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Arannir
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Dec 30 2012, 3:00pm


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I also found the last words of the Great Goblin to be kind of a waste... although after seeing the movie in German first and then in English I was releaved to see the original words are not as goofy as the German version ;)


But the bridge falling, I liked. The whole Goblin Town sequence decided to go with a fantasy-hero-battle that was on-purpose over-the-top. They simply kicked ass in that scene and the movie did not fake any realism and I think that was a good choice, especially because it was inter-cut with the best scene of maybe all Middle-earth movies thus far - the Riddles.

Overall imho very nice style and pacing decisions here.

Subject User Time
Death of the Great Goblin and the falling bridge... Glum Send a private message to Glum Dec 30 2012, 1:52pm
    Re: "did anyone actually like this scene" DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 30 2012, 2:49pm
        Yap. Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Dec 30 2012, 3:00pm
            Out of interest ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 30 2012, 3:06pm
                Just a moment... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Dec 30 2012, 3:18pm
                ma lyst viewing was about a week ago... triptrap Send a private message to triptrap Dec 30 2012, 3:19pm
                    ok Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Dec 30 2012, 3:22pm
                        off topic triptrap Send a private message to triptrap Dec 30 2012, 3:29pm
                            Well... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Dec 30 2012, 3:38pm
        There's an even worse shot of Kili in Bag End jtarkey Send a private message to jtarkey Dec 30 2012, 8:31pm
            I didn't like that shot either Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 30 2012, 8:49pm
    My thoughts Lost Hobbit Send a private message to Lost Hobbit Dec 30 2012, 3:03pm
        Excellent! Joe-Mathews Send a private message to Joe-Mathews Dec 30 2012, 3:19pm
        First viewing I didn't like any of Goblin Town (spoilers) QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Dec 30 2012, 4:00pm
            Another Goblintown defense Indigo55 Send a private message to Indigo55 Dec 30 2012, 4:45pm
                Exactly. Case Closed. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Dec 31 2012, 2:01am
    I thought it was very funny actually EyeRock Send a private message to EyeRock Dec 30 2012, 3:15pm
        The trap-door arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Dec 30 2012, 6:40pm
    Gandalf killing the GG irodino Send a private message to irodino Dec 30 2012, 4:47pm
    Bridge, Goblin King JWPlatt Dec 30 2012, 5:23pm
    I cannot agree with you more. I hope they'll do something for the EE (yes... wishful hope I know) NT xxxyyy Send a private message to xxxyyy Dec 30 2012, 5:49pm
    I loved the goblin town sequence !! TheWhiteRider Send a private message to TheWhiteRider Dec 30 2012, 6:11pm
    The bridge falling was dumb. sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Dec 30 2012, 7:38pm
    His death was supposed to be easy stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Dec 30 2012, 9:31pm
        Hmmm... Arannir Send a private message to Arannir Dec 30 2012, 11:42pm
            Respect For The Lore JWPlatt Dec 31 2012, 12:43am
        Well Maybe Ostadan Send a private message to Ostadan Dec 31 2012, 4:17pm
    I admit, I found it amusing... Mardragon Send a private message to Mardragon Dec 30 2012, 10:20pm
    This may be the ONLY.. YaznegSouth40 Send a private message to YaznegSouth40 Dec 30 2012, 10:26pm
        Goblin King JWPlatt Dec 30 2012, 10:39pm
    At first I thought Gandalf killed him too easily... TheSexyBeard Send a private message to TheSexyBeard Dec 30 2012, 11:34pm
    Didn't seem too easy, but I hated the Great Goblin's last line... fern Send a private message to fern Dec 31 2012, 2:53am
    I was expecting Mad Hatter of Middle-Earth Send a private message to Mad Hatter of Middle-Earth Dec 31 2012, 5:50pm
    I have no problem... dungolfin Send a private message to dungolfin Dec 31 2012, 6:43pm

 
 
 

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