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Two Towers poster

Frodo Baggins

Jul 16 2013, 6:29pm

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Two Towers poster Can't Post

The main Two Towers film poster has a large moon in the background. I have always wondered why as it seems to have nothing to do with the film.
Any ideas why its used?


Jul 16 2013, 6:33pm

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Moon symbolizes night and rising dark [In reply to] Can't Post


Pessimists have no disappointments.


Jul 17 2013, 2:20am

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sounds good to me [In reply to] Can't Post

sounds legit lol I thought about the Moonrise over Gondor as well


Jul 17 2013, 3:02am

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The moon originally had a larger part in the film. [In reply to] Can't Post

As I recall Jackson meant to show correct and distinct moon phases, not only to give a sense of the passage of time. but also to show how and when the separate threads of narrative coincided in time. However, that concept was abandoned during editing.

Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins.

Tol Eressea

Jul 19 2013, 12:20pm

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Because Minas Morgul used to be called Minas Ithil - [In reply to] Can't Post

- which translates as 'the tower of the moon'? I don't know.


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