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Andy Serkis reads The Hobbit


Sep 23 2012, 8:03pm

Post #1 of 14 (2020 views)
Andy Serkis reads The Hobbit Can't Post

Sorry if this has been posted already but I think its awesome.


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Sep 23 2012, 8:08pm

Post #2 of 14 (1038 views)
Wow! That's remarkable! [In reply to] Can't Post

That snorty thing he does with his voice is absolutely phenomenal. I can't even imagine the difficulty of projecting that to a large audience, and even annunciating... Andy truly is the man for the job! Truly an inspiration.

Tol Eressea

Sep 23 2012, 8:17pm

Post #3 of 14 (965 views)
Wonderful! Thank you for sharing!! [In reply to] Can't Post

I love to see things like this.

What passion and dedication; I would love to meet him!


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Sep 23 2012, 8:29pm

Post #4 of 14 (976 views)
Ohhh, wow [In reply to] Can't Post

That is amazing. He is amazing. Imagine being one of those kids! I wonder if he'd ever do an audiobook? I'd so buy that. Heart

Grey Havens

Sep 23 2012, 8:55pm

Post #5 of 14 (895 views)
Me too. [In reply to] Can't Post

I'd love to hear either him or Chris Lee do an audiobook of The Lord of the Rings.

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Tol Eressea

Sep 23 2012, 9:39pm

Post #6 of 14 (872 views)
Awesome! [In reply to] Can't Post

That was just great - lucky kids!

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Sep 24 2012, 12:35am

Post #7 of 14 (850 views)
That man is such a delight! [In reply to] Can't Post

I don't know what I was expecting... but he is so effortless in his Gollum/Smeagol voice. His energy is infectious :D

Thank you for this!!

I really need these new films to take me back to, and not re-introduce me to, that magical world.

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Tol Eressea

Sep 24 2012, 2:31am

Post #8 of 14 (865 views)
Look at that, [In reply to] Can't Post

he looks quite noble sitting in that throne of his. Cool

Thanks for sharing this!

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Sep 24 2012, 3:38pm

Post #9 of 14 (734 views)
Why was this thread moved twice? [In reply to] Can't Post

I posted it here, it got moved to Tolkien main, then back here again.

Make up your minds. Crazy

"A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities."


Sep 24 2012, 5:25pm

Post #10 of 14 (716 views)
Fun! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for posting!

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Sep 24 2012, 5:25pm

Post #11 of 14 (695 views)
I think [In reply to] Can't Post

the Admin that first moved it didn't realize there was a Hobbit-related interview in the video, so they moved it to Main. I moved it back because the Hobbit-related interview definitely pertains to this board. We did leave post markers so people could easily find it by clicking on the marker link. Sorry for any confusion! Smile

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Sep 24 2012, 6:06pm

Post #12 of 14 (697 views)
LOL [In reply to] Can't Post

Gollum should have a throne in the movie Tongue


Sep 24 2012, 7:35pm

Post #13 of 14 (743 views)
I posted this earlier [In reply to] Can't Post

Unaware of this thread. I love it when actors do this, like when Robert Downey and Johnny Depp could play their characters in front of kids without needing prep: shows you how much they live those characters now.

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Oct 5 2012, 4:13am

Post #14 of 14 (564 views)
Finally checked it out. Very cool. NT [In reply to] Can't Post



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