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Depends where it is coming from.

leo
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Jun 5 2008, 2:00pm


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Depends where it is coming from. [In reply to] Can't Post

I read everything I could find when LOTR was being made. Every article, every spy report, every rumour, every picture. And I kind of had to, being part of TORn's associate editors.

But it was different, because it came from 'third-party sources'. We never knew if it was true, for instance. And they were mostly written reports, and they tickled your imagination. Although I do regret looking at some of the pictures. The early shots from Gollum, Edoras etc. Those things are better saved for the big screen, but I have no illusions about being able to do that. Filmtrailers nowadays spoil almost everything.

I lasted about seven production diaries on King Kong, after that I couldn't really be bothered to view them anymore. Or I only did so when I was bored.

I stell prefer reading written reports (for instance, I devour any set reports or behind the scenes-stuff written on AICN, not because it is so well written, but because I like the enthusiasm and I like that I can set my imagination loose on it) and I hope we will get a lot of spy reports on The Hobbit.

Ignorance is bliss, but a little teaser every now and then will get me through the wait ;-)

Subject User Time
GDT Talks Hobbit and Spoilers calisuri Send a private message to calisuri Jun 5 2008, 11:29am
    THe Hobbit is not a holy book. xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Jun 5 2008, 12:41pm
        No offense but... merklynn Send a private message to merklynn Jun 5 2008, 12:56pm
            No offence at all, we have different points of view. xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Jun 5 2008, 4:57pm
                "The Hobbit" is not "the first book Tolkien wrote". N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Jun 5 2008, 5:16pm
                    My last words xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Jun 5 2008, 10:02pm
                        Ok... merklynn Send a private message to merklynn Jun 5 2008, 10:29pm
                Why not please both groups? stormcrow20 Send a private message to stormcrow20 Jun 5 2008, 10:36pm
                The Hobbit is not all Daughter of Nienna Send a private message to Daughter of Nienna Jun 6 2008, 1:24am
                    PLEASE no Production Diaries Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Jun 6 2008, 4:33am
                        Are you sure you meant . . . Daughter of Nienna Send a private message to Daughter of Nienna Jun 7 2008, 9:02am
    Humm humm... leo Send a private message to leo Jun 5 2008, 12:50pm
        How much will you keep up on? ArathornJax Send a private message to ArathornJax Jun 5 2008, 12:58pm
            Don't be scared Empedocles Send a private message to Empedocles Jun 5 2008, 1:26pm
                Hear hear! // merklynn Send a private message to merklynn Jun 5 2008, 1:38pm
            Depends where it is coming from. leo Send a private message to leo Jun 5 2008, 2:00pm
        Agree Mithrandír Send a private message to Mithrandír Jun 5 2008, 4:50pm
        I think Artanis Send a private message to Artanis Jun 5 2008, 9:41pm
        Don't know if I'm in the minority here or not Kelvarhin Send a private message to Kelvarhin Jun 6 2008, 8:11am
    Is is a 'spoiler' if you've read the book? deej Send a private message to deej Jun 5 2008, 2:10pm
        Peter did the same thing with LotR grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jun 5 2008, 2:37pm

 
 
 

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