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Forum: The Movies 08-20-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,591
Posted By Sandro
White-Hand Yeah, they have to be mercenarys. When Gandalf...

Yeah, they have to be mercenarys. When Gandalf and co. approach Theoden's throne, they are stalked my Grima's men. they look swarthy, much like cleaned-up Dunlendings.

Someone said that Aragorn,...
Forum: The Movies 08-18-2004, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Sting It is being displayed a little further down the...

It is being displayed a little further down the hall. It is upright and it looks like any other elven spear, but it could only be Aiglos. Look for it in the scene where Boromir cuts his finger.
...
Forum: The Movies 08-16-2004, 04:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Thumbs up Did you notice that each charactor had an object...

Did you notice that each charactor had an object in the background that pertained to his or her character? Boromir had the horn, Frodo had the Ring, Aragorn had Anduril, etc.
Forum: The Movies 08-16-2004, 04:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,187
Posted By Sandro
Eye I forgot one of my favorite songs! "Forth...

I forgot one of my favorite songs! "Forth Eorlingas" from TTT. that really makes me want to pick up a spear and run down a hill yealling at the top of my lungs.

Alas, in a civilized world, that...
Forum: The Books 08-15-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,472
Posted By Sandro
True Kuruharan, it did work for the story. ...

True Kuruharan, it did work for the story.

Sauron's objective was to destroy Gondor's people by any means possible. If they evacuated only civilians, he would hunt them down. In the wilderness,...
Forum: The Movies 08-14-2004, 11:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,187
Posted By Sandro
Sting Oh yeah, I forgot about the soundtrack. The New...

Oh yeah, I forgot about the soundtrack. The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra-something-or-other is doing a Lord of the Rings Syphoney in a month and my dad and I are going!!!!

I love the...
Forum: The Books 08-14-2004, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,472
Posted By Sandro
Sting Yes, but would a full one (guards and all) be...

Yes, but would a full one (guards and all) be stratigically superior? To abandon Minas Tirith would be to abandon the last line of defense against Mordor.
Forum: The Books 08-14-2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,472
Posted By Sandro
White-Hand Going back to the beginning, how to you propose...

Going back to the beginning, how to you propose to evactuate a city of thousands? Civilians travel slow and are easy targets. Sauron would find out that Minas Tirith had been evacuated and would...
Forum: The Movies 08-14-2004, 02:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,187
Posted By Sandro
Sting It was the poster that got me interested. And a...

It was the poster that got me interested. And a picture of Boromir blowing his horn. And the preview showing the Nazgul sniffing for the hobbits.
Forum: The Books 08-13-2004, 11:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,726
Posted By Sandro
Sting Great point, Ka! The Egyptians revered the cats...

Great point, Ka! The Egyptians revered the cats (even built a necropolis for them), scarabs, falcons, cows, etc. They feared such animals as snakes, crocodiles, and jackels. respected, but feared....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-13-2004, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sandro
Sting Scraping the spider off

Actually, I went over to my friend's house. He has beaten pretty much everything, so I took a level 20 Ganadalf and pummeled her with fireballs. Then, when she started to spaz, I used his special...
Forum: The Movies 08-13-2004, 10:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,187
Posted By Sandro
Sting I was mad into a Tolkien fan when I saw...

I was mad into a Tolkien fan when I saw Fellowship of the Ring. I get chills because Tolkien intented these things, and because Jackson and Company knew how to translate Tolkien's work onto the...
Forum: The Movies 08-13-2004, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,375
Posted By Sandro
Pipe The whole cloak thing. It wasn't wxplained in ...

The whole cloak thing. It wasn't wxplained in the theatrical FOTR what they did, so a lot of people were confused when Sam and Frodo hid under it in TTT. I must have explained that to about 20...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-12-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sandro
Sting My hated part is killing Shelob. Does anyone...

My hated part is killing Shelob. Does anyone else think she is monstrously hard??? Actually, she isn't too bad until she starts spazzing at the end. Sheesh, who knew spiders could go berserker?
...
Forum: The Movies 08-12-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Sting It was 5 seconds. I'll have you know!!! ...

It was 5 seconds. I'll have you know!!!

Yeah, I wish they had more of Eomer too.

In ROTK watch the expressions the Leader of the Haradrim makes as he smashes Rohirrim (he's the one with the...
Forum: The Movies 08-11-2004, 10:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,059
Posted By Sandro
Pipe I noticed that too, so I watched that part around...

I noticed that too, so I watched that part around 20 times to hear what he was saying. I came to the conclusion that it was "cowabunga."

According to my dad, one of the Gondorian soldiers says...
Forum: The Movies 08-11-2004, 04:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,187
Posted By Sandro
The Eye Tear-jerkers

The first moment that REALLY got me was Boromir at the council saying, "You carry the fates of us all, little one. If this is indeed the will of the Council, then Gondor will see it done." The...
Forum: The Movies 08-10-2004, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Sting Yeah, my Dad and I seem to be the only people in...

Yeah, my Dad and I seem to be the only people in the city who thought that movie was very good. I seriously doubt that any of the critics we read had actually read the Illiad.

On further...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-10-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 310,137
Posted By Sandro
Sting Yeah, a couple of friend of mine pass notes to...

Yeah, a couple of friend of mine pass notes to eachother in Darvish Runes. Don't know how they do it....
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-09-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 310,137
Posted By Sandro
Sting I really want to build a nice little (or big)...

I really want to build a nice little (or big) cottage on Mount Sunday in New Zealand. I'll ride throughout the country on my trusty steed crying "The Uruk-Hai are coming! The Uruk-Hai are coming!"...
Forum: The Movies 08-09-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Sting I second the Sean Bean notion above. Best Bond...

I second the Sean Bean notion above. Best Bond villan ever.

I forgot to mention Merry and Pippin being in lthree places at one during Bilbo's party.

And Eomer's sword falling out of its sheath...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-09-2004, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,883
Posted By Sandro
Sting I had no problem killing Gollum in co-op. But my...

I had no problem killing Gollum in co-op. But my strategy is to just swing swildly, so I suspect luck had a bit to do with it. If you don't succeed, go back and play Southern Gate again and...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-09-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 310,137
Posted By Sandro
Sting Actually, I think Aragorn has acute Hydrophobia ...

Actually, I think Aragorn has acute Hydrophobia (he finally takes a bath after the Pellenor). Legolas would be better. Or any elf, for that matter. :cool:
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-09-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 310,137
Posted By Sandro
Sting When you make up music to songs from the books...

When you make up music to songs from the books because it's a 3-hour car ride to El Paso.

When you come up with an idea for a Clear-Eye commercial involving Mordor. And then consider selling it....
Forum: The Movies 08-09-2004, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,479
Posted By Sandro
Sting Denethor falling off the spire as the camera pans...

Denethor falling off the spire as the camera pans on the battle.

Two short shots of Gil-Galad and one short shot of Cirdan in FOTR.

Peter Jackson throwing a spear in Helm's Deep.

Everything...
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