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The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Movie Discussion: The Hobbit: I knew what awaited the minute Bay's name was attached.: Edit Log

Aragorn the Elfstone
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Apr 25 2014, 3:36am

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I knew what awaited the minute Bay's name was attached.


At that moment, I knew that it wasn't going to really be a Transformer movie. It was going to be a Michael Bay movie loosely using the general story points of the Transformers as a template.

And that's exactly what we got. It was horrifying.

I have my issues with the execution of The Hobbit on film, but at least we didn't that level of epic disaster thrust upon us.

"The danger with any movie that does as well as this one does is that the amount of money it's making and the number of awards that it's got becomes almost more important than the movie itself in people's minds. I look at that as, in a sense, being very much like the Ring, and its effect on people. You know, you can kind of forget what we were doing, if you get too wrapped up in that."
- Viggo Mortensen

(This post was edited by Aragorn the Elfstone on Apr 25 2014, 3:38am)

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