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Something I noticed about the Stone-Giants

Hamfast Gamgee
Gondor

Apr 19 2013, 11:12pm

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Something I noticed about the Stone-Giants Can't Post

In the book, the company worry about been kicked high by the Stone-Giants as a football. In the movie, something like this happens!Smile


MouthofSauron
Tol Eressea


Apr 19 2013, 11:17pm

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stone giants meet the NFL [In reply to] Can't Post

now that i would like to see.


take me down to the woodland realm where the trees are green and the elf women are pretty....Oh will you please take me home!!


Arandiel
Grey Havens

Apr 20 2013, 4:30am

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I had actually forgotten about them until [In reply to] Can't Post

we saw them in the movie - what a great treatment of an otherwise 'throwaway' book-moment!


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Smeagol Bagginsess
Rivendell


Apr 20 2013, 10:53am

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That's what PJ-ism means! [In reply to] Can't Post

Wink

PJ only needs hints to develop action scenes.
Remember the warg-attack in TTT?

Oh, and sometimes he doesn't need even references. That is, when when his imaginations fly high. Talking especially about the falling skulls in ROTK-EE. Wink

As for the stone-giants, I pretty much love the fact that they were included but the scene gets incredibly silly when we find out they are actually on one of the giants' knee. That's pure mumbo-jumbo. Till that, it was an awesome and breathtaking scene!!!

I am the Grandson of Samwise Gamgee. My grandpa loved Frodo uncle and Frodo uncle loved his pet, Smeagol. So I am named Smeagol Bagginsess! Ain't I cute?


sauget.diblosio
Tol Eressea

Apr 22 2013, 1:54pm

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Yep, they looked epic and terrifying off in the distance in the storm, [In reply to] Can't Post

where they should have remained.

 
 

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