi as concerns use of caps. N.E. Brigand 442 0 Jun 10, 9:42pm
                               i fully appreciate this line of thought weathertop 455 0 Jun 9, 3:10pm
                               agreed - geordie 451 0 Jun 9, 3:21pm
                           Collapse Yes, I seriously despise PJ's Hobbit... wizzardly 446 4 Jun 8, 11:01pm
                               Collapse yeah, i apologize weathertop 452 3 Jun 9, 3:16pm
                                   Collapse My reasons for my hatred of this adaptation are many... wizzardly 633 2 Jun 10, 12:00am
                                       Collapse It probably has made a better Warcraft movie than the one in theaters right now. ange1e4e5 605 1 Jun 10, 12:32am
                                           Warcraft vs. Tolkien Otaku-sempai 568 0 Jun 10, 1:41am
           Collapse another medium Elthir 1092 44 Jun 7, 2:15pm
               Collapse But Avandel 1075 42 Jun 7, 2:54pm
                   Collapse Tolkien didn't approve of PJ... Eldorion 1057 40 Jun 7, 3:47pm
                       Collapse The films are all the better for it TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1047 39 Jun 7, 4:10pm
                           And still, every chapter's accounted for TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1043 0 Jun 7, 4:14pm
                           Collapse Sure, if your expectations of The Hobbit were for it to be LOTR Lite // Eldorion 339 37 Jun 7, 5:25pm
                               Collapse Desires or expectations? Silverlode 306 36 Jun 7, 10:34pm
                                   Collapse Yep, squire was referring to "The Hobbit" films as "fan fiction" as far back as 2008. N.E. Brigand 296 33 Jun 7, 10:59pm
                                       Collapse 'Hobbit' Sequel Otaku-sempai 260 32 Jun 8, 12:59am
                                           Collapse Good point, however . . . N.E. Brigand 257 31 Jun 8, 1:05am
                                               Collapse Elevating Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 617 30 Jun 8, 2:05am
                                                   Collapse IMO that's interesting too re elevating Thorin Avandel 535 29 Jun 8, 3:55pm
                                                       Collapse ... LSF 526 4 Jun 8, 4:58pm
                                                           Collapse Nuance MedwedtoBeorn 505 1 Jun 8, 6:03pm
                                                               *Sigh* - agree Avandel 473 0 Jun 8, 8:02pm
                                                           Agreed TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 490 0 Jun 8, 7:02pm
                                                           Thank you for clarifying re Serkis Avandel 480 0 Jun 8, 7:47pm
                                                       Collapse That's how I felt about book Thorin, hehe Kilidoescartwheels 381 23 Jun 9, 4:02am
                                                           Collapse Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 459 22 Jun 9, 3:05pm
                                                               Collapse Well.... dormouse 430 19 Jun 9, 4:24pm
                                                                   Collapse I'm sure some are MedwedtoBeorn 378 18 Jun 9, 7:02pm
                                                                       Collapse Well, no, it isn't obvious - that's the point I'm trying to make.... dormouse 347 17 Jun 9, 7:40pm
                                                                           Collapse Younger MedwedtoBeorn 313 16 Jun 9, 8:57pm
                                                                               Collapse Actually, there's another reason Kilidoescartwheels 296 6 Jun 9, 10:03pm
  Collapse agree LSF 290 5 Jun 9, 10:12pm
       Collapse story arc MedwedtoBeorn 262 4 Jun 9, 11:31pm
           Collapse Doesn't Tolkien himself "rob" Beorn of impact? N.E. Brigand 257 3 Jun 9, 11:37pm
               Collapse He still MedwedtoBeorn 621 2 Jun 10, 12:13am
                   Collapse It would be pretty bold not to show the end of the battle. N.E. Brigand 431 1 Jun 10, 9:49pm
                       I like that kind of bold. KW 338 0 Jun 11, 2:15pm
                                                                               Collapse Who said anything about an organic decision? dormouse 293 8 Jun 9, 10:12pm
  Collapse Younger Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 273 7 Jun 9, 11:09pm
       Collapse And I disagree with that Kilidoescartwheels 616 2 Jun 10, 12:19am
           Collapse As pointed out MedwedtoBeorn 595 1 Jun 10, 12:43am
               The younger Thorin may ultimately have been a somewhat prosaic decison.. Avandel 564 0 Jun 10, 2:04am
       Collapse Thorin was not the first... No One in Particular 554 1 Jun 10, 3:17am
           Agree with Avandel 491 0 Jun 10, 4:17pm
       Collapse The source material tells us.... dormouse 533 1 Jun 10, 11:35am
           LOL - well, IMO, that does sum things up... Avandel 498 0 Jun 10, 3:54pm
                                                               Collapse Regarding Thorin & Dain Kilidoescartwheels 285 1 Jun 9, 10:30pm
                                                                   Maybe like was the wrong wording MedwedtoBeorn 626 0 Jun 10, 12:06am
                                   Collapse Poor phrasing on my part Eldorion 293 1 Jun 7, 11:05pm
                                       Thanks for the clarification. Silverlode 248 0 Jun 8, 1:55am
                   in general waters Elthir 510 0 Jun 8, 5:54pm
               "I don't know anyone who wanted 'every detail and word included.'" N.E. Brigand 352 0 Jun 7, 4:52pm
       yum! balbo biggins 1254 0 Jun 6, 9:52pm
       Collapse I watched a few minutes of AUJ last night... Morthoron 1246 30 Jun 6, 10:40pm
           You've got to be joking! wizzardly 1227 0 Jun 6, 11:46pm
           Collapse Well I agree that wasn't one of the better scenes Kilidoescartwheels 1210 28 Jun 7, 12:37am
               Collapse But you see, that's the issue, KDC... Morthoron 1180 25 Jun 7, 2:28am
                   Collapse Like I said, Kilidoescartwheels 1169 2 Jun 7, 3:23am
                       Collapse not to some people... LSF 1157 1 Jun 7, 4:30am
                           Well that's crazy! Kilidoescartwheels 1107 0 Jun 7, 1:45pm
                   Collapse Well, it's true that Peter Jackson likes heightened tension... dormouse 1112 3 Jun 7, 1:36pm
                       Collapse Yep TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1099 2 Jun 7, 1:57pm
                           Collapse Also, to reiterate kilidoescartwheels TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1095 1 Jun 7, 2:06pm
                               "A lot in this story . . . is flexible". N.E. Brigand 350 0 Jun 7, 4:58pm
                   Collapse Director's choice tho.... Avandel 1084 17 Jun 7, 2:31pm
                       Collapse "Tolkien's material IMO doesn't lend itself . . . to having folks at a dinner table staring at each other" N.E. Brigand 340 16 Jun 7, 5:36pm
                         Collapse Yes, IMO restraint can be very effective Avandel 318 4 Jun 7, 6:51pm
                               Collapse There's a good 45-minute film hiding in Jackson's 474-minute trilogy. N.E. Brigand 279 3 Jun 7, 11:28pm
                                   Well, I nominate you to start that! Kilidoescartwheels 265 0 Jun 8, 12:24am
                                   Collapse Interesting! (: Avandel 524 1 Jun 8, 4:38pm
                                       Japanese critics picked it as the best film of the year. N.E. Brigand 483 0 Jun 10, 5:08pm
                           Collapse And THAT is one of the difficulties Kilidoescartwheels 302 10 Jun 7, 7:38pm
                               Collapse "they provided that background info that I, at least, wanted to know" N.E. Brigand 290 9 Jun 7, 8:07pm
                                   Collapse How does it not fit with the story? LSF 285 7 Jun 7, 8:24pm
                                       Collapse As you say: "The movie changed the details of some of it". N.E. Brigand 278 6 Jun 7, 8:42pm
                                           Collapse but... LSF 269 4 Jun 7, 8:50pm
                                               Collapse KDC wanted to be told more about the background story from the book. N.E. Brigand 327 3 Jun 7, 9:12pm
                                                   Collapse About the Chance Meeting Kilidoescartwheels 317 2 Jun 7, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Have you ever seen the 1960 documentary "Frames of Reference"? N.E. Brigand 294 1 Jun 7, 10:46pm
                                                           The documentary "Frames of Reference" Kilidoescartwheels 268 0 Jun 8, 12:23am
                                           Let me be clear Kilidoescartwheels 325 0 Jun 7, 9:18pm
                                   What conflict? Kilidoescartwheels 278 0 Jun 7, 8:41pm
               Collapse hmm... LSF 1156 1 Jun 7, 4:23am
                   So true Kilidoescartwheels 1102 0 Jun 7, 1:47pm
       Collapse "I imagine most [writers] would like nothing better than to see their work on the big (or even small) screen" N.E. Brigand 1032 25 Jun 7, 4:41pm
           Collapse Couldn't hurt their own work either way TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 350 2 Jun 7, 4:52pm
               Collapse Is any novel made from a film considered special? N.E. Brigand 347 1 Jun 7, 5:03pm
                   The Writer's Paradox Otaku-sempai 335 0 Jun 7, 5:38pm
           Collapse Don't know why it's strange Kilidoescartwheels 344 21 Jun 7, 5:24pm
               Collapse I thought perhaps it implied that movies are more important or better than books. N.E. Brigand 331 20 Jun 7, 5:50pm
                   Collapse Well for the authors I'm sure it's about money, Kilidoescartwheels 290 19 Jun 7, 7:57pm
                       Collapse "That would make a great book!" Have you ever said that about a movie? N.E. Brigand 287 15 Jun 7, 8:04pm
                           Collapse Are you just playing Devil's Advocate? Kilidoescartwheels 335 14 Jun 7, 9:00pm
                               Collapse yeah... LSF 330 10 Jun 7, 9:05pm
                                   Collapse Try to write the most famous scene in "Psycho" as if it were in a novel. N.E. Brigand 290 9 Jun 7, 11:01pm
                                       Collapse Haven't seen that movie... LSF 282 1 Jun 7, 11:17pm
                                           Yes, that's the scene. N.E. Brigand 272 0 Jun 7, 11:47pm
                                       Collapse Not the best example... Otaku-sempai 257 6 Jun 8, 1:02am
                                           Hoist by my own petard! N.E. Brigand 617 0 Jun 8, 2:25am
                                           Collapse Fortunately, I do! TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 603 4 Jun 8, 3:13am
                                               Collapse And, of course, I believe TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 597 1 Jun 8, 3:19am
                                                   Last post, promise TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 591 0 Jun 8, 3:24am
                                               Collapse Thanks for checking. Otaku-sempai 583 1 Jun 8, 3:31am
                                                   True, but being a primarily visual and auditory (well mostly... after the 1920's) medium, that's a given TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 581 0 Jun 8, 3:45am
                               Collapse Not at all. N.E. Brigand 305 2 Jun 7, 10:11pm
                                   Collapse Tough question to answer Kilidoescartwheels 264 1 Jun 8, 12:31am
                                       Maybe Shatner should read a computer manual as an audio book. // N.E. Brigand 257 0 Jun 8, 12:36am
                       Collapse Film-to-book and books spun from films Otaku-sempai 269 2 Jun 7, 8:52pm
                           Collapse I read the "Star Wars" novelization. N.E. Brigand 325 1 Jun 7, 9:20pm
                               I won't argue with that. Otaku-sempai 314 0 Jun 7, 9:35pm
       Collapse Plus ça change. N.E. Brigand 340 3 Jun 7, 5:58pm
           Collapse That's an interesting thought.... dormouse 322 2 Jun 7, 6:44pm
               Collapse Of course, Tolkien had doubts about "The Return of the King". N.E. Brigand 296 1 Jun 7, 7:58pm
                   title changing LSF 287 0 Jun 7, 8:17pm
       Boy, can I start something or can I start something??? Kilidoescartwheels 268 0 Jun 8, 12:38am
     Posts deleted from this thread for personal remarks. Silverlode 391 0 Jun 11, 1:34am

  Collapse A blog link...Durins, colours, and honey pots, or Why Fili was pushed aside by WETA Avandel 1021 13 Jun 2, 7:47pm Jump to last post in thread (by Avandel)
       Collapse Fili was pushed aside by the script Kilidoescartwheels 949 6 Jun 2, 9:09pm
           Collapse Besides IMO Avandel 936 5 Jun 2, 10:03pm
               Collapse RE: Kazinsky Kilidoescartwheels 927 2 Jun 2, 10:25pm
                   Collapse Well, I don't agree with that re the costume.... Avandel 918 1 Jun 2, 10:41pm
                       Well, maybe I'll write you a fanfic! Kilidoescartwheels 901 0 Jun 2, 11:36pm
               Collapse Sounds like it LSF 902 1 Jun 2, 11:47pm
                   me too! Avandel 803 0 Jun 3, 2:44pm
       Collapse Interesting subject Elarie 829 1 Jun 3, 11:37am
         I never tire of the costumes either... Avandel 791 0 Jun 3, 3:22pm
       Collapse It's not the color of the costume that bothered me Riven Delve 756 1 Jun 3, 10:58pm
           LOL Avandel 681 0 Jun 4, 7:04pm
       Collapse character colour themes LSF 591 1 Jun 6, 1:57am
         LOL Avandel 543 0 Jun 6, 3:18pm

  Collapse Do you think Del Toro's Hobbit would've been better? HOBBITFAN13 1565 57 May 31, 6:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by KingTurgon)
       Collapse Considering that PJ's The Hobbit's Lindele 1432 1 May 31, 6:21pm
           not necessary... LSF 1356 0 May 31, 9:08pm
       Not really Kilidoescartwheels 1419 0 May 31, 6:38pm
       Collapse Possibly in one respect Darkstone 1406 5 May 31, 7:28pm
           Collapse Possibly in another respect or two, too... Brandybuckled 1394 4 May 31, 7:45pm
               Collapse Erm... Silverlode 1340 1 May 31, 10:33pm
                   Good point... Brandybuckled 1146 0 Jun 1, 3:18pm
               Collapse Possibly in a third way... malickfan 684 1 Jun 1, 8:35pm
                   Despite that, he made the move to include Silverlode 653 0 Jun 1, 11:15pm
       Collapse hard to judge a movie that does not exist... LSF 1362 1 May 31, 8:55pm
           Ditto more or less Avandel 1348 0 May 31, 9:34pm
       Collapse Did he plan to give all the dwarves beards? wizzardly 1319 13 May 31, 11:22pm
           Collapse Because that, of course, is the MOST important thing Kilidoescartwheels 1299 12 Jun 1, 12:24am
               Collapse hirsuteness and the lack thereof.... Avandel 1283 11 Jun 1, 1:42am
                   Collapse Now that's a beard! wizzardly 1265 2 Jun 1, 2:40am
                       Collapse Saw this in world chat on Lord of the Rings Online Omnigeek 1258 1 Jun 1, 3:14am
                           But that statement says a lot IMO Avandel 1124 0 Jun 1, 4:23pm
                   Collapse These images are along the lines of how I picture Thorin: malickfan 683 7 Jun 1, 8:46pm
                       Very nice post IMO (: Avandel 667 0 Jun 1, 9:36pm
                       Collapse Still not a GdT fan Omnigeek 620 5 Jun 2, 4:17am
                           Collapse Telling the Dwarves apart Noria 596 1 Jun 2, 12:36pm
                               Yes, they say exactly that about the silhouettes... dormouse 580 0 Jun 2, 2:43pm
                           Collapse but re Avandel 561 2 Jun 2, 4:13pm
                               Collapse 13 Hairy Squares glor 524 1 Jun 2, 11:07pm
                                   I'm willing to trust the filmmakers re dwarf looks.... Avandel 474 0 Jun 3, 4:51pm
       Collapse No, I don't Omnigeek 1287 1 Jun 1, 1:08am
           I've seen most of GDT's work TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1231 0 Jun 1, 7:30am
       I think it would have been different... dormouse 1216 0 Jun 1, 8:49am
       Guillermo del Toro’s Hobbit would have been very different, certainly visually. Noria 1186 0 Jun 1, 11:45am
       Collapse Different, certainly... Otaku-sempai 1163 5 Jun 1, 1:36pm
           Collapse I'm still relieved re Smaug tho.... Avandel 1137 4 Jun 1, 3:46pm
               Collapse My own idea of Smaug... Otaku-sempai 1129 3 Jun 1, 3:57pm
                   Collapse I liked the bigness.... Avandel 1127 2 Jun 1, 4:29pm
                       Collapse Yes, absolutely.... dormouse 1103 1 Jun 1, 6:40pm
                           Thank you - beautifully said IMO Avandel 677 0 Jun 1, 9:00pm
       Collapse Guillermo in his own words. Silverlode 660 1 Jun 1, 11:23pm
           Nice - thank you (: Avandel 639 0 Jun 2, 1:29am
       Impossible to judge really.... adt100 590 0 Jun 2, 1:43pm
       Collapse Better? MedwedtoBeorn 440 15 Jun 4, 3:03pm
           Collapse you bring up a couple interesting points weathertop 420 14 Jun 4, 6:30pm
               dwarves designs LSF 413 0 Jun 4, 6:53pm
               Collapse Design differences MedwedtoBeorn 399 11 Jun 4, 9:34pm
                   Collapse addition MedwedtoBeorn 394 10 Jun 4, 10:02pm
                       Collapse It definitely included the White Council.... dormouse 390 9 Jun 4, 10:43pm
                           Collapse Better Idea MedwedtoBeorn 384 6 Jun 4, 11:06pm
                               Collapse Better not, I think dormouse 352 5 Jun 5, 10:12am
                                   Collapse Mean to say MedwedtoBeorn 334 4 Jun 5, 1:18pm
                                       Collapse Well, yes, they probably did document it.... dormouse 320 2 Jun 5, 6:04pm
                                           I would like it released myself. glor 468 0 Jun 5, 6:22pm
                                           It's most certainly owned and held by WB/MGM MedwedtoBeorn 450 0 Jun 5, 8:42pm
                                       Gotta agree with Dormouse LSF 460 0 Jun 5, 6:49pm
                           Collapse GDT glor 314 1 Jun 5, 6:19pm
                               Rumors MedwedtoBeorn 379 0 Jun 7, 11:39pm
               Definitely different MedwedtoBeorn 302 0 Jun 10, 11:26pm
       Graham McTavish mentions Brian Cox as Thorin Lissuin 373 0 Jun 8, 4:01am
       Not really much for Del Toro myself, to be honest. ange1e4e5 338 0 Jun 9, 1:58am
       No KingTurgon 235 0 Jun 16, 3:51pm

  Collapse Del Toro designs MedwedtoBeorn 830 4 May 31, 1:21am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Old Smithsonian article? Otaku-sempai 820 3 May 31, 1:45am
           Collapse was that the one weathertop 809 1 May 31, 1:50am
               Descriptions Otaku-sempai 807 0 May 31, 1:57am
           Alan Lee MedwedtoBeorn 812 0 May 31, 1:53am

  Collapse Being the Tenth Hobbit Caption Contest: X Marks the Spot Meneldor 766 17 May 30, 7:42pm Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       "That last M&M was MINE!" / Ataahua 693 0 May 30, 8:42pm
       What do you mean, some people don't like my beard? Omnigeek 687 0 May 30, 9:29pm
       Thorin gets a sharp reminder to not walk around barefoot after Ori's been playing with Lego. / Ataahua 678 0 May 30, 10:11pm
       "It's FAKE fur, I swear!" // cats16 670 0 May 30, 10:57pm
       Thorin to Enterprise! One to beam up, no sign of intelligent life down here! Fereth 668 0 May 30, 11:20pm
       It's MY computer and I'll update the OS when I want to!!! Avandel 660 0 May 30, 11:36pm
       And this is my QUEST - Lissuin 663 0 May 30, 11:43pm
       "Kili did what!!?" OldestDaughter 644 0 May 31, 1:37am
       Collapse "But more, much more than this... dormouse 636 3 May 31, 8:10am
         *Snigger* Avandel 592 0 May 31, 4:31pm
           Collapse Forgive me, Dormouse, Meneldor 382 1 Jun 5, 4:30pm
               The mouse pops out and makes a quick curtsey on the lid..... dormouse 347 0 Jun 6, 1:36pm
       Collapse Thorin checks out the acoustics at Mirkwood Hall prior to opening his all-dwarf opera, Out of Business in which Seville's barber moves to Erebor.// Dame Ioreth 603 1 May 31, 12:39pm
           *Spews coffee* If Dame I is THAT clever I ain’t gonna play no more – no more! Bracegirdle 604 0 May 31, 1:14pm
       "Stella!!" / Darkstone 576 0 May 31, 5:43pm
       Ori's belch is NUTHIN' - just listen to THIS! Kilidoescartwheels 571 0 May 31, 6:44pm
       My beard is short for a REASON! weathertop 431 0 Jun 4, 4:24am

  Moved: Howard Shore's Hobbit Symphony in Four Movements CONFIRMED - Premiere soon gkgyver - - May 29, 12:02pm Jump to last post in thread (by gkgyver)

  Collapse Petty-Dwarves Hamfast Gamgee 629 7 May 27, 11:02pm Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Collapse I don't recall that. Otaku-sempai 608 5 May 27, 11:11pm
           Collapse Maybe he called them petty dwarves, not petty-dwarves. Meneldor 585 4 May 28, 2:11am
               Collapse Are we sure it wasn't Eleniel 560 3 May 28, 7:12am
                   Yes. Otaku-sempai 554 0 May 28, 7:25am
                   Collapse Now I'm picturing Thorin singing Meneldor 459 1 May 29, 12:40am
                       Where's the favourite button when you need it! // dormouse 429 0 May 29, 1:52pm
       No, Smaug does not say petty-Dwarves. Smaug the iron 544 0 May 28, 8:08am

  Collapse In The End Erethen 1741 116 May 27, 6:41pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Slightly disappointed Otaku-sempai 1564 0 May 27, 6:52pm
       Collapse Sadness wizzardly 1537 88 May 27, 8:59pm
           Collapse Wow. LittleHobbit 1472 87 May 28, 1:10am
               Collapse Speaking of disrespectful wizzardly 1358 85 May 28, 2:23pm
                   Collapse Pesky thing about artists, eh? TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1280 84 May 28, 7:57pm
                       Collapse And no, it is not disrespectful to adapt a work in one's own creative way TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1275 83 May 28, 8:03pm
                           Collapse Of course, the audience has to like the changes. ange1e4e5 1267 82 May 28, 8:10pm
                               Collapse Well, yeah, the changes have to work in favor of the film TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1235 81 May 28, 10:17pm
                                   Collapse Those were the ones that the changes were large negatives, in my opinion. ange1e4e5 1218 1 May 28, 10:27pm
                                       Gotcha TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1203 0 May 28, 11:05pm
                                   Collapse Rankin/Bass didn't adhere to every line of the text, yet produced a far superior adaptation. wizzardly 469 78 May 30, 2:37pm
                                       Collapse Far superior? Otaku-sempai 464 66 May 30, 2:46pm
                                           Collapse What I appreciate about the Rankin/Bass adaptation... wizzardly 424 65 May 30, 3:47pm
                                               Collapse To me, it just looked weird. For one, wood-elves needn't look like huge frogs. ange1e4e5 422 4 May 30, 3:50pm
                                                   Collapse well wizzardly 410 3 May 30, 4:00pm
                                                       Collapse I wouldn't say that's accurate to Tolkien's story either. ange1e4e5 410 1 May 30, 4:01pm
                                                           perhaps not wizzardly 573 0 May 30, 4:06pm
                                                       I'd have to go with the frog-like elves too... lionoferebor 528 0 May 30, 5:58pm
                                               Yes... Otaku-sempai 415 0 May 30, 3:56pm
                                               Collapse I wouldn't say the beards were most important Omnigeek 554 54 May 30, 4:58pm
                                                   The Beards wizzardly 540 0 May 30, 5:36pm
                                                   I agree wizzardly 539 0 May 30, 5:41pm
                                                   Collapse Ii've still to see a beardless dwarf.... dormouse 518 50 May 30, 6:35pm
                                                       Collapse Kili Omnigeek 513 45 May 30, 6:39pm
                                                           Collapse Kili has a beard dormouse 457 44 May 30, 9:41pm
                                                               Collapse No, he doesn't Omnigeek 413 43 May 31, 2:55am
                                                                   This is Silverlode 403 0 May 31, 4:42am
                                                                   I haven't and won't avoid admitting a deviation TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 393 0 May 31, 5:04am
                                                                   This will be my final comment on the subject of hirsute dwarves.... dormouse 379 0 May 31, 8:00am
                                                                   Collapse Seriously? Still the Beards Kilidoescartwheels 668 39 Jun 1, 1:14am
                                                                       Collapse Dormouse is a woman? LittleHobbit 637 6 Jun 1, 11:21am
                                                                           Collapse Yep.... dormouse 611 5 Jun 1, 3:53pm
                                                                               Collapse It's those delicate features Starling 592 3 Jun 1, 6:20pm
  Collapse Only because.... dormouse 591 2 Jun 1, 6:23pm
       Collapse You should show your accessories off Starling 554 1 Jun 2, 5:55am
           It is rather fetching, isn't it... dormouse 545 0 Jun 2, 7:47am
                                                                               OK...... LittleHobbit 345 0 Jun 4, 4:00am
                                                                       Collapse What Kili said. Noria 624 31 Jun 1, 12:07pm
                                                                           Collapse Not to mention... LittleHobbit 616 30 Jun 1, 2:49pm
                                                                               Actually, when it comes to "what works in a visual medium" KW 598 0 Jun 1, 5:31pm
                                                                               Collapse Because I couldn't tell the difference in other movies Omnigeek 560 28 Jun 2, 4:12am
  Here we must agree to disagree Kilidoescartwheels 524 0 Jun 2, 3:34pm
  Collapse exactly wizzardly 487 26 Jun 2, 11:32pm
       In Kili's case, it was partly pragmatism, because ange1e4e5 462 0 Jun 3, 1:29am
       Collapse Disrespect? Noria 424 4 Jun 3, 1:02pm
           Collapse it still pains me that noone gives any consideration weathertop 414 3 Jun 3, 3:11pm
               Collapse According to dernwyn 399 1 Jun 3, 4:09pm
                   this! weathertop 393 0 Jun 3, 5:12pm
               Maybe they all had genetic beard growth disorders wizzardly 372 0 Jun 3, 6:11pm
       Collapse Whereas, to fans of Tolkien like myself (fifty years plus)... dormouse 422 19 Jun 3, 2:07pm
           THANK YOU TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 406 0 Jun 3, 3:04pm
           Collapse My respect and affection to Tolkien's works wizzardly 384 17 Jun 3, 6:05pm
               Collapse They're not completely beardless, you know. ange1e4e5 379 6 Jun 3, 6:06pm
                   Collapse And not all of them are beardless. ange1e4e5 463 2 Jun 3, 6:13pm
                       Collapse no but at least half of them are folically challenged wizzardly 457 1 Jun 3, 6:23pm
                           If they were.... Silverlode 374 0 Jun 3, 9:29pm
                   Collapse Wood-elves Otaku-sempai 405 2 Jun 3, 7:53pm
                       Collapse Well they looked like they were a different species. I thought High Elves and Wood Elves were physically similar, you know? ange1e4e5 394 1 Jun 3, 8:19pm
                           That is exactly my point. Otaku-sempai 384 0 Jun 3, 8:46pm
               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 453 5 Jun 3, 6:42pm
                   Collapse oh wizzardly 444 4 Jun 3, 6:49pm
                       Collapse It's better than what's shown in the book, especially Fili's, just a cold execution. ange1e4e5 437 1 Jun 3, 6:55pm
                           "Here ends your filthy bloodline!" ange1e4e5 367 0 Jun 3, 9:32pm
                       Collapse Well Smaug the iron 436 1 Jun 3, 6:59pm
                           oh ok wizzardly 427 0 Jun 3, 7:00pm
               My respect and affection for Tolkien's works dormouse 423 0 Jun 3, 7:25pm
               Collapse well then Lindele 378 2 Jun 3, 9:11pm
                   Collapse Is it possible to like both Tolkien's original work and Peter Jackson's films? ange1e4e5 366 1 Jun 3, 9:34pm
                       Yes, 'course it is, and lots of us do // dormouse 362 0 Jun 3, 9:43pm
                                                       Collapse Bombur Otaku-sempai 511 2 May 30, 6:45pm
                                                           Collapse Actually, yes.... dormouse 454 1 May 30, 9:47pm
                                                               I'm almost willing to give Bombur a pass on the fact that if you squint you can almost imagine he has a proper beard. wizzardly 442 0 May 30, 9:53pm
                                                       "O! Where are you going...With beards all a-wagging?" wizzardly 505 0 May 30, 6:53pm
                                                   I wouldn't say they are important at all Kilidoescartwheels 421 0 May 30, 11:17pm
                                               Collapse "Most importantly of all, the dwarves all have beards." TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 443 3 May 30, 9:54pm
                                                   Collapse A dwarf without a beard is like a hobbit without hair on its feet...uncharacteristic wizzardly 435 2 May 30, 10:05pm
                                                       Collapse I said before and I'll say it again Kilidoescartwheels 427 1 May 30, 11:20pm
                                                           Bingo. TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 408 0 May 31, 2:36am
                                       Collapse Two words: unscary Balrog. ange1e4e5 458 7 May 30, 3:08pm
                                           Collapse There's no Balrog in The Hobbit wizzardly 446 6 May 30, 3:19pm
                                               and there's no crying in baseball, either Kilidoescartwheels 434 0 May 30, 3:32pm
                                               Collapse Whoops, I was talking about Bahkshi's The Lord of the Rings. How much do you like that one? ange1e4e5 422 4 May 30, 3:43pm
                                                   Collapse Most people seem to hate on Bakshi's LotR wizzardly 418 3 May 30, 3:55pm
                                                       Collapse You're bringing that up again? ange1e4e5 416 1 May 30, 3:56pm
                                                           sure wizzardly 569 0 May 30, 4:03pm
                                                       I actually agree with Wizzardly Noria 485 0 May 30, 7:46pm
                                       Collapse well then, just to blow your mind Kilidoescartwheels 442 2 May 30, 3:31pm
                                           well yes wizzardly 428 0 May 30, 3:35pm
                                           Okay... Otaku-sempai 432 0 May 30, 3:35pm
               ALL opinions are welcome here. entmaiden 1245 0 May 28, 9:50pm
       In my opinion... HOBBITFAN13 1520 0 May 27, 9:15pm
       Well, since everyone has a DIFFERENT opinion... Avandel 1495 0 May 27, 10:50pm
       Really tough question Kilidoescartwheels 1461 0 May 28, 1:10am
       Collapse Mixed feelings Omnigeek 1423 1 May 28, 5:25am
           That's how I feel too HOBBITFAN13 1367 0 May 28, 12:37pm
       Collapse And now, to answer the thread... LittleHobbit 1418 15 May 28, 7:11am
           No Forgetting Gandalf the Green 1180 0 May 29, 12:10am
           Collapse Some things are a matter of opinion, some aren't Omnigeek 1171 13 May 29, 12:43am
               I agree...well said. lionoferebor 1146 0 May 29, 1:49am
               Collapse And, for all of that TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1133 9 May 29, 3:17am
                   Telling, that being less faithful TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 639 0 May 29, 3:33am
                   Collapse Changes: Some worked, others didn't. Otaku-sempai 597 7 May 29, 3:01pm
                       Collapse I loved all of that stuff TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 528 6 May 30, 2:41am
                           Collapse Odd thing about Alfrid's death scene dormouse 513 4 May 30, 8:47am
                               Collapse I agree with both TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense and dormouse. Noria 492 3 May 30, 12:31pm
                                   Collapse Compromises and Alterations Otaku-sempai 486 2 May 30, 1:27pm
                                       Collapse If PJ had planned to direct from the start, Noria 467 1 May 30, 9:05pm
                                           Lines, crossed and uncrossed Otaku-sempai 441 0 May 30, 9:57pm
                           I don't expect universal agreement... Otaku-sempai 488 0 May 30, 12:45pm
               Well, I'd say you're on 'matter of opinion' territory even here.... dormouse 610 0 May 29, 1:52pm
               Lots of changes in the LotR adaptation too Noria 595 0 May 29, 3:04pm
       Collapse As with any special experience..... dormouse 1405 2 May 28, 9:07am
           Beautifully said, dormouse, and I feel exactly the same. Noria 1371 0 May 28, 12:42pm
           That sums it up very well Ettelewen 1322 0 May 28, 3:28pm
       Honestly... malickfan 577 0 Jun 1, 9:00pm
       Well... lionoferebor 513 0 Jun 2, 4:48pm

  Collapse Hobbit Prologue - Was it necessary? ProudFeet 1141 15 May 26, 10:59am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       I like the prologue and think it serves a valuable function. Noria 1064 0 May 26, 12:27pm
       Well... Otaku-sempai 1047 0 May 26, 1:41pm
       Collapse It could have worked without the prologue scenes, Meneldor 1039 1 May 26, 2:16pm
           Agreed. ange1e4e5 1012 0 May 26, 3:44pm
       Maybe not necessary... LSF 1000 0 May 26, 4:32pm
       It served great and efficient purpose TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 924 0 May 26, 10:05pm
       Collapse I disagree with your analysis Kilidoescartwheels 894 4 May 27, 12:41am
           Collapse Yet another thing PJ got wrong Omnigeek 692 3 May 28, 3:50pm
               Collapse I think Smaug the iron 688 2 May 28, 4:16pm
                   Collapse Ring versus dragon Omnigeek 594 1 May 30, 5:02pm
                       The Ring of Thror Otaku-sempai 589 0 May 30, 5:48pm
       Wrong question Omnigeek 895 0 May 27, 1:10am
       Yes, I think it was.... dormouse 806 0 May 27, 2:36pm
       Collapse The prologue was nice, but we could go without it DainPig 740 1 May 28, 1:24am
           Hobbit Fan Edit ProudFeet 708 0 May 28, 10:50am

  Collapse 3 Questions for the Fans (and non-fans too, if they would like to participate) LittleHobbit 957 39 May 24, 11:02am Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       OK..... dormouse 870 0 May 24, 11:13am
       3 answers! Riven Delve 860 0 May 24, 11:50am
       Here goes! BlackFox 851 0 May 24, 11:56am
       My answers Noria 843 0 May 24, 12:24pm
       Collapse Twice each Omnigeek 834 4 May 24, 1:09pm
           Collapse Formats. LittleHobbit 378 3 Jun 4, 3:55am
               Collapse In that case Omnigeek 319 2 Jun 6, 1:47am
                   ... makingstarwars 316 0 Jun 6, 2:43am
                   Thank you... LittleHobbit 130 0 Jun 17, 3:02am
       Replies Otaku-sempai 835 0 May 24, 1:11pm
       Hard to remember Kilidoescartwheels 809 0 May 24, 2:40pm
       Mine lionoferebor 788 0 May 24, 3:56pm
       Hard to remember but.... Avandel 770 0 May 24, 4:45pm
       my answers LSF 750 0 May 24, 6:21pm
       1 & 2.) TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 748 0 May 24, 6:38pm
       My Answers: malickfan 734 0 May 24, 7:04pm
       Here's mine... Queen of Erebor 715 0 May 24, 10:06pm
       My responses ange1e4e5 706 0 May 24, 10:30pm
       3 answers from a kind-of fan :) Gianna 690 0 May 25, 12:24am
       Collapse Short answer: viewed these movies more than any other in the theater Kim 675 4 May 25, 2:50am
           Collapse "At the end of DOS, when the screen went dark and the theater was silent, one guy yelled out, 'No!' Exactly how I felt." TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 678 3 May 25, 3:04am
               Collapse The end Kim 671 2 May 25, 3:20am
                   Collapse I agree, except that I do like how "The Empire Strikes Back" handled its ending TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 660 1 May 25, 5:36am
                       Still hate that Wilhelm scream, though TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 654 0 May 25, 5:38am
       My answer Smaug the iron 652 0 May 25, 5:46am
       Collapse You had to ask... Bracegirdle 624 8 May 25, 5:09pm
           Collapse Why ''I had to ask''? LittleHobbit 381 7 Jun 4, 3:48am
               *Didn't UNDERSTAND........... (non-native speaker here) LittleHobbit 375 0 Jun 4, 4:05am
             Collapse I admire all whose 2nd language is English and they have a decent grasp Bracegirdle 361 5 Jun 4, 1:13pm
                   Collapse I got that........ LittleHobbit 267 4 Jun 14, 8:05am
                       Collapse Perhaps not? Bracegirdle 243 3 Jun 14, 2:02pm
                           Collapse Oh, I think I REALLY get it now... LittleHobbit 184 2 Jun 15, 12:35pm
                               Collapse RIGHT! And why couldn’t I have put it so simply? Bracegirdle 157 1 Jun 15, 6:21pm
                                   I am glad..... LittleHobbit 127 0 Jun 17, 3:29am
       I say bring the marathon back! EomundDaughter 608 0 May 25, 5:57pm
       Fair enough, here we go Gandalf the Green 602 0 May 25, 6:22pm
       Let's see AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 475 0 May 25, 9:21pm
       My answers Eldorion 425 0 May 30, 6:56pm
       Answers Ilmatar 337 0 Jun 5, 6:15pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest IX Darkstone 841 24 May 23, 2:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by Meneldor)
       Collapse Actually... Otaku-sempai 781 1 May 23, 3:00pm
           I like it... Darkstone 761 0 May 23, 4:55pm
       Collapse HANS! weathertop 768 2 May 23, 3:38pm
           Collapse "Well, ange1e4e5 759 1 May 23, 4:20pm
               thank you. weathertop 738 0 May 23, 5:19pm
       Collapse I shall teach you the woodland dances of my people. Meneldor 739 4 May 23, 5:23pm
           Collapse Bwa ha ha!! Noooo Loresilme 702 1 May 23, 7:43pm
             My work here is done. Meneldor 655 0 May 24, 12:16am
           Collapse The winner! Darkstone 445 1 May 30, 4:47am
               Why, thank you kindly, DS! Meneldor 423 0 May 30, 2:28pm
       "Did you honestly think she'd want YOU, when she had someone like ME?" Kilidoescartwheels 724 0 May 23, 5:31pm
       "All right, Mr. Jackson, I'm ready for my close-up." // Bracegirdle 717 0 May 23, 5:50pm
       "My eyes are like rapiers, my hair shimmers like moonlight, my.... dormouse 717 0 May 23, 6:20pm
       Don't hate me because I'm beautiful...// Dame Ioreth 694 0 May 23, 7:56pm
       Collapse BOLG (off-screen): When an Elf with paired knives... Otaku-sempai 695 2 May 23, 8:13pm
           That's an Orc proverb. ange1e4e5 675 0 May 23, 9:36pm
           And how's that working for you, Bolg? Kilidoescartwheels 665 0 May 23, 10:10pm
       Legolas shows his hairstylist just how he wants his new 'Leia-bun' hairdo to look. / Ataahua 684 0 May 23, 8:32pm
       And that's all for now from the Woodland Realm. Nanu nanu. // Lissuin 677 0 May 23, 9:12pm
       Collapse Much to Kili's growing concern, Legolas seemed far more willing than Tauriel had been to throw daggers in his direction. Fereth 669 1 May 23, 9:59pm
           LOL! Kilidoescartwheels 664 0 May 23, 10:11pm
       "I feel pretty, oh so pretty!" // cats16 616 0 May 24, 6:31am
       "Thirty-seven and not a hair out of place. Oh yeah, me bad!" // Bracegirdle 570 0 May 24, 9:27pm
       "When the chimes end, take out your knives. Try and stab me, Legolas. Just try." ange1e4e5 564 0 May 24, 10:28pm
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