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Forum: The Movies 12-08-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,419
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I hope I am disappointed with the 3rd film, but...

I hope I am disappointed with the 3rd film, but for some reason I don't think I will be.<P>Everytime I watch the first two, I like them more and more for different reasons. Hopefully I will feel the...
Forum: The Movies 09-28-2003, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,203
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Yes, I am glad I saw the films, because as I have...

Yes, I am glad I saw the films, because as I have said in other threads if it wasn't for the films, I would never have read the books.<P>And yes, a lot of things were left out of the films, and one...
Forum: The Movies 09-07-2003, 04:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,875
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Twice.<P>That is only because I am not the only...

Twice.<P>That is only because I am not the only person in the house and we only have one TV and one video player, otherwise I would have watched more than twice.
Forum: The Movies 08-23-2003, 04:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Being in gainful employment, and my mother being...

Being in gainful employment, and my mother being a pensioner, I buy them myself.<P>But I buy the theatrical version because:<P>1. I don't own a DVD player, and<P>2. I don't fancy watching a wide...
Forum: The Movies 08-22-2003, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,939
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Well! My fellow Barrow-Downers have I got news...

Well! My fellow Barrow-Downers have I got news for you!<P>I went out shopping today (to buy a box of tea bags to be exact) and I was pushing my shopping trolley around the shop when I saw a display...
Forum: The Movies 08-18-2003, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By Rosolas
Sting What I don't understand is why do they only have...

What I don't understand is why do they only have the widescreen version for the extended VHS video? What don't they have an extended version on normal format?<P>When the Fellowship came out I waited...
Forum: The Movies 08-13-2003, 10:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,094
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Well as Peter Jackson comes from and lives in a...

Well as Peter Jackson comes from and lives in a free and democratic Country I don't think there is any chance of NOT allowing him to make another film, do you?<P>People will proabably be arguing for...
Forum: The Movies 08-13-2003, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I read in last Sunday's, Sunday Mirror newspaper...

I read in last Sunday's, Sunday Mirror newspaper (British newspaper), that the ROTK will be opening on 17th December, but I think that is only in the UK.
Forum: The Movies 08-10-2003, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Well I haven't heard that they are making a new...

Well I haven't heard that they are making a new series on this side of the pond.<P>The BBC axed the programme some years back becuase of viewing figures. The figures were in the millions, but it was...
Forum: The Movies 06-26-2003, 04:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,394
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I liked the battle scenes in TTT, and also the...

I liked the battle scenes in TTT, and also the fact that Legolas had more to do/say. But FoTR did its job well to introduce us to the major players.
Forum: The Books 06-26-2003, 03:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,118
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I have just finished reading "Harry Potter and...

I have just finished reading "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix".

Why do people feel guilty about reading Harry Potter? I don't!

My all time favourite book is "A Tale of Two Cities" by...
Forum: The Books 03-02-2003, 05:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,889
Posted By Rosolas
Sting To Aragornreborn Sorry for replying a bit...

To Aragornreborn

Sorry for replying a bit late on this, but you can actually get an audio cassette/CD of Tolkien reading his favourite passages from his works.

I bought the audio cassette. The...
Forum: The Books 02-24-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,889
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I often read to myself aloud! Sometimes it is...

I often read to myself aloud! Sometimes it is the only way I can really concentrate on a book, especially one like Lord of the Rings, where the language is very rich and strong. I also find that...
Forum: The Movies 01-31-2003, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,118
Posted By Rosolas
Sting I don't know if this is the correct thread to...

I don't know if this is the correct thread to post this, but I read on the Children's BBC website that Tolkien sold the rights to Lord of the Rings in the 1960s for 10,000. Quite a small amount of...
Forum: The Books 01-30-2003, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,364
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Thanks for that Lalaith. I think I will go and...

Thanks for that Lalaith. I think I will go and order the cassette now!!!
Forum: The Books 01-29-2003, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,364
Posted By Rosolas
Sting If it was recorded in 1952, what is the quality...

If it was recorded in 1952, what is the quality like?? I know that they can do all kinds of things with digital technology nowadays.
Forum: The Books 01-29-2003, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,364
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Lord of the Rings on Audio Cassette/CD

I was looking around the Amazon website earlier, just to check out the audio cassettes on Lord of the Rings. The unabridged ones are rather expensive, and are of limited availability.

When I was...
Forum: The Movies 01-26-2003, 05:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,065
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Well if it wasn't for the films, I would never...

Well if it wasn't for the films, I would never have dreamed of reading the books!<P>I enjoyed the films, and what I have read of the books (I have completed the Fellowship, and I am nearly half way...
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,773
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Ok, well maybe not another great literary work. ...

Ok, well maybe not another great literary work. How about an event in history?<P>He could do a film on Agincourt, or remake Waterloo. Something along those lines.
Forum: The Movies 01-24-2003, 01:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,773
Posted By Rosolas
Sting If PJ asked you to choose another great literary work.....

If Peter Jackson asked you to choose another great literary work for him to direct and put on the big screen, which would you choose? <P>I think the Bible would be a good start
Forum: The Movies 01-23-2003, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,857
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Were there any famous actors who wanted to be in the film and didn't get a look in?

Well I think the question says it all really. <P>Have any of you Barrow-downers heard if any famous actors tried everything thery could to get a part in the film but didn't get anywhere? Cos I...
Forum: The Movies 01-21-2003, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,485
Posted By Rosolas
Sting The films shown in non English speaking countries

I have often wondered how the films are shown in countries where English is not the first language.<P>Are they shown as we see them but with sub titles in the relevant language shown on the screen,...
Forum: The Movies 01-15-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Two Towers Video/DVD release date

Has anybody heard anything about when the Two Towers is being released on Video/DVD??<P>I haven't seen or heard anything anywhere!!!<P>Please put me out of my misery!!
Forum: The Movies 01-12-2003, 05:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,710
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Legolas is just WONDERFUL!!!!! However, I do...

Legolas is just WONDERFUL!!!!! However, I do wonder how he manages to find the time to do all those little plaits in his hair, esp. just before a major battle!!<P>Orlando is ok too!!
Forum: The Movies 01-11-2003, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,133
Posted By Rosolas
Sting Yes I did enjoy it. I would eally like to see it...

Yes I did enjoy it. I would eally like to see it again. The battle at Helm's Deep was so intense.<P>Before I saw it, some people I spoke to said it wasn't as good as RoTR. But I disagree with them.
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