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Why only Minas Tirith?

Glum
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Jan 4 2013, 4:00pm


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I love the ROTK movie but there's one thing I'm dissapointed with - if I didn't know the book, I would get a feeling that Gondor consists of Minas Tirith + a small harbour and several beacons. Even Rohan seemed to be "richer" in the movie - Edoras, Helm's Deep and a village burned down by orcs can be seen there. PJ could have either shot scenes of Gondorian armies from various areas coming into Minas Tirith or he could have shown, in whichever context, locations such as Pelargir or Dol Amroth. If those bruning settlements behind the corsairs' ships were supposed to portray Pelargir or some other city, it's okay, but it's not really clear from the movie... What's your opinion?

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Why only Minas Tirith? Glum Send a private message to Glum Jan 4 2013, 4:00pm
    Sure, I would loved to have explored more of Gondor Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jan 4 2013, 4:19pm
    Well, what Jackson could have done... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jan 4 2013, 5:18pm
        Yes, but we know that is not "exciting enough" and the Army of Dead Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jan 4 2013, 5:22pm
            My wife's take is slightly different... Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jan 4 2013, 5:26pm
                One that scene would have accomplished is to show the Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jan 4 2013, 5:33pm
                Even moreso beforehand.. moreorless Send a private message to moreorless Jan 10 2013, 3:42pm
            I think it's *more* exciting, and I bet the general audience would agree. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jan 4 2013, 5:53pm
                Actually Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Jan 4 2013, 7:12pm
                Taking the Dead to Mordor Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Jan 4 2013, 7:46pm
                    They were cursed until they fulfllled their task Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Jan 7 2013, 2:15am
                        Question ustballa999 Send a private message to ustballa999 Jan 7 2013, 2:49am
                            My guess is no CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jan 7 2013, 3:04am
    Third child syndrome... weaver Send a private message to weaver Jan 6 2013, 2:34am
    You're not alone CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jan 6 2013, 5:24am

 
 
 

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