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Balin as Boromir

merklynn
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May 2 2008, 1:43pm


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I too would love to see more of the Dwarves realms visualized on screen as they exist at the time of the movie's events, and not simply the deserted Moria. Even if its just very brief... just flesh out the poor old Dwarves... and also allow them to be more than just comic relief. They should show that their abilities in battle justify their reputation as hardy fighters far bigger in power than their heigh suggests.

I love Balin, and I think the idea of him being lured by the ring isn't a bad one. Hopefully not used in a manner that would warp Balin into anything dislikable. But making him more tragic in the sense that we know why he got fired up about Moria perhaps.

Subject User Time
Sewing Balin together orcbane May 1 2008, 12:37pm
    Daft is no barrier Dreamdeer Send a private message to Dreamdeer May 1 2008, 3:18pm
        maybe carrioncrow Send a private message to carrioncrow May 1 2008, 4:52pm
            Balin was the most interested in ... orcbane May 1 2008, 8:00pm
    I've always taken it that Balin grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg May 1 2008, 4:49pm
        They are coming.... orcbane May 1 2008, 6:34pm
            oooo! grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg May 1 2008, 7:04pm
            And let's not forget ... BuckyUnderbelly Send a private message to BuckyUnderbelly May 1 2008, 7:35pm
    Can the Balin story contribute anything new to film 2? burrahobbit Send a private message to burrahobbit May 1 2008, 8:20pm
        They don't teach what they can't pronounce orcbane May 1 2008, 10:36pm
            Balin as Boromir merklynn Send a private message to merklynn May 2 2008, 1:43pm
    In Mirkwood sador Send a private message to sador May 2 2008, 7:02am

 
 
 

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