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Better in The Hobbit. Not in LOTR.

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Aug 25, 12:20am


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Better in The Hobbit. Not in LOTR. [In reply to] Can't Post

As this thread was created in The Hobbit movie discussion and not LOTR, I am pretty sure what Thorin's apprentice is getting at is that those particular two characters didn't feel right to a lot of people when they reprised their roles.

Out of all the characters who reprised their LOTR roles in The Hobbit, for most people Legolas and Frodo were the most jarring. Especially Legolas. His CG blue eyes, made up face, and odd aggresive attitude make him completely different from the kind, thin, brown eyed legolas of FOTR. Personally I'm good with Frodo, even though I like his reprised role less then those of Gandalf, Galadriel, Elrond etc., but I can see why many would have a similar problem with his character in Hobbit. So Thorin's apprentice is asking, since Orlando Bloom and Elijah Wood's roles in The Hobbit were less than satisfying for many people, who do you think could have done better?

My answer: no one. I would have preferred them not return to the films at all! Evil

"I've found it is the small things, everyday deeds of ordinary folk, that keeps the darkness at bay. Simple acts of kindness and love. Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps it is because Iím afraid, and he gives me courage.Ē - Gandalf the Grey.

"Do not be afraid Mithrandir, if ever you should need my help, I will come." - Lady Galadriel.

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WHo do you think could have played a better Legolas or Frodo.? Thorins_apprentice Send a private message to Thorins_apprentice Aug 23, 5:39am
    Jason Isaacs and Daniel Radcliffe. / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Aug 23, 7:13am
        Jason Isaacs would have been my choice for Elrond. // Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Aug 23, 8:30am
    Noone VValar Send a private message to VValar Aug 23, 7:37am
    Replacements Barbarb Send a private message to Barbarb Aug 23, 8:02am
    Better in what way? dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Aug 23, 10:48am
        Exactly. glor Send a private message to glor Aug 24, 1:07am
            True. Bloom was fresh out of drama school and playing a mythical being. Not an easy task. DaughterofLaketown Send a private message to DaughterofLaketown Aug 24, 4:28am
        Better in The Hobbit. Not in LOTR. burgahobbit Send a private message to burgahobbit Aug 25, 12:20am
            Oh - well, if that was the question... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Aug 25, 8:04am
            Legolasí blue eyes Noria Send a private message to Noria Aug 25, 12:15pm
                Yes - it is on one of the DoS documentaries..... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Aug 25, 2:34pm
                    My thoughts exactly BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Aug 25, 3:20pm
                    Exactly Noria Send a private message to Noria Aug 25, 5:15pm
    After so many years it's hard to imagine anyone else dubulous Send a private message to dubulous Aug 23, 10:48am
        I could see no one else! DaughterofLaketown Send a private message to DaughterofLaketown Aug 23, 9:26pm
    Leslie Howard and Laurence Olivier Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Aug 25, 3:29pm
    frodo Rickster Send a private message to Rickster Aug 25, 6:50pm
        I think Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Aug 26, 2:49pm
        damn.... Snowghost77 Send a private message to Snowghost77 Aug 26, 4:00pm
    I think they're both perfectly cast but ghost_matt Send a private message to ghost_matt Aug 26, 3:16pm
    Such a strange question Kilidoescartwheels Send a private message to Kilidoescartwheels Aug 26, 5:26pm
    they were ok in the LotR-trilogy Fichtenbrenner Send a private message to Fichtenbrenner Aug 27, 2:14pm

 
 
 

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