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Oh yh i understand

imin
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Feb 1 2013, 2:00pm


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And it seems that most of the repeated lines are coming from Gandalf either talking to one person, the group as a whole or even just himself.

As i say i think it is very deliberate but just for someone who has watched the films a few times like myself, combined with my irritation that there was quite a bit of music from lotr being used made me feel they were using too much of the same - like i could guess what they were going to say before he said it.

Like you say i think its just his way of speaking - it didnt ruin the film or anything for me, lol, more i just noticed it and went 'oh he says that in lotr when ....' and led to a feeling of it being rushed or too many pats on the back for fans/themselves. I am sure i will feel different when DOS comes out.

Subject User Time
Copycat Dialogue or a Prelude to Genius? TH vs LOTR scriptwriting Arandir Send a private message to Arandir Jan 31 2013, 7:05pm
    Another one is .... Aranaes Send a private message to Aranaes Jan 31 2013, 7:19pm
    I agree and think this is more likely... Owain Send a private message to Owain Jan 31 2013, 7:22pm
    Think it is just coincidence shadowdog Send a private message to shadowdog Jan 31 2013, 7:25pm
        Fly you fools/ This way/run you fools oncefaster Send a private message to oncefaster Jan 31 2013, 7:45pm
            How 'bout within the film? Brandybuckled Send a private message to Brandybuckled Jan 31 2013, 8:46pm
                Not quite... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 31 2013, 8:53pm
    Considering that most of the lines you cite Arandiel Send a private message to Arandiel Jan 31 2013, 8:11pm
        I agree with the speech patterns... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Jan 31 2013, 8:19pm
    In all of your examples Lindele Send a private message to Lindele Jan 31 2013, 8:16pm
    similar lines. andwise Send a private message to andwise Jan 31 2013, 8:59pm
        What about . . . Lily Fairbairn Send a private message to Lily Fairbairn Jan 31 2013, 10:04pm
    not really... nenyacaster Send a private message to nenyacaster Jan 31 2013, 9:54pm
    And IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Jan 31 2013, 10:50pm
    I noticed most of these Kristin Thompson Send a private message to Kristin Thompson Jan 31 2013, 11:25pm
    The Gollum one is obviously deliberate, though others could be coincidential sycorax82 Send a private message to sycorax82 Feb 1 2013, 1:21am
    Re Retro315 Send a private message to Retro315 Feb 1 2013, 4:57am
    Also, "It cannot be", said by Aragorn and Thorin Earl Send a private message to Earl Feb 1 2013, 7:09am
    Says basically the same thing to Pippin and Thorin imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 1:17pm
        Gandalf example arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 1 2013, 1:55pm
            Oh yh i understand imin Send a private message to imin Feb 1 2013, 2:00pm
    I've written Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Feb 1 2013, 6:22pm
    I spotted a couple at the weekend.. Elvanui Send a private message to Elvanui Feb 4 2013, 3:21pm

 
 
 

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