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LMAO "If it wasn't mentioned, we would have gotten it"

AinurOlorin
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Feb 6 2013, 9:40pm


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LMAO "If it wasn't mentioned, we would have gotten it" [In reply to] Can't Post

Heart that! lol I think blue would have been sufficent, and matched with the colour of the light and fire we usually associate with Gandalf (and with good magic sense the 70s at least lol), and which has been typically seen in his light and fire in these movies.

I agree entirely with you that the blue flame could have, as it burned, progressed to a less hot, more normal fire, ending up with the same cliff top scene we eventually get.

I LOVED the butterfly smoke ring, the fiery fingertip and the burst of blue flame dislocating the slab of rock that we were given with the Wizard earlier in the movie. . . I thought those things were good indicators that Peter had completely gotten over his aversion to giving Gandalf the knowledge of fire enchantments that he has in the books, and that the pinecone scene would be amazing. As it is, those scenes mainly helped to make up for the pinecones being underwhelming, though I am still glad that they were at least included.

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the people saying this wouldn't be as aesthetically pleasing! so colour wouldnt look good on film? a visual medium?

i do not get why the colourfull fire wasnt included! you can easily get a blue/green/red/yellow flame in nature!

it makes more sense as it was a magic fire that gandalf created, the colours then could have burned out into a more normal orange

it would have been like a fireworks display! exactly like the ones gandalf is famous for????

big faux pas , would have fitted perfectly, like tolkien intended, i reckon if it wasnt mentioned in the book then there would be a good chance we might have gotten it!

v annoyed by this!


"Hear me, hounds of Sauron, Gandalf is here! Fly if you value your foul skins, I will shrivel you from tail to snout if you step within this circle!"

"Do not be to eager to deal out death in judgement. Even the very wise cannot see all ends."

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Thrilled the Pinecones were included. . . but they could have been more impressively managed, and being true to the book would have made it so. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 5 2013, 7:17am
    Really? Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 5 2013, 8:14am
        Would that have been bad? Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Feb 5 2013, 11:50am
            One of the things... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Feb 5 2013, 12:28pm
                I think those things could have worked Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Feb 5 2013, 3:05pm
                Blue flame is commonly seen in everyday life. There are extremely large and hot Blue Stars. Any gas stove lights up more blue than anything. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 5 2013, 10:21pm
                    Fire Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Feb 6 2013, 8:20am
            You can get a green flame or other colours eg purple imin Send a private message to imin Feb 5 2013, 1:05pm
                Ah, I stand corrected. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Feb 5 2013, 3:03pm
            No, actually, not necessarily. Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 5 2013, 8:23pm
                Ah, ok. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Feb 5 2013, 10:43pm
        less is more swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Feb 5 2013, 4:31pm
        I was never in the realism howling choir anyway. No mortal knows the fundemental nature of reality, and if I wanted a more everyday experience AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 5 2013, 10:15pm
    Now that you've mentioned it Súlimë Send a private message to Súlimë Feb 5 2013, 1:27pm
    could not disagree more Lindele Send a private message to Lindele Feb 5 2013, 1:40pm
    Would have improved the scene stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Feb 5 2013, 2:54pm
        Yeah the angry hug is the cheesiest part imin Send a private message to imin Feb 5 2013, 3:01pm
        Well... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Feb 5 2013, 5:38pm
        Thank you. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 5 2013, 10:27pm
    A little color might hve been nice Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 5 2013, 6:08pm
    big mistake jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 6 2013, 11:29am
        LMAO "If it wasn't mentioned, we would have gotten it" AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 6 2013, 9:40pm
    I don't think different color fire would have looked 'magical' Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 6 2013, 4:43pm
        ooh jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 6 2013, 5:05pm
        I am an American. And blue fire still says magic to me. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 6 2013, 9:48pm
            I loved the blue light in Goblin Town Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 6 2013, 11:32pm
                And that is why I stuck with blue. The Animated version (and even a videogame version of The Hobbit) AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 7 2013, 12:08am
                    photoshop job jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 7 2013, 10:43am
                        lol AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 7 2013, 4:25pm
            Gandalf didn't feel lessened Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Feb 7 2013, 4:34pm
                I am not saying it was baaaaad. And I am glad it was in at all, as I have said. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 7 2013, 4:52pm
                    Its all good Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Feb 7 2013, 5:40pm

 
 
 

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