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The Wall of Spears.


Oct 1 2012, 5:24pm

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The Wall of Spears. [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?: Very effective - especially when the camera was angled so that you were watching it from the trio's point of view; the wall of spears being pointed at you and the thundering voice of "What business does an Elf, a Man and a Dwarf have in the Riddermark?!" Ooh, I can feel the goosebumps now.

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?: Well... he would have wanted to know where the Uruk-hais were and if they had passed by the Rohirrim.

3. Speaking of Merry and Pippin, do you still feel the worry for them at this point in the film?: I could not help but feel a little bit worried about them; they are heading towards Isenguard after all.

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?: I thought it was quite nice the way Legolas defended Gimli and that this action was done out of his motivation.

5. Any additional thoughts and comments?: Great questions here.

......"Since the first time I met you,
..I couldn't seem to forget you.
.......And lately I seem to find,
..That you're always on my mind.
.......Whenever I see you smile,
..It makes my life so very worthwhile.
......And ever since the very start,
..You have always been there in my heart.
..Then I heard that you felt the same way,
........................................................................And those words were so easy to say."

Subject User Time
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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