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Forum: The Books 10-16-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,386
Posted By Nenya
Talking about translations on the whole, how do...

Talking about translations on the whole, how do you feel about translating proper names that have an actual meaning of sorts, e.g. Bag end and Brandywine? In the finnish translation of LotR most of...
Forum: Chapter-by-Chapter 10-16-2004, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,354
Posted By Nenya
(Ha, it feels very strange being here again,...

(Ha, it feels very strange being here again, after a reaaally long break. In a nice way, of course.)

Fordim Hedgethistle, I was very intirigued by your reflections on the themes of doom and...
Forum: The Books 10-09-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,844
Posted By Nenya
Isn't it so very, I dunno, tolkien to care more...

Isn't it so very, I dunno, tolkien to care more about the linguistic origins of his two main badguys' names than about the fact that a casual reader is bound to be a little confused by their...
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,554
Posted By Nenya
Sting Interesting ideas, all. Ben Stiller, umh......

Interesting ideas, all. Ben Stiller, umh... <P>Had I been the one doing the casting, I would just have given up when I had to choose someone to play Frodo. Everyone else I could always somehow...
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,505
Posted By Nenya
Sting Oh, and there was <I>another</I> page in this...

Oh, and there was <I>another</I> page in this thread...*feels dumb*<P>I'm a sucker for all of that happy "let's wrap things up"-stuff. I even enjoyed ewoks . And I was so grateful that Tolkien...
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 01:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,505
Posted By Nenya
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> But it really annoys me...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR> But it really annoys me when people say that "oh, the Palantír and Pippin isn't essential so it will probably be left out." It's definitely essential to Pippin, perhaps the...
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,094
Posted By Nenya
Sting Uh, the thought of seeing a dubbed LotR just...

Uh, the thought of seeing a dubbed LotR just makes me want to cry...I am SO glad that we here (in Finland, that is) don't use voice-overs. Seriously, how can one NOT laugh out loud when hearing...
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By Nenya
Sting Huge thanks, Sleeping beauty, for that link!

Huge thanks, Sleeping beauty, for that link!
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,943
Posted By Nenya
Sting Phew, someone else brought this up! I was sure...

Phew, someone else brought this up! I was sure everyone would hate me if I said Aragorn was a lot more interesting in the movies than he was in the books. Now, I understand why some people aren't too...
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,302
Posted By Nenya
Sting Oh, and this is totally off-topic (as was my last...

Oh, and this is totally off-topic (as was my last post...): if Aragorn and Arwen didn't have any chemistry, Aragorn and Eowyn sure did! I felt like yelling "Ditch that elf, you idiot!" to Aragorn...
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,302
Posted By Nenya
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I consider nominating...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I consider nominating Elijah Woods' eyes<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>LOL, Bethberry. <BR>But you made a good point there. I'm far less critical and cynical than you, but I do sometimes...
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,913
Posted By Nenya
Sting The first time I went to see TTT I didn't pay...

The first time I went to see TTT I didn't pay that much attention to Ian or Gandalf, because of the million other things that were crowding my mind at the moment. But on second time around I once...
Forum: The Movies 01-10-2003, 05:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,505
Posted By Nenya
Sting OH.MY.GOD. <BR>See, I managed to stay totally...

OH.MY.GOD. <BR>See, I managed to stay totally cool. Well, at least a bit. Okay, okay,I'm grinning like an idiot and jumping with joy here. So much for being non-fantical... <BR>I saw that Frodo&Sam...
Forum: The Movies 01-08-2003, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,943
Posted By Nenya
Sting Exactly, thanks Esty!<P>This can't really be...

Exactly, thanks Esty!<P>This can't really be called an improvement, but I think that Eowyn on the whole was really well transformed into a movie chracter. The thing is, I didn't really appreciate her...
Forum: The Movies 01-08-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,412
Posted By Nenya
Sting I agree about that Shadowfax-thing. It really is...

I agree about that Shadowfax-thing. It really is cheesy, and PJ&Co aren't stupid, they must've known it. What's great about that scene is that we can -at least i could- at the same time be a little...
Forum: The Movies 01-06-2003, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,015
Posted By Nenya
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>also where the hell was the...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>also where the hell was the bit with smeagol and dreagol fishing!?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>It's going to be in RotK.
Forum: The Movies 01-06-2003, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,700
Posted By Nenya
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Excuse me whilst I dissolve...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Excuse me whilst I dissolve into a little puddle of glowing happiness....that's my Pippin. *sniff* <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR> And my Merry...Mind if I join you? <P>...
Forum: The Books 01-05-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,791
Posted By Nenya
Sting I agree with doug and Bill Ferny. I think Mr...

I agree with doug and Bill Ferny. I think Mr Deluca's article was actually quite good. He dealt with the same subject as Pinkerton, but succeeded in actually saying something worth hearing....
Forum: The Books 01-01-2003, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,188
Posted By Nenya
Sting And, once again: if they hadn't done that we...

And, once again: if they hadn't done that we wouldn't have one of the greatest stories ever. smilies/rolleyes.gif
We could also ask "What's the point in sending Jesus down to earth" ,with God...
Forum: The Books 01-01-2003, 03:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,901
Posted By Nenya
Sting I have! And compleately agree with you. BtW, her...

I have! And compleately agree with you. BtW, her potrayal of the dragons made me fall in love with those wonderful creatures.

[ January 01, 2003: Message edited by: Nenya ]
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2002, 06:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,335
Posted By Nenya
Sting Eruwen: I have to admit that I liked that one...

Eruwen: I have to admit that I liked that one too. The book-Frodo would never had said it, but still, Elijah Wood handled the line very well. And yes, it made me want to cry...Oh, I'm so predictable....
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2002, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,750
Posted By Nenya
Sting <BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Personally, I'm more...

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Personally, I'm more worried about that "Try Seventeen" romantic comedy thing with Elijah and Mandy Moore...<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR>WHAT?! Oh my...I have nothing against Elijah...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2002, 06:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,239
Posted By Nenya
Sting Yay! Let's start the speculating!<BR>How did...

Yay! Let's start the speculating!<BR>How did Merry, Pippin&Co. and up there? And in wich point of the movie is the scene going to be?
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2002, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,181
Posted By Nenya
Sting Why on earth didn't I absolutely love the...

Why on earth didn't I absolutely love the book-Eowyn?! What was wrong with me? <BR>Fortunately TTT has opened my eyes to the fact that she is a truly wonderful character. Yes, Arwen and Galadriel are...
Forum: The Movies 12-30-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,575
Posted By Nenya
Sting So, the big question now is:<BR><I>What will be...

So, the big question now is:<BR><I>What will be cut?</I><P>Let me do a bit of a summary:<BR>-Shelob: will definetly be there.<BR>-Merry/Eowyn/Witchking: most likely to be there. We've had a couple of...
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