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He's more than eye candy?

hutch
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Feb 1 2013, 1:57am


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He's more than eye candy? [In reply to] Can't Post

Could've fooled me based on the posts around here. Tongue

Davy Jones could've been Bilbo...I mean he was a Brit with a sense for adventure, singing & dancing. And think of the costs it would've save with forced perspective: he was ACTUALLY 5'3. He also hung out with a grumpy tall dude in a hat (Mike Nesmith.) While we're at it let's just have Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork as Merry & Pippin.

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What did you think of the movie Thorin? bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 31 2013, 6:57pm
    Surprise...I loved movie Thorin! arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Jan 31 2013, 7:33pm
        Its true. Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Jan 31 2013, 8:21pm
    I think the key to movie-Thorin is his voice. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Jan 31 2013, 7:37pm
        Mods up! And... Owain Send a private message to Owain Jan 31 2013, 7:52pm
        Mmmmm... Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Jan 31 2013, 8:51pm
            I had never considered those physical limitations Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Jan 31 2013, 9:01pm
                prosthetic effects as well mefansmum Feb 1 2013, 7:21am
    Simple to me... MasterOrc Send a private message to MasterOrc Jan 31 2013, 8:07pm
    A very pleasant suprise! Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Jan 31 2013, 8:22pm
    I had no preconceived notions as to how he should be portrayed so: florian Send a private message to florian Jan 31 2013, 8:37pm
        Then why did Balin age so much? hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 1:54am
            In the movie Balin is portrayed as being older. florian Send a private message to florian Feb 1 2013, 2:50am
    I liked him actually Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Jan 31 2013, 8:38pm
        Funny Thing IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 1 2013, 9:58pm
            I know what you mean Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Feb 1 2013, 10:02pm
    Was a bit different than what I imagined. Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 31 2013, 8:56pm
    Great acting, great writing, disappointingly short beard. // Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Jan 31 2013, 9:04pm
        As for the age. Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Jan 31 2013, 10:37pm
            Very well said! Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 1 2013, 12:49am
                I thought Armitage was excellent. For me, it was all in the design. // Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Feb 1 2013, 1:59am
                    I didnt sadly Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 1 2013, 3:48am
            But this younger Thorin has much more to lose... Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 1 2013, 1:07am
                Old Thorin could have lived out his last years in peace, but didn't. He went to reclaim the home of his people. Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Feb 1 2013, 2:00am
                I respectfully disagree. hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 2:15am
    Frequently. Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Jan 31 2013, 9:23pm
        He's more than eye candy? hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 1:57am
            Yes, he IS nice to look at ShireHorse Send a private message to ShireHorse Feb 1 2013, 2:16pm
                Davy Jones' role in the entertainment industry hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 4:59pm
                You seem to be implying hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:03pm
    spectacular! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jan 31 2013, 10:30pm
        Yeah, that's what I *meant* to say! Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 1 2013, 12:57am
        As much as I want to agree with you... hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 2:11am
            Anyway, as much as I hate to admit it, I think GdT was much braver in his casting decision and vision of Thorin. And I think this Thorin is too conventional and taking the easy, pop culture road Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 1 2013, 3:42am
                practical and logical to go younger MistyMountain Send a private message to MistyMountain Feb 1 2013, 3:58am
                    Lets be practical then Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Feb 1 2013, 4:08am
                        He does not wear a costume weighing over 40 pounds.. (20-30 kg).// arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 1 2013, 4:53am
                    John Callen? Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Feb 1 2013, 6:55am
                        Theoden IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 1 2013, 10:09pm
                Good point Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 1 2013, 4:51pm
                    We can have more than one elder statesman hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:20pm
    thorin the great. andwise Send a private message to andwise Jan 31 2013, 10:33pm
    Thorin was this movie's Boromir, for me entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Jan 31 2013, 10:52pm
        Based on the early PR shots, he didn't look hot. Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 31 2013, 11:05pm
            yeah in the earlier renditions Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Jan 31 2013, 11:36pm
        That nails it. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 1 2013, 12:10am
    Love him as Thorin! Eowyn3 Send a private message to Eowyn3 Jan 31 2013, 11:42pm
    Spot on!// Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 31 2013, 11:48pm
    Guess I should answer my own questions... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 1 2013, 12:12am
    Alas! hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 1:52am
    I was much more pleased with him than I initially expected after first seeing the younger look AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 1 2013, 1:58am
    Movie Thorin Gelir Send a private message to Gelir Feb 1 2013, 3:12am
        I think PJ did tweak Balin's age for the movie florian Send a private message to florian Feb 1 2013, 3:27am
    RE: Thorin Retro315 Send a private message to Retro315 Feb 1 2013, 4:52am
    I love movie Thorin! Súlimë Send a private message to Súlimë Feb 1 2013, 6:56am
    good jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 1 2013, 7:31am
        This is a very interesting observation. Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Feb 1 2013, 3:03pm
            Me to imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 3:08pm
                one of the things I love about these dwarves Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Feb 1 2013, 3:41pm
                    They are all short and stocky imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 3:47pm
                        yes you're right Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Feb 1 2013, 3:58pm
                            Yeah i would agree with that imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 4:14pm
                            atypical jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 1 2013, 4:49pm
                                I think this is a good point... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 1 2013, 4:59pm
                                    snow white jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 1 2013, 5:04pm
                                        I can't name all of snow whites 7 dwarves hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:12pm
                                    The other dwarves are unconventional hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:26pm
                                    I don't think they risked that much with the unconventional dwarven designs, really. Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Feb 1 2013, 5:59pm
                                        Very true. hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 9:33pm
                                        agree but.. glor Send a private message to glor Feb 1 2013, 10:56pm
                            In all honesty hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:18pm
    Surprise! I didn't like movie-Thorin much after the first viewing. Alassëa Eruvande Send a private message to Alassëa Eruvande Feb 1 2013, 2:25pm
    I like him imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 2:29pm
        I say they're setting him up as Isildur. hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 5:11pm
            Surprised to see you write that arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 1 2013, 6:31pm
                It felt superficial to me hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 9:26pm
                    Just Bilbo? (***Book Spoilers***) arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 2 2013, 3:04am
                        So the relationship in the book makes no sense? hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 2 2013, 5:10am
                            Not exactly arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 4 2013, 3:57pm
        Thorin (book and movie) - jerk? arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 1 2013, 5:55pm
            I think you're spot on with the Boromir-comparison, with added scenes and the like. Macfeast Send a private message to Macfeast Feb 1 2013, 6:49pm
                Gold was the dwarves' selfish folly hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 9:31pm
                    I wouldnt count out the gold lust moreorless Send a private message to moreorless Feb 2 2013, 6:35am
                        What I meant was hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 2 2013, 6:59am
                            Not sure I really see that... moreorless Send a private message to moreorless Feb 2 2013, 8:16am
                                Better than the book CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Feb 2 2013, 9:23am
                                    Wonder how can this be possible Marionette Send a private message to Marionette Feb 2 2013, 7:40pm
        Not alone :) Gelir Send a private message to Gelir Feb 1 2013, 10:13pm
            It´s sadder because he had flaws Marionette Send a private message to Marionette Feb 2 2013, 7:46pm
                I felt completely differently... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 2 2013, 8:34pm
    I liked him better Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Feb 1 2013, 2:39pm
    on thorin cartermoulton Send a private message to cartermoulton Feb 1 2013, 4:53pm
    Better than the book lindorian Send a private message to lindorian Feb 1 2013, 5:13pm
        better than the book? jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Feb 1 2013, 5:17pm
        Better than the book? nycwine Send a private message to nycwine Feb 1 2013, 5:38pm
        Book Thorin was much more complex and realistic hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 9:38pm
            How is book-Thorin complex? bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 1 2013, 10:15pm
                ok fair enough hutch Send a private message to hutch Feb 1 2013, 11:23pm
        Thanks for the no spoiler alert sphdle1 Send a private message to sphdle1 Feb 2 2013, 4:31am
    It's all about the eyes Bellerock Send a private message to Bellerock Feb 2 2013, 1:43am
    Thorin Ireth Send a private message to Ireth Feb 2 2013, 11:17am
    Being a fan of book Thorin before all this Marionette Send a private message to Marionette Feb 2 2013, 7:25pm
    I wasn't looking forward to the Hobbit Esmeralda Send a private message to Esmeralda Feb 2 2013, 11:24pm
    I'm in total agreement with Peter Jackson GloryBox Send a private message to GloryBox Feb 3 2013, 7:11am
    Just as Jackson's Boromir grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 3 2013, 8:31pm
        Yup, with ya all the way gramma Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Feb 3 2013, 11:14pm
            Me, too! kiwifan Send a private message to kiwifan Feb 4 2013, 7:10pm
                Nor do I think he would want to arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 4 2013, 7:39pm
        You're so right about Boromir and Thorin GloryBox Send a private message to GloryBox Feb 3 2013, 11:45pm

 
 
 

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