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I think you're right about this...

sauget.diblosio
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Jul 12, 5:41pm


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In several shots, however, it seems like they've added vertical layers and structures to the forest which would be more appropriate for Moria than Mirkwood. I see this more as a general penchant of PJ's design team rather than something which adds to the atmosphere or look of the forest.


It is a penchant for this design team. Think of Moria (as you mentioned), the caverns below Orthanc, and Lothlorien, and now Erebor, Mirkwood and Thranduil's Halls. I really like how they do this. It gives these landscapes a touch of the fantastical. I especially like the establishing shots of the Fellowship wandering the long deserted mineshafts and halls of Moria-- that was so much a part of what drew me into Middle-earth in that first film. And i thought what they did in expanding what we saw of Dol Guldur in the first Hobbit film for DoS was fantastic-- my favorite part of the film, really.

Subject User Time
Chapter of the Week: Mirkwood BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 4, 10:35am
    Ah my land Vepariga Send a private message to Vepariga Jul 4, 1:58pm
        Our land BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 4, 2:20pm
    To avoid confusion BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 4, 2:22pm
    Mirkwood Barbarb Send a private message to Barbarb Jul 5, 1:42am
    Loves it! Looks we're in good company too. Lurker in the Mirk Send a private message to Lurker in the Mirk Jul 5, 2:24am
        Home sweet home! BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 5, 10:20am
    Creepy Kim Send a private message to Kim Jul 5, 2:51am
        Creepy indeed BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 5, 10:34am
            ALL of the Above... Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Jul 5, 2:03pm
    My thoughts Noria Send a private message to Noria Jul 5, 8:00pm
        Believe it or not, but I was originally going to include that screencap on my CHOW! BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 5, 9:53pm
        wow... way detailed *impressed* Lurker in the Mirk Send a private message to Lurker in the Mirk Jul 6, 9:09am
            Thanks Lurker. Noria Send a private message to Noria Jul 6, 11:59am
                There is! Lurker in the Mirk Send a private message to Lurker in the Mirk Jul 7, 1:44am
    Did someone mention "creepy"? Riven Delve Send a private message to Riven Delve Jul 5, 11:42pm
        So if I'm understanding you correctly Kim Send a private message to Kim Jul 6, 7:04am
            Hmm...you could be right. Riven Delve Send a private message to Riven Delve Jul 6, 11:09am
        Creepy? No way! BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 6, 4:24pm
    Just four answers from me... Kerewyn Send a private message to Kerewyn Jul 6, 9:26am
        No worries! It's the quality of answers that matters, not the quantity. BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 6, 4:28pm
    Beautiful screencaps! cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jul 10, 2:46am
        No rush BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 10, 8:49am
    Mirkwood journey is ok, but visibly not a big priority elostirion74 Send a private message to elostirion74 Jul 10, 2:36pm
        Thank you for your answers, elostirion! // BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 10, 3:00pm
        I think you're right about this... sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Jul 12, 5:41pm
    Gah! cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Jul 12, 12:33am
        Commiserations Lurker in the Mirk Send a private message to Lurker in the Mirk Jul 12, 2:31am
        Bummer! BlackFox Send a private message to BlackFox Jul 12, 9:24am

 
 
 

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