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Forum: The Books 03-30-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,208
Posted By zxcvbn
In the movies Aiglos is kept in Rivendell. In the...

In the movies Aiglos is kept in Rivendell. In the Narsil scenes it can be seen displayed in the same room(or so I've heard from fans, I haven't watched the films for a white). I believe this is what...
Forum: The Movies 03-21-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,339
Posted By zxcvbn
Two words: Phillipa Boyens.

Two words: Phillipa Boyens.
Forum: The Books 03-21-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,095
Posted By zxcvbn
I always found it strange that apart from...

I always found it strange that apart from Bree-land and the Rangers there were no remnants of Arnor in the late Third Age. Surely othere Arnorian communities south of Bree-land would have survived...
Forum: The Books 03-21-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,099
Posted By zxcvbn
There are plenty of stories about famous jewels...

There are plenty of stories about famous jewels in Middle-earth. The Arkenstone and the Silmarils are two different things with different histories.
Forum: The Movies 03-21-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,953
Posted By zxcvbn
Well, just because Tolkien disliked depicting...

Well, just because Tolkien disliked depicting bright lights and magic spells doesn't mean it didn't happen in Middle-earth. What about Gandalf's burning pinecones? The lightning at Amon Sul? And how...
Forum: The Movies 03-21-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,460
Posted By zxcvbn
Most likely several months will go by without...

Most likely several months will go by without news and we'll only know about the settlement when it happens, just as in the case of PJ's lawsuit.

By the way, what's this talk of Peter directing...
Forum: The Books 03-13-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,345
Posted By zxcvbn
Can you quote the exact line, WCH?

Can you quote the exact line, WCH?
Forum: The Movies 03-13-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,953
Posted By zxcvbn
What?! I thought that duel looked cheesy. They...

What?! I thought that duel looked cheesy. They were only throwing and spinning each other around! On the other hand the Dumbledore vs. Voldemort duel really showed the power and tension between the...
Forum: The Movies 03-12-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,953
Posted By zxcvbn
I'd personally love it if that happened. In a...

I'd personally love it if that happened. In a movie it is necessary to give a more visual representation of things like magic in order for the audience to get an idea of the power in the character....
Forum: The Movies 03-12-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,953
Posted By zxcvbn
The Special Effects of the Hobbit

There's a lot of uncertainity about the Hobbit film(s), but the one thing we know for sure is that the Special Effects will be great(with Weta doing it and all). But will they seem as spectacular as...
Forum: The Movies 02-25-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 167,562
Posted By zxcvbn
Well, then I'm pleased to make your acquantaince....

Well, then I'm pleased to make your acquantaince. I didn't think High Folk such as yourself would mingle with us common plebians.;)

I have a question; would you be writing books on the making of...
Forum: The Movies 02-25-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 167,562
Posted By zxcvbn
Brian Sibley, are you really THE Brian Sibley,...

Brian Sibley, are you really THE Brian Sibley, the famous author and writer of the 1980's BBC Adaptation of LOTR as well as recent books on the making of the film trilogy?
Forum: The Movies 02-25-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,460
Posted By zxcvbn
Galin, it seems to me that the sum of your...

Galin, it seems to me that the sum of your arguments is: In order to be accurate Peter Jackson should have incorporated ONLY the Elvish dialogue seen in the books and nothing else. I consider that an...
Forum: The Books 02-24-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,345
Posted By zxcvbn
I find it strange that JRRT never bothered to...

I find it strange that JRRT never bothered to explain the Seven Stars when the other two objects(Stones and White Tree) held such importance in the story. When I first read it, I assumed it referred...
Forum: The Books 02-23-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,345
Posted By zxcvbn
Eh? Where does it say that? And if that's the...

Eh? Where does it say that? And if that's the case, shouldn't it be 'Seven Ships, Seven Stones and One White Tree'?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-23-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,565
Posted By zxcvbn
The Witch King sounds like a likely candidate. ...

The Witch King sounds like a likely candidate.
Morgoth falls, his greatest servant rises--->Sauron falls, his greatest servant rises?


How about the next age?

And while we're on the subject,...
Forum: The Books 02-23-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,345
Posted By zxcvbn
Seven Stars, Seven Stones and One White Tree...

The Seven Stones mentioned in this saying are the Palantiri and the White Tree represents the Royal Tree of Numenor, but what I don't get is what do the 'Seven Stars' represent?
Forum: The Movies 02-23-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,460
Posted By zxcvbn
Galin, it seems my discussion with you has...

Galin, it seems my discussion with you has reached a dead end. Regardless of how I reply, you seem to be repeating the same point over and over; that Jackson is guilty because he 'chose' to put...
Forum: The Books 02-22-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,557
Posted By zxcvbn
The part about Cirion and Eorl. That was really...

The part about Cirion and Eorl. That was really helpful to me as it helped fill in the missing pieces in the history of the Northmen of Rhovanion and their descendants. From here I found that the...
Forum: The Movies 02-22-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,460
Posted By zxcvbn
The films had several scenes where characters...

The films had several scenes where characters exchange Elvish dialogue which does not match the books word-by-word, and many of the songs in the soundtrack had Elvish lyrics. This demanded a lot more...
Forum: The Books 02-21-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,322
Posted By zxcvbn
Aaah....interesting. If Tolkien had decided that...

Aaah....interesting. If Tolkien had decided that Men could gain Wizard-like powers and be called Wizards, then my theory of there being more Wizards than the Five(the 'How Many Wizards?' thread)...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,460
Posted By zxcvbn
Blame David Salo for that. Only a tiny minority...

Blame David Salo for that. Only a tiny minority of Tokien fans study Middle-earth linguistsics, and I doubt there is anyone on this forum who has enough knowledge
to distinguish between 'authentic'...
Forum: The Books 02-20-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,795
Posted By zxcvbn
The concept art of Dol Guldur posted earlier just...

The concept art of Dol Guldur posted earlier just reeked of 'generic spiky black walled Mordor fortress'. Why should all of Sauron's strongholds have identical, generic architecture? In my opinion,...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 167,562
Posted By zxcvbn
A question; how many adaptations of LOTR did the...

A question; how many adaptations of LOTR did the BBC make? I believe there was another made in Tolkien's lifetime. It seems the good Professor didn't like it much(he was criticising it in the Letters...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,092
Posted By zxcvbn
Congratulations on getting married! Might I also...

Congratulations on getting married! Might I also suggest wedding costumes similar to those used in the coronation/wedding scene in ROTK? And for both your sakes, I hope this marriage will last for...
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