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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Hobbit Movie board! Altaira 202665 0 May 24 2008, 1:58am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

  Sticky: How Best to Contact an Admin for Help Kyriel 132158 0 Mar 31 2009, 10:46pm Jump to last post in thread (by Kyriel)

  Sticky: The Courtesy of our Halls (Discussion Guidelines) Silverlode 45739 0 Oct 12 2014, 9:41pm Jump to last post in thread (by Silverlode)

  Collapse Sticky: An open letter to the Hobbit forum Silverlode 2430 32 Mar 2, 10:03am Jump to last post in thread (by dernwyn)

  Collapse Do the Hobbit movies capture the "spirit" of the book? Kilidoescartwheels 1752 231 Apr 20, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by Omnigeek)
       Collapse Spirit and Tone Otaku-sempai 1398 9 Apr 20, 11:05pm
           Collapse Question Kilidoescartwheels 1336 8 Apr 21, 3:44am
               I think he tries to but within limits... moreorless 1319 0 Apr 21, 6:00am
               Collapse Reply Otaku-sempai 1241 6 Apr 21, 2:09pm
                   Collapse hm, okay Kilidoescartwheels 561 5 Apr 21, 5:27pm
                       Collapse Pete's Humor Otaku-sempai 541 4 Apr 21, 7:52pm
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 539 3 Apr 21, 7:56pm
                               Collapse Bombur Otaku-sempai 537 2 Apr 21, 8:06pm
                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 530 1 Apr 21, 8:30pm
                                       Okay. Otaku-sempai 521 0 Apr 21, 9:17pm
       Collapse ...nice summary, StingingFly 1392 2 Apr 20, 11:24pm
           Well that's also a nice summary Kilidoescartwheels 1376 0 Apr 21, 12:11am
           I really love this analogy! Gianna 1349 0 Apr 21, 2:37am
       Collapse Sadly...no wizzardly 1382 29 Apr 20, 11:48pm
           Collapse I see your point, but ... Kilidoescartwheels 1338 1 Apr 21, 3:42am
               I myself do not so much resent Tauriel as what they did with her character. Gianna 1261 0 Apr 21, 12:43pm
           Collapse But Avandel 439 26 Apr 24, 5:15pm
               Collapse "And BTW, why wouldn't the Battle of Five Armies be big and epic?" N.E. Brigand 387 25 Apr 25, 1:37am
                   Collapse But Avandel 274 24 Mon, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Citizens of Lake-town at BoFA Otaku-sempai 268 20 Mon, 3:42pm
                           Collapse Not sure that's "better" tho re the book Avandel 264 19 Mon, 3:53pm
                               Collapse Survivors of Lake-town Otaku-sempai 237 18 Mon, 4:49pm
                                   Collapse aaah - my bad.... Avandel 193 6 Mon, 10:06pm
                                       Collapse well... LSF 192 2 Mon, 10:20pm
                                           Collapse What part of Dale do you think is left.... Morthoron 190 1 Mon, 10:31pm
                                               movie Dale LSF 190 0 Mon, 10:34pm
                                       Collapse Long Lake Otaku-sempai 184 2 Mon, 11:05pm
                                           Collapse Smaug wasn't as big as portrayed in the movie either Omnigeek 326 1 Tue, 12:13am
                                               You're right Otaku-sempai 249 0 Tue, 1:47pm
                                   Collapse Is that an army I see before me? No One in Particular 305 10 Tue, 3:54am
                                       Collapse Orc armies Sarahbor 300 9 Tue, 4:18am
                                           Well, now I feel silly. No One in Particular 290 0 Tue, 4:37am
                                           Thanks! Otaku-sempai 252 0 Tue, 1:34pm
                                           Collapse "Admiral, if we go 'by the book', like Lt. Saavik, hours could seem like days." N.E. Brigand 216 6 Tue, 7:11pm
                                               Collapse Agreed Otaku-sempai 194 5 Tue, 8:00pm
                                                   Collapse Distances Sarahbor 141 4 Tue, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Travel in Wilderland Otaku-sempai 131 3 Tue, 10:16pm
                                                           Collapse Yep Sarahbor 190 2 Wed, 12:10am
                                                               Collapse In case it wasn't clear... Sarahbor 164 1 Wed, 1:48am
                                                                   Well... Otaku-sempai 139 0 Wed, 2:23am
                       Collapse "I would have said 'thinly stretched' or a more 'fairy tale' tone" N.E. Brigand 217 2 Tue, 7:06pm
                           Collapse But Avandel 164 1 Tue, 8:49pm
                               Of course it's subjective. N.E. Brigand 238 0 Tue, 10:36pm
       Collapse No, the Hobbit movies did not capture the "spirit" of the book... Morthoron 1368 10 Apr 21, 2:01am
           Collapse Sorry, not really Kilidoescartwheels 1338 8 Apr 21, 3:48am
               Collapse He only got them untangled in the movie MyWeeLadGimli 1274 7 Apr 21, 12:19pm
                   Collapse Agreed... StingingFly 1260 4 Apr 21, 12:49pm
                       Collapse There is a build up in the film. Smaug the iron 1243 3 Apr 21, 2:06pm
                           Collapse From The Hobbit StingingFly 1224 2 Apr 21, 2:32pm
                               Collapse Yes I remember it Smaug the iron 1221 1 Apr 21, 2:40pm
                                   Spider eyes... Otaku-sempai 1214 0 Apr 21, 2:54pm
                   Well okay, I can see that Kilidoescartwheels 1251 0 Apr 21, 1:34pm
                   Okay... Otaku-sempai 1235 0 Apr 21, 2:21pm
           This wizzardly 418 0 Apr 23, 3:44pm
       AUJ is the closest to the tone MyWeeLadGimli 1266 0 Apr 21, 12:26pm
       Lesse... Darkstone 1257 0 Apr 21, 1:20pm
       Collapse Spirit, theme and tone Noria 1202 19 Apr 21, 4:09pm
           You're welcome! Kilidoescartwheels 1171 0 Apr 21, 5:23pm
           Collapse Main elements but not spirit Omnigeek 520 16 Apr 21, 10:31pm
               Beorn and the Beornings Otaku-sempai 508 0 Apr 21, 11:15pm
               Collapse Okay, that's reasonable enough Kilidoescartwheels 498 13 Apr 22, 12:20am
                   Collapse Tone Omnigeek 491 2 Apr 22, 3:25am
                       central character LSF 483 0 Apr 22, 3:50am
                       I keep trying to reply Kilidoescartwheels 371 0 Apr 22, 7:49pm
                   Collapse tone wizzardly 427 9 Apr 22, 2:50pm
                       But... Avandel 373 0 Apr 22, 7:10pm
                       Classic British fairy tale Kilidoescartwheels 374 0 Apr 22, 7:12pm
                       Collapse Well Sarahbor 303 6 Apr 23, 2:45am
                           Collapse well wizzardly 428 3 Apr 23, 3:32pm
                               Collapse And...too, though.... Avandel 418 1 Apr 23, 4:05pm
                                   but wizzardly 395 0 Apr 23, 5:41pm
                               Not entirely Sarahbor 260 0 Apr 24, 3:29am
                           Collapse To be fair to Narnia... Gianna 340 1 Apr 25, 4:22am
                               Yep, I know Sarahbor 251 0 Mon, 4:23pm
               Omnigeek Noria 449 0 Apr 22, 12:57pm
           Completely agree with Noria's post Avandel 381 0 Apr 22, 6:46pm
       Collapse Can you name movies that disappointed you in this regard? N.E. Brigand 351 6 Apr 22, 11:05pm
           Collapse Are you asking me? Kilidoescartwheels 277 5 Apr 23, 4:45am
               Collapse "It's like a cardinal rule with me, always see the movie first." N.E. Brigand 397 4 Apr 23, 5:49pm
                   Collapse Wrong opera. Silverlode 343 1 Apr 23, 8:37pm
                       Also, La traviata BlackFox 425 0 Apr 24, 6:28pm
                   It's entirely possible I have that wrong Kilidoescartwheels 311 0 Apr 23, 10:11pm
                   Okay, here's a better example Kilidoescartwheels 288 0 Apr 24, 12:07am
       Collapse Spirit and tone Sarahbor 332 8 Apr 23, 1:38am
           Collapse Not quite... Otaku-sempai 314 4 Apr 23, 1:53am
               Collapse OK Sarahbor 309 3 Apr 23, 2:11am
                   Collapse The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Otaku-sempai 264 2 Apr 23, 6:58am
                       Collapse Well yeah Sarahbor 456 1 Apr 23, 11:32am
                           Agreed. Otaku-sempai 437 0 Apr 23, 2:44pm
           Collapse What was your objective in this thread? Omnigeek 275 2 Apr 23, 5:51am
               Collapse My objective was conversation Kilidoescartwheels 313 1 Apr 23, 10:20pm
                   And you succeeded. // N.E. Brigand 208 0 Tue, 7:16pm
       Collapse I think the obvious answer is no.... dormouse 482 108 Apr 23, 9:30am
           This. // BlackFox 445 0 Apr 23, 12:45pm
           Wow (: Avandel 430 0 Apr 23, 3:34pm
           Collapse Nicely said Sarahbor 382 100 Apr 23, 6:37pm
               Collapse Also Sarahbor 368 2 Apr 23, 6:54pm
                   Collapse well wizzardly 365 1 Apr 23, 7:04pm
                       In places, yes Sarahbor 353 0 Apr 23, 7:29pm
               Collapse ...are they, though? StingingFly 318 36 Apr 23, 10:00pm
                   Collapse It's a matter of opinion Sarahbor 303 35 Apr 23, 10:53pm
                       Collapse I wonder... LSF 297 1 Apr 23, 11:59pm
                           Agree Sarahbor 286 0 Apr 24, 12:11am
                       Collapse Too true *applauds* Avandel 224 18 Apr 24, 4:50pm
                           Collapse ...one example StingingFly 369 1 Apr 25, 2:36am
                               Agreed there Sarahbor 359 0 Apr 25, 2:52am
                           Collapse I would add Sarahbor 358 11 Apr 25, 3:04am
                               Collapse I'm not sure I would use "spirit" KW 295 2 Mon, 2:45pm
                                   Collapse Exactly. Jackson's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as Tolkien's "Hobbit" is to "Beowulf". N.E. Brigand 199 1 Tue, 7:53pm
                                       PJ's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as "Ghost Dad" is to "Hamlet". wizzardly 242 0 Tue, 10:27pm
                               Collapse And I would add Avandel 272 5 Mon, 3:42pm
                                   True Sarahbor 248 0 Mon, 4:27pm
                                   Collapse Hear, here! Kilidoescartwheels 247 3 Tue, 1:55pm
                                       Collapse Have you ever seen "Big Night", with Ian Holm? N.E. Brigand 198 2 Tue, 7:39pm
                                           Collapse Ian Holm was in "Big Night"? Voronwë_the_Faithful 166 1 Wed, 4:29pm
                                               "Bite your teeth into the @#$ of life!" N.E. Brigand 157 0 Wed, 4:57pm
                               Collapse Agreed, it's against greed not war per se Omnigeek 174 1 Mon, 11:56pm
                                   that's it wizzardly 315 0 Tue, 1:48am
                           Collapse Have you seen the 1948 film version of "The Red Shoes". N.E. Brigand 197 3 Tue, 7:40pm
                               Collapse The short answer would be no, re the Red Shoes... Avandel 135 2 Tue, 9:48pm
                                   Collapse "when I found out about this project I was thinking I wasn't interested, as this was going to be a 'kiddie film'" N.E. Brigand 238 1 Tue, 10:36pm
                                       Thank you, I shall! Avandel 169 0 Wed, 1:13am
                       Collapse "a huge battle and 3 major deaths" N.E. Brigand 202 13 Tue, 7:41pm
                           Collapse That is why... Smaug the iron 176 6 Tue, 8:26pm
                               I agree. ange1e4e5 172 0 Tue, 8:29pm
                               Collapse Agreed Avandel 153 1 Tue, 9:10pm
                                   Have you ever seen Akira Kurosawa's samurai comedy, "Sanjuro"? N.E. Brigand 236 0 Tue, 10:36pm
                               Collapse We have to see someone die to feel sorry for them? N.E. Brigand 236 2 Tue, 10:37pm
                                   Collapse I totally agree Omnigeek 164 1 Wed, 1:29am
                                       Maybe Smaug the iron 254 0 Wed, 5:26am
                           Collapse And one of the reasons I didn't like the book Kilidoescartwheels 228 5 Tue, 11:06pm
                               Collapse Dain is like Fortinbras in "Hamlet". N.E. Brigand 224 2 Tue, 11:27pm
                                   Collapse No, not really Kilidoescartwheels 143 1 Wed, 2:25am
                                       Empty space in books and films.... Avandel 163 0 Wed, 4:36pm
                               Collapse At least Dain had a beard wizzardly 214 1 Tue, 11:37pm
                                   Yeah, that makes everything better Kilidoescartwheels 142 0 Wed, 2:26am
               Collapse "Tolkien was speaking to children--his children--but the films need to speak to people of all ages" N.E. Brigand 199 59 Tue, 7:53pm
                   Collapse I know that Sarahbor 162 58 Tue, 9:00pm
                       Collapse "It doesn't matter that we don't 'see' Fili and Kili die in the book--they still die" N.E. Brigand 240 57 Tue, 10:37pm
                           Collapse I was talking about Thorin's death, not any death Sarahbor 198 56 Wed, 12:06am
                               Collapse "Film is a visual medium. You have to see things." N.E. Brigand 182 15 Wed, 12:45am
                                   Collapse It's still a matter of opinion Sarahbor 161 14 Wed, 1:53am
                                       Collapse and anyway wizzardly 158 1 Wed, 1:59am
                                           OH, you've gotta be kidding Kilidoescartwheels 137 0 Wed, 2:33am
                                       Collapse I have to agree Kilidoescartwheels 140 2 Wed, 2:30am
                                           Collapse "No Country for Old Men". N.E. Brigand 276 1 Wed, 4:18am
                                               Yeah, I was not a fan Kilidoescartwheels 107 0 Wed, 7:02pm
                                       Collapse Of course it is. N.E. Brigand 271 8 Wed, 4:18am
                                           Collapse Maybe because Sarahbor 263 7 Wed, 5:06am
                                               Collapse Written where? N.E. Brigand 260 6 Wed, 5:14am
                                                   Collapse In The Hobbit... Sarahbor 238 5 Wed, 9:50am
                                                     Collapse LOL Avandel 172 4 Wed, 4:10pm
                                                           Collapse Yet that's what Tolkien did in LOTR. N.E. Brigand 158 3 Wed, 5:10pm
                                                               Collapse Not entirely Sarahbor 143 2 Wed, 5:37pm
                                                                   Collapse Fili and Kili aren't main characters MyWeeLadGimli 103 1 Wed, 7:07pm
                                                                       They're heirs to the throne Sarahbor 254 0 Wed, 7:49pm
                               Collapse No, you DON'T have to see things Omnigeek 160 39 Wed, 1:57am
                                   Yes you do, no you don't...it's pure opinion Sarahbor 134 0 Wed, 2:37am
                                   Collapse But why? Kilidoescartwheels 133 6 Wed, 2:42am
                                       Collapse We'll have to agree to disagree Omnigeek 290 5 Wed, 3:27am
                                           Collapse Yes Sarahbor 285 2 Wed, 3:39am
                                               Collapse I think that was directed to me Kilidoescartwheels 144 1 Wed, 5:36pm
                                                   And I'll expand on that Avandel 110 0 Wed, 7:00pm
                                           Well, I come from the same perspective as you.... dormouse 250 0 Wed, 7:59am
                                           Yes, and that's fine Kilidoescartwheels 135 0 Wed, 5:42pm
                                   Collapse Probably beating a dead horse here, but Kilidoescartwheels 163 30 Thu, 2:05pm
                                       Collapse I suspect that while the death 'off-stage' can work in a book.... dormouse 146 29 Thu, 4:27pm
                                           Collapse indeed... LSF 141 13 Thu, 4:46pm
                                               Collapse "most of us want to see the things that happen to them and how they survive or die in the battle" N.E. Brigand 141 12 Thu, 5:47pm
                                                   Collapse is death... LSF 131 5 Thu, 6:07pm
                                                       Collapse "Is death not part of a character's story?" N.E. Brigand 124 3 Thu, 6:22pm
                                                           Collapse Character births and deaths Sarahbor 78 2 Thu, 9:10pm
                                                               Collapse Most people don't have meaningful deaths. N.E. Brigand 209 1 Thu, 10:10pm
                                                                   Fili and Kili do, IMO Sarahbor 206 0 Thu, 10:21pm
                                                       "Violent deaths have been in stories throughout the entire history of the world." N.E. Brigand 122 0 Thu, 6:26pm
                                                   Collapse So we know they're dead. Darkstone 114 1 Thu, 6:54pm
                                                       It can't help that Sean Bean dies and is reborn so often. // N.E. Brigand 84 0 Thu, 8:31pm
                                                   Collapse Why is that? Sometimes it just IS Kilidoescartwheels 218 3 Thu, 10:04pm
                                                       Collapse It's not just you. Humanity in general is "bloodthirsty". N.E. Brigand 208 1 Thu, 10:47pm
                                                           I was thinking about this in the car this morning.... dormouse 153 0 Fri, 12:47pm
                                                       Yes Smaug the iron 163 0 Fri, 5:41am
                                           Collapse forgot to add... LSF 137 1 Thu, 5:06pm
                                               Mostly from his point of view MyWeeLadGimli 160 0 Fri, 5:43am
                                           Collapse Tolkien didn't get to see two of his best friends die in battle. N.E. Brigand 139 12 Thu, 5:48pm
                                               That's an interesting point about Tolkien and his friends... dormouse 114 0 Thu, 6:54pm
                                               Collapse Closure is important. Darkstone 112 10 Thu, 7:03pm
                                                   Collapse Important to Tolkien, but to us? N.E. Brigand 90 9 Thu, 8:36pm
                                                       Collapse Does Sid Meier exist? Darkstone 87 4 Thu, 9:08pm
                                                           Collapse I have no idea. N.E. Brigand 72 3 Thu, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse Well Darkstone 217 2 Thu, 9:52pm
                                                                   Collapse I've never heard of the "4X" video game genre before. N.E. Brigand 205 1 Thu, 10:16pm
                                                                       Actually... Darkstone 143 0 Fri, 1:50pm
                                                       Collapse Nope Sarahbor 78 3 Thu, 9:12pm
                                                           Collapse But that means closure isn't so important. // N.E. Brigand 221 2 Thu, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse I didn't say it was Sarahbor 222 1 Thu, 9:47pm
                                                                   Fair enough. N.E. Brigand 203 0 Thu, 10:18pm
           "Spirit of the story" LSF 297 0 Apr 24, 12:05am
           My dear dormouse, let me whake your hand. Dame Ioreth 448 0 Apr 24, 5:08pm
           Collapse Interesting that you and Darkstone quote the same passage. N.E. Brigand 396 2 Apr 25, 12:35am
               Yes, I noticed that.... dormouse 332 0 Mon, 7:34am
               The thing is... Darkstone 222 0 Wed, 1:35pm
       The teaser trailer did. CaptainObvious 388 0 Apr 25, 12:47am
       Collapse I felt that it went back and forth between serious and light-hearted Misty Mountain Hop 213 28 Wed, 2:21pm
           Collapse Uneven moviemaking No One in Particular 202 23 Wed, 3:00pm
               But personally didn't see it as uneven Avandel 179 0 Wed, 4:09pm
               Collapse I would actually say blockbusters benefit from well used tone shifts... moreorless 195 21 Thu, 6:17am
                   Collapse Shifting tones in films. Otaku-sempai 170 19 Thu, 1:55pm
                       Collapse Not perfect but generally correct for me.. moreorless 120 18 Fri, 5:27pm
                           Collapse Radagast, etc... Otaku-sempai 99 17 Fri, 8:11pm
                               Collapse It feels like Smaug the iron 95 15 Fri, 8:28pm
                                   I'll save you a seat Starling 90 0 Fri, 9:01pm
                                   You like what you like... Otaku-sempai 82 0 Fri, 9:41pm
                                   Collapse Count me in as well... LittleHobbit 60 12 12:07am
                                       Collapse You said it yourself Omnigeek 54 10 12:14am
                                           Collapse Which scene(s)? LittleHobbit 39 2 1:47am
                                               Collapse Alfrid Omnigeek 36 1 2:43am
                                                   Alfrid LittleHobbit 16 0 4:40am
                                           Collapse i agree wizzardly 28 6 2:19am
                                               Collapse Okay... LittleHobbit 23 5 2:28am
                                                   Collapse Yes it does Omnigeek 36 2 2:44am
                                                       Collapse I am not sure... LittleHobbit 18 1 4:32am
                                                           You're free to argue that Omnigeek 7 0 5:26am
                                                   Collapse sure it does wizzardly 31 1 2:55am
                                                       Double standard. LittleHobbit 22 0 4:22am
                                       humour is a subjective thing LSF 47 0 1:04am
                               yes wizzardly 76 0 Fri, 9:54pm
                   Shifts No One in Particular 166 0 Thu, 2:05pm
           Collapse Maybe it's just a Kiwi thing and we wouldn't understand. Darkstone 168 3 Wed, 4:59pm
               Collapse I have suggested that before Starling 265 2 Wed, 7:36pm
                   Collapse I don’t mind the tonal shifts either. Noria 242 1 Wed, 9:19pm
                       Nor do I.... dormouse 228 0 Wed, 10:50pm

  Collapse Caption Contest V - at last!!! dormouse 322 19 Thu, 8:31am Jump to last post in thread (by Loresilme)
       Ori, trying SO hard not to use the Force to shove Bilbo off the Bridge of Khazad-dum... // Gianna 248 0 Thu, 11:44am
       Bilbo steps on a rock-shard while Dwalin finishes the one about the blonde who walks into a bar with a blue monkey and a duck. // Bracegirdle 243 0 Thu, 12:20pm
       caption LSF 242 0 Thu, 1:39pm
       Instead of lightening the mood, Ori's rendition of "Look Down" from Les Miz had the opposite effect. / Darkstone 232 0 Thu, 1:40pm
       ORI: I tell ya, bungi-jumping is easy! I'll go first. // Otaku-sempai 231 0 Thu, 1:42pm
       Dwalin and Bilbo are astounded by Ori's skill Meneldor 222 0 Thu, 2:38pm
       Collapse The Company gazed down in horror at the angry mob below, who were waving handfuls of yak hair and screaming that even Bilbo shall have a proper beard. Avandel 206 5 Thu, 4:37pm
           Collapse *snigger!* Kilidoescartwheels 196 4 Thu, 5:32pm
               Collapse Waiting... Avandel 177 3 Thu, 8:33pm
                   Collapse Sniff... Elarie 107 2 Fri, 11:01am
                     LOL busted Avandel 76 0 Fri, 5:20pm
                       Okay, fine - I'll start something! Kilidoescartwheels 42 0 Fri, 9:05pm
       "If yer afraid of high places, then don't look down!" Kilidoescartwheels 190 0 Thu, 5:34pm
       Can't say I didn't warn you! I DON"T LIKE GREEN FOOD! Lissuin 164 0 Thu, 8:43pm
       Three unlucky souls selected by Middle-earth chiropractor to walk on Goblin King's back. // cats16 139 0 Fri, 12:42am
       Collapse Ori displays the "wonders of Dwarvish healing medicine"... StingingFly 112 2 Fri, 9:50am
         Collapse LOL Avandel 82 1 Fri, 5:06pm
               Fun! Elarie 57 0 Fri, 7:36pm
       Even though he would wax rhapsodic about how cute and cuddly they were, Dwalin and Bilbo could never cotton to Ori's pet rats. // Loresilme 33 0 Fri, 10:09pm

  Collapse Bard was good Hamfast Gamgee 847 34 Apr 24, 6:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by wizzardly)
       Totally agree NoelGallagher 738 0 Apr 24, 7:18pm
       I love Bard. OldestDaughter 732 0 Apr 24, 7:34pm
       Yep! Sarahbor 706 0 Apr 24, 9:15pm
       yeah wizzardly 691 0 Apr 24, 10:56pm
       Collapse Good character, and well-played. Meneldor 693 3 Apr 24, 11:04pm
           Collapse not really trusting him LSF 688 1 Apr 24, 11:16pm
               I'm fine with helping people grow and giving them second chances, Meneldor 646 0 Apr 25, 2:48am
           yeh wizzardly 683 0 Apr 24, 11:32pm
       Collapse Character was miswritten but Luke Evans did a good job with it Omnigeek 650 6 Apr 25, 2:46am
           Collapse Bard v. Mayor subplot Kilidoescartwheels 497 5 Mon, 7:09pm
               Bard and the Elvenking Otaku-sempai 470 0 Mon, 8:19pm
               Collapse Bard, pushy? Omnigeek 459 3 Mon, 8:46pm
                   Re: Bard pushy? Otaku-sempai 445 0 Mon, 9:16pm
                   I wasn't wild about Bard in the book either Avandel 434 0 Mon, 9:36pm
                   I agree wizzardly 418 0 Mon, 11:35pm
       Bard & Luke Evans Kilidoescartwheels 633 0 Apr 25, 3:19am
       Yes.... dormouse 593 0 Mon, 10:49am
       Collapse Totally agree Avandel 536 2 Mon, 4:09pm
           Collapse Bard/Luke's athleticism Kilidoescartwheels 490 1 Mon, 7:17pm
             It's a gorgeous poster Avandel 451 0 Mon, 9:07pm
       Collapse Bard certainly gets overshadowed. Noria 356 1 Tue, 12:16pm
           Bard is certainly my fave of the three kings... LSF 343 0 Tue, 1:05pm
       Collapse Bard was good.. StingingFly 261 11 Wed, 4:22am
           Collapse Yes, I had thought of the Robin Hood parallels. Noria 215 10 Wed, 12:01pm
               Collapse A younger Sam Elliott is an excellent choice Omnigeek 183 9 Thu, 12:10am
                   Collapse Yes wizzardly 177 8 Thu, 1:27am
                       Collapse Well, I couldn't disagree more with that on all points..... dormouse 157 6 Thu, 8:03am
                           Collapse Good adaptations of The Hobbit Otaku-sempai 131 2 Thu, 1:49pm
                               Fair enough - I don't know that one dormouse 131 0 Thu, 1:52pm
                               Mind's Eye No One in Particular 123 0 Thu, 1:54pm
                           Collapse yes wizzardly 90 2 Thu, 10:59pm
                               Collapse I know you did.... dormouse 67 1 Fri, 12:04pm
                                   ok wizzardly 28 0 Fri, 7:52pm
                       I disagree. Noria 141 0 Thu, 12:18pm

  Collapse The Battle of THE Five Armies? Or... LittleHobbit 662 11 Apr 16, 9:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Tolkien uses both dormouse 589 3 Apr 16, 11:14pm
           Collapse Thanks. LittleHobbit 374 2 Apr 19, 1:36am
               Collapse The index in the UK edition of 'Return of the King'.... dormouse 353 1 Apr 19, 8:25am
                   Thanks. LittleHobbit 240 0 Apr 22, 6:54am
       Collapse Military historians got no respect for definte articles. Darkstone 551 1 Apr 17, 4:47am
           Good theory. LittleHobbit 379 0 Apr 19, 1:13am
       Collapse sounds better LSF 372 4 Apr 19, 1:47am
           Collapse It's more momentous when it's THE Battle Omnigeek 192 3 Apr 23, 5:14am
               either way... LSF 192 0 Apr 23, 5:26am
               Really? dormouse 182 0 Apr 23, 8:37am
               Yeah, just to clear up this point... LittleHobbit 63 0 Fri, 3:48am

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest IV: Forth Captionistas! StingingFly 642 18 Apr 19, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Baggins takes the snap, fires downfield toward... ange1e4e5 550 0 Apr 19, 1:59am
       Bilbo bids five silver pennies for the Elvish letter opener. // Otaku-sempai 532 0 Apr 19, 3:28am
       Collapse Bilbo is using the force to show the dwarves that he is a great Jedi. Smaug the iron 522 1 Apr 19, 5:22am
           I'm not the burglar you're looking for. Meneldor 480 0 Apr 19, 2:33pm
       Collapse Bilbo auditions for the Ered Luin Ballet Company..... dormouse 521 3 Apr 19, 8:34am
         Brava!// Dame Ioreth 487 0 Apr 19, 1:04pm
           Collapse We have a winner! StingingFly 244 1 Apr 23, 10:34am
               Thanks, StingingFly.... dormouse 149 0 Mon, 10:50am
       “Er, ‘scuse me! Don’t chip those glasses or crack those plates!” // Bracegirdle 492 0 Apr 19, 12:32pm
       "Ai! Ai! A balrog is come!" "We ain't falling for that, right Ori? (Uh, Ori...?)" / Darkstone 460 0 Apr 19, 4:23pm
       No, wait, that's Thorin's chair! Kilidoescartwheels 444 0 Apr 19, 7:06pm
       Oops! Beg pardon, your #majesty! Meneldor 443 0 Apr 19, 7:13pm
       Caption: Pipe Dream 415 0 Apr 19, 11:19pm
       Fili, Kili, NO! Don't you dare let in those fangirls! Avandel 377 0 Apr 20, 1:40am
       After a rousing night of Speight’s Cider Freeman misplaced his right ear so Jackson shrewdly shot only left profiles for this scene… // Bracegirdle 320 0 Apr 20, 9:12pm
       "You put your right hand in and you shake it all about..." / Darkstone 315 0 Apr 20, 10:00pm
       "Hey! (Hey!) You! (You!) I don't like your hairy girlfriend!" Ataahua 310 0 Apr 20, 11:08pm
       In a heroic effort to save his dignity, Bilbo attempts to microwave all of Wetas hardrives before PJ returns. wizzardly 206 0 Apr 23, 10:07pm

  Collapse Who is the most "Dwarvish" Dwarf? Kilidoescartwheels 1253 97 Apr 5, 7:54pm Jump to last post in thread (by wizzardly)
       Collapse Dwarvish Otaku-sempai 1022 21 Apr 5, 8:26pm
           Collapse Dwalin's baldness Kilidoescartwheels 1015 1 Apr 5, 8:38pm
               Dwarven Baldness Otaku-sempai 1004 0 Apr 5, 9:11pm
           Collapse Gimli is not the only yardstick Omnigeek 221 18 Apr 10, 5:56pm
               Collapse The guy on the far right looks like Gloin. ange1e4e5 208 1 Apr 10, 5:57pm
                   Sorry, I meant Oin. ange1e4e5 185 0 Apr 10, 6:54pm
               Collapse Too Big! Otaku-sempai 203 3 Apr 10, 6:27pm
                   Collapse Can't edit the post Omnigeek 192 2 Apr 10, 6:43pm
                       Collapse The Council of Elrond Otaku-sempai 175 1 Apr 10, 7:12pm
                           Hmm just checking... Gandalf the Green 300 0 Apr 19, 4:09pm
               Collapse but wait wizzardly 189 8 Apr 10, 6:56pm
                   Collapse Because the dwarves aren't the main characters yet. ange1e4e5 169 3 Apr 10, 7:15pm
                       Collapse Are you sure that's a Man? Otaku-sempai 297 2 Apr 19, 4:25pm
                           Collapse That's a problem with that scene... LSF 288 1 Apr 19, 4:37pm
                               Men Otaku-sempai 283 0 Apr 19, 5:18pm
                   Collapse Swoooon! Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 438 3 Apr 10, 7:18pm
                       Collapse see, it works! wizzardly 424 2 Apr 10, 8:00pm
                           Collapse Pickup lines? Omnigeek 417 1 Apr 10, 8:59pm
                               maybe you're right wizzardly 404 0 Apr 10, 9:47pm
               Pic has been edited to a more viewable size. // dernwyn 162 0 Apr 10, 7:15pm
               Collapse ENOUGH with the "Pimp Furs" Kilidoescartwheels 395 1 Apr 10, 10:49pm
                   i agree wizzardly 386 0 Apr 10, 11:27pm
       Balin, without a doubt. Aragorn the Elfstone 993 0 Apr 5, 10:23pm
       For me, Gloin Gianna 978 0 Apr 5, 10:37pm
       Hmmm... lionoferebor 973 0 Apr 5, 11:05pm
       Collapse Thror Riven Delve 954 3 Apr 6, 1:29am
           Oh, I forgot Thrór.... DainPig 940 0 Apr 6, 2:00am
           Oh yes,Thror is a definite... lionoferebor 932 0 Apr 6, 2:24am
           Well yeah, there's Thror Kilidoescartwheels 922 0 Apr 6, 3:04am
       Collapse Gloin most of all MyWeeLadGimli 910 1 Apr 6, 6:00am
           Dwalin has two axes Kilidoescartwheels 871 0 Apr 6, 2:36pm
       To me, the "human" looking dwarves are the most dwarvish Elarie 892 0 Apr 6, 11:57am
       Collapse Balin of course Omnigeek 739 23 Apr 9, 6:54pm
           Collapse But Smaug the iron 737 22 Apr 9, 7:05pm
               Collapse No wizzardly 727 11 Apr 9, 10:00pm
                   Collapse Kinda hard to use a bow with a full beard, though. ange1e4e5 724 1 Apr 9, 10:06pm
                       No it's not Omnigeek 300 0 Apr 10, 12:43am
                   Collapse Yes Smaug the iron 722 8 Apr 9, 10:09pm
                       Collapse yes wizzardly 718 7 Apr 9, 10:13pm
                           Collapse And to be honest Smaug the iron 714 6 Apr 9, 10:18pm
                               Collapse He kinda did though wizzardly 711 5 Apr 9, 10:25pm
                                   Collapse Alright Smaug the iron 706 1 Apr 9, 10:34pm
                                       well wizzardly 702 0 Apr 9, 10:39pm
                                   Collapse Father? Kilidoescartwheels 254 2 Apr 10, 4:12pm
                                       Collapse Elrond's Folk Otaku-sempai 247 1 Apr 10, 4:21pm
                                           Oh, okay, thanks! Kilidoescartwheels 239 0 Apr 10, 4:27pm
               Collapse Beards Omnigeek 676 9 Apr 10, 12:41am
                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 292 8 Apr 10, 6:58am
                       Collapse No, they don't Omnigeek 277 4 Apr 10, 1:37pm
                           Well Smaug the iron 274 0 Apr 10, 2:00pm
                           Enough of beards Hamfast Gamgee 274 0 Apr 10, 2:04pm
                           Collapse Fili/Dean Kilidoescartwheels 230 1 Apr 10, 4:29pm
                               I'm sure he can Omnigeek 207 0 Apr 10, 5:51pm
                       Collapse the longbeards wizzardly 261 2 Apr 10, 3:56pm
                           Collapse Now, now Kilidoescartwheels 249 1 Apr 10, 4:16pm
                               well wizzardly 228 0 Apr 10, 4:31pm
       Collapse Going beyond the beards (or lack thereof) Omnigeek 274 2 Apr 10, 3:20pm
           Beards in what sense of the word? ange1e4e5 270 0 Apr 10, 3:25pm
           Yeah, that's what I'm getting at Kilidoescartwheels 241 0 Apr 10, 4:26pm
       Collapse This is turning into a Femine board. Riven Delve 382 1 Apr 11, 12:25am
         Darn female gaze! // BlackFox 343 0 Apr 11, 12:18pm
       Collapse Depends what you think of as 'dwarvish'! dormouse 335 35 Apr 11, 5:18pm
           Every Tolkien fan knows what Middle-earth's Dwarves look like. Darkstone 335 0 Apr 11, 5:32pm
           Collapse really though wizzardly 307 32 Apr 11, 10:58pm
               That works Riven Delve 308 0 Apr 11, 11:18pm
               Collapse Well, no, I don't think we can.... dormouse 287 29 Apr 12, 8:42am
                   Collapse well, we all know... LSF 246 28 Apr 12, 6:12pm
                       Collapse Yeah Darkstone 244 27 Apr 12, 6:23pm
                           Collapse A lot of cute rationalizations Omnigeek 229 26 Apr 12, 10:33pm
                               Collapse yeah wizzardly 223 5 Apr 12, 10:45pm
                                   Collapse There is a difference Silverlode 214 4 Apr 12, 11:35pm
                                       Collapse My apologies wizzardly 208 3 Apr 12, 11:56pm
                                           Collapse None needed! Darkstone 199 2 Apr 13, 1:19am
                                               Collapse careful now wizzardly 193 1 Apr 13, 2:33am
                                                   Don't worry. Darkstone 528 0 Apr 13, 3:19am
                               Collapse A lot of ugly irrationalizations Darkstone 202 8 Apr 13, 1:13am
                                   Collapse To shave or not to shave. That is the question. Otaku-sempai 541 7 Apr 13, 2:57am
                                       Collapse Actually.. Darkstone 503 6 Apr 13, 1:56pm
                                           Collapse Dwarf beards start early... Otaku-sempai 508 5 Apr 13, 2:19pm
                                               Collapse Does Tolkien actually say that, Otaku-sempai? dormouse 488 4 Apr 13, 6:17pm
                                                   Collapse HoME XI Darkstone 485 1 Apr 13, 6:44pm
                                                       Thanks! dormouse 434 0 Apr 13, 9:59pm
                                                   Collapse Yes... Otaku-sempai 470 1 Apr 13, 6:55pm
                                                       Thanks! // dormouse 430 0 Apr 13, 10:01pm
                               Beard definition LSF 187 0 Apr 13, 1:53am
                               Collapse The problem with your "rationalizations" Kilidoescartwheels 396 9 Apr 18, 10:02pm
                                   Collapse yes wizzardly 386 2 Apr 18, 11:44pm
                                       Burger King under the Mountain Otaku-sempai 374 0 Apr 18, 11:58pm
                                       I have to admit Kilidoescartwheels 316 0 Apr 19, 2:32pm
                                   Collapse It's obvious you don't see a problem Omnigeek 262 5 Apr 20, 12:31am
                                       Collapse No, I don't have a problem with it Kilidoescartwheels 256 4 Apr 20, 1:29am
                                           Collapse The other dwarves Omnigeek 247 3 Apr 20, 4:38am
                                               Collapse Well...... dormouse 236 2 Apr 20, 8:29am
                                                   The Beard question Kilidoescartwheels 188 0 Apr 20, 9:46pm
                                                   Gandalf's Eyebrows! wizzardly 177 0 Apr 20, 11:57pm
               Okay, I can go for that Kilidoescartwheels 254 0 Apr 12, 5:08pm
           Thanks for the quote! Kilidoescartwheels 255 0 Apr 12, 4:57pm

  Collapse I do like the Dwarves! Hamfast Gamgee 626 19 Apr 3, 10:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Yes... it is a nice company DainPig 561 2 Apr 3, 10:53pm
           Collapse Nori? lionoferebor 549 1 Apr 3, 11:55pm
               Dain is not my fav dwarf... DainPig 546 0 Apr 4, 12:19am
       Collapse The Company of Dwarves Kilidoescartwheels 531 11 Apr 4, 3:34am
           Collapse You know, kilicarts DainPig 489 10 Apr 4, 3:06pm
               Balin and Dwalin Otaku-sempai 451 0 Apr 4, 8:43pm
               Yes I know, but Kilidoescartwheels 442 0 Apr 4, 9:21pm
               Collapse the Durins LSF 439 1 Apr 4, 9:26pm
                   If you want to get technical... MyWeeLadGimli 404 0 Apr 5, 5:10am
               Collapse I'm glad you bring that up MyWeeLadGimli 410 5 Apr 5, 5:12am
                   Me too Noria 380 0 Apr 5, 12:08pm
                   Collapse Blame it on Azog Kilidoescartwheels 166 3 Apr 18, 9:48pm
                       Collapse The line of Durin included more than those three Omnigeek 137 2 Apr 20, 12:23am
                           Collapse Well, there's one more thing about the movie Kilidoescartwheels 129 1 Apr 20, 1:36am
                               The further Line of Durin Otaku-sempai 123 0 Apr 20, 2:54am
       They're a cheerful lot Riven Delve 465 0 Apr 4, 7:39pm
       Collapse As for dwarves EomundDaughter 352 2 Apr 5, 5:27pm
           Collapse documentary... LSF 344 1 Apr 5, 5:42pm
             ROFL // BlackFox 336 0 Apr 5, 5:47pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest, IIIrd Time's the Charm Meneldor 880 36 Apr 11, 8:43pm Jump to last post in thread (by StingingFly)
       "Last one to the buffet is a rotten mushroom!" // Otaku-sempai 745 0 Apr 11, 8:52pm
       Collapse "With cat-like tread,/ Upon our prey we steal...." / Darkstone 747 1 Apr 11, 8:53pm
           Brilliant reference MyWeeLadGimli 565 0 Apr 13, 4:03am
       Collapse The long-awaited dwarf calendar reveals itself...// cats16 743 1 Apr 11, 8:56pm
           LOL! Good one. // Ettelewen 713 0 Apr 11, 10:57pm
       New York’s dull “Fashion Week” receives a badly needed boost from this exciting runway show by Thorin & Co. Avandel 737 0 Apr 11, 9:42pm
       And, alas! The “Infamous Massacre of the Twelve-year-old Truant” had begun. // Bracegirdle 729 0 Apr 11, 9:45pm
       "Lights! Camera! Wing It!!" wizzardly 721 0 Apr 11, 10:55pm
       Aaaargh! And the Tin Man thinks HIS suit needs oil! Kilidoescartwheels 691 0 Apr 12, 2:13am
       I'm going to rip myself off Sarahbor 677 0 Apr 12, 3:03am
       Collapse "The Dwarves Are Gonna Rumble" Lissuin 667 2 Apr 12, 7:16am
           Excellent!// Dame Ioreth 285 0 Apr 15, 2:04pm
           Wonderful!! // Loresilme 255 0 Apr 15, 6:21pm
       Thorin reckoned a stealthy approach would be best... dormouse 657 0 Apr 12, 9:44am
       To pass the time before the battle starts, the dwarves play a rousing game of Red Light, Green Light. // Silverlode 631 0 Apr 12, 12:54pm
       Short and cute !! We'll show you Short and Cute !!! EomundDaughter 629 0 Apr 12, 1:44pm
       We will, we will rock you!! OldestDaughter 583 0 Apr 12, 9:22pm
       The most popular Dwarven dance, often called simply the I Will Kill You // Gianna 538 0 Apr 13, 12:40pm
     Collapse After secret ballot a consensus was reached and The Twelve decided to assassinate the intolerable Thorin and select a new leader. // Bracegirdle 513 10 Apr 13, 5:46pm
           Et tu, Dwalin? // Meneldor 477 0 Apr 14, 3:04am
         Hmmm, so you're saying Thorin wasn't just a paranoid git after all? // Lissuin 473 0 Apr 14, 3:26am
           Dain, is that you? // Riven Delve 452 0 Apr 14, 2:22pm
           Collapse ...although the attempt failed after The Twelve were attacked by maddened hair fans... Avandel 447 6 Apr 14, 3:47pm
               Collapse Gawd, Avandel! Kilidoescartwheels 405 3 Apr 14, 7:39pm
                 Collapse *bows* and Avandel 332 2 Apr 15, 1:35am
                       Collapse No, no, don't stop! Kilidoescartwheels 316 1 Apr 15, 2:54am
                         OK....... Avandel 244 0 Apr 16, 2:18am
               Oh, Avendel Riven Delve 300 0 Apr 15, 11:28am
             Wonderful as always! Ilmatar 283 0 Apr 15, 3:19pm
       Duh-duh-duh rah-da-da! ange1e4e5 459 0 Apr 14, 2:20pm
       "Nobody trip, nobody trip... We'll never get up again and Dain will laugh at us... Ori no!" LSF 439 0 Apr 14, 3:05pm
       Eat your hearts out Rockettes - we've got weapons and armor!// Dame Ioreth 227 0 Apr 16, 3:51am
       Collapse by the time everyone figured out they were cardboard cutouts... StingingFly 195 3 Apr 17, 11:11am
           LOL Avandel 163 0 Apr 17, 6:52pm
           Collapse You know what I love about judging these contests? Meneldor 148 1 Apr 18, 1:56pm
               ...thank you StingingFly 123 0 Apr 18, 11:37pm

  Collapse A hard earned, watchful peace... StingingFly 493 3 Apr 16, 9:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Sarahbor)
       The downside is that good people get hurt Meneldor 470 0 Apr 16, 10:11pm
       Watchful Peace Otaku-sempai 432 0 Apr 17, 3:36am
       Elves Sarahbor 416 0 Apr 17, 5:05am

  Collapse The Battle of the five armies Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 1620 107 Apr 8, 4:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by ange1e4e5)
       Collapse Well... Otaku-sempai 1375 103 Apr 8, 8:40pm
           Collapse yes wizzardly 1272 96 Apr 9, 2:58pm
               Collapse indeed wizzardly 1243 95 Apr 9, 5:00pm
                   Collapse But Smaug the iron 1242 94 Apr 9, 5:08pm
                       well wizzardly 1227 0 Apr 9, 5:21pm
                       Not so much Omnigeek 1211 0 Apr 9, 6:43pm
                       Collapse Really Bracegirdle 1165 91 Apr 10, 3:09am
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1140 61 Apr 10, 7:12am
                               Collapse I believe that Peter Jackson and the other writers understand the Hobbit book quite well. Noria 1104 24 Apr 10, 12:08pm
                                   Collapse Opinions and all that Eldorion 1019 22 Apr 10, 5:30pm
                                       Collapse Dol Guldur and Erebor Otaku-sempai 985 21 Apr 10, 6:20pm
                                           Collapse The strategic value lay in Smaug's threat Omnigeek 368 1 Apr 10, 6:32pm
                                               There is that as well. Otaku-sempai 360 0 Apr 10, 6:39pm
                                           Collapse As I mentioned Eldorion 338 18 Apr 10, 7:17pm
                                               Collapse More on Erebor Otaku-sempai 321 17 Apr 10, 7:35pm
                                                   Collapse What folk in the Vales of Anduin? Eldorion 298 16 Apr 10, 8:04pm
                                                       Collapse I made a map Eldorion 278 8 Apr 10, 8:22pm
                                                           Collapse Map of Wilderland Otaku-sempai 242 7 Apr 10, 9:01pm
                                                               Collapse Speculation based on the movies Eldorion 234 2 Apr 10, 9:15pm
                                                                   Collapse Goblin Mercenaries Otaku-sempai 225 1 Apr 10, 9:30pm
                                                                       Mercenaries Eldorion 210 0 Apr 10, 9:48pm
                                                               Collapse Plenty of strategic reasons in both books and movies Omnigeek 226 3 Apr 10, 9:27pm
                                                                   Collapse Capturing Erebor Otaku-sempai 217 2 Apr 10, 9:43pm
                                                                       Collapse Thanks Eldorion 205 1 Apr 10, 9:51pm
                                                                           Signs and Portents Otaku-sempai 567 0 Apr 10, 11:05pm
                                                       Collapse But Smaug the iron 279 3 Apr 10, 8:25pm
                                                           Collapse Not how things played out in the movies Eldorion 272 2 Apr 10, 8:29pm
                                                               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 261 1 Apr 10, 8:47pm
                                                                   Doesn't make a lot of sense to me Eldorion 249 0 Apr 10, 8:52pm
                                                       Collapse The Men of the Vales Otaku-sempai 263 2 Apr 10, 8:45pm
                                                           Collapse Response Eldorion 256 1 Apr 10, 8:50pm
                                                               The Vales of the Anduin Otaku-sempai 234 0 Apr 10, 9:20pm
                                   Yeah Sarahbor 333 0 Apr 12, 4:42am
                               Plus IMO Avandel 1057 0 Apr 10, 3:28pm
                               Collapse Has Christopher Tolkien seen The Hobbit trilogy? Bracegirdle 1042 22 Apr 10, 4:37pm
                                   yes wizzardly 1033 0 Apr 10, 4:52pm
                                   Collapse Anyone who thinks Peter Jackson is all about fame and money, Starling 986 20 Apr 10, 6:28pm
                                       Collapse PJ isn't only about money wizzardly 359 4 Apr 10, 6:52pm
                                           Collapse Then Smaug the iron 347 3 Apr 10, 7:10pm
                                               Collapse i'm not insulting PJ wizzardly 324 2 Apr 10, 7:38pm
                                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 313 1 Apr 10, 7:49pm
                                                       again wizzardly 288 0 Apr 10, 8:21pm
                                       Collapse Money and fame Bracegirdle 559 8 Apr 11, 1:49am
                                           Collapse I don't think that's fair. N.E. Brigand 549 2 Apr 11, 2:08am
                                               Collapse Good morning N.E. Brigand Bracegirdle 498 1 Apr 11, 1:59pm
                                                 Perhaps true in a sense, but.... Avandel 461 0 Apr 11, 3:39pm
                                           Collapse There is a vast difference Starling 531 1 Apr 11, 5:48am
                                               Agree, and Sarahbor 338 0 Apr 12, 3:55am
                                           Collapse Thank God he wasn't a real fan. Darkstone 484 2 Apr 11, 2:54pm
                                               Collapse "Murder your darlings." N.E. Brigand 445 1 Apr 11, 6:20pm
                                                   I doubt he ever read it. Darkstone 206 0 Apr 15, 1:53pm
                                       Collapse Me too.... dormouse 499 5 Apr 11, 2:22pm
                                           Collapse Does Tolkien disparage A.A. Milne? N.E. Brigand 450 4 Apr 11, 6:27pm
                                               Or C.S. Lewis? Darkstone 432 0 Apr 11, 6:41pm
                                               Collapse Disparage? No, he's simply criticising Milne's adaptation.... dormouse 396 2 Apr 11, 10:15pm
                                                   Collapse And in the process, he criticizes Milne. N.E. Brigand 218 1 Apr 13, 12:21am
                                                       He does, but it's not personal criticism and to me that difference... dormouse 466 0 Apr 13, 8:26am
                               Collapse No Omnigeek 1002 1 Apr 10, 5:36pm
                                   I think Gandalf did say something about tales being embellished in AUJ. ange1e4e5 1002 0 Apr 10, 5:38pm
                               Collapse "both LOTR and The Hobbit are very faithful to the book"? N.E. Brigand 553 9 Apr 11, 1:58am
                                   Collapse Pretty much in order of airing Omnigeek 548 8 Apr 11, 2:07am
                                       Collapse Dunno Darkstone 494 7 Apr 11, 2:28pm
                                           Hear hear! No One in Particular 485 0 Apr 11, 2:34pm
                                           Collapse They all had some deviations Omnigeek 374 5 Apr 11, 11:50pm
                                               Collapse A couple points. LittleHobbit 312 4 Apr 12, 9:37am
                                                   Collapse "there were wereworms mentioned in the book" N.E. Brigand 282 3 Apr 12, 3:03pm
                                                       Collapse lol wizzardly 232 1 Apr 12, 10:32pm
                                                           Couple of questions, if you don't mind. LittleHobbit 455 0 Apr 13, 10:22am
                                                       No. LittleHobbit 460 0 Apr 13, 9:53am
                           exactly wizzardly 1051 0 Apr 10, 4:13pm
                           Collapse I sympathize with C.T.'s deeply held and personal feelings, however.... Eruonen 379 27 Apr 14, 4:48pm
                               Collapse Royd Tolkien LSF 374 6 Apr 14, 5:01pm
                                   Collapse The Shannara books are held in pretty low esteem. N.E. Brigand 276 5 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                       Collapse Low esteem? Omnigeek 190 4 Apr 15, 4:15pm
                                           Collapse Why Zack Snyder or Michael Bay? ange1e4e5 178 2 Apr 15, 5:39pm
                                               Collapse Just examples Omnigeek 149 1 Apr 16, 2:35am
                                                   I've been working for a good theoretical team who could do it right. ange1e4e5 143 0 Apr 16, 3:37am
                                           I think the word "Tolclone" was coined for Shannara. N.E. Brigand 146 0 Apr 15, 8:55pm
                               Collapse but wizzardly 346 5 Apr 14, 8:21pm
                                   Collapse Well, JRRT the author was willing to sell the rights so that to me trumps C. T. Eruonen 341 4 Apr 14, 8:32pm
                                       Collapse ok wizzardly 335 3 Apr 14, 8:47pm
                                           Collapse Yes, I agree. He is so intimately connected to both the author, the writing and the Eruonen 315 2 Apr 14, 9:33pm
                                               Collapse yes wizzardly 311 1 Apr 14, 9:49pm
                                                   He could have retained the rights and made sure that any changes the screenwriters made met his approval, a la J.K. Rowling. ange1e4e5 284 0 Apr 15, 1:08am
                               Collapse "cannot be presented in a film for the masses without some excitement" N.E. Brigand 279 13 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                   Collapse Maybe that is what he thinks but that is also denying the full impact and Eruonen 266 12 Apr 15, 2:39am
                                       Collapse Tolkien wanted the money. N.E. Brigand 265 11 Apr 15, 3:52am
                                           Collapse Children? Voronwë_the_Faithful 258 2 Apr 15, 4:30am
                                               Collapse Priscilla T. doesn't think Jackson's Ringwraiths are scary. N.E. Brigand 188 1 Apr 15, 8:58pm
                                                   Well that's funny Voronwë_the_Faithful 184 0 Apr 15, 9:07pm
                                           Collapse Hmmmm.... Darkstone 259 1 Apr 15, 4:31am
                                               Heh. When I said "you", I didn't mean . . . N.E. Brigand 187 0 Apr 15, 9:00pm
                                           Collapse Well Sarahbor 247 2 Apr 15, 5:46am
                                               Collapse That's my point. N.E. Brigand 180 1 Apr 15, 9:36pm
                                                   Gotcha Sarahbor 169 0 Apr 15, 10:26pm
                                           Collapse I have not read any of the Harry Potter books but I enjoyed the films. Eruonen 214 1 Apr 15, 1:25pm
                                               I thought I recalled Darkstone criticizing "Gone With the Wind". N.E. Brigand 177 0 Apr 15, 9:51pm
                                           Battlefield Earth Omnigeek 187 0 Apr 15, 4:19pm
           Collapse Yes that is Peter Jackson, prone to excess. Noria 1256 4 Apr 9, 4:45pm
               Collapse Is that a fact? Otaku-sempai 1245 2 Apr 9, 5:13pm
                   Collapse Okatu-sempai, you are right Noria 1116 1 Apr 10, 11:27am
                       More certain in the BotFA-EE Otaku-sempai 1109 0 Apr 10, 12:07pm
               yes LSF 1228 0 Apr 9, 5:29pm
           If Zack Snyder directed BOFA Sarahbor 348 0 Apr 12, 3:43am
       Collapse I must confess Hamfast Gamgee 1092 1 Apr 10, 1:36pm
           "Men are more expressive rolling a cigarette than saving the world". N.E. Brigand 421 0 Apr 13, 6:32pm
       So do I, Mr Arkenstone...... dormouse 479 0 Apr 11, 3:18pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 3 lionoferebor 493 17 Apr 13, 3:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar)
       Not late this time! Sarahbor 437 0 Apr 13, 4:44pm
       Mine Smaug the iron 434 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
     The *unbearable stress* of CHOICE Avandel 435 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
       Collapse week 3 answers... Nuradar 418 1 Apr 13, 6:04pm
           Yes! Sarahbor 405 0 Apr 13, 6:41pm
       Let's do this! BlackFox 398 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       my answers LSF 396 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 371 0 Apr 13, 9:20pm
       Well let's try this again Kilidoescartwheels 367 0 Apr 13, 9:34pm
       Last but not least... Queen of Erebor 361 0 Apr 13, 10:03pm
       answers Gianna 349 0 Apr 13, 10:59pm
       Challenge #3 Riven Delve 346 0 Apr 13, 11:24pm
       *cracks knuckles* Fereth 321 0 Apr 14, 12:16am
       Challenge accepted for the IIIrd time Kim 314 0 Apr 14, 12:38am
       *Giggles.... challenge accepted! dormouse 291 0 Apr 14, 7:41am
       A difficult challenge, mostly to choose one answer. Noria 269 0 Apr 14, 12:49pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 208 0 Apr 15, 4:15pm

  Collapse What if Azog had won the Batttle? DainPig 498 11 Apr 2, 10:50pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Sauron, through Azog, would have control of the North-east of Middle-earth. ange1e4e5 447 0 Apr 3, 12:08am
       Yes Azog was just a minion of Sauron. Noria 408 0 Apr 3, 12:18pm
       Collapse I have sometimes wondered that too Hamfast Gamgee 349 1 Apr 3, 10:33pm
           "They probably would not have destroyed Gandalf" DainPig 342 0 Apr 3, 10:57pm
       The same... StingingFly 333 0 Apr 4, 12:04am
       Collapse I've a better Hamfast Gamgee 202 5 Apr 10, 1:18pm
           Collapse Couldn't happen Otaku-sempai 200 4 Apr 10, 1:25pm
               Collapse The white council did seem to think they had Hamfast Gamgee 195 3 Apr 10, 1:29pm
                   Collapse Coulda but didn't Otaku-sempai 198 2 Apr 10, 2:27pm
                       Collapse Strange that you should mention Saruman Hamfast Gamgee 148 1 Apr 13, 10:50pm
                           Sauron destroyed at Dol Guldur? Otaku-sempai 149 0 Apr 14, 12:04am

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 2 lionoferebor 702 30 Apr 6, 10:20am Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)
       Answers Smaug the iron 614 0 Apr 6, 11:32am
       I have no single favourite of anything so this is hard. Noria 606 0 Apr 6, 12:23pm
       *Cough.... sneeze.... kick.... giggle..... dormouse 602 0 Apr 6, 1:27pm
       Collapse This will be very tough Kilidoescartwheels 592 5 Apr 6, 3:16pm
           Collapse That last picture... lionoferebor 581 4 Apr 6, 3:33pm
               Collapse That's why it's lovely to come here, Riven Delve 568 1 Apr 6, 5:03pm
                   Awwww... lionoferebor 558 0 Apr 6, 5:40pm
               Collapse Sorry 'bout that! Kilidoescartwheels 547 1 Apr 6, 6:50pm
                   I've seen the behind the scenes footage... lionoferebor 542 0 Apr 6, 7:26pm
       Collapse My favorite female character DainPig 578 1 Apr 6, 3:55pm
           *Sniggers* lionoferebor 572 0 Apr 6, 3:58pm
       Here goes! BlackFox 553 0 Apr 6, 6:31pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 521 0 Apr 6, 9:36pm
       Collapse My answers... Queen of Erebor 519 1 Apr 6, 10:10pm
           There were more dragons MyWeeLadGimli 492 0 Apr 7, 3:11am
       Challenge accepted - Part Deux Kim 498 0 Apr 7, 2:08am
       , MyWeeLadGimli 490 0 Apr 7, 3:20am
       So... Lissuin 482 0 Apr 7, 5:40am
       answers grimbeorn15 445 0 Apr 7, 12:03pm
       so hard to pick single moments over others, but here I go.... Nuradar 435 0 Apr 7, 12:50pm
       Collapse Well, this IS a challenge Riven Delve 429 2 Apr 7, 1:45pm
           Collapse But RD Kim 352 1 Apr 8, 2:28am
               Yay! Riven Delve 191 0 Apr 8, 11:24am
       my answers LSF 414 0 Apr 7, 3:28pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 384 0 Apr 7, 7:46pm
       Answers KingTurgon 180 0 Apr 8, 2:28pm
       Questions that need answering cats16 169 0 Apr 8, 6:48pm
       Late to the party Sarahbor 122 0 Apr 12, 3:12am
       Late... as usual. Gianna 103 0 Apr 13, 12:52pm
       These questions are hard... lionoferebor 95 0 Apr 13, 2:57pm

  Collapse I don't understand the Master of Laketown...? LittleHobbit 1136 17 Mar 16, 10:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse The Master.... Silverlode 1089 1 Mar 16, 10:52pm
           explained very nicely LSF 1069 0 Mar 16, 11:51pm
       my thoughts Gianna 1066 0 Mar 17, 12:07am
       Collapse ... StingingFly 1062 5 Mar 17, 12:36am
           Collapse Honest question. LittleHobbit 453 4 Mar 23, 6:57am
               Collapse No, you're right. Otaku-sempai 434 3 Mar 23, 1:34pm
                   Collapse Thanks, hahaha. LittleHobbit 56 2 Apr 12, 9:16am
                       Collapse The reference to Trump? Otaku-sempai 54 1 Apr 12, 2:10pm
                           Yes, that's the reference. LittleHobbit 40 0 Apr 13, 9:18am
       The Master is a politician.... dormouse 998 0 Mar 17, 9:05am
       Collapse I agree with the posters above, and I welcome you to TORn! Riven Delve 986 6 Mar 17, 10:58am
           Collapse Thanks to everyone. LittleHobbit 869 5 Mar 18, 12:51pm
               Collapse You should delurk Riven Delve 864 4 Mar 18, 1:16pm
                   Collapse Thanks for the suggestion. LittleHobbit 861 3 Mar 18, 2:30pm
                       If it gets you banned, LittleHobbit, that's you and me both! dormouse 834 0 Mar 18, 4:43pm
                       Collapse Most welcome. Silverlode 813 1 Mar 18, 10:11pm
                           Thanks, dormouse and Silverlode. LittleHobbit 619 0 Mar 21, 9:08am

  Collapse Alternate Hobbit Casting Game (for fun!) StrangeOldHermit 401 7 Apr 9, 1:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by glor)
       Collapse Bard Otaku-sempai 381 1 Apr 9, 1:57pm
           Fassbender as Bard is a good one StrangeOldHermit 282 0 Apr 10, 5:59pm
       Collapse My alternate cast: malickfan 307 1 Apr 10, 2:34pm
           Interesting list StrangeOldHermit 290 0 Apr 10, 5:50pm
       Collapse A very interesting post, about who else could have played characters in The Hobbit. ange1e4e5 296 1 Apr 10, 5:37pm
           I have now-and I like it! StrangeOldHermit 285 0 Apr 10, 5:57pm
       My options glor 187 0 Apr 13, 1:43am
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