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*Spolers* Bunch of Hobbit Clips...
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waaimasjien
Bree

Dec 4 2012, 4:19pm

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Overall or just in The Hobbit? [In reply to] Can't Post

Since it works great in films like Atonement or the sometimes unreliable narrators in A Song of Ice and Fire.

But I meant it as a joke. If you think the action is over the top it's a nice way to explain it all away right?

That said, I think I'm going to hate the framing device as a whole, since it's only there to have Ian Holm and Elijah Wood in it. The bookend scenes are probably completely irrelevant. But, as always, we'll see.


dave_lf
Gondor

Dec 4 2012, 4:22pm

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Maybe it's *shouldn't* be [In reply to] Can't Post

but that's what I'm going to tell myself in my head from now on whenever I see something I don't like. Oh Bilbo! There you go again.


DanielLB
Immortal


Dec 4 2012, 5:09pm

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Just The Hobbit [In reply to] Can't Post

It works better in other films, I agree. But I don't think it should be used as an excuse in this instance. It would just get silly - Bilbo made the Stone Giants up - and things like that.

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Elizabeth
Valinor


Dec 4 2012, 6:31pm

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"So Moria" [In reply to] Can't Post

That was my problem with it. Moria with rickety wooden trestles instead of disintegrating stone ones, *yawn*. And yes, the rate of goblins falling off trestles is totally lame and fake-looking.






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Elizabeth
Valinor


Dec 4 2012, 6:36pm

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My geeky favorite... (Spoiler!) [In reply to] Can't Post

...was the one with Elrond identifying Orcrist and Glamdring. Although it was somewhat ruined by Balin's rectangular-patch eyebrows.

Freeman is perfect beyond all expectations.






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Valandil ed Imladris
Lorien


Dec 4 2012, 7:39pm

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you're right [In reply to] Can't Post

the goblin town sequence looks childish. Hate the clip! It was supposed to be kind of a scary sequence! :'(


AinurOlorin
Half-elven


Dec 4 2012, 10:55pm

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Looks like Warner Brothers strikes again. [In reply to] Can't Post

there is no longer any trace of the clips, and the link I had to one is now disabled as private.

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http://www.youtube.com/...flow=grid&view=0

I only watched the Goblin Town one and it was... Unimpressed


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tolktolk
Lorien

Dec 4 2012, 11:56pm

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Don't tell WB ... [In reply to] Can't Post

But the clips are still available here:

http://www.traileraddict.com/...bbit/feature-trailer


Lusitano
Tol Eressea


Dec 5 2012, 2:14am

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and here [In reply to] Can't Post

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k19pqrm70Eo


marillaraina
Rohan

Dec 5 2012, 2:57am

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Yeah [In reply to] Can't Post

I thought Goblin Town was a pretty cool sequence, what we saw of it.

I don't see what's so outlandish about Kili deflecting the arrows. He's very well trained fighter and an archer himself, if a beaten all to hell Aragorn can deflect and Uruk-hai thrown knife with his sword and I don't think it's that unlikely Kili could deflect a couple of arrows.

And dwarves are like you said very good engineers, so it's not all that out there that they'd be able to think of using a sturdy latter across a small chasm to get across it.

I don't recall hearing dwarves were supposed to be stupid or anything like that, so I'm not sure what the issue is.

I didn't watch Bilbo and Gollum but I watched all the others and really liked them. Fili and Kili arriving at "Mr Boggins" house were really kind of adorable. The Warg scene seems like the start of a bit of ominousness with them being "followed". I loved the Elrond talking about the swords scene and poor Bilbo and his "letter opener". :)


(This post was edited by marillaraina on Dec 5 2012, 3:04am)


totoro
Lorien

Dec 5 2012, 4:34am

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I didn't think I would ever say this, but... [In reply to] Can't Post

... I guess I'm done looking at spoilers. Time to wait patiently.


Hanzkaz
Rohan

Dec 5 2012, 8:51pm

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I liked the clips - [In reply to] Can't Post

- even the one with the gang of Dwarves barging through Goblin-Town wreaking havoc along the way. I imagine Dwarves are used to fighting in that kind of environment.



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