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Collapse Sticky: Folks from the Uni of Waikato want to know YOUR opinion on BotFA! greendragon 605 21 Jan 21, 4:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by CaroMichelle)

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Collapse Sticky: Admin announcement: a clean-up of The Hobbit discussion board Ataahua 978 5 Jan 24, 10:10pm Jump to last post in thread (by Bumblingidiot)

  Collapse Anyone else find the human looking Dwarves distracting? Thorins_apprentice 776 33 9:43am Jump to last post in thread (by Michelle Johnston)
       No, not at all. They look like dwarves to me, because.... dormouse 421 0 11:01am
       Your point about the Iron Hills army is a good one. Macfeast 397 0 11:25am
       No, not at all Glorfindela 352 0 12:32pm
       no balbo biggins 311 0 1:31pm
       Collapse Yes, very, but probably not in the way that you mean Elarie 329 1 1:37pm
         Very good Elarie! Quite right. // Brethil 171 0 5:38pm
       Collapse I'm not sure what else dwarves would look like Spriggan 316 8 1:43pm
           Collapse A matter of proportions. Otaku-sempai 262 7 2:59pm
               Which is exactly what we have got Glorfindela 206 0 5:03pm
               Collapse Out of interest, you will have to remind me of the relevant quotes. Spriggan 169 5 5:44pm
                   Collapse I'm writing from memory, Spriggan. Otaku-sempai 154 4 5:49pm
                       Collapse Well there we are, then Spriggan 116 3 5:56pm
                           Collapse The stockiness of Dwarves. Otaku-sempai 108 2 6:07pm
                               Collapse Well stockier than hobbits. Spriggan 92 1 6:46pm
                                   You are right. Otaku-sempai 62 0 8:26pm
       Collapse No. Pandallo 314 3 1:48pm
           The dwarves in many Snow White adaptations worked fine // AshNazg 288 0 2:07pm
           Collapse hmm balbo biggins 294 1 2:14pm
               I think it's just racist... AshNazg 295 0 2:23pm
       No.// tsmith675 260 0 2:40pm
       Collapse No not distracting at all. Noria 274 2 2:52pm
           Collapse Are you implying that LotR would have been better... AshNazg 277 1 2:56pm
               It helps though that KingTurgon 159 0 5:46pm
       Collapse What human looking Dwarves?// arithmancer 255 1 3:01pm
           Fili & Kili? Otaku-sempai 170 0 5:46pm
       Not only did I not find it distracting.... Old Toby 210 0 5:00pm
       What I found distracting... Salmacis81 158 0 5:53pm
       Collapse I think they look dwarfish Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 154 3 5:54pm
           Kili & Thorin PredatoR 105 0 6:14pm
           Collapse Through Probably... smtfhw 102 1 6:27pm
               Very true marillaraina 35 0 53 mins ago
       Who are all these people who think they "know" what dwarves look like? Elarie 16 0 8 mins ago
       If its not wrong its right Michelle Johnston 11 0 7 mins ago

  Collapse Question on DOS EE Appendices KingTurgon 468 2 Sat, 10:12pm Jump to last post in thread (by Thrain II)
       saving it Mooseboy018 242 0 Sat, 11:18pm
       Yeah Thrain II 229 0 Sat, 11:38pm

  Collapse China box office update Voronwë_the_Faithful 967 21 Sat, 6:06pm Jump to last post in thread (by BlackFox)
       Collapse Fantastic! Glorfindela 470 7 Sat, 6:29pm
           Collapse Glorfindela (and anyone else interested), Starling 439 6 Sat, 7:21pm
               Thanks for the info., Starling Glorfindela 376 0 Sat, 7:35pm
               I've noticed Kim 329 0 Sat, 8:57pm
               Collapse I prefer it in 2D as wel Kirly 243 3 2:06am
                   I don't like 3D at all.// Elizabeth 223 0 3:06am
                   Collapse I think it may also depend on the cinema Glorfindela 146 1 12:37pm
                       It most definitely depends on the cinema... Estel78 145 0 12:46pm
       Excellent news... dormouse 434 0 Sat, 6:45pm
       Collapse Better than expected Estel78 426 2 Sat, 7:12pm
           Collapse Another good day on Sunday, despite losing even more screens Voronwë_the_Faithful 122 1 4:24pm
               Nice! Thank you. Glorfindela 85 0 5:43pm
       Collapse Great! Thrain II 408 5 Sat, 7:33pm
         Collapse Still Glorfindela 395 2 Sat, 7:40pm
               Collapse Of course! Thrain II 372 1 Sat, 8:05pm
                 Yes, me too Glorfindela 359 0 Sat, 8:07pm
           Collapse Considerably more tickets will be sold for BotFA than DoS Voronwë_the_Faithful 398 1 Sat, 8:54pm
               Thank you Thrain II 322 0 Sat, 10:08pm
       Collapse Question about BO totals Elentari03 86 1 5:54pm
           LOTR figures haven't changed since they left theaters Estel78 76 0 6:26pm
       Worldwide total has risen to $915,878,000 BlackFox 71 0 7:22pm

  Collapse just a wee reminder swordwhale 666 25 Sat, 3:49pm Jump to last post in thread (by shadowdog)
       pssssst... Altaira 285 0 Sat, 5:48pm
     Collapse No worries! Avandel 240 4 Sat, 7:48pm
           Collapse That's adorable! Kilidoescartwheels 180 3 Sat, 9:51pm
             Collapse it's just simple math, really Avandel 165 1 Sat, 11:08pm
                 And I've found my new footer // Kim 138 0 Sat, 11:44pm
               That's a bad combination around me... Queen of Erebor 153 0 Sat, 11:13pm
       Collapse I'm thinking of renting a houseboat Kim 194 13 Sat, 8:48pm
           Collapse And a working bathroom? Kilidoescartwheels 171 2 Sat, 9:49pm
               Of course Kim 164 0 Sat, 10:09pm
               I'm a little worried... Riven Delve 118 0 1:38am
           Collapse Nice boats Kim! Count me in for half. Brethil 131 1 12:43am
               Excellent idea! Kim 114 0 1:38am
           Collapse Can I build my blanket fort in a corner of your Houseboat? Dame Ioreth 123 7 1:30am
               Collapse Absolutely! Kim 114 6 1:41am
                   Collapse Sure! Dame Ioreth 113 4 1:48am
                       Collapse I've got plenty Kim 112 3 1:54am
                           Collapse Rough weather ahead Dame Ioreth 91 2 3:53am
                             Collapse Inquiring minds want to know? Tolkien dwarves, boats and water Avandel 38 1 7:02pm
                                   I would think shadowdog 17 0 7:53pm
                   We need a theory to cover that Majestic Breeze, you know. Brethil 100 0 3:07am
       Collapse I'm primarily Kirly 115 1 2:01am
         Awesome! Avandel 105 0 2:51am
       Let's try to keep this on topic to the Hobbit movies entmaiden 120 0 2:07am
       Collapse Thorin has been spotted at Literary Starbucks Dame Ioreth 105 1 3:27am
         Those folks are so clever. // Brethil 91 0 3:29am

  Collapse will someone please explain the stone statue! balbo biggins 740 13 Sat, 2:19pm Jump to last post in thread (by smtfhw)
       Collapse What is it... arithmancer 432 3 Sat, 2:24pm
           Collapse first balbo biggins 407 2 Sat, 2:35pm
               It's witchcraft! A Dark and Powerful Magic! arithmancer 387 0 Sat, 2:38pm
               Illusion maybe? dormouse 366 0 Sat, 2:39pm
       Collapse It's just a statue dormouse 412 5 Sat, 2:28pm
           I agree, dormouse Glorfindela 294 0 Sat, 4:37pm
           Collapse hmm balbo biggins 271 3 Sat, 5:42pm
               Less powerful perhaps? moreorless 257 0 Sat, 6:04pm
               Collapse A statue that moves or a statue that screams Spriggan 202 1 Sat, 8:54pm
                   nitpicking Mooseboy018 149 0 Sat, 11:26pm
       Collapse Weeping Angel! // Otaku-sempai 106 2 3:27am
           Collapse Ack! Kim 110 1 3:53am
               Really Don't Blink... smtfhw 37 0 6:31pm

  Collapse Thorin / Gandalf: missing scenes or permanent plot hole? Miss-Merriweather 739 10 Sat, 1:57pm Jump to last post in thread (by [STARS}TyranT)
       Collapse Disagree Glorfindela 430 1 Sat, 2:03pm
           How about...? Miss-Merriweather 372 0 Sat, 2:13pm
       Collapse How do you contrast this with the book? Spriggan 388 1 Sat, 2:12pm
           well said swordwhale 265 0 Sat, 4:28pm
       If that's a plot hole, it's Tolkien's.... dormouse 366 0 Sat, 2:19pm
       Yes,I did. arithmancer 337 0 Sat, 2:22pm
       Wait... Mooseboy018 159 0 Sat, 11:14pm
       Collapse We should see him mention Thrain in the EE sycorax82 118 2 4:06am
           That sounds... Pandallo 114 0 4:29am
           Spot on [STARS}TyranT 40 0 6:57pm

  Collapse Thorin Oaken-shield... ecthelionsbeard 904 50 Sat, 7:12am Jump to last post in thread (by Ilmatar)
       He glowered magnificently. Elizabeth 452 0 Sat, 7:19am
       I have to admit demnation 457 0 Sat, 7:56am
       Collapse Okay Arannir 396 1 Sat, 11:19am
           Agreed. Anubis 360 0 Sat, 12:05pm
       I think Thrain II 361 0 Sat, 12:13pm
       Collapse I think RA was perfectly cast Glorfindela 361 23 Sat, 12:36pm
           Collapse I meant to say in the entire two trilogies, of course. Glorfindela 142 22 12:34am
               Collapse IMO balbo biggins 226 21 2:07am
                   Determined Miss-Merriweather 176 0 11:58am
                   Collapse Completely disagree, of course Glorfindela 173 18 12:28pm
                       Collapse wow! balbo biggins 170 17 1:25pm
                           Collapse As I said in my previous post, I vehemently disagree with you Glorfindela 155 1 2:12pm
                               lol balbo biggins 151 0 2:24pm
                           Collapse Re: Boys From the Blackstuff... AshNazg 148 2 2:38pm
                               Collapse Bernard Hill in Boys from the Blackstuff Starling 75 1 5:20pm
                                   To be honest Glorfindela 60 0 5:51pm
                           Collapse I agree with Glo: ShireHorse 141 10 2:58pm
                               Yes, agree, and thank you for supplying the examples Glorfindela 129 0 3:05pm
                               Collapse misjudged balbo biggins 127 7 3:18pm
                                   Collapse Couldn't disagree more bb dormouse 121 1 3:31pm
                                       yes jealous balbo biggins 110 0 3:50pm
                                   Collapse You really are in denial, balbo, LOL! ShireHorse 106 2 4:03pm
                                       well. balbo biggins 102 0 4:13pm
                                       Let's avoid personal remarks. entmaiden 62 0 5:48pm
                                   Collapse My goodness, did Dr. Who just take us back to the 50's? Elarie 103 1 4:10pm
                                     Don't worry, Elarie Glorfindela 77 0 5:09pm
                               This smtfhw 47 0 6:11pm
                           I Saw Sean Bean... smtfhw 75 0 5:07pm
                   some thoughts Ilmatar 18 0 55 mins ago
       Collapse one note balbo biggins 343 16 Sat, 1:37pm
           Collapse Yeah, if they had wanted to do Thorin right Riven Delve 334 3 Sat, 1:46pm
               yeahh balbo biggins 309 0 Sat, 1:54pm
             Collapse Indeed Glorfindela 318 1 Sat, 1:55pm
                   Lord of subtext Miss-Merriweather 311 0 Sat, 2:08pm
           Collapse He has no range in his voice? Really?! ShireHorse 279 2 Sat, 4:16pm
               Well said, ShireHorse Glorfindela 248 0 Sat, 4:41pm
               I think Shirehorse summed it up.......... swordwhale 240 0 Sat, 5:46pm
           Hmm... malickfan 215 0 Sat, 7:03pm
           Collapse I think the biggest problem is "Dragon Sickness". Which completely flattened his character... AshNazg 213 6 Sat, 8:18pm
               Collapse I think that the only major character presented as flawless ShireHorse 199 4 Sat, 9:33pm
                   Collapse It's just so...so...Christian. Kirly 232 3 2:28am
                       Collapse I have a soft spot for C S Lewis, Kirly. ShireHorse 180 2 12:04pm
                           I think it's when you look at the big picture Riven Delve 40 0 6:49pm
                           I really appreciate your answer. Thank you! Kirly 32 0 8:29pm
               Did you not notice dragon sickness in the book? dormouse 161 0 Sat, 11:32pm
           Wow, really can't agree with you Kilidoescartwheels 191 0 Sat, 9:38pm
       Collapse I think his performance is outstanding... dormouse 309 1 Sat, 2:37pm
           This. arithmancer 288 0 Sat, 2:53pm
       I thought he gave a wonderful, subtle performance Elarie 270 0 Sat, 3:53pm
       An excellent performance Never_Underestimate_A_Dwarf 252 0 Sat, 5:03pm

Collapse **Geeky Observations List - Draft #5 grammaboodawg 346 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 226 4 Sat, 3:16am
           Collapse A couple of comments BlackFox 134 1 Sat, 10:26am
               D'oh THANKS! :) // grammaboodawg 88 0 Sat, 12:23pm
           Wonderful, gramma.... dormouse 74 0 Sat, 2:44pm
         Wonderful! Brethil 31 0 4:32am
     What a lot of work – thank you so much Glorfindela 97 0 Sat, 12:32pm
       What a labor of love! Thank you! GloryBox 25 0 3:59am

Collapse "Thorin fights for his soul" scene - kudos to the unsung hero sound/light/color WETA folks Avandel 441 8 Sat, 2:19am Jump to last post in thread (by Avandel)
       I especially loved the dragon in the gold floor Elarie 177 0 Sat, 3:52am
       Collapse I liked the scene up until Thorin starts drowning Earl 173 3 Sat, 6:04am
           Collapse Again I felt that avoided whats normally a clinche moreorless 166 2 Sat, 6:37am
               I really loved Thorin's internal battle... ecthelionsbeard 154 0 Sat, 6:43am
               Thank you! For me, THIS Avandel 59 0 Sat, 8:39pm
       An area I felt the Hobbit actually outdid LOTR... moreorless 171 0 Sat, 6:33am
       Collapse Agree with everything you say about the Thorin scenes, Avandel Glorfindela 111 1 Sat, 12:31pm
         RA is IMO spectacular Avandel 66 0 Sat, 8:41pm

  Collapse Anyone else feel the Misty mountains song didnt go with the tone of the movie? Thorins_apprentice 702 17 Sat, 1:19am Jump to last post in thread (by Ereinion Nénharma)
       Collapse No. Fast forward to Thorin's death scene, Lissuin 337 1 Sat, 5:39am
           PS Pan's Labyrinth swordwhale 159 0 Sat, 4:55pm
       Collapse I felt like the rest of the movie didn't go with the tone of Misty Mountains :) Earl 334 4 Sat, 6:11am
           Collapse I agree. Elizabeth 298 2 Sat, 6:19am
               This! Arannir 229 0 Sat, 11:21am
               Yeah... Rembrethil 77 0 Sat, 11:41pm
           yaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssss swordwhale 163 0 Sat, 3:50pm
       Yes it was a magical start burrahobbit 232 0 Sat, 11:54am
       Collapse No - it's a spine-tingling moment that says so much.... dormouse 218 1 Sat, 12:06pm
           When the hidden door is opened... Riven Delve 207 0 Sat, 12:25pm
       No, not at all Glorfindela 205 0 Sat, 12:28pm
       What is the tone of the 480 minutes Michelle Johnston 139 0 Sat, 7:03pm
       Collapse Are you kidding??? Kilidoescartwheels 116 1 Sat, 9:23pm
           I don't think you are in a minority at all Glorfindela 73 0 12:39am
       Collapse Not at all Kim 70 2 1:50am
           Collapse Still dreaming... Pandallo 70 1 3:27am
               Yes... Ereinion Nénharma 12 0 9:21pm

  Collapse Any "homages" to Rankin/Bass? stoutfiles 393 2 Fri, 10:48pm Jump to last post in thread (by RosieLass)
       No Mooseboy018 204 0 Fri, 11:08pm
       Not that I recall. RosieLass 208 0 Fri, 11:21pm

  Collapse That moment when Gandalf tries to clean his pipe... Radagast-Aiwendil 1099 36 Fri, 6:52pm Jump to last post in thread (by Ilmatar)
       Collapse There is a thread... Ilmatar 550 1 Fri, 7:00pm
           Yes, once a thread has moved off the front page, entmaiden 285 0 Sat, 12:32am
       Your considered reaction... arithmancer 507 0 Fri, 7:50pm
       Collapse I already stated... Thrain II 486 15 Fri, 8:09pm
           Actually Starling 463 0 Fri, 8:18pm
           Different people react differently but that doesn't mean it's wrong... elf-lady 441 0 Fri, 8:36pm
           joke? Mooseboy018 310 0 Fri, 11:21pm
           Collapse This was one of my favorite scenes and I felt Gandalf's quiet presence Gwytha 242 11 Sat, 4:37am
               Agreed! cats16 216 0 Sat, 4:55am
               Collapse Without the Thrain II 164 9 Sat, 12:05pm
                   Collapse I don't know if you have been close to death Spriggan 166 1 Sat, 1:59pm
                       Well expressed, Spriggan. // Riven Delve 117 0 Sat, 4:58pm
                   Collapse No, it isn't inappropriate.... dormouse 147 1 Sat, 3:18pm
                       Yes, it is. Thrain II 134 0 Sat, 4:07pm
                   Collapse I would point out Starling 113 3 Sat, 6:43pm
                       Collapse also, in terms of appropriateness... Magpie 113 1 Sat, 7:11pm
                           Absolutely, Magpie – and Spriggan and Dormouse Glorfindela 96 0 Sat, 8:04pm
                       agree re: different kinds of laughter Ilmatar 10 0 28 mins ago
                   "This happened every time I watched it (5 times)" Farficom 70 0 Sat, 11:26pm
       Collapse Shows no emotion stoutfiles 486 3 Fri, 8:40pm
           Exactly this! Thrain II 425 0 Fri, 8:44pm
           no emotion? uncaring? Mooseboy018 322 0 Fri, 11:19pm
           Disagree Glorfindela 310 0 Fri, 11:32pm
       Collapse Occasionally, I feel a pang of sympathy for Jackson. Spriggan 468 3 Fri, 9:12pm
           Indeed Starling 401 0 Fri, 9:39pm
           Collapse PJ's net worth stoutfiles 361 1 Fri, 10:41pm
               I'm sure he will. Spriggan 336 0 Fri, 10:54pm
       It was a perfect scene and totally in character. Eruonen 357 0 Fri, 10:25pm
       I don't think Gandalf "decided" to have a smoke. Meneldor 369 0 Fri, 10:30pm
       I have mixed feelings about this scene. RosieLass 317 0 Fri, 11:32pm
       Collapse This is one of my favourite scenes of all grammaboodawg 248 3 Sat, 4:12am
           Collapse I agree with you. It ranks up there as one of my favorite moments too. Farficom 217 2 Sat, 6:53am
               Collapse oh my grammaboodawg 149 1 Sat, 12:25pm
                   Thag you. Farficom 68 0 Sat, 11:33pm
       For me this is one of the loveliest moments in all six movies. Noria 160 0 Sat, 1:28pm
       One of my favourite scenes of the movie dubulous 82 0 Sat, 9:51pm

  Collapse DOS: Was Thranduil Referencing Morgoth? KingTurgon 584 3 Fri, 6:06pm Jump to last post in thread (by swordwhale)
       I think... Ereinion Nénharma 246 0 Fri, 10:08pm
       Collapse i think he was referencing sauron as this was the link the film makers were making, but......... ElendilTheShort 133 1 Sat, 9:12am
           well said swordwhale 84 0 Sat, 3:51pm

  Collapse Too close to the book(s)? Brandybuckled 706 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 436 4 Fri, 4:05pm
           Oooh, good one. Brandybuckled 297 0 Fri, 5:38pm
           But most of the "good bye's" weren' very close to the book. Elizabeth 276 0 Fri, 6:20pm
           Collapse IMO, the people who complained about the long goodbye weren't adequately invested in the films. Imladris18 211 1 Fri, 8:14pm
               Well, I was very invested in the films Glorfindela 148 0 Fri, 11:25pm
       The critics hated the first part of AUJ for this reason Elizabeth 305 0 Fri, 6:22pm
       Collapse I have a feeling Thrain II 247 2 Fri, 8:11pm
           Collapse I didn't like it... Salmacis81 164 1 Fri, 11:29pm
               I liked Thrain II 161 0 Fri, 11:41pm
       Collapse I could have done without Starling 244 1 Fri, 8:25pm
           I could have done without the burping Glorfindela 165 0 Fri, 11:28pm

Collapse WARNING..This is JUST for FUN? Bombadil 522 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) 217 2 Fri, 2:29pm
           Collapse POOR Fran..? Bombadil 167 1 Fri, 4:22pm
               I just to date a girl that looked like Fran Mr. Arkenstone (isaac) 132 0 Fri, 5:59pm
       bear feets swordwhale 145 0 Fri, 5:32pm
       Collapse The shirt... arithmancer 114 1 Fri, 7:55pm
           IT was SSOoo..Nice to SEE Bombadil 80 0 Sat, 2:20am
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