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Movie Discussion: The Hobbit
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  Sticky: Thread Locked Welcome to the Hobbit Movie board! Altaira 202632 0 May 24 2008, 1:58am Jump to last post in thread (by Altaira)

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  Collapse Sticky: An open letter to the Hobbit forum Silverlode 2429 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 1725 220 Apr 20, 10:09pm Jump to last post in thread (by Omnigeek)
       Collapse Spirit and Tone Otaku-sempai 1378 9 Apr 20, 11:05pm
           Collapse Question Kilidoescartwheels 1316 8 Apr 21, 3:44am
               I think he tries to but within limits... moreorless 1299 0 Apr 21, 6:00am
               Collapse Reply Otaku-sempai 1221 6 Apr 21, 2:09pm
                   Collapse hm, okay Kilidoescartwheels 558 5 Apr 21, 5:27pm
                       Collapse Pete's Humor Otaku-sempai 538 4 Apr 21, 7:52pm
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 536 3 Apr 21, 7:56pm
                               Collapse Bombur Otaku-sempai 534 2 Apr 21, 8:06pm
                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 527 1 Apr 21, 8:30pm
                                       Okay. Otaku-sempai 518 0 Apr 21, 9:17pm
       Collapse ...nice summary, StingingFly 1372 2 Apr 20, 11:24pm
           Well that's also a nice summary Kilidoescartwheels 1356 0 Apr 21, 12:11am
           I really love this analogy! Gianna 1329 0 Apr 21, 2:37am
       Collapse Sadly...no wizzardly 1362 29 Apr 20, 11:48pm
           Collapse I see your point, but ... Kilidoescartwheels 1318 1 Apr 21, 3:42am
               I myself do not so much resent Tauriel as what they did with her character. Gianna 1241 0 Apr 21, 12:43pm
           Collapse But Avandel 437 26 Apr 24, 5:15pm
               Collapse "And BTW, why wouldn't the Battle of Five Armies be big and epic?" N.E. Brigand 385 25 Mon, 1:37am
                   Collapse But Avandel 272 24 Mon, 3:09pm
                       Collapse Citizens of Lake-town at BoFA Otaku-sempai 266 20 Mon, 3:42pm
                           Collapse Not sure that's "better" tho re the book Avandel 262 19 Mon, 3:53pm
                               Collapse Survivors of Lake-town Otaku-sempai 235 18 Mon, 4:49pm
                                   Collapse aaah - my bad.... Avandel 191 6 Mon, 10:06pm
                                       Collapse well... LSF 190 2 Mon, 10:20pm
                                           Collapse What part of Dale do you think is left.... Morthoron 188 1 Mon, 10:31pm
                                               movie Dale LSF 188 0 Mon, 10:34pm
                                       Collapse Long Lake Otaku-sempai 182 2 Mon, 11:05pm
                                           Collapse Smaug wasn't as big as portrayed in the movie either Omnigeek 325 1 Tue, 12:13am
                                               You're right Otaku-sempai 248 0 Tue, 1:47pm
                                   Collapse Is that an army I see before me? No One in Particular 304 10 Tue, 3:54am
                                       Collapse Orc armies Sarahbor 299 9 Tue, 4:18am
                                           Well, now I feel silly. No One in Particular 289 0 Tue, 4:37am
                                           Thanks! Otaku-sempai 251 0 Tue, 1:34pm
                                           Collapse "Admiral, if we go 'by the book', like Lt. Saavik, hours could seem like days." N.E. Brigand 215 6 Tue, 7:11pm
                                               Collapse Agreed Otaku-sempai 193 5 Tue, 8:00pm
                                                   Collapse Distances Sarahbor 140 4 Tue, 9:32pm
                                                       Collapse Travel in Wilderland Otaku-sempai 130 3 Tue, 10:16pm
                                                           Collapse Yep Sarahbor 188 2 Wed, 12:10am
                                                               Collapse In case it wasn't clear... Sarahbor 162 1 Wed, 1:48am
                                                                   Well... Otaku-sempai 137 0 Wed, 2:23am
                       Collapse "I would have said 'thinly stretched' or a more 'fairy tale' tone" N.E. Brigand 216 2 Tue, 7:06pm
                           Collapse But Avandel 163 1 Tue, 8:49pm
                               Of course it's subjective. N.E. Brigand 236 0 Tue, 10:36pm
       Collapse No, the Hobbit movies did not capture the "spirit" of the book... Morthoron 1348 10 Apr 21, 2:01am
           Collapse Sorry, not really Kilidoescartwheels 1318 8 Apr 21, 3:48am
               Collapse He only got them untangled in the movie MyWeeLadGimli 1254 7 Apr 21, 12:19pm
                   Collapse Agreed... StingingFly 1240 4 Apr 21, 12:49pm
                       Collapse There is a build up in the film. Smaug the iron 1223 3 Apr 21, 2:06pm
                           Collapse From The Hobbit StingingFly 1204 2 Apr 21, 2:32pm
                               Collapse Yes I remember it Smaug the iron 1201 1 Apr 21, 2:40pm
                                   Spider eyes... Otaku-sempai 1194 0 Apr 21, 2:54pm
                   Well okay, I can see that Kilidoescartwheels 1231 0 Apr 21, 1:34pm
                   Okay... Otaku-sempai 1215 0 Apr 21, 2:21pm
           This wizzardly 416 0 Apr 23, 3:44pm
       AUJ is the closest to the tone MyWeeLadGimli 1246 0 Apr 21, 12:26pm
       Lesse... Darkstone 1237 0 Apr 21, 1:20pm
       Collapse Spirit, theme and tone Noria 1182 19 Apr 21, 4:09pm
           You're welcome! Kilidoescartwheels 1151 0 Apr 21, 5:23pm
           Collapse Main elements but not spirit Omnigeek 517 16 Apr 21, 10:31pm
               Beorn and the Beornings Otaku-sempai 505 0 Apr 21, 11:15pm
               Collapse Okay, that's reasonable enough Kilidoescartwheels 495 13 Apr 22, 12:20am
                   Collapse Tone Omnigeek 488 2 Apr 22, 3:25am
                       central character LSF 480 0 Apr 22, 3:50am
                       I keep trying to reply Kilidoescartwheels 368 0 Apr 22, 7:49pm
                   Collapse tone wizzardly 424 9 Apr 22, 2:50pm
                       But... Avandel 370 0 Apr 22, 7:10pm
                       Classic British fairy tale Kilidoescartwheels 371 0 Apr 22, 7:12pm
                       Collapse Well Sarahbor 300 6 Apr 23, 2:45am
                           Collapse well wizzardly 426 3 Apr 23, 3:32pm
                               Collapse And...too, though.... Avandel 416 1 Apr 23, 4:05pm
                                   but wizzardly 393 0 Apr 23, 5:41pm
                               Not entirely Sarahbor 258 0 Apr 24, 3:29am
                           Collapse To be fair to Narnia... Gianna 338 1 Mon, 4:22am
                               Yep, I know Sarahbor 249 0 Mon, 4:23pm
               Omnigeek Noria 446 0 Apr 22, 12:57pm
           Completely agree with Noria's post Avandel 378 0 Apr 22, 6:46pm
       Collapse Can you name movies that disappointed you in this regard? N.E. Brigand 348 6 Apr 22, 11:05pm
           Collapse Are you asking me? Kilidoescartwheels 274 5 Apr 23, 4:45am
               Collapse "It's like a cardinal rule with me, always see the movie first." N.E. Brigand 395 4 Apr 23, 5:49pm
                   Collapse Wrong opera. Silverlode 341 1 Apr 23, 8:37pm
                       Also, La traviata BlackFox 423 0 Apr 24, 6:28pm
                   It's entirely possible I have that wrong Kilidoescartwheels 309 0 Apr 23, 10:11pm
                   Okay, here's a better example Kilidoescartwheels 286 0 Apr 24, 12:07am
       Collapse Spirit and tone Sarahbor 329 8 Apr 23, 1:38am
           Collapse Not quite... Otaku-sempai 311 4 Apr 23, 1:53am
               Collapse OK Sarahbor 306 3 Apr 23, 2:11am
                   Collapse The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Otaku-sempai 261 2 Apr 23, 6:58am
                       Collapse Well yeah Sarahbor 454 1 Apr 23, 11:32am
                           Agreed. Otaku-sempai 435 0 Apr 23, 2:44pm
           Collapse What was your objective in this thread? Omnigeek 272 2 Apr 23, 5:51am
               Collapse My objective was conversation Kilidoescartwheels 311 1 Apr 23, 10:20pm
                   And you succeeded. // N.E. Brigand 207 0 Tue, 7:16pm
       Collapse I think the obvious answer is no.... dormouse 480 108 Apr 23, 9:30am
           This. // BlackFox 443 0 Apr 23, 12:45pm
           Wow (: Avandel 428 0 Apr 23, 3:34pm
           Collapse Nicely said Sarahbor 380 100 Apr 23, 6:37pm
               Collapse Also Sarahbor 366 2 Apr 23, 6:54pm
                   Collapse well wizzardly 363 1 Apr 23, 7:04pm
                       In places, yes Sarahbor 351 0 Apr 23, 7:29pm
               Collapse ...are they, though? StingingFly 316 36 Apr 23, 10:00pm
                   Collapse It's a matter of opinion Sarahbor 301 35 Apr 23, 10:53pm
                       Collapse I wonder... LSF 295 1 Apr 23, 11:59pm
                           Agree Sarahbor 284 0 Apr 24, 12:11am
                       Collapse Too true *applauds* Avandel 222 18 Apr 24, 4:50pm
                           Collapse ...one example StingingFly 367 1 Mon, 2:36am
                               Agreed there Sarahbor 357 0 Mon, 2:52am
                           Collapse I would add Sarahbor 356 11 Mon, 3:04am
                               Collapse I'm not sure I would use "spirit" KW 293 2 Mon, 2:45pm
                                   Collapse Exactly. Jackson's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as Tolkien's "Hobbit" is to "Beowulf". N.E. Brigand 198 1 Tue, 7:53pm
                                       PJ's "Hobbit" is to Tolkien's "Hobbit" as "Ghost Dad" is to "Hamlet". wizzardly 240 0 Tue, 10:27pm
                               Collapse And I would add Avandel 270 5 Mon, 3:42pm
                                   True Sarahbor 246 0 Mon, 4:27pm
                                   Collapse Hear, here! Kilidoescartwheels 246 3 Tue, 1:55pm
                                       Collapse Have you ever seen "Big Night", with Ian Holm? N.E. Brigand 197 2 Tue, 7:39pm
                                           Collapse Ian Holm was in "Big Night"? Voronwë_the_Faithful 165 1 Wed, 4:29pm
                                               "Bite your teeth into the @#$ of life!" N.E. Brigand 156 0 Wed, 4:57pm
                               Collapse Agreed, it's against greed not war per se Omnigeek 172 1 Mon, 11:56pm
                                   that's it wizzardly 314 0 Tue, 1:48am
                           Collapse Have you seen the 1948 film version of "The Red Shoes". N.E. Brigand 196 3 Tue, 7:40pm
                               Collapse The short answer would be no, re the Red Shoes... Avandel 134 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 236 1 Tue, 10:36pm
                                       Thank you, I shall! Avandel 167 0 Wed, 1:13am
                       Collapse "a huge battle and 3 major deaths" N.E. Brigand 201 13 Tue, 7:41pm
                           Collapse That is why... Smaug the iron 175 6 Tue, 8:26pm
                               I agree. ange1e4e5 171 0 Tue, 8:29pm
                               Collapse Agreed Avandel 152 1 Tue, 9:10pm
                                   Have you ever seen Akira Kurosawa's samurai comedy, "Sanjuro"? N.E. Brigand 234 0 Tue, 10:36pm
                               Collapse We have to see someone die to feel sorry for them? N.E. Brigand 234 2 Tue, 10:37pm
                                   Collapse I totally agree Omnigeek 162 1 Wed, 1:29am
                                       Maybe Smaug the iron 253 0 Wed, 5:26am
                           Collapse And one of the reasons I didn't like the book Kilidoescartwheels 226 5 Tue, 11:06pm
                               Collapse Dain is like Fortinbras in "Hamlet". N.E. Brigand 222 2 Tue, 11:27pm
                                   Collapse No, not really Kilidoescartwheels 141 1 Wed, 2:25am
                                       Empty space in books and films.... Avandel 162 0 Wed, 4:36pm
                               Collapse At least Dain had a beard wizzardly 212 1 Tue, 11:37pm
                                   Yeah, that makes everything better Kilidoescartwheels 140 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 198 59 Tue, 7:53pm
                   Collapse I know that Sarahbor 161 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 238 57 Tue, 10:37pm
                           Collapse I was talking about Thorin's death, not any death Sarahbor 196 56 Wed, 12:06am
                               Collapse "Film is a visual medium. You have to see things." N.E. Brigand 180 15 Wed, 12:45am
                                   Collapse It's still a matter of opinion Sarahbor 159 14 Wed, 1:53am
                                       Collapse and anyway wizzardly 156 1 Wed, 1:59am
                                           OH, you've gotta be kidding Kilidoescartwheels 135 0 Wed, 2:33am
                                       Collapse I have to agree Kilidoescartwheels 138 2 Wed, 2:30am
                                           Collapse "No Country for Old Men". N.E. Brigand 275 1 Wed, 4:18am
                                               Yeah, I was not a fan Kilidoescartwheels 106 0 Wed, 7:02pm
                                       Collapse Of course it is. N.E. Brigand 270 8 Wed, 4:18am
                                           Collapse Maybe because Sarahbor 262 7 Wed, 5:06am
                                               Collapse Written where? N.E. Brigand 259 6 Wed, 5:14am
                                                   Collapse In The Hobbit... Sarahbor 237 5 Wed, 9:50am
                                                     Collapse LOL Avandel 171 4 Wed, 4:10pm
                                                           Collapse Yet that's what Tolkien did in LOTR. N.E. Brigand 157 3 Wed, 5:10pm
                                                               Collapse Not entirely Sarahbor 142 2 Wed, 5:37pm
                                                                   Collapse Fili and Kili aren't main characters MyWeeLadGimli 102 1 Wed, 7:07pm
                                                                       They're heirs to the throne Sarahbor 251 0 Wed, 7:49pm
                               Collapse No, you DON'T have to see things Omnigeek 158 39 Wed, 1:57am
                                   Yes you do, no you don't...it's pure opinion Sarahbor 132 0 Wed, 2:37am
                                   Collapse But why? Kilidoescartwheels 131 6 Wed, 2:42am
                                       Collapse We'll have to agree to disagree Omnigeek 289 5 Wed, 3:27am
                                           Collapse Yes Sarahbor 284 2 Wed, 3:39am
                                               Collapse I think that was directed to me Kilidoescartwheels 143 1 Wed, 5:36pm
                                                   And I'll expand on that Avandel 109 0 Wed, 7:00pm
                                           Well, I come from the same perspective as you.... dormouse 249 0 Wed, 7:59am
                                           Yes, and that's fine Kilidoescartwheels 134 0 Wed, 5:42pm
                                   Collapse Probably beating a dead horse here, but Kilidoescartwheels 160 30 Thu, 2:05pm
                                       Collapse I suspect that while the death 'off-stage' can work in a book.... dormouse 143 29 Thu, 4:27pm
                                           Collapse indeed... LSF 138 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 138 12 Thu, 5:47pm
                                                   Collapse is death... LSF 128 5 Thu, 6:07pm
                                                       Collapse "Is death not part of a character's story?" N.E. Brigand 121 3 Thu, 6:22pm
                                                           Collapse Character births and deaths Sarahbor 75 2 Thu, 9:10pm
                                                               Collapse Most people don't have meaningful deaths. N.E. Brigand 162 1 Thu, 10:10pm
                                                                   Fili and Kili do, IMO Sarahbor 159 0 Thu, 10:21pm
                                                       "Violent deaths have been in stories throughout the entire history of the world." N.E. Brigand 119 0 Thu, 6:26pm
                                                   Collapse So we know they're dead. Darkstone 111 1 Thu, 6:54pm
                                                       It can't help that Sean Bean dies and is reborn so often. // N.E. Brigand 81 0 Thu, 8:31pm
                                                   Collapse Why is that? Sometimes it just IS Kilidoescartwheels 170 3 Thu, 10:04pm
                                                       Collapse It's not just you. Humanity in general is "bloodthirsty". N.E. Brigand 160 1 Thu, 10:47pm
                                                           I was thinking about this in the car this morning.... dormouse 105 0 Fri, 12:47pm
                                                       Yes Smaug the iron 115 0 Fri, 5:41am
                                           Collapse forgot to add... LSF 134 1 Thu, 5:06pm
                                               Mostly from his point of view MyWeeLadGimli 113 0 Fri, 5:43am
                                           Collapse Tolkien didn't get to see two of his best friends die in battle. N.E. Brigand 136 12 Thu, 5:48pm
                                               That's an interesting point about Tolkien and his friends... dormouse 111 0 Thu, 6:54pm
                                               Collapse Closure is important. Darkstone 109 10 Thu, 7:03pm
                                                   Collapse Important to Tolkien, but to us? N.E. Brigand 87 9 Thu, 8:36pm
                                                       Collapse Does Sid Meier exist? Darkstone 84 4 Thu, 9:08pm
                                                           Collapse I have no idea. N.E. Brigand 69 3 Thu, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse Well Darkstone 170 2 Thu, 9:52pm
                                                                   Collapse I've never heard of the "4X" video game genre before. N.E. Brigand 158 1 Thu, 10:16pm
                                                                       Actually... Darkstone 96 0 Fri, 1:50pm
                                                       Collapse Nope Sarahbor 75 3 Thu, 9:12pm
                                                           Collapse But that means closure isn't so important. // N.E. Brigand 174 2 Thu, 9:39pm
                                                               Collapse I didn't say it was Sarahbor 175 1 Thu, 9:47pm
                                                                   Fair enough. N.E. Brigand 156 0 Thu, 10:18pm
           "Spirit of the story" LSF 295 0 Apr 24, 12:05am
           My dear dormouse, let me whake your hand. Dame Ioreth 446 0 Apr 24, 5:08pm
           Collapse Interesting that you and Darkstone quote the same passage. N.E. Brigand 394 2 Apr 25, 12:35am
               Yes, I noticed that.... dormouse 330 0 Mon, 7:34am
               The thing is... Darkstone 221 0 Wed, 1:35pm
       The teaser trailer did. CaptainObvious 386 0 Apr 25, 12:47am
       Collapse I felt that it went back and forth between serious and light-hearted Misty Mountain Hop 212 17 Wed, 2:21pm
           Collapse Uneven moviemaking No One in Particular 201 12 Wed, 3:00pm
               But personally didn't see it as uneven Avandel 178 0 Wed, 4:09pm
               Collapse I would actually say blockbusters benefit from well used tone shifts... moreorless 192 10 Thu, 6:17am
                   Collapse Shifting tones in films. Otaku-sempai 167 8 Thu, 1:55pm
                       Collapse Not perfect but generally correct for me.. moreorless 73 7 Fri, 5:27pm
                           Collapse Radagast, etc... Otaku-sempai 50 6 Fri, 8:11pm
                               Collapse It feels like Smaug the iron 47 4 Fri, 8:28pm
                                   I'll save you a seat Starling 42 0 Fri, 9:01pm
                                   You like what you like... Otaku-sempai 34 0 Fri, 9:41pm
                                   Collapse Count me in as well... LittleHobbit 11 1 41 mins ago
                                       You said it yourself Omnigeek 6 0 34 mins ago
                               yes wizzardly 29 0 Fri, 9:54pm
                   Shifts No One in Particular 163 0 Thu, 2:05pm
           Collapse Maybe it's just a Kiwi thing and we wouldn't understand. Darkstone 167 3 Wed, 4:59pm
               Collapse I have suggested that before Starling 262 2 Wed, 7:36pm
                   Collapse I don’t mind the tonal shifts either. Noria 239 1 Wed, 9:19pm
                       Nor do I.... dormouse 225 0 Wed, 10:50pm

  Collapse Caption Contest V - at last!!! dormouse 303 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 234 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 229 0 Thu, 12:20pm
       caption LSF 228 0 Thu, 1:39pm
       Instead of lightening the mood, Ori's rendition of "Look Down" from Les Miz had the opposite effect. / Darkstone 218 0 Thu, 1:40pm
       ORI: I tell ya, bungi-jumping is easy! I'll go first. // Otaku-sempai 217 0 Thu, 1:42pm
       Dwalin and Bilbo are astounded by Ori's skill Meneldor 208 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 192 5 Thu, 4:37pm
           Collapse *snigger!* Kilidoescartwheels 181 4 Thu, 5:32pm
               Collapse Waiting... Avandel 162 3 Thu, 8:33pm
                   Collapse Sniff... Elarie 92 2 Fri, 11:01am
                     LOL busted Avandel 60 0 Fri, 5:20pm
                       Okay, fine - I'll start something! Kilidoescartwheels 26 0 Fri, 9:05pm
       "If yer afraid of high places, then don't look down!" Kilidoescartwheels 176 0 Thu, 5:34pm
       Can't say I didn't warn you! I DON"T LIKE GREEN FOOD! Lissuin 150 0 Thu, 8:43pm
       Three unlucky souls selected by Middle-earth chiropractor to walk on Goblin King's back. // cats16 124 0 Fri, 12:42am
       Collapse Ori displays the "wonders of Dwarvish healing medicine"... StingingFly 97 2 Fri, 9:50am
         Collapse LOL Avandel 67 1 Fri, 5:06pm
               Fun! Elarie 42 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 18 0 Fri, 10:09pm

  Collapse Bard was good Hamfast Gamgee 840 34 Apr 24, 6:30pm Jump to last post in thread (by wizzardly)
       Totally agree NoelGallagher 732 0 Apr 24, 7:18pm
       I love Bard. OldestDaughter 726 0 Apr 24, 7:34pm
       Yep! Sarahbor 700 0 Apr 24, 9:15pm
       yeah wizzardly 685 0 Apr 24, 10:56pm
       Collapse Good character, and well-played. Meneldor 687 3 Apr 24, 11:04pm
           Collapse not really trusting him LSF 682 1 Apr 24, 11:16pm
               I'm fine with helping people grow and giving them second chances, Meneldor 640 0 Mon, 2:48am
           yeh wizzardly 677 0 Apr 24, 11:32pm
       Collapse Character was miswritten but Luke Evans did a good job with it Omnigeek 644 6 Mon, 2:46am
           Collapse Bard v. Mayor subplot Kilidoescartwheels 491 5 Mon, 7:09pm
               Bard and the Elvenking Otaku-sempai 464 0 Mon, 8:19pm
               Collapse Bard, pushy? Omnigeek 453 3 Mon, 8:46pm
                   Re: Bard pushy? Otaku-sempai 439 0 Mon, 9:16pm
                   I wasn't wild about Bard in the book either Avandel 428 0 Mon, 9:36pm
                   I agree wizzardly 412 0 Mon, 11:35pm
       Bard & Luke Evans Kilidoescartwheels 627 0 Mon, 3:19am
       Yes.... dormouse 587 0 Mon, 10:49am
       Collapse Totally agree Avandel 530 2 Mon, 4:09pm
           Collapse Bard/Luke's athleticism Kilidoescartwheels 484 1 Mon, 7:17pm
             It's a gorgeous poster Avandel 445 0 Mon, 9:07pm
       Collapse Bard certainly gets overshadowed. Noria 350 1 Tue, 12:16pm
           Bard is certainly my fave of the three kings... LSF 337 0 Tue, 1:05pm
       Collapse Bard was good.. StingingFly 255 11 Wed, 4:22am
           Collapse Yes, I had thought of the Robin Hood parallels. Noria 209 10 Wed, 12:01pm
               Collapse A younger Sam Elliott is an excellent choice Omnigeek 180 9 Thu, 12:10am
                   Collapse Yes wizzardly 174 8 Thu, 1:27am
                       Collapse Well, I couldn't disagree more with that on all points..... dormouse 154 6 Thu, 8:03am
                           Collapse Good adaptations of The Hobbit Otaku-sempai 128 2 Thu, 1:49pm
                               Fair enough - I don't know that one dormouse 128 0 Thu, 1:52pm
                               Mind's Eye No One in Particular 120 0 Thu, 1:54pm
                           Collapse yes wizzardly 87 2 Thu, 10:59pm
                               Collapse I know you did.... dormouse 63 1 Fri, 12:04pm
                                   ok wizzardly 24 0 Fri, 7:52pm
                       I disagree. Noria 137 0 Thu, 12:18pm

  Collapse The Battle of THE Five Armies? Or... LittleHobbit 655 11 Apr 16, 9:51pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse Tolkien uses both dormouse 582 3 Apr 16, 11:14pm
           Collapse Thanks. LittleHobbit 367 2 Apr 19, 1:36am
               Collapse The index in the UK edition of 'Return of the King'.... dormouse 346 1 Apr 19, 8:25am
                   Thanks. LittleHobbit 233 0 Apr 22, 6:54am
       Collapse Military historians got no respect for definte articles. Darkstone 544 1 Apr 17, 4:47am
           Good theory. LittleHobbit 372 0 Apr 19, 1:13am
       Collapse sounds better LSF 365 4 Apr 19, 1:47am
           Collapse It's more momentous when it's THE Battle Omnigeek 185 3 Apr 23, 5:14am
               either way... LSF 185 0 Apr 23, 5:26am
               Really? dormouse 175 0 Apr 23, 8:37am
               Yeah, just to clear up this point... LittleHobbit 56 0 Fri, 3:48am

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest IV: Forth Captionistas! StingingFly 638 18 Apr 19, 1:24am Jump to last post in thread (by dormouse)
       Baggins takes the snap, fires downfield toward... ange1e4e5 546 0 Apr 19, 1:59am
       Bilbo bids five silver pennies for the Elvish letter opener. // Otaku-sempai 528 0 Apr 19, 3:28am
       Collapse Bilbo is using the force to show the dwarves that he is a great Jedi. Smaug the iron 518 1 Apr 19, 5:22am
           I'm not the burglar you're looking for. Meneldor 476 0 Apr 19, 2:33pm
       Collapse Bilbo auditions for the Ered Luin Ballet Company..... dormouse 517 3 Apr 19, 8:34am
         Brava!// Dame Ioreth 483 0 Apr 19, 1:04pm
           Collapse We have a winner! StingingFly 240 1 Apr 23, 10:34am
               Thanks, StingingFly.... dormouse 145 0 Mon, 10:50am
       “Er, ‘scuse me! Don’t chip those glasses or crack those plates!” // Bracegirdle 488 0 Apr 19, 12:32pm
       "Ai! Ai! A balrog is come!" "We ain't falling for that, right Ori? (Uh, Ori...?)" / Darkstone 456 0 Apr 19, 4:23pm
       No, wait, that's Thorin's chair! Kilidoescartwheels 440 0 Apr 19, 7:06pm
       Oops! Beg pardon, your #majesty! Meneldor 439 0 Apr 19, 7:13pm
       Caption: Pipe Dream 411 0 Apr 19, 11:19pm
       Fili, Kili, NO! Don't you dare let in those fangirls! Avandel 373 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 316 0 Apr 20, 9:12pm
       "You put your right hand in and you shake it all about..." / Darkstone 311 0 Apr 20, 10:00pm
       "Hey! (Hey!) You! (You!) I don't like your hairy girlfriend!" Ataahua 306 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 202 0 Apr 23, 10:07pm

  Collapse Who is the most "Dwarvish" Dwarf? Kilidoescartwheels 1196 97 Apr 5, 7:54pm Jump to last post in thread (by wizzardly)
       Collapse Dwarvish Otaku-sempai 965 21 Apr 5, 8:26pm
           Collapse Dwalin's baldness Kilidoescartwheels 958 1 Apr 5, 8:38pm
               Dwarven Baldness Otaku-sempai 947 0 Apr 5, 9:11pm
           Collapse Gimli is not the only yardstick Omnigeek 191 18 Apr 10, 5:56pm
               Collapse The guy on the far right looks like Gloin. ange1e4e5 178 1 Apr 10, 5:57pm
                   Sorry, I meant Oin. ange1e4e5 155 0 Apr 10, 6:54pm
               Collapse Too Big! Otaku-sempai 173 3 Apr 10, 6:27pm
                   Collapse Can't edit the post Omnigeek 162 2 Apr 10, 6:43pm
                       Collapse The Council of Elrond Otaku-sempai 145 1 Apr 10, 7:12pm
                           Hmm just checking... Gandalf the Green 259 0 Apr 19, 4:09pm
               Collapse but wait wizzardly 159 8 Apr 10, 6:56pm
                   Collapse Because the dwarves aren't the main characters yet. ange1e4e5 139 3 Apr 10, 7:15pm
                       Collapse Are you sure that's a Man? Otaku-sempai 256 2 Apr 19, 4:25pm
                           Collapse That's a problem with that scene... LSF 247 1 Apr 19, 4:37pm
                               Men Otaku-sempai 242 0 Apr 19, 5:18pm
                   Collapse Swoooon! Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 407 3 Apr 10, 7:18pm
                       Collapse see, it works! wizzardly 393 2 Apr 10, 8:00pm
                           Collapse Pickup lines? Omnigeek 386 1 Apr 10, 8:59pm
                               maybe you're right wizzardly 373 0 Apr 10, 9:47pm
               Pic has been edited to a more viewable size. // dernwyn 132 0 Apr 10, 7:15pm
               Collapse ENOUGH with the "Pimp Furs" Kilidoescartwheels 364 1 Apr 10, 10:49pm
                   i agree wizzardly 355 0 Apr 10, 11:27pm
       Balin, without a doubt. Aragorn the Elfstone 936 0 Apr 5, 10:23pm
       For me, Gloin Gianna 921 0 Apr 5, 10:37pm
       Hmmm... lionoferebor 916 0 Apr 5, 11:05pm
       Collapse Thror Riven Delve 897 3 Apr 6, 1:29am
           Oh, I forgot Thrór.... DainPig 883 0 Apr 6, 2:00am
           Oh yes,Thror is a definite... lionoferebor 875 0 Apr 6, 2:24am
           Well yeah, there's Thror Kilidoescartwheels 865 0 Apr 6, 3:04am
       Collapse Gloin most of all MyWeeLadGimli 853 1 Apr 6, 6:00am
           Dwalin has two axes Kilidoescartwheels 814 0 Apr 6, 2:36pm
       To me, the "human" looking dwarves are the most dwarvish Elarie 835 0 Apr 6, 11:57am
       Collapse Balin of course Omnigeek 682 23 Apr 9, 6:54pm
           Collapse But Smaug the iron 680 22 Apr 9, 7:05pm
               Collapse No wizzardly 670 11 Apr 9, 10:00pm
                   Collapse Kinda hard to use a bow with a full beard, though. ange1e4e5 667 1 Apr 9, 10:06pm
                       No it's not Omnigeek 270 0 Apr 10, 12:43am
                   Collapse Yes Smaug the iron 665 8 Apr 9, 10:09pm
                       Collapse yes wizzardly 661 7 Apr 9, 10:13pm
                           Collapse And to be honest Smaug the iron 657 6 Apr 9, 10:18pm
                               Collapse He kinda did though wizzardly 654 5 Apr 9, 10:25pm
                                   Collapse Alright Smaug the iron 649 1 Apr 9, 10:34pm
                                       well wizzardly 645 0 Apr 9, 10:39pm
                                   Collapse Father? Kilidoescartwheels 224 2 Apr 10, 4:12pm
                                       Collapse Elrond's Folk Otaku-sempai 217 1 Apr 10, 4:21pm
                                           Oh, okay, thanks! Kilidoescartwheels 209 0 Apr 10, 4:27pm
               Collapse Beards Omnigeek 619 9 Apr 10, 12:41am
                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 262 8 Apr 10, 6:58am
                       Collapse No, they don't Omnigeek 247 4 Apr 10, 1:37pm
                           Well Smaug the iron 244 0 Apr 10, 2:00pm
                           Enough of beards Hamfast Gamgee 244 0 Apr 10, 2:04pm
                           Collapse Fili/Dean Kilidoescartwheels 200 1 Apr 10, 4:29pm
                               I'm sure he can Omnigeek 177 0 Apr 10, 5:51pm
                       Collapse the longbeards wizzardly 231 2 Apr 10, 3:56pm
                           Collapse Now, now Kilidoescartwheels 219 1 Apr 10, 4:16pm
                               well wizzardly 198 0 Apr 10, 4:31pm
       Collapse Going beyond the beards (or lack thereof) Omnigeek 244 2 Apr 10, 3:20pm
           Beards in what sense of the word? ange1e4e5 240 0 Apr 10, 3:25pm
           Yeah, that's what I'm getting at Kilidoescartwheels 211 0 Apr 10, 4:26pm
       Collapse This is turning into a Femine board. Riven Delve 351 1 Apr 11, 12:25am
         Darn female gaze! // BlackFox 312 0 Apr 11, 12:18pm
       Collapse Depends what you think of as 'dwarvish'! dormouse 304 35 Apr 11, 5:18pm
           Every Tolkien fan knows what Middle-earth's Dwarves look like. Darkstone 304 0 Apr 11, 5:32pm
           Collapse really though wizzardly 276 32 Apr 11, 10:58pm
               That works Riven Delve 277 0 Apr 11, 11:18pm
               Collapse Well, no, I don't think we can.... dormouse 256 29 Apr 12, 8:42am
                   Collapse well, we all know... LSF 215 28 Apr 12, 6:12pm
                       Collapse Yeah Darkstone 213 27 Apr 12, 6:23pm
                           Collapse A lot of cute rationalizations Omnigeek 198 26 Apr 12, 10:33pm
                               Collapse yeah wizzardly 192 5 Apr 12, 10:45pm
                                   Collapse There is a difference Silverlode 183 4 Apr 12, 11:35pm
                                       Collapse My apologies wizzardly 177 3 Apr 12, 11:56pm
                                           Collapse None needed! Darkstone 168 2 Apr 13, 1:19am
                                               Collapse careful now wizzardly 162 1 Apr 13, 2:33am
                                                   Don't worry. Darkstone 487 0 Apr 13, 3:19am
                               Collapse A lot of ugly irrationalizations Darkstone 171 8 Apr 13, 1:13am
                                   Collapse To shave or not to shave. That is the question. Otaku-sempai 500 7 Apr 13, 2:57am
                                       Collapse Actually.. Darkstone 462 6 Apr 13, 1:56pm
                                           Collapse Dwarf beards start early... Otaku-sempai 467 5 Apr 13, 2:19pm
                                               Collapse Does Tolkien actually say that, Otaku-sempai? dormouse 447 4 Apr 13, 6:17pm
                                                   Collapse HoME XI Darkstone 444 1 Apr 13, 6:44pm
                                                       Thanks! dormouse 393 0 Apr 13, 9:59pm
                                                   Collapse Yes... Otaku-sempai 429 1 Apr 13, 6:55pm
                                                       Thanks! // dormouse 389 0 Apr 13, 10:01pm
                               Beard definition LSF 156 0 Apr 13, 1:53am
                               Collapse The problem with your "rationalizations" Kilidoescartwheels 355 9 Apr 18, 10:02pm
                                   Collapse yes wizzardly 345 2 Apr 18, 11:44pm
                                       Burger King under the Mountain Otaku-sempai 333 0 Apr 18, 11:58pm
                                       I have to admit Kilidoescartwheels 275 0 Apr 19, 2:32pm
                                   Collapse It's obvious you don't see a problem Omnigeek 221 5 Apr 20, 12:31am
                                       Collapse No, I don't have a problem with it Kilidoescartwheels 215 4 Apr 20, 1:29am
                                           Collapse The other dwarves Omnigeek 206 3 Apr 20, 4:38am
                                               Collapse Well...... dormouse 195 2 Apr 20, 8:29am
                                                   The Beard question Kilidoescartwheels 147 0 Apr 20, 9:46pm
                                                   Gandalf's Eyebrows! wizzardly 136 0 Apr 20, 11:57pm
               Okay, I can go for that Kilidoescartwheels 223 0 Apr 12, 5:08pm
           Thanks for the quote! Kilidoescartwheels 224 0 Apr 12, 4:57pm

  Collapse I do like the Dwarves! Hamfast Gamgee 592 19 Apr 3, 10:45pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       Collapse Yes... it is a nice company DainPig 527 2 Apr 3, 10:53pm
           Collapse Nori? lionoferebor 515 1 Apr 3, 11:55pm
               Dain is not my fav dwarf... DainPig 512 0 Apr 4, 12:19am
       Collapse The Company of Dwarves Kilidoescartwheels 497 11 Apr 4, 3:34am
           Collapse You know, kilicarts DainPig 455 10 Apr 4, 3:06pm
               Balin and Dwalin Otaku-sempai 417 0 Apr 4, 8:43pm
               Yes I know, but Kilidoescartwheels 408 0 Apr 4, 9:21pm
               Collapse the Durins LSF 405 1 Apr 4, 9:26pm
                   If you want to get technical... MyWeeLadGimli 370 0 Apr 5, 5:10am
               Collapse I'm glad you bring that up MyWeeLadGimli 376 5 Apr 5, 5:12am
                   Me too Noria 346 0 Apr 5, 12:08pm
                   Collapse Blame it on Azog Kilidoescartwheels 132 3 Apr 18, 9:48pm
                       Collapse The line of Durin included more than those three Omnigeek 103 2 Apr 20, 12:23am
                           Collapse Well, there's one more thing about the movie Kilidoescartwheels 95 1 Apr 20, 1:36am
                               The further Line of Durin Otaku-sempai 89 0 Apr 20, 2:54am
       They're a cheerful lot Riven Delve 431 0 Apr 4, 7:39pm
       Collapse As for dwarves EomundDaughter 318 2 Apr 5, 5:27pm
           Collapse documentary... LSF 310 1 Apr 5, 5:42pm
             ROFL // BlackFox 302 0 Apr 5, 5:47pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Caption Contest, IIIrd Time's the Charm Meneldor 878 36 Apr 11, 8:43pm Jump to last post in thread (by StingingFly)
       "Last one to the buffet is a rotten mushroom!" // Otaku-sempai 743 0 Apr 11, 8:52pm
       Collapse "With cat-like tread,/ Upon our prey we steal...." / Darkstone 745 1 Apr 11, 8:53pm
           Brilliant reference MyWeeLadGimli 563 0 Apr 13, 4:03am
       Collapse The long-awaited dwarf calendar reveals itself...// cats16 741 1 Apr 11, 8:56pm
           LOL! Good one. // Ettelewen 711 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 735 0 Apr 11, 9:42pm
       And, alas! The “Infamous Massacre of the Twelve-year-old Truant” had begun. // Bracegirdle 727 0 Apr 11, 9:45pm
       "Lights! Camera! Wing It!!" wizzardly 719 0 Apr 11, 10:55pm
       Aaaargh! And the Tin Man thinks HIS suit needs oil! Kilidoescartwheels 689 0 Apr 12, 2:13am
       I'm going to rip myself off Sarahbor 675 0 Apr 12, 3:03am
       Collapse "The Dwarves Are Gonna Rumble" Lissuin 665 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 655 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 629 0 Apr 12, 12:54pm
       Short and cute !! We'll show you Short and Cute !!! EomundDaughter 627 0 Apr 12, 1:44pm
       We will, we will rock you!! OldestDaughter 581 0 Apr 12, 9:22pm
       The most popular Dwarven dance, often called simply the I Will Kill You // Gianna 536 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 511 10 Apr 13, 5:46pm
           Et tu, Dwalin? // Meneldor 475 0 Apr 14, 3:04am
         Hmmm, so you're saying Thorin wasn't just a paranoid git after all? // Lissuin 471 0 Apr 14, 3:26am
           Dain, is that you? // Riven Delve 450 0 Apr 14, 2:22pm
           Collapse ...although the attempt failed after The Twelve were attacked by maddened hair fans... Avandel 445 6 Apr 14, 3:47pm
               Collapse Gawd, Avandel! Kilidoescartwheels 403 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 457 0 Apr 14, 2:20pm
       "Nobody trip, nobody trip... We'll never get up again and Dain will laugh at us... Ori no!" LSF 437 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 492 3 Apr 16, 9:59pm Jump to last post in thread (by Sarahbor)
       The downside is that good people get hurt Meneldor 469 0 Apr 16, 10:11pm
       Watchful Peace Otaku-sempai 431 0 Apr 17, 3:36am
       Elves Sarahbor 415 0 Apr 17, 5:05am

  Collapse The Battle of the five armies Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 1581 107 Apr 8, 4:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by ange1e4e5)
       Collapse Well... Otaku-sempai 1336 103 Apr 8, 8:40pm
           Collapse yes wizzardly 1233 96 Apr 9, 2:58pm
               Collapse indeed wizzardly 1204 95 Apr 9, 5:00pm
                   Collapse But Smaug the iron 1203 94 Apr 9, 5:08pm
                       well wizzardly 1188 0 Apr 9, 5:21pm
                       Not so much Omnigeek 1172 0 Apr 9, 6:43pm
                       Collapse Really Bracegirdle 1126 91 Apr 10, 3:09am
                           Collapse Well Smaug the iron 1101 61 Apr 10, 7:12am
                               Collapse I believe that Peter Jackson and the other writers understand the Hobbit book quite well. Noria 1065 24 Apr 10, 12:08pm
                                   Collapse Opinions and all that Eldorion 980 22 Apr 10, 5:30pm
                                       Collapse Dol Guldur and Erebor Otaku-sempai 946 21 Apr 10, 6:20pm
                                           Collapse The strategic value lay in Smaug's threat Omnigeek 365 1 Apr 10, 6:32pm
                                               There is that as well. Otaku-sempai 357 0 Apr 10, 6:39pm
                                           Collapse As I mentioned Eldorion 335 18 Apr 10, 7:17pm
                                               Collapse More on Erebor Otaku-sempai 318 17 Apr 10, 7:35pm
                                                   Collapse What folk in the Vales of Anduin? Eldorion 295 16 Apr 10, 8:04pm
                                                       Collapse I made a map Eldorion 275 8 Apr 10, 8:22pm
                                                           Collapse Map of Wilderland Otaku-sempai 239 7 Apr 10, 9:01pm
                                                               Collapse Speculation based on the movies Eldorion 231 2 Apr 10, 9:15pm
                                                                   Collapse Goblin Mercenaries Otaku-sempai 222 1 Apr 10, 9:30pm
                                                                       Mercenaries Eldorion 207 0 Apr 10, 9:48pm
                                                               Collapse Plenty of strategic reasons in both books and movies Omnigeek 223 3 Apr 10, 9:27pm
                                                                   Collapse Capturing Erebor Otaku-sempai 214 2 Apr 10, 9:43pm
                                                                       Collapse Thanks Eldorion 202 1 Apr 10, 9:51pm
                                                                           Signs and Portents Otaku-sempai 542 0 Apr 10, 11:05pm
                                                       Collapse But Smaug the iron 276 3 Apr 10, 8:25pm
                                                           Collapse Not how things played out in the movies Eldorion 269 2 Apr 10, 8:29pm
                                                               Collapse Well Smaug the iron 258 1 Apr 10, 8:47pm
                                                                   Doesn't make a lot of sense to me Eldorion 246 0 Apr 10, 8:52pm
                                                       Collapse The Men of the Vales Otaku-sempai 260 2 Apr 10, 8:45pm
                                                           Collapse Response Eldorion 253 1 Apr 10, 8:50pm
                                                               The Vales of the Anduin Otaku-sempai 231 0 Apr 10, 9:20pm
                                   Yeah Sarahbor 308 0 Apr 12, 4:42am
                               Plus IMO Avandel 1018 0 Apr 10, 3:28pm
                               Collapse Has Christopher Tolkien seen The Hobbit trilogy? Bracegirdle 1003 22 Apr 10, 4:37pm
                                   yes wizzardly 994 0 Apr 10, 4:52pm
                                   Collapse Anyone who thinks Peter Jackson is all about fame and money, Starling 947 20 Apr 10, 6:28pm
                                       Collapse PJ isn't only about money wizzardly 356 4 Apr 10, 6:52pm
                                           Collapse Then Smaug the iron 344 3 Apr 10, 7:10pm
                                               Collapse i'm not insulting PJ wizzardly 321 2 Apr 10, 7:38pm
                                                   Collapse Well Smaug the iron 310 1 Apr 10, 7:49pm
                                                       again wizzardly 285 0 Apr 10, 8:21pm
                                       Collapse Money and fame Bracegirdle 534 8 Apr 11, 1:49am
                                           Collapse I don't think that's fair. N.E. Brigand 524 2 Apr 11, 2:08am
                                               Collapse Good morning N.E. Brigand Bracegirdle 473 1 Apr 11, 1:59pm
                                                 Perhaps true in a sense, but.... Avandel 436 0 Apr 11, 3:39pm
                                           Collapse There is a vast difference Starling 506 1 Apr 11, 5:48am
                                               Agree, and Sarahbor 313 0 Apr 12, 3:55am
                                           Collapse Thank God he wasn't a real fan. Darkstone 459 2 Apr 11, 2:54pm
                                               Collapse "Murder your darlings." N.E. Brigand 420 1 Apr 11, 6:20pm
                                                   I doubt he ever read it. Darkstone 173 0 Apr 15, 1:53pm
                                       Collapse Me too.... dormouse 474 5 Apr 11, 2:22pm
                                           Collapse Does Tolkien disparage A.A. Milne? N.E. Brigand 425 4 Apr 11, 6:27pm
                                               Or C.S. Lewis? Darkstone 407 0 Apr 11, 6:41pm
                                               Collapse Disparage? No, he's simply criticising Milne's adaptation.... dormouse 371 2 Apr 11, 10:15pm
                                                   Collapse And in the process, he criticizes Milne. N.E. Brigand 193 1 Apr 13, 12:21am
                                                       He does, but it's not personal criticism and to me that difference... dormouse 433 0 Apr 13, 8:26am
                               Collapse No Omnigeek 963 1 Apr 10, 5:36pm
                                   I think Gandalf did say something about tales being embellished in AUJ. ange1e4e5 963 0 Apr 10, 5:38pm
                               Collapse "both LOTR and The Hobbit are very faithful to the book"? N.E. Brigand 528 9 Apr 11, 1:58am
                                   Collapse Pretty much in order of airing Omnigeek 523 8 Apr 11, 2:07am
                                       Collapse Dunno Darkstone 469 7 Apr 11, 2:28pm
                                           Hear hear! No One in Particular 460 0 Apr 11, 2:34pm
                                           Collapse They all had some deviations Omnigeek 349 5 Apr 11, 11:50pm
                                               Collapse A couple points. LittleHobbit 287 4 Apr 12, 9:37am
                                                   Collapse "there were wereworms mentioned in the book" N.E. Brigand 257 3 Apr 12, 3:03pm
                                                       Collapse lol wizzardly 207 1 Apr 12, 10:32pm
                                                           Couple of questions, if you don't mind. LittleHobbit 422 0 Apr 13, 10:22am
                                                       No. LittleHobbit 427 0 Apr 13, 9:53am
                           exactly wizzardly 1012 0 Apr 10, 4:13pm
                           Collapse I sympathize with C.T.'s deeply held and personal feelings, however.... Eruonen 346 27 Apr 14, 4:48pm
                               Collapse Royd Tolkien LSF 341 6 Apr 14, 5:01pm
                                   Collapse The Shannara books are held in pretty low esteem. N.E. Brigand 243 5 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                       Collapse Low esteem? Omnigeek 157 4 Apr 15, 4:15pm
                                           Collapse Why Zack Snyder or Michael Bay? ange1e4e5 145 2 Apr 15, 5:39pm
                                               Collapse Just examples Omnigeek 129 1 Apr 16, 2:35am
                                                   I've been working for a good theoretical team who could do it right. ange1e4e5 123 0 Apr 16, 3:37am
                                           I think the word "Tolclone" was coined for Shannara. N.E. Brigand 113 0 Apr 15, 8:55pm
                               Collapse but wizzardly 313 5 Apr 14, 8:21pm
                                   Collapse Well, JRRT the author was willing to sell the rights so that to me trumps C. T. Eruonen 308 4 Apr 14, 8:32pm
                                       Collapse ok wizzardly 302 3 Apr 14, 8:47pm
                                           Collapse Yes, I agree. He is so intimately connected to both the author, the writing and the Eruonen 282 2 Apr 14, 9:33pm
                                               Collapse yes wizzardly 278 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 251 0 Apr 15, 1:08am
                               Collapse "cannot be presented in a film for the masses without some excitement" N.E. Brigand 246 13 Apr 15, 1:30am
                                   Collapse Maybe that is what he thinks but that is also denying the full impact and Eruonen 233 12 Apr 15, 2:39am
                                       Collapse Tolkien wanted the money. N.E. Brigand 232 11 Apr 15, 3:52am
                                           Collapse Children? Voronwë_the_Faithful 225 2 Apr 15, 4:30am
                                               Collapse Priscilla T. doesn't think Jackson's Ringwraiths are scary. N.E. Brigand 168 1 Apr 15, 8:58pm
                                                   Well that's funny Voronwë_the_Faithful 164 0 Apr 15, 9:07pm
                                           Collapse Hmmmm.... Darkstone 226 1 Apr 15, 4:31am
                                               Heh. When I said "you", I didn't mean . . . N.E. Brigand 167 0 Apr 15, 9:00pm
                                           Collapse Well Sarahbor 214 2 Apr 15, 5:46am
                                               Collapse That's my point. N.E. Brigand 160 1 Apr 15, 9:36pm
                                                   Gotcha Sarahbor 149 0 Apr 15, 10:26pm
                                           Collapse I have not read any of the Harry Potter books but I enjoyed the films. Eruonen 181 1 Apr 15, 1:25pm
                                               I thought I recalled Darkstone criticizing "Gone With the Wind". N.E. Brigand 157 0 Apr 15, 9:51pm
                                           Battlefield Earth Omnigeek 154 0 Apr 15, 4:19pm
           Collapse Yes that is Peter Jackson, prone to excess. Noria 1217 4 Apr 9, 4:45pm
               Collapse Is that a fact? Otaku-sempai 1206 2 Apr 9, 5:13pm
                   Collapse Okatu-sempai, you are right Noria 1077 1 Apr 10, 11:27am
                       More certain in the BotFA-EE Otaku-sempai 1070 0 Apr 10, 12:07pm
               yes LSF 1189 0 Apr 9, 5:29pm
           If Zack Snyder directed BOFA Sarahbor 323 0 Apr 12, 3:43am
       Collapse I must confess Hamfast Gamgee 1053 1 Apr 10, 1:36pm
           "Men are more expressive rolling a cigarette than saving the world". N.E. Brigand 388 0 Apr 13, 6:32pm
       So do I, Mr Arkenstone...... dormouse 454 0 Apr 11, 3:18pm

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 3 lionoferebor 490 17 Apr 13, 3:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar)
       Not late this time! Sarahbor 434 0 Apr 13, 4:44pm
       Mine Smaug the iron 431 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
     The *unbearable stress* of CHOICE Avandel 432 0 Apr 13, 4:52pm
       Collapse week 3 answers... Nuradar 415 1 Apr 13, 6:04pm
           Yes! Sarahbor 402 0 Apr 13, 6:41pm
       Let's do this! BlackFox 395 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       my answers LSF 393 0 Apr 13, 7:10pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 368 0 Apr 13, 9:20pm
       Well let's try this again Kilidoescartwheels 364 0 Apr 13, 9:34pm
       Last but not least... Queen of Erebor 358 0 Apr 13, 10:03pm
       answers Gianna 346 0 Apr 13, 10:59pm
       Challenge #3 Riven Delve 343 0 Apr 13, 11:24pm
       *cracks knuckles* Fereth 318 0 Apr 14, 12:16am
       Challenge accepted for the IIIrd time Kim 311 0 Apr 14, 12:38am
       *Giggles.... challenge accepted! dormouse 288 0 Apr 14, 7:41am
       A difficult challenge, mostly to choose one answer. Noria 266 0 Apr 14, 12:49pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 205 0 Apr 15, 4:15pm

  Collapse What if Azog had won the Batttle? DainPig 474 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 423 0 Apr 3, 12:08am
       Yes Azog was just a minion of Sauron. Noria 384 0 Apr 3, 12:18pm
       Collapse I have sometimes wondered that too Hamfast Gamgee 325 1 Apr 3, 10:33pm
           "They probably would not have destroyed Gandalf" DainPig 318 0 Apr 3, 10:57pm
       The same... StingingFly 309 0 Apr 4, 12:04am
       Collapse I've a better Hamfast Gamgee 178 5 Apr 10, 1:18pm
           Collapse Couldn't happen Otaku-sempai 176 4 Apr 10, 1:25pm
               Collapse The white council did seem to think they had Hamfast Gamgee 171 3 Apr 10, 1:29pm
                   Collapse Coulda but didn't Otaku-sempai 174 2 Apr 10, 2:27pm
                       Collapse Strange that you should mention Saruman Hamfast Gamgee 124 1 Apr 13, 10:50pm
                           Sauron destroyed at Dol Guldur? Otaku-sempai 125 0 Apr 14, 12:04am

  Collapse The Hobbit Challenge - Week 2 lionoferebor 645 30 Apr 6, 10:20am Jump to last post in thread (by lionoferebor)
       Answers Smaug the iron 557 0 Apr 6, 11:32am
       I have no single favourite of anything so this is hard. Noria 549 0 Apr 6, 12:23pm
       *Cough.... sneeze.... kick.... giggle..... dormouse 545 0 Apr 6, 1:27pm
       Collapse This will be very tough Kilidoescartwheels 535 5 Apr 6, 3:16pm
           Collapse That last picture... lionoferebor 524 4 Apr 6, 3:33pm
               Collapse That's why it's lovely to come here, Riven Delve 511 1 Apr 6, 5:03pm
                   Awwww... lionoferebor 501 0 Apr 6, 5:40pm
               Collapse Sorry 'bout that! Kilidoescartwheels 490 1 Apr 6, 6:50pm
                   I've seen the behind the scenes footage... lionoferebor 485 0 Apr 6, 7:26pm
       Collapse My favorite female character DainPig 521 1 Apr 6, 3:55pm
           *Sniggers* lionoferebor 515 0 Apr 6, 3:58pm
       Here goes! BlackFox 496 0 Apr 6, 6:31pm
       I love this! OldestDaughter 464 0 Apr 6, 9:36pm
       Collapse My answers... Queen of Erebor 462 1 Apr 6, 10:10pm
           There were more dragons MyWeeLadGimli 435 0 Apr 7, 3:11am
       Challenge accepted - Part Deux Kim 441 0 Apr 7, 2:08am
       , MyWeeLadGimli 433 0 Apr 7, 3:20am
       So... Lissuin 425 0 Apr 7, 5:40am
       answers grimbeorn15 388 0 Apr 7, 12:03pm
       so hard to pick single moments over others, but here I go.... Nuradar 378 0 Apr 7, 12:50pm
       Collapse Well, this IS a challenge Riven Delve 372 2 Apr 7, 1:45pm
           Collapse But RD Kim 295 1 Apr 8, 2:28am
               Yay! Riven Delve 169 0 Apr 8, 11:24am
       my answers LSF 357 0 Apr 7, 3:28pm
       Answers AndHeHandedHimTheTobaccoJar 327 0 Apr 7, 7:46pm
       Answers KingTurgon 158 0 Apr 8, 2:28pm
       Questions that need answering cats16 147 0 Apr 8, 6:48pm
       Late to the party Sarahbor 100 0 Apr 12, 3:12am
       Late... as usual. Gianna 81 0 Apr 13, 12:52pm
       These questions are hard... lionoferebor 73 0 Apr 13, 2:57pm

  Collapse I don't understand the Master of Laketown...? LittleHobbit 1135 17 Mar 16, 10:31pm Jump to last post in thread (by LittleHobbit)
       Collapse The Master.... Silverlode 1088 1 Mar 16, 10:52pm
           explained very nicely LSF 1068 0 Mar 16, 11:51pm
       my thoughts Gianna 1065 0 Mar 17, 12:07am
       Collapse ... StingingFly 1061 5 Mar 17, 12:36am
           Collapse Honest question. LittleHobbit 452 4 Mar 23, 6:57am
               Collapse No, you're right. Otaku-sempai 433 3 Mar 23, 1:34pm
                   Collapse Thanks, hahaha. LittleHobbit 55 2 Apr 12, 9:16am
                       Collapse The reference to Trump? Otaku-sempai 53 1 Apr 12, 2:10pm
                           Yes, that's the reference. LittleHobbit 39 0 Apr 13, 9:18am
       The Master is a politician.... dormouse 997 0 Mar 17, 9:05am
       Collapse I agree with the posters above, and I welcome you to TORn! Riven Delve 985 6 Mar 17, 10:58am
           Collapse Thanks to everyone. LittleHobbit 868 5 Mar 18, 12:51pm
               Collapse You should delurk Riven Delve 863 4 Mar 18, 1:16pm
                   Collapse Thanks for the suggestion. LittleHobbit 860 3 Mar 18, 2:30pm
                       If it gets you banned, LittleHobbit, that's you and me both! dormouse 833 0 Mar 18, 4:43pm
                       Collapse Most welcome. Silverlode 812 1 Mar 18, 10:11pm
                           Thanks, dormouse and Silverlode. LittleHobbit 618 0 Mar 21, 9:08am

  Collapse Alternate Hobbit Casting Game (for fun!) StrangeOldHermit 400 7 Apr 9, 1:15pm Jump to last post in thread (by glor)
       Collapse Bard Otaku-sempai 380 1 Apr 9, 1:57pm
           Fassbender as Bard is a good one StrangeOldHermit 281 0 Apr 10, 5:59pm
       Collapse My alternate cast: malickfan 306 1 Apr 10, 2:34pm
           Interesting list StrangeOldHermit 289 0 Apr 10, 5:50pm
       Collapse A very interesting post, about who else could have played characters in The Hobbit. ange1e4e5 295 1 Apr 10, 5:37pm
           I have now-and I like it! StrangeOldHermit 284 0 Apr 10, 5:57pm
       My options glor 186 0 Apr 13, 1:43am
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