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"Dwarf Kingdom decimated by. . .an army of what?" Worries about Azanulbizar misinformation *spoilers*.

AinurOlorin
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Dec 4 2012, 11:30am


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" Jackson has filled it out with an enormous amount of back story relevant to the characters at hand. In doing so, he is able to provide a titanic opening battle sequence, one in which a wealthy ancient kingdom of dwarves alongside the Lonely Mountain is decimated by fearsome giant trolls." What/ What the Hell?! Why do I get the feeling that the Trolls are Orcs, and the other Kingdom is Moria. . . is Peter just going to change the entire history of The Dwarves and Moria. Lacrimae, you may have been right about no Balrog, but it is oh so wrong, and oh so inconsistent, not only with the textual history but with the other damn movies in the series! If the Orcs WIN at Azanulbizar and are set up as the reason the dwarves don't retake Moria. . . so much WRONG on so many levels. The main points of the actual Hobbit story look and sound to be very well done, and mostly faithfully done, but I have the increasing sinking feeling that Jackson, Boyens, Walsh et al went back and pulled up The History of Durin's Folk for the sole purposes of entirely re-writing it and misinforming the audience about the details. Unsure

"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."

(This post was edited by AinurOlorin on Dec 4 2012, 11:31am)

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"Dwarf Kingdom decimated by. . .an army of what?" Worries about Azanulbizar misinformation *spoilers*. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 4 2012, 11:30am
    Goblins = Orcs = Trolls ElendurTheFaithful Send a private message to ElendurTheFaithful Dec 4 2012, 11:50am
        This DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 4 2012, 11:53am
            That isn't what is most bothersome. I ferreted out that the "trolls" are likely big orcs. Its the decimated AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 4 2012, 12:49pm
                Do you have a link - that might be helpful? Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Dec 4 2012, 12:56pm
                    It was a link within a link. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 4 2012, 2:19pm
                        Here it is: DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 4 2012, 2:22pm
                            Aww. bless you Daniel AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 4 2012, 2:30pm
                            Well the full quote is Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Dec 4 2012, 2:37pm
                                Simple confusion dave_lf Send a private message to dave_lf Dec 4 2012, 2:41pm
                                    My issue isn't with what is almost certainly a touch of confusion for the reviewer AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 4 2012, 2:58pm
                                        Probably not as much Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Dec 4 2012, 3:08pm
    *scratches head* Lacrimae Rerum Send a private message to Lacrimae Rerum Dec 4 2012, 11:59am
    'Fearsome Giant Trolls = Smaug'? Shagrat Send a private message to Shagrat Dec 4 2012, 2:39pm
    LOL..."trolls on Wargs" nobofthepony Send a private message to nobofthepony Dec 4 2012, 5:08pm
        I read another similar reaction Carne Send a private message to Carne Dec 4 2012, 5:11pm

 
 
 

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