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Jan 2 2013, 4:54am


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I think it showed that these dwarves have more in store than just dinner by the fire - I liked the nice neat stack of dishes at the end and how flustered Bilbo got at all of it. IT was pretty cinematic - maybe this is where the motion of the plates was a bit too rapid / maybe unrealistic ... if I put my picky glasses on (ew - life is less enjoyable with those on *takes them off)

They did a good job with starting it with Ori's question. That was pretty funny.



I too occasionally put on the Picky Glasses (especially where horses are concrened)...

Some thoughts:

HFR makes fast action comprehendable (I can see what the heck they're doing now!).

Wicked cool warrior types (Elven or Dwarven) would be doing stuff like you'd see in the best martial arts films ever... it would be fast, faster than the eye (or 24 FPS) can follow. While it looks odd to the uninitiated, or impossible...
...proves, it does, that Jedi you must be, to fling Bilbo's plates about...

Some of the bunnysled action bordered on this, though real mushing at top speeds (sprinting or ski-joring) is quite fast... and those are Rhosgobel rabbits.

In Brave, I had issues at first with some of the action (it seemed to quick and cartoony), big horses don't really move exactly like that... then I realized it wasn't because the artists failed in their research (they were quite excellent, actually), but that the entire film had a style where the action was exaggerated a bit; quick and cartoony.

The Hobbit seems to exaggerate reality just a wee tad more than LOTR did.

Still love it.

Oh darn, were those my glasses...

Go outside and play...

Subject User Time
Chip the dishes and crack the plates... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 6:40pm
    Loved the song Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Dec 31 2012, 6:42pm
        science experiments in the pantry... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 7:24pm
    Why this song and not "Fifteen Birds in Five Fir-trees"? N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Dec 31 2012, 6:44pm
        Perhaps because they've found a use for this song... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Dec 31 2012, 6:57pm
        I thought .... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 31 2012, 6:59pm
            Azog vexx801 Send a private message to vexx801 Dec 31 2012, 7:19pm
                I like that... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 7:32pm
            The movie's Great Goblin sings a song. N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Dec 31 2012, 8:05pm
                It must be this DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 31 2012, 8:08pm
        Those should have been in the movie, too! Alassëa Eruvande Send a private message to Alassëa Eruvande Dec 31 2012, 6:59pm
            The path to Rivendell was similar in the book, Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Dec 31 2012, 7:07pm
                It just didn't seem right to me. Alassëa Eruvande Send a private message to Alassëa Eruvande Dec 31 2012, 7:10pm
                    it's definitely different than the book unexpectedvisitor Send a private message to unexpectedvisitor Dec 31 2012, 7:22pm
            welcome to Narnia swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 7:31pm
            Elven arts. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Dec 31 2012, 11:38pm
        It did not have to be there Kangi Ska Send a private message to Kangi Ska Dec 31 2012, 7:03pm
            on another subject adnan Send a private message to adnan Dec 31 2012, 9:03pm
                I did review An Unexpected Journey but I was very tired Kangi Ska Send a private message to Kangi Ska Dec 31 2012, 10:20pm
        not really unexpectedvisitor Send a private message to unexpectedvisitor Dec 31 2012, 7:03pm
        Tra la lally Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 31 2012, 7:13pm
            i understand why unexpectedvisitor Send a private message to unexpectedvisitor Dec 31 2012, 7:27pm
                someone needs to do a parody... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 7:36pm
                    Deck the halls with boughs of holly, but don't sing the rest of the song! N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Dec 31 2012, 8:03pm
                Tra-la-la-lally Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Dec 31 2012, 7:46pm
                    Tra-la-la-lally DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 31 2012, 7:49pm
                        Elf song Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Dec 31 2012, 8:39pm
                            They just needed the ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 31 2012, 8:55pm
                        Alternate idea Fredeghar Wayfarer Send a private message to Fredeghar Wayfarer Dec 31 2012, 8:59pm
                    tra-la-la-lally arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Dec 31 2012, 7:56pm
                I like the song Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 31 2012, 9:51pm
            A rather necessary omition... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Dec 31 2012, 8:34pm
                I know! It's tragic Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 31 2012, 9:52pm
        fifteen birds and tra la la swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Dec 31 2012, 7:27pm
            "Fifteen Birds" would show that the goblins were not too bright Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Dec 31 2012, 7:30pm
                Is it a "silly" song? N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Dec 31 2012, 7:56pm
                    Well, maybe not, Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Dec 31 2012, 7:59pm
    I also loved it. arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Dec 31 2012, 7:05pm
    Loved it too Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Dec 31 2012, 8:24pm
    What is Kili scraping his boots on? Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Dec 31 2012, 8:35pm
        "That's my mother's glory box" Lissuin Send a private message to Lissuin Dec 31 2012, 9:07pm
    I thought it was just about perfect... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Dec 31 2012, 8:41pm
        "Fifteen birds" was in... -ish. Username4242 Send a private message to Username4242 Dec 31 2012, 9:22pm
    I also love this song! Aragalen the Green Send a private message to Aragalen the Green Dec 31 2012, 8:45pm
    That's what Bilbo Baggins hates! Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Dec 31 2012, 11:25pm
    Loved it enough to buy special edition soundtrack Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 1 2013, 1:06am
    I love this song ! Hamfast Send a private message to Hamfast Jan 1 2013, 1:28am
        I agree, Heatherleawv Send a private message to Heatherleawv Jan 1 2013, 3:09am
            Couple notes Mahtion Send a private message to Mahtion Jan 1 2013, 6:02am
        Saw the movie for the 3d time Vangalad Send a private message to Vangalad Jan 1 2013, 9:50pm
    Put me on the list of those who loved it! elostirion74 Send a private message to elostirion74 Jan 1 2013, 9:53pm
    I enjoyed it! Escapist Send a private message to Escapist Jan 1 2013, 10:00pm
        speed records... swordwhale Send a private message to swordwhale Jan 2 2013, 4:54am
    I thought it was great TheSexyBeard Send a private message to TheSexyBeard Jan 1 2013, 10:47pm
        Did they even know what you were singing? ryouko Send a private message to ryouko Jan 2 2013, 12:13am

 
 
 

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