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Apr 24 2013, 12:19pm


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Has AUJ increased your appreciation of the books?
For me, yes, but probably not in the same way as with you.

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Surprisingly, despite all the changes that were made to the story, I found this to be the case.


And with me, it's rather precisely because of the multiple deviations from characterisations, plotline and the general tone, that I love the book even more than I used to before I saw the movie.

Anyway, I agree that the movie made me somewhat appreciative of the Dwarven hardiness and showed their ancient culture which I am hoping to see more of. It definitely made me read more on the subjects covered, even if for the most part it was motivated by a desire to read up on what didn't sit well with me in the movie.

"A journalist once asked me what I would like my epitaph to be and I said I think I would like it to be 'He did very little harm'. And that's not easy. Most people seem to me to do a great deal of harm. If I could be remembered as having done very little, that would suit me." ~ Paul Eddington

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Has AUJ increased your appreciation of the books? (Or, the "I can name all thirteen Dwarves now!" thread) Lio Send a private message to Lio Apr 20 2013, 12:00am
    well i still can't name all 13 dwarves lol but i would say.. MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Apr 20 2013, 12:54am
    Yes, but probably not the way it intended. LOL Aragorn the Elfstone Send a private message to Aragorn the Elfstone Apr 20 2013, 5:28am
        Tolkien was going to rewrite The Hobbit after LOTR's MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Apr 20 2013, 6:45am
            Of course I know that. Aragorn the Elfstone Send a private message to Aragorn the Elfstone Apr 20 2013, 6:59am
                if the eagle sequence had been verbatim to the book... MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Apr 20 2013, 8:35am
            Oh dear imin Send a private message to imin Apr 20 2013, 9:37am
                The rewrite Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Apr 20 2013, 7:13pm
                    Quite right... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Apr 20 2013, 7:17pm
                        Tone Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Apr 20 2013, 7:47pm
                        I sort of agree, Elenial, ShireHorse Send a private message to ShireHorse Apr 21 2013, 1:09pm
                I've read the 1960's rewrite-The TALKING PURSE is still in it!! Hrdly in keeping with LOTR! malickfan Send a private message to malickfan Apr 22 2013, 10:29am
                    yeah exactly imin Send a private message to imin Apr 22 2013, 12:54pm
                    I've actually been wondering about that Lio Send a private message to Lio Apr 22 2013, 11:17pm
            Hmm Radagast-Aiwendil Send a private message to Radagast-Aiwendil Apr 21 2013, 2:38pm
            PJ is certainly not "simply inserting the missing story elements" jtarkey Send a private message to jtarkey Apr 21 2013, 11:05pm
                well i respectfully disagree MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Apr 21 2013, 11:23pm
                    I see where you're coming from jtarkey Send a private message to jtarkey Apr 22 2013, 1:52am
                        true, but MouthofSauron Send a private message to MouthofSauron Apr 22 2013, 3:24am
                re: The Lord of the Rings films Aragorn the Elfstone Send a private message to Aragorn the Elfstone Apr 21 2013, 11:37pm
    You know, this is true for me! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Apr 20 2013, 5:38am
    Oh, absolutely! Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Apr 20 2013, 9:37am
        Tra La La Lally IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Apr 20 2013, 8:52pm
            Are they really that different? Lio Send a private message to Lio Apr 21 2013, 12:22am
                I don't think so Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Apr 21 2013, 2:04am
                    I have been thinking Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 21 2013, 3:55pm
                        Totally agree, Elenorflower. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Apr 21 2013, 5:17pm
                        Good point... Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Apr 21 2013, 6:40pm
                            There is still hope. Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Apr 21 2013, 8:03pm
    It has given me a greater appreciation of PJ's LOTR movies imin Send a private message to imin Apr 20 2013, 9:42am
        agreed Elenorflower Send a private message to Elenorflower Apr 20 2013, 5:09pm
    I can name all the dwarves now! LordotRings93 Send a private message to LordotRings93 Apr 20 2013, 1:51pm
    When the first picteres of them came out, Luinnár Send a private message to Luinnár Apr 20 2013, 2:01pm
    Yeah, I suppose so Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Apr 21 2013, 2:46pm
    Re: dik-dik Send a private message to dik-dik Apr 24 2013, 12:19pm

 
 
 

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