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Collapse Sticky: Folks from the Uni of Waikato want to know YOUR opinion on BotFA! greendragon 602 21 Jan 21, 4:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by CaroMichelle)

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  Collapse Anyone else find the human looking Dwarves distracting? Thorins_apprentice 672 30 9:43am Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)
       No, not at all. They look like dwarves to me, because.... dormouse 368 0 11:01am
       Your point about the Iron Hills army is a good one. Macfeast 349 0 11:25am
       No, not at all Glorfindela 302 0 12:32pm
       no balbo biggins 263 0 1:31pm
       Collapse Yes, very, but probably not in the way that you mean Elarie 280 1 1:37pm
         Very good Elarie! Quite right. // Brethil 124 0 5:38pm
       Collapse I'm not sure what else dwarves would look like Spriggan 267 8 1:43pm
           Collapse A matter of proportions. Otaku-sempai 210 7 2:59pm
               Which is exactly what we have got Glorfindela 152 0 5:03pm
               Collapse Out of interest, you will have to remind me of the relevant quotes. Spriggan 115 5 5:44pm
                   Collapse I'm writing from memory, Spriggan. Otaku-sempai 102 4 5:49pm
                       Collapse Well there we are, then Spriggan 69 3 5:56pm
                           Collapse The stockiness of Dwarves. Otaku-sempai 59 2 6:07pm
                               Collapse Well stockier than hobbits. Spriggan 47 1 6:46pm
                                   You are right. Otaku-sempai 10 0 14 mins ago
       Collapse No. Pandallo 267 3 1:48pm
           The dwarves in many Snow White adaptations worked fine // AshNazg 241 0 2:07pm
           Collapse hmm balbo biggins 245 1 2:14pm
               I think it's just racist... AshNazg 244 0 2:23pm
       No.// tsmith675 214 0 2:40pm
       Collapse No not distracting at all. Noria 224 2 2:52pm
           Collapse Are you implying that LotR would have been better... AshNazg 228 1 2:56pm
               It helps though that KingTurgon 111 0 5:46pm
       Collapse What human looking Dwarves?// arithmancer 208 1 3:01pm
           Fili & Kili? Otaku-sempai 121 0 5:46pm
       Not only did I not find it distracting.... Old Toby 160 0 5:00pm
       What I found distracting... Salmacis81 105 0 5:53pm
       Collapse I think they look dwarfish Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 99 2 5:54pm
           Kili & Thorin PredatoR 57 0 6:14pm
           Through Probably... smtfhw 52 0 6:27pm

  Collapse Question on DOS EE Appendices KingTurgon 444 2 Sat, 10:12pm Jump to last post in thread (by Thrain II)
       saving it Mooseboy018 232 0 Sat, 11:18pm
       Yeah Thrain II 218 0 Sat, 11:38pm

  Collapse China box office update Voronwë_the_Faithful 933 21 Sat, 6:06pm Jump to last post in thread (by BlackFox)
       Collapse Fantastic! Glorfindela 459 7 Sat, 6:29pm
           Collapse Glorfindela (and anyone else interested), Starling 428 6 Sat, 7:21pm
               Thanks for the info., Starling Glorfindela 365 0 Sat, 7:35pm
               I've noticed Kim 318 0 Sat, 8:57pm
               Collapse I prefer it in 2D as wel Kirly 232 3 2:06am
                   I don't like 3D at all.// Elizabeth 212 0 3:06am
                   Collapse I think it may also depend on the cinema Glorfindela 135 1 12:37pm
                       It most definitely depends on the cinema... Estel78 134 0 12:46pm
       Excellent news... dormouse 423 0 Sat, 6:45pm
       Collapse Better than expected Estel78 415 2 Sat, 7:12pm
           Collapse Another good day on Sunday, despite losing even more screens Voronwë_the_Faithful 108 1 4:24pm
               Nice! Thank you. Glorfindela 72 0 5:43pm
       Collapse Great! Thrain II 396 5 Sat, 7:33pm
         Collapse Still Glorfindela 383 2 Sat, 7:40pm
               Collapse Of course! Thrain II 360 1 Sat, 8:05pm
                 Yes, me too Glorfindela 347 0 Sat, 8:07pm
           Collapse Considerably more tickets will be sold for BotFA than DoS Voronwë_the_Faithful 384 1 Sat, 8:54pm
               Thank you Thrain II 310 0 Sat, 10:08pm
       Collapse Question about BO totals Elentari03 69 1 5:54pm
           LOTR figures haven't changed since they left theaters Estel78 58 0 6:26pm
       Worldwide total has risen to $915,878,000 BlackFox 46 0 7:22pm

  Collapse just a wee reminder swordwhale 651 25 Sat, 3:49pm Jump to last post in thread (by shadowdog)
       pssssst... Altaira 281 0 Sat, 5:48pm
     Collapse No worries! Avandel 236 4 Sat, 7:48pm
           Collapse That's adorable! Kilidoescartwheels 176 3 Sat, 9:51pm
             Collapse it's just simple math, really Avandel 161 1 Sat, 11:08pm
                 And I've found my new footer // Kim 134 0 Sat, 11:44pm
               That's a bad combination around me... Queen of Erebor 149 0 Sat, 11:13pm
       Collapse I'm thinking of renting a houseboat Kim 190 13 Sat, 8:48pm
           Collapse And a working bathroom? Kilidoescartwheels 167 2 Sat, 9:49pm
               Of course Kim 160 0 Sat, 10:09pm
               I'm a little worried... Riven Delve 113 0 1:38am
           Collapse Nice boats Kim! Count me in for half. Brethil 127 1 12:43am
               Excellent idea! Kim 110 0 1:38am
           Collapse Can I build my blanket fort in a corner of your Houseboat? Dame Ioreth 119 7 1:30am
               Collapse Absolutely! Kim 110 6 1:41am
                   Collapse Sure! Dame Ioreth 109 4 1:48am
                       Collapse I've got plenty Kim 108 3 1:54am
                           Collapse Rough weather ahead Dame Ioreth 87 2 3:53am
                             Collapse Inquiring minds want to know? Tolkien dwarves, boats and water Avandel 32 1 7:02pm
                                   I would think shadowdog 10 0 47 mins ago
                   We need a theory to cover that Majestic Breeze, you know. Brethil 96 0 3:07am
       Collapse I'm primarily Kirly 111 1 2:01am
         Awesome! Avandel 101 0 2:51am
       Let's try to keep this on topic to the Hobbit movies entmaiden 116 0 2:07am
       Collapse Thorin has been spotted at Literary Starbucks Dame Ioreth 101 1 3:27am
         Those folks are so clever. // Brethil 87 0 3:29am

  Collapse will someone please explain the stone statue! balbo biggins 731 13 Sat, 2:19pm Jump to last post in thread (by smtfhw)
       Collapse What is it... arithmancer 424 3 Sat, 2:24pm
           Collapse first balbo biggins 399 2 Sat, 2:35pm
               It's witchcraft! A Dark and Powerful Magic! arithmancer 379 0 Sat, 2:38pm
               Illusion maybe? dormouse 358 0 Sat, 2:39pm
       Collapse It's just a statue dormouse 405 5 Sat, 2:28pm
           I agree, dormouse Glorfindela 288 0 Sat, 4:37pm
           Collapse hmm balbo biggins 265 3 Sat, 5:42pm
               Less powerful perhaps? moreorless 251 0 Sat, 6:04pm
               Collapse A statue that moves or a statue that screams Spriggan 196 1 Sat, 8:54pm
                   nitpicking Mooseboy018 143 0 Sat, 11:26pm
       Collapse Weeping Angel! // Otaku-sempai 100 2 3:27am
           Collapse Ack! Kim 104 1 3:53am
               Really Don't Blink... smtfhw 28 0 6:31pm

  Collapse Thorin / Gandalf: missing scenes or permanent plot hole? Miss-Merriweather 713 10 Sat, 1:57pm Jump to last post in thread (by [STARS}TyranT)
       Collapse Disagree Glorfindela 415 1 Sat, 2:03pm
           How about...? Miss-Merriweather 360 0 Sat, 2:13pm
       Collapse How do you contrast this with the book? Spriggan 374 1 Sat, 2:12pm
           well said swordwhale 253 0 Sat, 4:28pm
       If that's a plot hole, it's Tolkien's.... dormouse 353 0 Sat, 2:19pm
       Yes,I did. arithmancer 324 0 Sat, 2:22pm
       Wait... Mooseboy018 147 0 Sat, 11:14pm
       Collapse We should see him mention Thrain in the EE sycorax82 106 2 4:06am
           That sounds... Pandallo 102 0 4:29am
           Spot on [STARS}TyranT 27 0 6:57pm

  Collapse Thorin Oaken-shield... ecthelionsbeard 883 49 Sat, 7:12am Jump to last post in thread (by Kirly)
       He glowered magnificently. Elizabeth 442 0 Sat, 7:19am
       I have to admit demnation 447 0 Sat, 7:56am
       Collapse Okay Arannir 387 1 Sat, 11:19am
           Agreed. Anubis 351 0 Sat, 12:05pm
       I think Thrain II 352 0 Sat, 12:13pm
       Collapse I think RA was perfectly cast Glorfindela 352 22 Sat, 12:36pm
           Collapse I meant to say in the entire two trilogies, of course. Glorfindela 133 21 12:34am
               Collapse IMO balbo biggins 211 20 2:07am
                   Determined Miss-Merriweather 161 0 11:58am
                   Collapse Completely disagree, of course Glorfindela 158 18 12:28pm
                       Collapse wow! balbo biggins 155 17 1:25pm
                           Collapse As I said in my previous post, I vehemently disagree with you Glorfindela 140 1 2:12pm
                               lol balbo biggins 136 0 2:24pm
                           Collapse Re: Boys From the Blackstuff... AshNazg 133 2 2:38pm
                               Collapse Bernard Hill in Boys from the Blackstuff Starling 60 1 5:20pm
                                   To be honest Glorfindela 45 0 5:51pm
                           Collapse I agree with Glo: ShireHorse 126 10 2:58pm
                               Yes, agree, and thank you for supplying the examples Glorfindela 114 0 3:05pm
                               Collapse misjudged balbo biggins 112 7 3:18pm
                                   Collapse Couldn't disagree more bb dormouse 106 1 3:31pm
                                       yes jealous balbo biggins 95 0 3:50pm
                                   Collapse You really are in denial, balbo, LOL! ShireHorse 91 2 4:03pm
                                       well. balbo biggins 87 0 4:13pm
                                       Let's avoid personal remarks. entmaiden 47 0 5:48pm
                                   Collapse My goodness, did Dr. Who just take us back to the 50's? Elarie 88 1 4:10pm
                                     Don't worry, Elarie Glorfindela 62 0 5:09pm
                               This smtfhw 32 0 6:11pm
                           I Saw Sean Bean... smtfhw 60 0 5:07pm
       Collapse one note balbo biggins 334 16 Sat, 1:37pm
           Collapse Yeah, if they had wanted to do Thorin right Riven Delve 325 3 Sat, 1:46pm
               yeahh balbo biggins 300 0 Sat, 1:54pm
             Collapse Indeed Glorfindela 309 1 Sat, 1:55pm
                   Lord of subtext Miss-Merriweather 302 0 Sat, 2:08pm
           Collapse He has no range in his voice? Really?! ShireHorse 270 2 Sat, 4:16pm
               Well said, ShireHorse Glorfindela 239 0 Sat, 4:41pm
               I think Shirehorse summed it up.......... swordwhale 231 0 Sat, 5:46pm
           Hmm... malickfan 206 0 Sat, 7:03pm
           Collapse I think the biggest problem is "Dragon Sickness". Which completely flattened his character... AshNazg 204 6 Sat, 8:18pm
               Collapse I think that the only major character presented as flawless ShireHorse 189 4 Sat, 9:33pm
                   Collapse It's just so...so...Christian. Kirly 216 3 2:28am
                       Collapse I have a soft spot for C S Lewis, Kirly. ShireHorse 163 2 12:04pm
                           I think it's when you look at the big picture Riven Delve 23 0 6:49pm
                           I really appreciate your answer. Thank you! Kirly 10 0 11 mins ago
               Did you not notice dragon sickness in the book? dormouse 151 0 Sat, 11:32pm
           Wow, really can't agree with you Kilidoescartwheels 181 0 Sat, 9:38pm
       Collapse I think his performance is outstanding... dormouse 299 1 Sat, 2:37pm
           This. arithmancer 278 0 Sat, 2:53pm
       I thought he gave a wonderful, subtle performance Elarie 261 0 Sat, 3:53pm
       An excellent performance Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 242 0 Sat, 5:03pm

Collapse **Geeky Observations List - Draft #5 grammaboodawg 340 7 Sat, 3:15am Jump to last post in thread (by Brethil)
     Collapse **The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Geeky Observations List - Draft #5 grammaboodawg 224 4 Sat, 3:16am
           Collapse A couple of comments BlackFox 132 1 Sat, 10:26am
               D'oh THANKS! :) // grammaboodawg 86 0 Sat, 12:23pm
           Wonderful, gramma.... dormouse 71 0 Sat, 2:44pm
         Wonderful! Brethil 27 0 4:32am
     What a lot of work – thank you so much Glorfindela 94 0 Sat, 12:32pm
       What a labor of love! Thank you! GloryBox 22 0 3:59am

Collapse "Thorin fights for his soul" scene - kudos to the unsung hero sound/light/color WETA folks Avandel 438 8 Sat, 2:19am Jump to last post in thread (by Avandel)
       I especially loved the dragon in the gold floor Elarie 175 0 Sat, 3:52am
       Collapse I liked the scene up until Thorin starts drowning Earl 171 3 Sat, 6:04am
           Collapse Again I felt that avoided whats normally a clinche moreorless 164 2 Sat, 6:37am
               I really loved Thorin's internal battle... ecthelionsbeard 152 0 Sat, 6:43am
               Thank you! For me, THIS Avandel 57 0 Sat, 8:39pm
       An area I felt the Hobbit actually outdid LOTR... moreorless 169 0 Sat, 6:33am
       Collapse Agree with everything you say about the Thorin scenes, Avandel Glorfindela 109 1 Sat, 12:31pm
         RA is IMO spectacular Avandel 62 0 Sat, 8:41pm

  Collapse Anyone else feel the Misty mountains song didnt go with the tone of the movie? Thorins_apprentice 685 16 Sat, 1:19am Jump to last post in thread (by Pandallo)
       Collapse No. Fast forward to Thorin's death scene, Lissuin 328 1 Sat, 5:39am
           PS Pan's Labyrinth swordwhale 150 0 Sat, 4:55pm
       Collapse I felt like the rest of the movie didn't go with the tone of Misty Mountains :) Earl 325 4 Sat, 6:11am
           Collapse I agree. Elizabeth 290 2 Sat, 6:19am
               This! Arannir 221 0 Sat, 11:21am
               Yeah... Rembrethil 69 0 Sat, 11:41pm
           yaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssss swordwhale 155 0 Sat, 3:50pm
       Yes it was a magical start burrahobbit 223 0 Sat, 11:54am
       Collapse No - it's a spine-tingling moment that says so much.... dormouse 209 1 Sat, 12:06pm
           When the hidden door is opened... Riven Delve 198 0 Sat, 12:25pm
       No, not at all Glorfindela 197 0 Sat, 12:28pm
       What is the tone of the 480 minutes Michelle Johnston 131 0 Sat, 7:03pm
       Collapse Are you kidding??? Kilidoescartwheels 106 1 Sat, 9:23pm
           I don't think you are in a minority at all Glorfindela 64 0 12:39am
       Collapse Not at all Kim 60 1 1:50am
           Still dreaming... Pandallo 59 0 3:27am

  Collapse Any "homages" to Rankin/Bass? stoutfiles 390 2 Fri, 10:48pm Jump to last post in thread (by RosieLass)
       No Mooseboy018 202 0 Fri, 11:08pm
       Not that I recall. RosieLass 202 0 Fri, 11:21pm

  Collapse That moment when Gandalf tries to clean his pipe... Radagast-Aiwendil 1086 35 Fri, 6:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by Farficom)
       Collapse There is a thread... Ilmatar 544 1 Fri, 7:00pm
           Yes, once a thread has moved off the front page, entmaiden 279 0 Sat, 12:32am
       Your considered reaction... arithmancer 500 0 Fri, 7:50pm
       Collapse I already stated... Thrain II 480 14 Fri, 8:09pm
           Actually Starling 457 0 Fri, 8:18pm
           Different people react differently but that doesn't mean it's wrong... elf-lady 435 0 Fri, 8:36pm
           joke? Mooseboy018 305 0 Fri, 11:21pm
           Collapse This was one of my favorite scenes and I felt Gandalf's quiet presence Gwytha 236 10 Sat, 4:37am
               Agreed! cats16 211 0 Sat, 4:55am
               Collapse Without the Thrain II 159 8 Sat, 12:05pm
                   Collapse I don't know if you have been close to death Spriggan 157 1 Sat, 1:59pm
                       Well expressed, Spriggan. // Riven Delve 109 0 Sat, 4:58pm
                   Collapse No, it isn't inappropriate.... dormouse 139 1 Sat, 3:18pm
                       Yes, it is. Thrain II 124 0 Sat, 4:07pm
                   Collapse I would point out Starling 104 2 Sat, 6:43pm
                       Collapse also, in terms of appropriateness... Magpie 103 1 Sat, 7:11pm
                           Absolutely, Magpie – and Spriggan and Dormouse Glorfindela 86 0 Sat, 8:04pm
                   "This happened every time I watched it (5 times)" Farficom 60 0 Sat, 11:26pm
       Collapse Shows no emotion stoutfiles 480 3 Fri, 8:40pm
           Exactly this! Thrain II 419 0 Fri, 8:44pm
           no emotion? uncaring? Mooseboy018 316 0 Fri, 11:19pm
           Disagree Glorfindela 304 0 Fri, 11:32pm
       Collapse Occasionally, I feel a pang of sympathy for Jackson. Spriggan 461 3 Fri, 9:12pm
           Indeed Starling 395 0 Fri, 9:39pm
           Collapse PJ's net worth stoutfiles 355 1 Fri, 10:41pm
               I'm sure he will. Spriggan 331 0 Fri, 10:54pm
       It was a perfect scene and totally in character. Eruonen 352 0 Fri, 10:25pm
       I don't think Gandalf "decided" to have a smoke. Meneldor 363 0 Fri, 10:30pm
       I have mixed feelings about this scene. RosieLass 311 0 Fri, 11:32pm
       Collapse This is one of my favourite scenes of all grammaboodawg 243 3 Sat, 4:12am
           Collapse I agree with you. It ranks up there as one of my favorite moments too. Farficom 212 2 Sat, 6:53am
               Collapse oh my grammaboodawg 144 1 Sat, 12:25pm
                   Thag you. Farficom 58 0 Sat, 11:33pm
       For me this is one of the loveliest moments in all six movies. Noria 152 0 Sat, 1:28pm
       One of my favourite scenes of the movie dubulous 74 0 Sat, 9:51pm

  Collapse DOS: Was Thranduil Referencing Morgoth? KingTurgon 577 3 Fri, 6:06pm Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       I think... Ereinion Nénharma 242 0 Fri, 10:08pm
       Collapse i think he was referencing sauron as this was the link the film makers were making, but......... ElendilTheShort 129 1 Sat, 9:12am
           well said swordwhale 80 0 Sat, 3:51pm

  Collapse Too close to the book(s)? Brandybuckled 699 11 Fri, 3:43pm Jump to last post in thread (by Thrain II)
       Collapse There is one instance I can think of off the top of my head Glorfindela 433 4 Fri, 4:05pm
           Oooh, good one. Brandybuckled 294 0 Fri, 5:38pm
           But most of the "good bye's" weren' very close to the book. Elizabeth 273 0 Fri, 6:20pm
           Collapse IMO, the people who complained about the long goodbye weren't adequately invested in the films. Imladris18 208 1 Fri, 8:14pm
               Well, I was very invested in the films Glorfindela 145 0 Fri, 11:25pm
       The critics hated the first part of AUJ for this reason Elizabeth 302 0 Fri, 6:22pm
       Collapse I have a feeling Thrain II 244 2 Fri, 8:11pm
           Collapse I didn't like it... Salmacis81 161 1 Fri, 11:29pm
               I liked Thrain II 156 0 Fri, 11:41pm
       Collapse I could have done without Starling 240 1 Fri, 8:25pm
           I could have done without the burping Glorfindela 162 0 Fri, 11:28pm

Collapse WARNING..This is JUST for FUN? Bombadil 519 6 Fri, 2:24pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bombadil)
       Collapse I m glad to find movie dwarves supersticious too Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 215 2 Fri, 2:29pm
           Collapse POOR Fran..? Bombadil 165 1 Fri, 4:22pm
               I just to date a girl that looked like Fran Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 130 0 Fri, 5:59pm
       bear feets swordwhale 143 0 Fri, 5:32pm
       Collapse The shirt... arithmancer 112 1 Fri, 7:55pm
           IT was SSOoo..Nice to SEE Bombadil 78 0 Sat, 2:20am
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