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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 11-01-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 98,692
Posted By Boromir88
*Bumping this thread to recognize a return to an...

*Bumping this thread to recognize a return to an old Barrow-downs tradition**

Congratulations, Snowdog, on the new title. :)
Forum: The Movies 10-26-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By Boromir88
According to some of the Prime video extra...

According to some of the Prime video extra features, "Nampat!" translates to "Death" in Black Speech. So, I suppose they were trying to draw the parallel to the Rohirrim's "Death!" charge?

I don't...
Forum: The Movies 10-25-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Boromir88
Grading Season 1 Rings of Power

Season 1 is in the books, what grades would you give Rings of Power? In the following categories: Visuals/Special effects, Costumes/Make-up, Acting, Plot, Writing/Dialogue, Music, Themes/Motifs, and...
Forum: The Movies 10-23-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By Boromir88
That seems to be the trend in the business these...

That seems to be the trend in the business these days. A friend shared something written in a Facebook post by Nolan Yost. He's a hairstylist (I don't think he's ever been involved in film...
Forum: The Movies 10-23-2022, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
They have said Cirdan is coming in Season 2...and...

They have said Cirdan is coming in Season 2...and a bearded Cirdan:

https://time.com/6205027/cirdan-the-rings-of-power-season-2/

If I recall correctly, from the books (not that this will be at...
Forum: The Movies 10-18-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Boromir88
Yes, as soon as I saw the thread, I said to...

Yes, as soon as I saw the thread, I said to myself "I need to reply to this." It's just a matter of finding the time to do it properly.

I'm going with the same specifications the Amazon series...
Forum: The Movies 10-18-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
Indeed, I do want to rewatch Season 1 at some...

Indeed, I do want to rewatch Season 1 at some point (just not sure when that will happen, because I still want to watch Andor and House of the Dragon...plus all my sportsball stuff :p

But, I do...
Forum: The Movies 10-16-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
I want to bring up another point I was thinking...

I want to bring up another point I was thinking about with the season finale, that has been brought up. With Sauron being in Celebrimbor's forge and the process being underway, how is it they're...
Forum: The Movies 10-15-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
I can understand and respect that adaptations...

I can understand and respect that adaptations aren't everyone's cup of tea (or whatever particular drink of choice you prefer). For what it's worth, you don't strike me as a person who shames fans...
Forum: The Movies 10-15-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
That is an excellent point and I think your post...

That is an excellent point and I think your post has pinpointed the source of my disappointment in the series. Trying to compare it to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, out of perhaps an expectation...
Forum: The Movies 10-14-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By Boromir88
So, I wish Celebrimbor looked and sounds more...

So, I wish Celebrimbor looked and sounds more like the greatest Elven smith, who inherited his grandfather's skill. He doesn't, but I have to highlight Charles Edwards' acting, because it's a nice...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-14-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Boromir88
Congradulations to you both. So, when does...

Congradulations to you both.

So, when does the indoctrination begin? :p
Forum: The Movies 10-14-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Boromir88
I must admit that was a satisfying end to a...

I must admit that was a satisfying end to a season finale. It's just nice to have some key characters revealed and seeing a general direction of where the showrunner's creation is heading. There are...
Forum: The Movies 10-10-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By Boromir88
I don't remember where, but I did recall reading...

I don't remember where, but I did recall reading rumors that Celeborn was presumed dead and as Episode 7 revealed, that rumor turned out to be true. At some point in the series, I would bet Galadriel...
Forum: The Movies 10-09-2022, 05:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By Boromir88
I'm more of a risky gambler, but I would bet it...

I'm more of a risky gambler, but I would bet it lasts the full 5 seasons. I don't know the intricacies of the business, but it sounds different from other projects in the business.

The difference...
Forum: The Movies 10-09-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Boromir88
I feel like I could complain a lot more, but it...

I feel like I could complain a lot more, but it can just be summed up by the guy shouting in Monty Python's "Holy Grail"...Get on with it! :p

I don't mind slow burns, it's a refreshing break from...
Forum: The Movies 10-08-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Boromir88
Miriel's blindness? Durin Sr.'s "blindness"...

Miriel's blindness? Durin Sr.'s "blindness" refusing to look upon the mithril? :confused:
Forum: The Movies 10-08-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By Boromir88
The Harfoots remain the best parts of the series....

The Harfoots remain the best parts of the series. I really enjoyed Malva's character in Ep. 7

I like how she was sort of a Lobelia character...crotchety and antagonistic towards the main...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 10-08-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By Boromir88
The creativity of others helps me not take the...

The creativity of others helps me not take the show seriously. :p
...
Forum: The Movies 10-08-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By Boromir88
Well, my friends who don't know the lore are...

Well, my friends who don't know the lore are still enjoying the series more than I have. It seems more like a world-building season for new fans, and not a season for folks like us.

But even they...
Forum: The Movies 10-08-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By Boromir88
They purchased the rights to film 50 hours, so it...

They purchased the rights to film 50 hours, so it was broken down to something like 5 seasons, 8 episodes per, and then extras. The creators have said they already have the plan for the entire 5...
Forum: The Movies 10-03-2022, 02:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By Boromir88
Yay! Cirdan! Still no word about Celeborn, I...

Yay! Cirdan!

Still no word about Celeborn, I guess? Fans are always shipping his wife with someone else. :(
Forum: The Movies 09-30-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By Boromir88
Overall, the episode was pretty good. Nothing was...

Overall, the episode was pretty good. Nothing was as memorable as the songs in the previous episode, but nothing was as weird as the silmaril/mithril plot either.

The action scenes were ok. They...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-30-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By Boromir88
Episode 5 was by far the best. I loved the...

Episode 5 was by far the best. I loved the initial introduction to Celebrimbor, but something was missing. I realized Celebrimbor didn't appear like he's ever wielded a hammer in his life. He didn't...
Forum: The Movies 09-30-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Boromir88
Having finished watching Episode 5 again, I'm...

Having finished watching Episode 5 again, I'm left thinking this episode simultaneously contained the best moments and the weirdest of the season so far.

Again, I loved the songs and music in this...
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