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Forum: The Movies 01-24-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,066
Posted By haltred
Shield extras

I would not be suprised that most of the casts wives, husdbands and children were in the movies, given the number of people involved .And noi matter who was whom they all did an excel;lent job and...
Forum: The Books 09-11-2004, 05:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,114
Posted By haltred
Pipe I knew about the books before the movies came...

I knew about the books before the movies came out . But found them a bit boring . Then the movies helped put a face to the charecters . Though having
reread the textx several times ...
Forum: The Movies 08-16-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,714
Posted By haltred
White Tree I liked the whole movie. All was very...

I liked the whole movie. All was very affecting
The battle scences were believable .
But for heart tugging moments
Sam & Frodo on the rock in the lava
Sam after he realizes what...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-10-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,875
Posted By haltred
Pipe You got through it well done . The only way to...

You got through it well done . The only way to get tyhrough the book is solid reading .It such a rich and c omplex book. for crying over either book or movie .
Well the ending of the movies ,...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-10-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,143
Posted By haltred
Shield Middle Earth values much that this earth has...

Middle Earth values much that this earth has forgotten about honour , decencey ,loyalty to others. OK in some ways it would be harder life than we have here and now >BUT then no harder...
Forum: The Books 08-04-2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,437
Posted By haltred
Shield Tolkien was not sexist. At least not...

Tolkien was not sexist. At least not intentionally. He was a product of Victorian & Edwardian England. His female charecters are quite charming, brave,decisive
the former Erowyn's joining in ...
Forum: The Books 07-25-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,704
Posted By haltred
White Tree [B]CS Lewis interesting. I would think that...

[B]CS Lewis interesting. I would think that Gandalf came from JRRT's knowledge of the Merlin/ Arthur stories. Lewis was not a fan of the LOTR but he was one of the first people to hear it at...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-30-2004, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By haltred
Shield [B]It would have to quote the Duke of Wellington...

[B]It would have to quote the Duke of Wellington "a close run thing" if Gandalf et al adn't shown up. It is possible that Helms Deep might hav e been over run leading to a massacare of epic...
Forum: The Movies 06-26-2004, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,635
Posted By haltred
Shield [B]I think Lee was excellent as Saurman and ...

[B]I think Lee was excellent as Saurman and Sir Ian as Gandalf. And frankly playing what if with differnent actors in LOTR roles is silly. OK nice but a bit silly because the actors...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 05-27-2004, 04:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,201
Posted By haltred
Shield I would be a rider of Rohan ;)

I would be a rider of Rohan ;)
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 05-27-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 85,199
Posted By haltred
White Tree [B]I am from Victoria BC Canada :)

[B]I am from Victoria BC Canada :)
Forum: The Movies 05-26-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,137
Posted By haltred
Tolkien I would like to be an elf helping to save...

I would like to be an elf helping to save middle earth and then sailing to the west. ;)
Forum: The Movies 05-26-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,714
Posted By haltred
White Tree I saw ROTK last night 1st time. Itwas a hreat ...

I saw ROTK last night 1st time. Itwas a hreat bit of film making. I saw so many things that seem to paralell what happens when one goes through something as grim as war . How Frodo comes to...
Forum: The Books 05-06-2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,910
Posted By haltred
White Tree I think that the "Undying lands " has ...

I think that the "Undying lands " has paralells in greek mythology -Atlantis
in celtic mytholgy the many coloured land
and yes in Pardise as in Christian Muslim and Jewish beliefs.
Now...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 04-04-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,206
Posted By haltred
Ring Well according to BD's personality test I"m ...

Well according to BD's personality test I"m Pippin and according to their Location test I'd live in Rivendell. Personaly I prefer to be like Sam and live in
the Shire ;)
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-25-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By haltred
Ring I do not believe that JRRT had spefic places ...

I do not believe that JRRT had spefic places in mind for each place in Middle Earth. Though one might think Shire = England and so forth. BUT I think Tolkien was reaching back to the legends...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 03-05-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,663
Posted By haltred
Ring I would be a hobbit live in Hobbiton be...

I would be a hobbit live in Hobbiton be friends with all the locals and never have any andventures nor do anything unexpectd
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-28-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By haltred
Ring Tolkiens work stand the test of time and ...

Tolkiens work stand the test of time and give that they are under the 75 year mark one could say wait and see if they last. I would say accept them as having lasted. And why ? Well...
Forum: The Movies 02-27-2004, 05:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,877
Posted By haltred
Ring IF Tolkien were still with us . He would be...

IF Tolkien were still with us . He would be pleased that as good a job as PJ has done happened. Some directors would have made a total mess of adapting the texts . Jackson has...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-25-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,450
Posted By haltred
Tolkien favorite charecters

Well they are all well constructed charecters favorites:
Men Aragon
Dwarf Gimli
Elve Logolas
Hobbit all of them
non human Treebeard
oddest Gollum
bravest Sam
funniest Merry &...
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