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Forum: The Movies 10-14-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By Sauron the White
I suspect the Ian McK quote that davem cited...

I suspect the Ian McK quote that davem cited refers to the many characters from LOTR which are not in THE HOBBIT. Outside of Gandalf, Elrond and Gollum, and of course Bilbo but that is a different...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,151
Posted By Sauron the White
Gee whiz folks - this news would have gone over...

Gee whiz folks - this news would have gone over better on a Star Wars board. I would have thought people on a Tolkien board would have been very happy to hear it.
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,151
Posted By Sauron the White
WCH - one could say the same of any beliefs. The...

WCH - one could say the same of any beliefs. The beliefs of the people who participated in this film poll. Your political or social beliefs. My beliefs about what shoes to buy.

So what?

This...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,151
Posted By Sauron the White
WCH - can you point to a similar poll where the...

WCH - can you point to a similar poll where the Bic Mac combo meal was pitted against other foods and was judged by 700,000 people to be the best?

Even those who partake of such meals do not...
Forum: The Movies 02-20-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,151
Posted By Sauron the White
ROTK - Ultimate Best Film winner

In an online poll pitting many great award winning films against each other in a tournament style competition, RETURN OF THE KING has been named as the Ultimate Best Picture of all time.
...
Forum: The Movies 01-10-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
Late 2011 or even 2012 is a long way away. ...

Late 2011 or even 2012 is a long way away. Economic times could change quite a bit by that time. But we shall see. Patience is a virtue.
Forum: The Movies 01-09-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
davem thanks for that link to upcoming films. ...

davem
thanks for that link to upcoming films. Several look very good to me including SHERLOCK HOLMES, PUBLIC ENEMIES and WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. It should be an interesting year in film.

As...
Forum: The Movies 01-01-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
from davem Of course executives are...

from davem



Of course executives are always going to trumpet their next releases in that fashion. The big difference however is that both the Narnia series and Compass had no cinematic track...
Forum: The Movies 12-31-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
I suspect that in the end, HOBBIT will be a bit...

I suspect that in the end, HOBBIT will be a bit more serious than some here would like.... it will be a bit more action oriented than some here would like ... it will have far less of the peculiar...
Forum: The Movies 12-29-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
Once you accept the fact that one medium - a film...

Once you accept the fact that one medium - a film - is not another medium - a book - its all an individual judgment that means nothing in the grand scheme of things. Will the public embrace it...
Forum: The Movies 12-29-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
If you want "faithful" you film each page of the...

If you want "faithful" you film each page of the actual book with the camera focused tightly on the text and switch pages every minute to give the time for the audience to read. Anything else...
Forum: The Movies 12-28-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,408
Posted By Sauron the White
Is it just coincidence that those who seem to...

Is it just coincidence that those who seem to take the most pleasure in hoping for a delay of the next Middle-earth films are also those who did not like the last three?

just asking....

there...
Forum: The Movies 07-21-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sauron the White
Glad you enjoyed it Alatar. My grandson has...

Glad you enjoyed it Alatar. My grandson has watched it at least a half dozen times. Have you heard if they are going to do a sequel?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 07-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,103
Posted By Sauron the White
My choice would be a full length novel about...

My choice would be a full length novel about Gondolin. As it is , its one of my favorite things Tolkien wrote. A full length treatment would be heaven.
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,024
Posted By Sauron the White
Having seen the musical version of LOTR in...

Having seen the musical version of LOTR in Toronto, I dearly hope Del Toro does not even know what the word musical means.
Forum: The Books 07-13-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,416
Posted By Sauron the White
Just keep in mind that the title of the series is...

Just keep in mind that the title of the series is not really what the series is. A more accurate and truthful title would have been

THE HISTORY OF THE WRITING ABOUT MIDDLE EARTH

but how many...
Forum: The Movies 07-02-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By Sauron the White
Good article.

Good article.
Forum: The Movies 06-30-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By Sauron the White
Does this mean that 1- with the prospect of...

Does this mean that
1- with the prospect of punitive damages off the table, negotiations towards a settlement should be easier?
2- the prospect of stripping NL of film rights is either removed or...
Forum: The Books 06-28-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,401
Posted By Sauron the White
Nogrod - I am not arguing that class is not a...

Nogrod - I am not arguing that class is not a fctor in ones life. I only aksed why in British films it seems that class is THE ISSUE in so many films.

By the way, I taught for 33 years in a...
Forum: The Books 06-28-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,401
Posted By Sauron the White
May I ask a question here? It seems to an...

May I ask a question here? It seems to an American that the British are absolutely obsessed with the idea of social class and where one stands on the class structure. Could someone explain this? ...
Forum: The Movies 06-27-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,456
Posted By Sauron the White
Viggo Mortensen is a professional actor. He earns...

Viggo Mortensen is a professional actor. He earns his living from acting in movies. He has an agent who negotiates his contracts. Do you really expect a savvy professional to wear his heart upon his...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-26-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By Sauron the White
I have all the Toy BIz line. Also all of the...

I have all the Toy BIz line. Also all of the Play Along Armies of Middle-earth line plus 600 extra Elves, orcs and defenders of Helms Deep. All the Applause line, most of the Lord of the Rings...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-26-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By Sauron the White
Whcih size and manufacturer of figures are you...

Whcih size and manufacturer of figures are you referring to?
There are at least eight different styles from different manufacturers.
Forum: The Movies 06-24-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,435
Posted By Sauron the White
okay

okay
Forum: The Movies 06-24-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,435
Posted By Sauron the White
Nerewen..... if you go to other sites .... lets...

Nerewen..... if you go to other sites .... lets use theonering.com or theonering.net or board77 or halloffire or many others, you will find the opinion on the movies is not universal. I agree with...
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