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Ah, don't I know it Werde Spinner. Blue flames indeed, and OH, if only the movie had matched the set there. lol However, I

AinurOlorin
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Nov 30 2013, 5:29am


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Ah, don't I know it Werde Spinner. Blue flames indeed, and OH, if only the movie had matched the set there. lol However, I [In reply to] Can't Post

have found that with the Hobbit sets, as with Rings, Lego gets it mostly right, and pretty spot on to what happens on screen. They are more apt to leave characters or events out, than add them in. "The Stones of seeing do not lie, and not even the lord of Baradur can make them do so,". The appropriately added coloured flames to that scene (and, for all we know, they may have gotten an earlier description in which the flames WERE coloured)m otherwise however, with the exception of Azog having been the earlier Yazneg version, eveything is fairly spot on. Huge White warg, before we had seen any footage of Daisy the White Alpha Warg female, standing on a huge rock with the lead orc on her back. They also nailed the Legoas and Tauriel aiding in the Spider Battle, a full year ago. So when they depict A Gandalf and Radagast fighting together in Dol Guldur for example, I am both hopeful and inclined to believe that it happens.

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I've seen the *SPOILERS* tag so much lately I really didn't want to add it to the title, but if any of the lovely moderators think it needs it, feel free to add it! Smile There shouldn't be anything too spoiler-y here, though.
So, has anyone else seen the trailer for the new LEGO Laketown set? The TV was on at my relatives' house yesterday and I saw the trailer at least four times (yes, and I rushed into the room to watch it every time Angelic). Of course, this is LEGO, which can take liberties with what is included in the sets - liberties that do not always even reflect the movie. (Some of the Marvel sets come to mind.) However, my observation has been that whoever does the LEGO sets are fairly knowledgeable about Tolkien (they included blue flames for Gandalf in the warg-attack-oh-no-let's-climb-the-trees set, so how about that, AinurOlorin? Wink). So, with that in mind, I'm just going to throw it out there that the LEGO trailer for Laketown included shots of Bilbo apparently imprisoned (?!), and what looked like the boat belonging to the Master of Laketown sailing by. It ended with Bilbo escaping and knocking the Master into the water, along with a couple of his guards.
I know it's just a tiny scene of animated LEGO minifigures and probably has *no* bearing upon the movie whatsoever, but I thought it was kind of funny. Laugh What do you think? To me, Bilbo being imprisoned or at least behind bars and in need of rescue sounds utterly ridiculous. What could possibly have led up to that? However, some evil overlady part of me (cue evil laugh *ahahahaha*) would like to see the Master get knocked in the water.
So, sorry for the long post. Evil What shenanigans do *you* think will occur in Laketown?


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LEGO Trailer Speculation Werde Spinner Send a private message to Werde Spinner Nov 30 2013, 12:03am
    I think... Eruvandi Send a private message to Eruvandi Nov 30 2013, 12:23am
    Ah, don't I know it Werde Spinner. Blue flames indeed, and OH, if only the movie had matched the set there. lol However, I AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Nov 30 2013, 5:29am

 
 
 

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