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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Collapse Screenplay by Fran Wlash, Peter Jackson, Philipa Boyens and Guillermo del Toro DainPig 1527 70 Jun 29 2016, 1:22am Jump to last post in thread (by Ormi)
       Among many other things :D Earl 1327 0 Jun 29 2016, 3:26pm
       Collapse Don't know why some have such a problem with that line Kilidoescartwheels 1301 12 Jun 29 2016, 6:33pm
           Ha! Otaku-sempai 1278 0 Jun 29 2016, 7:54pm
         Collapse OK, me too Avandel 1267 1 Jun 29 2016, 8:52pm
               I thought it was great Ormi 216 0 Sep 7 2016, 12:50am
           Collapse It's kinda ridiculous DainPig 1255 1 Jun 29 2016, 9:31pm
               Ah, I see Kilidoescartwheels 1244 0 Jun 29 2016, 10:12pm
           Collapse I don't get the outrage, either. Fereth 1229 5 Jun 30 2016, 12:16am
               Collapse THIS Avandel 1212 4 Jun 30 2016, 2:01am
                   Collapse And... Fereth 1009 3 Jul 1 2016, 2:23am
                     Collapse Too true IMO Avandel 499 2 Jul 1 2016, 4:38pm
                           Collapse Of course they'd joke around Kilidoescartwheels 496 1 Jul 1 2016, 4:46pm
                               What happens in the forest... Avandel 494 0 Jul 1 2016, 4:52pm
           agreed Nuradar 1138 0 Jun 30 2016, 2:40pm
       Collapse My vote for "Most Un-Tolkien Moment" MyWeeLadGimli 1199 10 Jun 30 2016, 5:37am
           fits for me LSF 1183 0 Jun 30 2016, 6:38am
           The Dwarves are supposed to be 'earthy'... Otaku-sempai 1140 0 Jun 30 2016, 2:06pm
           but IMO Avandel 1121 0 Jun 30 2016, 4:03pm
           Actually, that was me Kilidoescartwheels 1104 0 Jun 30 2016, 5:36pm
           Collapse Considering the rapid decline in the Dwarvish population... Morthoron 1049 5 Jun 30 2016, 11:34pm
               Collapse Rapid? Otaku-sempai 1029 4 Jul 1 2016, 12:57am
                   Collapse The War of the Dwarves and Orcs... Morthoron 997 3 Jul 1 2016, 2:45am
                       Collapse Uncharacteristic of all Dwarves? Otaku-sempai 558 2 Jul 1 2016, 3:41am
                           Collapse The only way to properly solve this litty bitty dilemma TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 543 1 Jul 1 2016, 9:41am
                               *Grins* Avandel 499 0 Jul 1 2016, 4:43pm
       Collapse Yes. LittleHobbit 1114 43 Jun 30 2016, 5:12pm
           Collapse No. Gianna 1106 42 Jun 30 2016, 5:50pm
               Collapse Yes! wizzardly 1053 38 Jun 30 2016, 11:19pm
                   Collapse Depends... Avandel 1021 37 Jul 1 2016, 1:47am
                       even if this was... LSF 1019 0 Jul 1 2016, 2:03am
                       spirit MedwedtoBeorn 994 0 Jul 1 2016, 2:58am
                       Collapse "Based Upon" really seems inaccurate to me wizzardly 464 34 Jul 1 2016, 11:20pm
                           Collapse J.R.R. Tolkien TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 463 33 Jul 1 2016, 11:45pm
                               Collapse No but it's his story Omnigeek 434 31 Jul 2 2016, 4:43am
                                   Collapse I can definitely accuse the prequels TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 414 23 Jul 2 2016, 2:39pm
                                       Collapse and truth be told wizzardly 397 21 Jul 2 2016, 4:22pm
                                           Collapse This line of reasoning goes nowhere TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 318 5 Jul 3 2016, 3:30am
                                               Collapse T.V. shows? Otaku-sempai 306 1 Jul 3 2016, 3:50am
                                                   I stand corrected TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 701 0 Jul 3 2016, 4:33am
                                               Collapse and that's why I say the credits should read, "Loosely inspired by The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien" wizzardly 708 2 Jul 3 2016, 3:52am
                                                   Collapse That is a lie. TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 703 1 Jul 3 2016, 4:50am
                                                       Peter Jackson embellished TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 696 0 Jul 3 2016, 4:53am
                                           Collapse *Cough... splutter...* dormouse 690 14 Jul 3 2016, 8:49am
                                               Collapse Well...? Otaku-sempai 672 13 Jul 3 2016, 12:40pm
                                                   Collapse I disagree... dormouse 671 11 Jul 3 2016, 12:48pm
                                                       Collapse There is nothing to disagree with. Otaku-sempai 661 2 Jul 3 2016, 1:15pm
                                                           Collapse But it's not a fact at all.... dormouse 646 1 Jul 3 2016, 5:08pm
                                                               Semantics? Otaku-sempai 631 0 Jul 3 2016, 5:36pm
                                                       yes wizzardly 639 0 Jul 3 2016, 5:23pm
                                                       Collapse Your definition of input Omnigeek 538 6 Jul 6 2016, 3:38am
                                                           Collapse No, it's not ridiculous, semantics or anything else.... dormouse 527 5 Jul 6 2016, 8:33am
                                                               Collapse We understand what you are stating. Otaku-sempai 514 4 Jul 6 2016, 1:12pm
                                                                   Collapse Let's move on entmaiden 504 3 Jul 6 2016, 1:38pm
                                                                       Collapse Since you asked... Otaku-sempai 497 2 Jul 6 2016, 2:38pm
                                                                           Collapse I know these back-and-forths aren't encouraged by the Board Lords TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 459 1 Jul 6 2016, 7:20pm
                                                                               It's cool. Otaku-sempai 443 0 Jul 6 2016, 8:02pm
                                                   yes exactly wizzardly 640 0 Jul 3 2016, 5:20pm
                                       Agreed. Beorn's Bees 370 0 Jul 2 2016, 6:03pm
                                   Collapse but a story where the rights were sold... Avandel 394 6 Jul 2 2016, 4:39pm
                                       Collapse Certainly it depends.... Morthoron 383 3 Jul 2 2016, 5:47pm
                                           Collapse Nice response IMO *bows* Avandel 340 2 Jul 3 2016, 12:54am
                                               Collapse Thank you for the civil reply. Morthoron 332 1 Jul 3 2016, 1:40am
                                                   Again, facinating information - thank you! (: Avandel 607 0 Jul 3 2016, 6:22pm
                                       Collapse The rights being sold means he has a right to make the movie as he wants Omnigeek 369 1 Jul 2 2016, 6:22pm
                                           True Avandel 334 0 Jul 3 2016, 1:03am
                               Tolkien is God of Middle-earth wizzardly 400 0 Jul 2 2016, 4:14pm
               Collapse -- LittleHobbit 568 2 Jul 1 2016, 3:13am
                   I see. Gianna 522 0 Jul 1 2016, 1:40pm
                   VERY good topic!! Kilidoescartwheels 501 0 Jul 1 2016, 4:44pm
       I believe del Toro was only involved in AUJ... Gianna 322 0 Jul 3 2016, 3:14am

  Collapse John Rawls talks about being Azog - and then not - Lissuin 924 6 Jun 27 2016, 6:01am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Geez! Dcole4 723 5 Jun 29 2016, 5:48pm
           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 713 4 Jun 29 2016, 6:16pm
               Collapse ... Dcole4 711 3 Jun 29 2016, 6:24pm
                   He understand it but can not read it. Smaug the iron 708 0 Jun 29 2016, 6:33pm
                   Collapse But Thorin never speaks directly to Azog, does he? LittleHobbit 647 1 Jun 30 2016, 5:23pm
                       The Moon-letters Otaku-sempai 642 0 Jun 30 2016, 6:22pm

  Collapse Why don't Óin and Glóin get much attention? MyWeeLadGimli 985 10 Jun 26 2016, 11:03pm Jump to last post in thread (by Gianna)
       It's because DainPig 947 0 Jun 26 2016, 11:10pm
       Collapse Probably because Silverlode 940 3 Jun 26 2016, 11:59pm
           Collapse I'd love to MyWeeLadGimli 912 2 Jun 27 2016, 2:11am
               Presumably Bilbo gets the chest; there's a scene in the first one where he complains that it still smells of troll ange1e4e5 904 0 Jun 27 2016, 3:34am
               I agree with you. Gianna 639 0 Jun 30 2016, 5:55pm
       Collapse Don't know that Nori and Dori get much attention, either Kilidoescartwheels 929 2 Jun 27 2016, 1:41am
           Bifur's Axe MyWeeLadGimli 918 0 Jun 27 2016, 2:02am
           that's because DainPig 729 0 Jun 28 2016, 10:15pm
       I like Oin and Gloin just fine. Noria 873 0 Jun 27 2016, 12:25pm
       For me it opens up *that* Pandora's box... Avandel 817 0 Jun 27 2016, 10:40pm

  Collapse Hobbit, bible, and apocalypse. Round 2. Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 989 14 Jun 26 2016, 10:18am Jump to last post in thread (by Gianna)
       Collapse Not at all Omnigeek 929 7 Jun 26 2016, 2:25pm
           Collapse We Are Legion MyWeeLadGimli 880 1 Jun 26 2016, 10:57pm
               It has a Biblical origin Starling 849 0 Jun 27 2016, 6:23am
           Collapse I agree that the biblical references in the movies are cultural rather than symbolic. Noria 830 1 Jun 27 2016, 12:31pm
               Yes Starling 800 0 Jun 27 2016, 6:18pm
           Collapse Not really allegory Gianna 666 2 Jun 30 2016, 6:00pm
               Collapse What Gianna said TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 650 1 Jun 30 2016, 9:22pm
                   Perfectly spoken! Mods up! // Gianna 640 0 Jun 30 2016, 10:19pm
       Collapse Jesus had his 12 apostles DainPig 882 1 Jun 26 2016, 10:25pm
           Yeah, but didn't you and I talk about that once? Kilidoescartwheels 695 0 Jun 29 2016, 6:53pm
       Collapse I think perhaps you're forgetting.... dormouse 849 2 Jun 27 2016, 9:26am
           Collapse Hmm, I wonder… Bracegirdle 834 1 Jun 27 2016, 12:40pm
               None whatever! :-) dormouse 830 0 Jun 27 2016, 12:46pm
       Not really into "Revelation" Kilidoescartwheels 698 0 Jun 29 2016, 6:51pm

  Collapse Weird Radagast scene LittleHobbit 1313 14 Jun 24 2016, 2:36pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Same shot different angle Kilidoescartwheels 1258 7 Jun 24 2016, 3:26pm
           Collapse Weeeelllll..... Avandel 1206 6 Jun 24 2016, 8:36pm
               Collapse Thorin's pants? Kilidoescartwheels 1197 3 Jun 24 2016, 9:06pm
                   Collapse Enquiring minds want to know! Avandel 1165 2 Jun 25 2016, 1:11am
                       Collapse He SHOULDN'T Change! Kilidoescartwheels 1151 1 Jun 25 2016, 2:49am
                           Free association Avandel 1062 0 Jun 25 2016, 6:38pm
               Collapse Togs? Starling 1115 1 Jun 25 2016, 12:01pm
                   Hair... Avandel 1070 0 Jun 25 2016, 5:03pm
       Collapse What I think DainPig 1051 5 Jun 25 2016, 8:16pm
           Collapse Guiding? Otaku-sempai 1050 4 Jun 25 2016, 8:42pm
               Collapse Hmm DainPig 953 1 Jun 26 2016, 10:14pm
                   I am sure. Otaku-sempai 948 0 Jun 26 2016, 11:32pm
               Collapse Can Radagast teleport? Kilidoescartwheels 844 1 Jun 28 2016, 2:50pm
                   Master of Shapes and Hues Otaku-sempai 841 0 Jun 28 2016, 3:22pm

  Collapse Saruman and Elrond KingTurgon 974 5 Jun 20 2016, 3:46pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Yeah, I caught that Kilidoescartwheels 910 4 Jun 20 2016, 10:08pm
           The Corruption of Saruman Otaku-sempai 905 0 Jun 20 2016, 10:47pm
           Collapse Saruman had an ego Omnigeek 780 1 Jun 22 2016, 4:58am
               Ageed. Otaku-sempai 748 0 Jun 22 2016, 1:59pm
           Another take on Saruman's fall Otaku-sempai 718 0 Jun 22 2016, 9:10pm

  Moved: Hey Hobbit book fans, look what I found! Kilidoescartwheels - - Jun 19 2016, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by Kilidoescartwheels)

  Collapse Ori and Dori DainPig 1055 32 Jun 17 2016, 10:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense)
       Collapse Nori? Otaku-sempai 975 26 Jun 17 2016, 11:33pm
           Collapse the youngest LSF 969 14 Jun 17 2016, 11:39pm
               Collapse There is a loophole for Ori's age... Otaku-sempai 956 10 Jun 18 2016, 1:53am
                   Collapse "word of god" LSF 949 9 Jun 18 2016, 2:05am
                       The films don't confirm either way MyWeeLadGimli 942 0 Jun 18 2016, 2:33am
                       Collapse That is perfectly valid Otaku-sempai 938 7 Jun 18 2016, 3:07am
                           Collapse really? LSF 931 6 Jun 18 2016, 3:19am
                               Collapse Relax... Otaku-sempai 930 5 Jun 18 2016, 3:25am
                                   Collapse well... LSF 925 4 Jun 18 2016, 3:41am
                                       Collapse Ori Otaku-sempai 911 2 Jun 18 2016, 6:56am
                                           Collapse of course... LSF 899 1 Jun 18 2016, 7:56am
                                               Authorial Intent vs. Interpretation Otaku-sempai 826 0 Jun 18 2016, 6:50pm
                                       I can think of one reason Kilidoescartwheels 786 0 Jun 19 2016, 12:16am
               Collapse Can you tell me where? Kilidoescartwheels 788 2 Jun 19 2016, 12:14am
                   Collapse I tihnk it's in... LSF 781 1 Jun 19 2016, 12:32am
                       So, they could both be right? Kilidoescartwheels 449 0 Jun 19 2016, 2:51am
           Collapse Age differences Kilidoescartwheels 965 1 Jun 18 2016, 12:15am
               Thorin and his siblings (by the book) Otaku-sempai 953 0 Jun 18 2016, 1:59am
           Collapse I think Dori is older MyWeeLadGimli 942 1 Jun 18 2016, 2:37am
               Dori's Age Otaku-sempai 935 0 Jun 18 2016, 3:13am
           Collapse Otaku-sempai, LittleHobbit 425 6 Jun 20 2016, 1:40am
               Collapse As far as the Great Goblin was concerned when he said "Start with the youngest", ange1e4e5 421 1 Jun 20 2016, 1:58am
                   Could be.... Otaku-sempai 413 0 Jun 20 2016, 2:54am
               Collapse LittleHobbit Otaku-sempai 417 3 Jun 20 2016, 2:50am
                   . MyWeeLadGimli 408 0 Jun 20 2016, 5:41am
                   Collapse Wow, so there's a contradiction? LittleHobbit 339 1 Jun 24 2016, 2:47pm
                       Indeed. TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 326 0 Jun 24 2016, 9:33pm
       ... LSF 890 0 Jun 18 2016, 8:49am
       Collapse I'm not sure what point you're making here.... dormouse 882 3 Jun 18 2016, 11:31am
           Collapse Actually the books don't say MyWeeLadGimli 847 2 Jun 18 2016, 4:00pm
               Collapse The relationship isn't specified in The Hobbit, I know... dormouse 837 1 Jun 18 2016, 6:29pm
                   Brothers? Otaku-sempai 824 0 Jun 18 2016, 7:03pm

  Collapse Caption Contest XII Lissuin 1165 15 Jun 15 2016, 10:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by weathertop)
       "It's mine, ya understand?!?" Otaku-sempai 1070 0 Jun 16 2016, 12:16am
       It was the stuff of nightmares: Thror's colourblindness meant he couldn't see gold. / Ataahua 1063 0 Jun 16 2016, 12:22am
       Collapse Of all the places to drop my wedding ring... Elarie 1054 1 Jun 16 2016, 1:56am
           Ha! :D / Ataahua 1046 0 Jun 16 2016, 2:00am
       “Believe I’ll pawn-off this emerald ring. Just doesn’t go with the décor!” // Bracegirdle 1040 0 Jun 16 2016, 2:48am
       caption LSF 1043 0 Jun 16 2016, 3:10am
       Collapse I feel pretty, Oh, so pretty, I feel pretty and witty and bright! weathertop 1012 2 Jun 16 2016, 2:37pm
           Collapse This is just so silly! You win, weathertop! Lissuin 801 1 Jun 25 2016, 6:39am
               i do? i am? weathertop 700 0 Jul 1 2016, 6:50pm
       i wonder how dizzy they get watching through Thror's ring? weathertop 1006 0 Jun 16 2016, 2:44pm
       Caption KingTurgon 1004 0 Jun 16 2016, 4:05pm
       No, Mr Baggins, I expect you to die! Meneldor 994 0 Jun 16 2016, 4:51pm
       GOLDFINGER! (Ba Baaa Ba) Kilidoescartwheels 953 0 Jun 17 2016, 1:46am
       Thror can't imagine how he ended up in Bellatrix's vault at Gringotts.. dormouse 925 0 Jun 17 2016, 1:52pm
       Thror’s so thor he can hardly pith… // Bracegirdle 904 0 Jun 17 2016, 9:16pm

  Collapse The Battle of the Five Armies and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Legomir 1281 18 Jun 15 2016, 8:16pm Jump to last post in thread (by Legomir)
       Collapse I once compared the books Kilidoescartwheels 1207 1 Jun 15 2016, 9:23pm
           The Ending Legomir 1193 0 Jun 15 2016, 9:45pm
       Collapse No offense HOBBITFAN13 1098 15 Jun 16 2016, 8:01pm
           Collapse Deathly Hallows superior except for one thing... jlj93byu 1085 1 Jun 16 2016, 9:19pm
               I agree HOBBITFAN13 1060 0 Jun 16 2016, 11:08pm
           Collapse Hmm....... LittleHobbit 1038 6 Jun 17 2016, 2:46am
               Collapse BOFA Effects Were horrible HOBBITFAN13 998 5 Jun 17 2016, 1:23pm
                   Collapse Well.... dormouse 996 3 Jun 17 2016, 1:46pm
                       Collapse The special effects in PJ's Hobbit were nothing special wizzardly 941 2 Jun 17 2016, 9:15pm
                           Collapse Oh, I'd say he employed a little subtlety too.... dormouse 931 1 Jun 17 2016, 10:15pm
                               but as i said wizzardly 912 0 Jun 17 2016, 11:09pm
                   Well Smaug the iron 982 0 Jun 17 2016, 2:37pm
           Collapse No offense taken; agree to disagree Legomir 1031 4 Jun 17 2016, 4:54am
               Collapse I said I'd get back with you Kilidoescartwheels 904 3 Jun 18 2016, 12:13am
                   Collapse Thanks for the in-depth response! Legomir 832 2 Jun 19 2016, 3:43am
                       Collapse On Fili and Kili I think you're absolutely right.... dormouse 818 1 Jun 19 2016, 8:48am
                           My problems with the death scenes Legomir 747 0 Jun 20 2016, 2:32am
           Seriously, the acting??? Kilidoescartwheels 915 0 Jun 17 2016, 11:17pm

  Collapse Things from the book you were surprised to see in the film MyWeeLadGimli 1142 8 Jun 10 2016, 5:38am Jump to last post in thread (by weathertop)
       Well Smaug the iron 1102 0 Jun 10 2016, 8:07am
       I was happily surprised that they worked in the book's own introduction. Gianna 1079 0 Jun 10 2016, 12:28pm
       Can't say I was surprised about any book elements being included or left out. Noria 1074 0 Jun 10 2016, 12:34pm
       No, not really.... dormouse 1056 0 Jun 10 2016, 2:09pm
       Smaug Talking KingTurgon 785 0 Jun 16 2016, 3:43pm
     Collapse Were-worms Lio 754 2 Jun 17 2016, 2:11am
           Collapse I'll second that! Otaku-sempai 746 1 Jun 17 2016, 3:02am
               but i'm so glad he did. weathertop 716 0 Jun 17 2016, 2:26pm

  Collapse Did anyone else guess the end scene of the trilogy? I did back in early 2011! paperC 829 4 Jun 8 2016, 8:46am Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       No. My guess was... DeadRabbits 809 0 Jun 8 2016, 9:48am
       I think... LittleHobbit 768 0 Jun 8 2016, 2:59pm
       Collapse I have found the comment..... LittleHobbit 560 1 Jun 15 2016, 11:54pm
           Forgot to say... LittleHobbit 443 0 Jun 24 2016, 2:58pm

  Collapse I've changed my mind on DOS... HOBBITFAN13 1097 6 Jun 7 2016, 8:49pm Jump to last post in thread (by TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense)
       AUJ vs. DOS Kilidoescartwheels 1038 0 Jun 7 2016, 10:24pm
       I've always liked DOS best. Silverlode 1039 0 Jun 7 2016, 10:44pm
       Welcome to the light! ;-) dormouse 964 0 Jun 8 2016, 8:48am
       My view on DOS has improved MyWeeLadGimli 810 0 Jun 10 2016, 5:40am
       Always loved The Desolation of Smaug Noria 787 0 Jun 10 2016, 12:41pm
       Now... TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 502 0 Jun 22 2016, 4:42am

Collapse Caption Contest the XI-th - funny bones at the ready.... dormouse 977 17 Jun 6 2016, 9:56pm Jump to last post in thread (by Lissuin)
       After retiring from his years as Magneto, OldestDaughter 926 0 Jun 6 2016, 10:40pm
       "You can find the others if you are brave..." Otaku-sempai 919 0 Jun 6 2016, 10:53pm
       Collapse Here's lookin' at you, kid. // cats16 889 1 Jun 7 2016, 5:31am
           "You know... you really are quite attractive in the moonlight... TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 887 0 Jun 7 2016, 7:48am
       Collapse caption LSF 888 2 Jun 7 2016, 9:09am
           Collapse sorry about that LSF 824 1 Jun 7 2016, 8:25pm
               I was wondering if that was the problem. dernwyn 814 0 Jun 7 2016, 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 876 2 Jun 7 2016, 10:47am
           Collapse Instead, it just became an eagle TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 859 1 Jun 7 2016, 2:15pm
               And Gandalf and the eagle lived happily ever after. Smaug the iron 823 0 Jun 7 2016, 8:21pm
       "Just whistle while you work..."// Dame Ioreth 846 0 Jun 7 2016, 3:10pm
       Pssst - the Lord of the Rings coloring book is coming! Pass it on! Kilidoescartwheels 812 0 Jun 7 2016, 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 798 0 Jun 8 2016, 2:04am
       Caption 2 LSF 725 0 Jun 10 2016, 9:27am
       Collapse Gandalf, the guys asked me to ask you to ask the other guys Lissuin 714 2 Jun 10 2016, 8:16pm
           Collapse The winner! dormouse 674 1 Jun 12 2016, 9:26am
               Thanks, dormouse! Toum for everybody! // Lissuin 659 0 Jun 12 2016, 11:42am

  Collapse Food for thought for Hobbit bookfans Kilidoescartwheels 1700 146 Jun 6 2016, 2:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by KW)
       Collapse agreeing with the article LSF 1463 81 Jun 6 2016, 6:02pm
           Collapse Nice post KDC Avandel 1451 1 Jun 6 2016, 6:49pm
               About China Kilidoescartwheels 1411 0 Jun 6 2016, 9:58pm
           Collapse I didn't know PJ stated that he wasn't making this for fans of the book wizzardly 1384 33 Jun 6 2016, 11:43pm
               Collapse For the record Kilidoescartwheels 419 32 Jun 7 2016, 5:29pm
                   Collapse I wish he did say that he didn't make these for fans of the book wizzardly 345 31 Jun 7 2016, 8:56pm
                       Collapse seriously, wizzardly? weathertop 635 30 Jun 8 2016, 3:11pm
                           Collapse Know thine enemy? N.E. Brigand 588 24 Jun 8 2016, 6:16pm
                               Collapse And I applaud you for that Kilidoescartwheels 540 21 Jun 8 2016, 10:32pm
                                   Collapse Woah, there horsey! Morthoron 500 20 Jun 9 2016, 1:49am
                                       Collapse And then there are some thorny issues like ange1e4e5 489 1 Jun 9 2016, 1:56am
                                           Or the tried and true fallback for every apologist: It's a different medium than the book! Morthoron 482 0 Jun 9 2016, 2:20am
                                       Collapse I think this deserves a response Kilidoescartwheels 471 6 Jun 9 2016, 3:53am
                                           Collapse Nice response Avandel 522 5 Jun 9 2016, 4:16pm
                                               Collapse What's the deal with all the beard complaints, anyway? ange1e4e5 505 4 Jun 9 2016, 5:21pm
                                                   Collapse Canon Avandel 485 3 Jun 9 2016, 6:41pm
                                                       Collapse Didn't get the pun? ange1e4e5 467 2 Jun 9 2016, 7:05pm
                                                           Collapse Don't know about Avandel... Otaku-sempai 435 1 Jun 9 2016, 7:53pm
                                                               I need chocolate.... Avandel 732 0 Jun 10 2016, 1:05am
                                       Collapse Bullet points TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 470 10 Jun 9 2016, 4:48am
                                           Good points, TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense. Noria 530 0 Jun 9 2016, 3:48pm
                                           Collapse Well said... Anubis 521 1 Jun 9 2016, 4:24pm
                                               That "the book was not flawless" is usually not worth mentioning. N.E. Brigand 406 0 Jun 9 2016, 8:54pm
                                           Collapse I started out a couple of lengthy responses but I won't bother. KW 453 1 Jun 9 2016, 7:19pm
                                               Good thing it wasn't the longer version TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 446 0 Jun 9 2016, 7:31pm
                                           Collapse Confutatio... Morthoron 758 4 Jun 10 2016, 12:37am
                                               Did you read my reply??? Kilidoescartwheels 697 0 Jun 10 2016, 4:11am
                                               ... Anubis 645 0 Jun 10 2016, 4:12pm
                                               Collapse Ah jeez, okay let me clear this up a bit TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 614 1 Jun 10 2016, 8:45pm
                                                   Just fyi as concerns use of caps. N.E. Brigand 594 0 Jun 10 2016, 9:42pm
                               i fully appreciate this line of thought weathertop 544 0 Jun 9 2016, 3:10pm
                               agreed - geordie 540 0 Jun 9 2016, 3:21pm
                           Collapse Yes, I seriously despise PJ's Hobbit... wizzardly 525 4 Jun 8 2016, 11:01pm
                               Collapse yeah, i apologize weathertop 541 3 Jun 9 2016, 3:16pm
                                   Collapse My reasons for my hatred of this adaptation are many... wizzardly 785 2 Jun 10 2016, 12:00am
                                       Collapse It probably has made a better Warcraft movie than the one in theaters right now. ange1e4e5 757 1 Jun 10 2016, 12:32am
                                           Warcraft vs. Tolkien Otaku-sempai 720 0 Jun 10 2016, 1:41am
           Collapse another medium Elthir 1250 44 Jun 7 2016, 2:15pm
               Collapse But Avandel 1233 42 Jun 7 2016, 2:54pm
                   Collapse Tolkien didn't approve of PJ... Eldorion 1215 40 Jun 7 2016, 3:47pm
                       Collapse The films are all the better for it TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1205 39 Jun 7 2016, 4:10pm
                           And still, every chapter's accounted for TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1201 0 Jun 7 2016, 4:14pm
                           Collapse Sure, if your expectations of The Hobbit were for it to be LOTR Lite // Eldorion 412 37 Jun 7 2016, 5:25pm
                               Collapse Desires or expectations? Silverlode 384 36 Jun 7 2016, 10:34pm
                                   Collapse Yep, squire was referring to "The Hobbit" films as "fan fiction" as far back as 2008. N.E. Brigand 374 33 Jun 7 2016, 10:59pm
                                       Collapse 'Hobbit' Sequel Otaku-sempai 338 32 Jun 8 2016, 12:59am
                                           Collapse Good point, however . . . N.E. Brigand 335 31 Jun 8 2016, 1:05am
                                               Collapse Elevating Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 696 30 Jun 8 2016, 2:05am
                                                   Collapse IMO that's interesting too re elevating Thorin Avandel 614 29 Jun 8 2016, 3:55pm
                                                       Collapse ... LSF 605 4 Jun 8 2016, 4:58pm
                                                           Collapse Nuance MedwedtoBeorn 584 1 Jun 8 2016, 6:03pm
                                                               *Sigh* - agree Avandel 552 0 Jun 8 2016, 8:02pm
                                                           Agreed TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 569 0 Jun 8 2016, 7:02pm
                                                           Thank you for clarifying re Serkis Avandel 559 0 Jun 8 2016, 7:47pm
                                                       Collapse That's how I felt about book Thorin, hehe Kilidoescartwheels 460 23 Jun 9 2016, 4:02am
                                                           Collapse Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 548 22 Jun 9 2016, 3:05pm
                                                               Collapse Well.... dormouse 519 19 Jun 9 2016, 4:24pm
                                                                   Collapse I'm sure some are MedwedtoBeorn 467 18 Jun 9 2016, 7:02pm
                                                                       Collapse Well, no, it isn't obvious - that's the point I'm trying to make.... dormouse 436 17 Jun 9 2016, 7:40pm
                                                                           Collapse Younger MedwedtoBeorn 402 16 Jun 9 2016, 8:57pm
                                                                               Collapse Actually, there's another reason Kilidoescartwheels 385 6 Jun 9 2016, 10:03pm
  Collapse agree LSF 379 5 Jun 9 2016, 10:12pm
       Collapse story arc MedwedtoBeorn 351 4 Jun 9 2016, 11:31pm
           Collapse Doesn't Tolkien himself "rob" Beorn of impact? N.E. Brigand 346 3 Jun 9 2016, 11:37pm
               Collapse He still MedwedtoBeorn 773 2 Jun 10 2016, 12:13am
                   Collapse It would be pretty bold not to show the end of the battle. N.E. Brigand 583 1 Jun 10 2016, 9:49pm
                       I like that kind of bold. KW 490 0 Jun 11 2016, 2:15pm
                                                                               Collapse Who said anything about an organic decision? dormouse 382 8 Jun 9 2016, 10:12pm
  Collapse Younger Thorin MedwedtoBeorn 362 7 Jun 9 2016, 11:09pm
       Collapse And I disagree with that Kilidoescartwheels 768 2 Jun 10 2016, 12:19am
           Collapse As pointed out MedwedtoBeorn 747 1 Jun 10 2016, 12:43am
               The younger Thorin may ultimately have been a somewhat prosaic decison.. Avandel 716 0 Jun 10 2016, 2:04am
       Collapse Thorin was not the first... No One in Particular 706 1 Jun 10 2016, 3:17am
           Agree with Avandel 643 0 Jun 10 2016, 4:17pm
       Collapse The source material tells us.... dormouse 685 1 Jun 10 2016, 11:35am
           LOL - well, IMO, that does sum things up... Avandel 650 0 Jun 10 2016, 3:54pm
                                                               Collapse Regarding Thorin & Dain Kilidoescartwheels 374 1 Jun 9 2016, 10:30pm
                                                                   Maybe like was the wrong wording MedwedtoBeorn 778 0 Jun 10 2016, 12:06am
                                   Collapse Poor phrasing on my part Eldorion 371 1 Jun 7 2016, 11:05pm
                                       Thanks for the clarification. Silverlode 326 0 Jun 8 2016, 1:55am
                   in general waters Elthir 589 0 Jun 8 2016, 5:54pm
               "I don't know anyone who wanted 'every detail and word included.'" N.E. Brigand 425 0 Jun 7 2016, 4:52pm
       yum! balbo biggins 1412 0 Jun 6 2016, 9:52pm
       Collapse I watched a few minutes of AUJ last night... Morthoron 1404 30 Jun 6 2016, 10:40pm
           You've got to be joking! wizzardly 1385 0 Jun 6 2016, 11:46pm
           Collapse Well I agree that wasn't one of the better scenes Kilidoescartwheels 1368 28 Jun 7 2016, 12:37am
               Collapse But you see, that's the issue, KDC... Morthoron 1338 25 Jun 7 2016, 2:28am
                   Collapse Like I said, Kilidoescartwheels 1327 2 Jun 7 2016, 3:23am
                       Collapse not to some people... LSF 1315 1 Jun 7 2016, 4:30am
                           Well that's crazy! Kilidoescartwheels 1265 0 Jun 7 2016, 1:45pm
                   Collapse Well, it's true that Peter Jackson likes heightened tension... dormouse 1270 3 Jun 7 2016, 1:36pm
                       Collapse Yep TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1257 2 Jun 7 2016, 1:57pm
                           Collapse Also, to reiterate kilidoescartwheels TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 1253 1 Jun 7 2016, 2:06pm
                               "A lot in this story . . . is flexible". N.E. Brigand 423 0 Jun 7 2016, 4:58pm
                   Collapse Director's choice tho.... Avandel 1242 17 Jun 7 2016, 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 413 16 Jun 7 2016, 5:36pm
                         Collapse Yes, IMO restraint can be very effective Avandel 391 4 Jun 7 2016, 6:51pm
                               Collapse There's a good 45-minute film hiding in Jackson's 474-minute trilogy. N.E. Brigand 357 3 Jun 7 2016, 11:28pm
                                   Well, I nominate you to start that! Kilidoescartwheels 343 0 Jun 8 2016, 12:24am
                                   Collapse Interesting! (: Avandel 603 1 Jun 8 2016, 4:38pm
                                       Japanese critics picked it as the best film of the year. N.E. Brigand 635 0 Jun 10 2016, 5:08pm
                           Collapse And THAT is one of the difficulties Kilidoescartwheels 375 10 Jun 7 2016, 7:38pm
                               Collapse "they provided that background info that I, at least, wanted to know" N.E. Brigand 363 9 Jun 7 2016, 8:07pm
                                   Collapse How does it not fit with the story? LSF 358 7 Jun 7 2016, 8:24pm
                                       Collapse As you say: "The movie changed the details of some of it". N.E. Brigand 351 6 Jun 7 2016, 8:42pm
                                           Collapse but... LSF 342 4 Jun 7 2016, 8:50pm
                                               Collapse KDC wanted to be told more about the background story from the book. N.E. Brigand 405 3 Jun 7 2016, 9:12pm
                                                   Collapse About the Chance Meeting Kilidoescartwheels 395 2 Jun 7 2016, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Have you ever seen the 1960 documentary "Frames of Reference"? N.E. Brigand 372 1 Jun 7 2016, 10:46pm
                                                           The documentary "Frames of Reference" Kilidoescartwheels 346 0 Jun 8 2016, 12:23am
                                           Let me be clear Kilidoescartwheels 403 0 Jun 7 2016, 9:18pm
                                   What conflict? Kilidoescartwheels 351 0 Jun 7 2016, 8:41pm
               Collapse hmm... LSF 1314 1 Jun 7 2016, 4:23am
                   So true Kilidoescartwheels 1260 0 Jun 7 2016, 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 1190 25 Jun 7 2016, 4:41pm
           Collapse Couldn't hurt their own work either way TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 423 2 Jun 7 2016, 4:52pm
               Collapse Is any novel made from a film considered special? N.E. Brigand 420 1 Jun 7 2016, 5:03pm
                   The Writer's Paradox Otaku-sempai 408 0 Jun 7 2016, 5:38pm
           Collapse Don't know why it's strange Kilidoescartwheels 417 21 Jun 7 2016, 5:24pm
               Collapse I thought perhaps it implied that movies are more important or better than books. N.E. Brigand 404 20 Jun 7 2016, 5:50pm
                   Collapse Well for the authors I'm sure it's about money, Kilidoescartwheels 363 19 Jun 7 2016, 7:57pm
                       Collapse "That would make a great book!" Have you ever said that about a movie? N.E. Brigand 360 15 Jun 7 2016, 8:04pm
                           Collapse Are you just playing Devil's Advocate? Kilidoescartwheels 413 14 Jun 7 2016, 9:00pm
                               Collapse yeah... LSF 408 10 Jun 7 2016, 9:05pm
                                   Collapse Try to write the most famous scene in "Psycho" as if it were in a novel. N.E. Brigand 368 9 Jun 7 2016, 11:01pm
                                       Collapse Haven't seen that movie... LSF 360 1 Jun 7 2016, 11:17pm
                                           Yes, that's the scene. N.E. Brigand 350 0 Jun 7 2016, 11:47pm
                                       Collapse Not the best example... Otaku-sempai 335 6 Jun 8 2016, 1:02am
                                           Hoist by my own petard! N.E. Brigand 696 0 Jun 8 2016, 2:25am
                                           Collapse Fortunately, I do! TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 682 4 Jun 8 2016, 3:13am
                                               Collapse And, of course, I believe TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 676 1 Jun 8 2016, 3:19am
                                                   Last post, promise TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 670 0 Jun 8 2016, 3:24am
                                               Collapse Thanks for checking. Otaku-sempai 662 1 Jun 8 2016, 3:31am
                                                   True, but being a primarily visual and auditory (well mostly... after the 1920's) medium, that's a given TheOnlyOneAroundWithAnySense 660 0 Jun 8 2016, 3:45am
                               Collapse Not at all. N.E. Brigand 383 2 Jun 7 2016, 10:11pm
                                   Collapse Tough question to answer Kilidoescartwheels 342 1 Jun 8 2016, 12:31am
                                       Maybe Shatner should read a computer manual as an audio book. // N.E. Brigand 335 0 Jun 8 2016, 12:36am
                       Collapse Film-to-book and books spun from films Otaku-sempai 342 2 Jun 7 2016, 8:52pm
                           Collapse I read the "Star Wars" novelization. N.E. Brigand 403 1 Jun 7 2016, 9:20pm
                               I won't argue with that. Otaku-sempai 392 0 Jun 7 2016, 9:35pm
       Collapse Plus ça change. N.E. Brigand 413 3 Jun 7 2016, 5:58pm
           Collapse That's an interesting thought.... dormouse 395 2 Jun 7 2016, 6:44pm
               Collapse Of course, Tolkien had doubts about "The Return of the King". N.E. Brigand 369 1 Jun 7 2016, 7:58pm
                   title changing LSF 360 0 Jun 7 2016, 8:17pm
       Boy, can I start something or can I start something??? Kilidoescartwheels 346 0 Jun 8 2016, 12:38am
     Posts deleted from this thread for personal remarks. Silverlode 543 0 Jun 11 2016, 1:34am
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