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Late post again! But loved this SCOD and the last one!

Xanaseb
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Oct 1 2012, 11:41am


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Late post again! But loved this SCOD and the last one! [In reply to] Can't Post

1. Jackson stated that this scene with the Rohirrim clustered around the Fellowship was deliberately shot with multiple handheld cameras to give it a more frantic feel. Do you feel that this was effective/in line with the tone of the scene as presented?

Yeah I'd say yes. To be honest however, I couldn't really tell that it was done that much in a different way.

2. Aragorn turns the horsemen around in a massive display when he asks "What news from the Mark?". Do you think he found nothing odd about this Rohirrim riding out in the middle of nowhere? What information did you think he expected to gain, if not news of Merry and Pippin?

He was aware of the Uruk-hai roaming the place, so of course hte fact that these Rohirrim were crossing this way meant that they must have encountered the Orc company. So he was interested in that respect too I'd say. Plus, their mission/allegiance.

3. Speaking of Merry and Pippin, do you still feel the worry for them at this point in the film?

Well I wasn't worried that much as I had read the book... I couldn't imagine that PJ'd kill them off anyway Tongue

4. There were slight hints at antagonism between Legolas and Gimli in the first film, but in this scene Legolas actively defends Gimli with a threat. Do you feel that his action was warranted in terms of character motivation and growth? How could this budding friendship be better served, if not?

Hmmm no clue. I liked it, but yes it was a bit weird hehe

5. Any additional thoughts and comments!

I like this whole bit, but I think it was better in the book IMO


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SCOD: "What news from the Mark?" GoodGuyA Send a private message to GoodGuyA Sep 30 2012, 4:33pm
    I liked this scene... Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Sep 30 2012, 5:22pm
    Regarding the relationship between Gimli and Legolas FlyingSerkis Send a private message to FlyingSerkis Sep 30 2012, 8:30pm
        good point about the gift giving scene Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Sep 30 2012, 9:00pm
    Legolas lets bygones be bygones Harold.of.Whoa Send a private message to Harold.of.Whoa Sep 30 2012, 11:58pm
        Noted!! :) // Xanaseb Send a private message to Xanaseb Oct 1 2012, 11:52am
    holding true to each other... weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 1 2012, 3:19am
    Late post again! But loved this SCOD and the last one! Xanaseb Send a private message to Xanaseb Oct 1 2012, 11:41am
    The Wall of Spears. FaramirAndEowynMorningStar Send a private message to FaramirAndEowynMorningStar Oct 1 2012, 5:24pm

 
 
 

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