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The butterflies above the forest canopy scene

BalrogTrainer
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Feb 22, 3:26pm


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Could this be an homage by PJ to the 1977 Rankin/Bass film? My memory of the book in these chapters is foggy, so I don't remember if Tolkien actually wrote about it. But considering PJ did homages to the 1978 Ralph Bakshi LOTR film in his LOTR films (and actually outright lifted a handful of scenes and/or elements Evil -- though he executed most of them better than Bakshi did) and considering "The Hobbit" is by far the best of the 3 animated Tolkien adaptations, I'd like to think he'd to at least one for these films.

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The butterflies above the forest canopy scene BalrogTrainer Send a private message to BalrogTrainer Feb 22, 3:26pm
    in the book book Gandalf Send a private message to book Gandalf Feb 22, 3:43pm
    It's a homage to the book QuackingTroll Send a private message to QuackingTroll Feb 22, 3:50pm
        Nice one, Quacking Troll! Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Feb 22, 4:46pm
        I like the cut of your jib :} Crunchable Birdses Send a private message to Crunchable Birdses Feb 22, 8:15pm
    The book... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Feb 22, 4:03pm
        There's a book? Voronwë_the_Faithful Send a private message to Voronwë_the_Faithful Feb 22, 4:48pm
    It is actually... Lost Hobbit Send a private message to Lost Hobbit Feb 22, 4:03pm
        It is in the book... Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 22, 5:24pm
            Color in DOS changes with each format Elarie Send a private message to Elarie Feb 22, 5:51pm
                I hope to see it in 2D Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 22, 7:46pm
            I believe the colors... arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 22, 7:00pm
                oh, I'm sure they weren't supposed to have been green, as well. Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 22, 7:39pm
                    Oh, sorry! arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 22, 7:51pm
                        yeah. Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 22, 10:41pm
    It's in the book iduna Send a private message to iduna Feb 22, 5:44pm
    I think that a lot of the similarities could easily be explained Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Feb 22, 7:53pm
    It could have been meant as a tribute to both. Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Feb 22, 11:06pm
        The key thing about that scene in the book Bumblingidiot Send a private message to Bumblingidiot Feb 23, 12:33am
            I think what it says now Meneldor Send a private message to Meneldor Feb 23, 3:19am
                And of course in the book, they misread things Bumblingidiot Send a private message to Bumblingidiot Feb 23, 3:54pm
                    Gotta agree with Magpie Reuel Send a private message to Reuel Feb 24, 3:24pm
                        re: the link Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Feb 24, 3:59pm
                            Thanks Magpie Reuel Send a private message to Reuel Feb 24, 5:15pm

 
 
 

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