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Slightly worried, but only slightly

Radagast-Aiwendil
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Jul 2 2012, 9:24pm


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Most of changes that PJ made were for time's sake (e.g. emitting Tom Bombadil), and could be easily forgiven. Others (Such as choosing to kill off Saruman at Isengard rather than in The Shire) were actually improvements in terms of how the film played out. However, there were a few changes (such as Aragorn's fake "death" scene in The Two Towers) which were cringeworthy to say the least. On the whole though, the films were brilliant.

What worries me is the addition of characters that don't exist (such as Tauriel and Alfrid). It is totally unnecessary. But I trust PJ. If in doubt, I just watch the trailer, which restores my faith completely. It really does look fantastic.

"A Wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early: he arrives precisely when he means to!"-Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring.

(This post was edited by Radagast-Aiwendil on Jul 2 2012, 9:26pm)

Subject User Time
Are you worried about The Hobbit films straying from the book? Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 3:39pm
    I am less worried because I consider LotR the greater work. Not worried at all, really.// CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 28 2012, 4:04pm
        Are you looking forward to it at all, or will you treat it like any other film?// Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 4:07pm
            Pretty much any other film.// CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Jun 28 2012, 6:02pm
                All things being equal, I think I will be inclined to go see it, Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 6:31pm
                    Agreed! It's far too expensive these days DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jun 28 2012, 6:35pm
                        $1.00 theater sevilodorf Send a private message to sevilodorf Jun 28 2012, 9:53pm
                            I'm going regardless .. Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 28 2012, 10:01pm
                            oh a $ theatre, one of the things i miss about America! imin Send a private message to imin Jun 28 2012, 10:20pm
                                Wild Horses couldnt hold me back LOL Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 28 2012, 10:23pm
                                Annoying isn't it!! / DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jun 28 2012, 10:25pm
                                    Very annoying imin Send a private message to imin Jun 28 2012, 10:32pm
                                Yes, but you can order beer in the theater, right?// Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 11:52pm
                                    You can get alcholic beverages in the cinema bar/lounge DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jun 28 2012, 11:57pm
                                    There was a place in NC that served beer Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 28 2012, 11:58pm
                                        no need Ongyage Send a private message to Ongyage Jun 29 2012, 8:49am
                                    A very small amount let you imin Send a private message to imin Jun 29 2012, 12:00am
                                        Canadian beer is better Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff Jun 29 2012, 12:11am
    I'm not particularly worried DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jun 28 2012, 4:14pm
        I may also love the TH movie more than the LotR movies, Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 4:24pm
            I agree DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jun 28 2012, 4:39pm
    I'm a little worried but really looking forward to it. imin Send a private message to imin Jun 28 2012, 7:21pm
        Well, in The Hobbit the dwarves mostly were comic relief. Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 7:25pm
            I dont feel they were like movie gimli imin Send a private message to imin Jun 28 2012, 7:35pm
                I don't know, Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 8:55pm
                    Oh no some of it is you're right but not all of the humour for the dwarves is slapstick in the book imin Send a private message to imin Jun 28 2012, 10:18pm
    Not worried at all dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jun 28 2012, 7:21pm
        There are many illustrated versions of the books that also make me cringe. Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 28 2012, 8:44pm
            Same here. dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Jun 29 2012, 1:37pm
                Ted Nasmith, favourite of mine. imin Send a private message to imin Jun 29 2012, 3:11pm
    I'm not that invested. Aunt Dora Baggins Send a private message to Aunt Dora Baggins Jun 29 2012, 12:31am
        I wasn't a big fan of the Rankin Bass cartoon, but Curious Send a private message to Curious Jun 29 2012, 1:32am
    No, but... batik Send a private message to batik Jun 29 2012, 3:13am
        Hey! sador Send a private message to sador Jun 29 2012, 12:59pm
            Hey Sador... batik Send a private message to batik Jul 2 2012, 2:03am
        You liked being a movie-firster? imin Send a private message to imin Jun 29 2012, 1:16pm
            Yeah, the order of my Tolkien experience... batik Send a private message to batik Jul 2 2012, 2:08am
        I also avoided a re-read of LotR and am of TH dreamflower Send a private message to dreamflower Jun 29 2012, 9:59pm
            Right on. Undome Send a private message to Undome Jul 1 2012, 4:31am
                I look at this in a totally different way. imin Send a private message to imin Jul 1 2012, 9:09am
    Not at all worried dreamflower Send a private message to dreamflower Jun 29 2012, 9:51pm
    The Hobbit sam90 Send a private message to sam90 Jun 29 2012, 10:59pm
    Yes. Undome Send a private message to Undome Jul 1 2012, 4:22am
        Maybe that's why I've stopped worrying. Curious Send a private message to Curious Jul 1 2012, 3:07pm
    Definitely more! sador Send a private message to sador Jul 1 2012, 4:42pm
    I'm just hoping for films that are faithful to the book in spirit. Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jul 2 2012, 2:08am
    there is only one thing I never like PhantomS Send a private message to PhantomS Jul 2 2012, 3:08pm
        Lord Elrond isn't even named as an Elf. Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Jul 2 2012, 5:28pm
            Slightly worried, but only slightly Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Jul 2 2012, 9:24pm

 
 
 

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