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tone, Continuity, and a little praise for Squire

AinurOlorin
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Feb 1 2008, 1:54am


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Squire, that was brilliant. For a moment I almost bought it as genuine. You REALLY have those director's personalities down to a science.

The tone of The Hobbit? I can't see it going Pg-13. I think LOTR only got stuck with that because of the dismemberment of Lurtz near the end. Even with The Balrog and The Nine it could have gotten away with PG had it avoided that particular graphic slaying. If blatant decapitations are the only thing that needs to be dropped, My guess is Hobbit will be a heavy PG, like Narnia without so many talking animals, and with some dark moments, like Legend. The Extended dvd will be pg-13, adn the bridge film also, but The Hobbit itself. I kinda doubt it, because if it is done well, it can be PG and still please most of the core fans, yet manage not to exclude the easy 30 to 75 million extra in U.S. profit alone that will come from parents who want to take their children.

As to continuity, I want it in the look in feel, but some things ( umm, Gandalf's magic in the Cavern of The Great Goblin for one) will hopefully adhere closer to Tolkien's depiction than to Jacksons.

"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."

Subject User Time
TORN exclusive: Del Toro “99 percent certain” says NL insider. Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Jan 30 2008, 5:28am
    Writer's strike Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Jan 30 2008, 5:44am
    Excellent news Owlyross Send a private message to Owlyross Jan 30 2008, 11:27am
    *wild applause* This is GREAT! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 30 2008, 11:37am
    We're just 1% away from confirmation! Elven Send a private message to Elven Jan 30 2008, 12:01pm
    Very exciting! deej Send a private message to deej Jan 30 2008, 3:03pm
    Wow! Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Jan 30 2008, 3:04pm
    I loved Pan's Labrynth entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Jan 30 2008, 3:19pm
    Excellent... Voorhas Send a private message to Voorhas Jan 30 2008, 4:21pm
    Just a thought about the writers strike ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Jan 30 2008, 4:57pm
        Well... Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Jan 30 2008, 11:20pm
    This was from an other post on here - Check it out! ELfKing22 Send a private message to ELfKing22 Jan 30 2008, 5:07pm
    *Keeping fingers crossed* Idril Celebrindal Send a private message to Idril Celebrindal Jan 30 2008, 5:20pm
    The article has certainly hit the net ... Elven Send a private message to Elven Jan 30 2008, 5:48pm
        Too Dark for Middle Earth ? Bilbo the Rover Send a private message to Bilbo the Rover Jan 30 2008, 6:46pm
            Have to agree Lunamoth Send a private message to Lunamoth Jan 30 2008, 6:55pm
                If it's that dark... elentari3018 Send a private message to elentari3018 Jan 30 2008, 10:48pm
                    think about the animated film Lunamoth Send a private message to Lunamoth Jan 30 2008, 10:59pm
                    Yes....it's that DARK Bilbo the Rover Send a private message to Bilbo the Rover Jan 30 2008, 11:42pm
                        It really depends... elentari3018 Send a private message to elentari3018 Jan 31 2008, 3:36am
        Jumping the gun on the sequel Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Jan 30 2008, 11:14pm
            I believe Del Toro... Compa_Mighty Send a private message to Compa_Mighty Jan 31 2008, 12:00am
                Of course...and DVD extras for The Hobbit (ses) Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Jan 31 2008, 12:26am
                i *really* hope so too. elentari3018 Send a private message to elentari3018 Jan 31 2008, 3:38am
                Agreed grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 31 2008, 10:03am
                    One can only hope! Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Jan 31 2008, 3:25pm
            A lot of knowledgeable directors were definitely interested on that basis, I hear squire Send a private message to squire Jan 31 2008, 4:06am
                After reading that, I'd vote for Tim Burton!// Finding Frodo Send a private message to Finding Frodo Jan 31 2008, 5:10am
                wow great resource~! elentari3018 Send a private message to elentari3018 Jan 31 2008, 5:24am
                    I'm 99% sure Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Jan 31 2008, 5:30am
                        :blush: haha... elentari3018 Send a private message to elentari3018 Jan 31 2008, 4:24pm
                Are these real quotes.... Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Jan 31 2008, 6:37am
                    Bwahahahaha!!! ShadoFaxs Send a private message to ShadoFaxs Jan 31 2008, 9:06am
                        He totally got me! *lights raised bic* Well done! // grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 1 2008, 3:11am
                Oh, very good, laughed myself sick! // Starling Send a private message to Starling Jan 31 2008, 9:31am
                *mods up* This is so great, squire! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 31 2008, 10:10am
                Simply brilliant {NT} MrCere Send a private message to MrCere Jan 31 2008, 10:53am
                Brilliant, squire! :^D pandemonium Send a private message to pandemonium Jan 31 2008, 1:50pm
                    Antonio Banderas as Fili? dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Jan 31 2008, 3:00pm
                Nice! *mods up* // deej Send a private message to deej Jan 31 2008, 4:51pm
    I think this is good news Eledhwen Send a private message to Eledhwen Jan 30 2008, 7:02pm
    Hobbit will be good! Doriath Send a private message to Doriath Jan 30 2008, 8:31pm
    Beautiful! Compa_Mighty Send a private message to Compa_Mighty Jan 30 2008, 9:33pm
    Guillermo del Toro The Wicked Lute Tavern Jan 31 2008, 1:39am
    Do us good Del Toro . . . One Ringer Send a private message to One Ringer Jan 31 2008, 12:21pm
    Thoughts on Del Toro merklynn Send a private message to merklynn Jan 31 2008, 5:22pm
        I guess the same grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 31 2008, 5:38pm
            Consistency merklynn Send a private message to merklynn Jan 31 2008, 6:01pm
                tone, Continuity, and a little praise for Squire AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2008, 1:54am
                    PG-13 isn't just a rating stormcrow20 Send a private message to stormcrow20 Feb 1 2008, 7:04am

 
 
 

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