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Noria
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Aug 25, 5:15pm


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... He comments on the shade of the blue contact lens. His eyes aren't CGI.

The fact that Orlando Bloom has changed in twelve or so years is inescapable and so best ignored - there's nothing anyone could have done about that and in all honestly, he hasn't changed very much. I agree with you about the character of Legolas. My feeling is that people are complaining that he is different without appreciating that he's different because the scriptwriters mean him to be, and for a reason. This is Legolas as he was in a period for which Tolkien left no blueprint. The king's son on his home ground, neither liking nor trusting dwaves. The addition of Tauriel has allowed them to show glimpses of the gentler Legolas we got to know in the LotR films just as the Council of Elrond allowed them to show glimpses of his haughtier, angrier persona. I'm working on the assumption that the experiences he undergoes in BotFA will change him, allowing the two sides of his nature to merge. We're just not there yet.


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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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