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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #180 on: January 20, 2011, 10:32 AM »
I just think deeper movies, in general, can be/will be appreciated more by an adult audience.

I wish I went to the same theaters as you.  Maybe it's the cold weather or something but around here adult audiences take any lull in action and reduction in volume as a reason to critique some aspect of the movie or make a smart ass remark that can be heard ten rows away.  I cannot wait until I finish the construction of my home theater so I don't have to deal with our "adult audiences" any longer. 
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #181 on: January 20, 2011, 11:09 AM »
I just think deeper movies, in general, can be/will be appreciated more by an adult audience.
I cannot wait until I finish the construction of my home theater so I don't have to deal with our "adult audiences" any longer. 

yup - I don't do theaters anymore.  There are far too many movies out and I have a giant back log of them at home.  I don't need to waste the money at the theaters unless the movie is HUGE and it has been a long time since something that "epic" has moved me to make me feel like I had to rush out to theaters. 

As for the LOTR discussion - I appreciate it and seeing others views/takes/beliefs on the topics. Thank you for your collective perspectives   :)

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #182 on: February 13, 2011, 11:49 AM »
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #183 on: April 14, 2011, 10:46 AM »
Behind the Scenes video about the lead up to filming for The Hobbit (hosted by Peter Jackson).  From the sounds of things, we should be seeing more of these.  Watching this not only makes me excited to see the Hobbit, but sort of miss the years that the LOTR trilogy was coming out in theaters.  It was a fun time looking forward to the next installment each year.

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« Reply #184 on: April 14, 2011, 11:17 PM »
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #186 on: April 27, 2011, 02:33 PM »
Although this is technically Lord of the Rings news, I didn't know if we wanted to dig up those old threads or not.  Anyways, it sounds like AMC will be showing the Extended Editions in theaters prior to the Blu Ray releases this summer.  We don't have AMC in our town here, but I think within an hour's drive, so it is tempting to go check them out.

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« Reply #187 on: April 27, 2011, 02:52 PM »
I guess if you like your movies to move even slower then these are for you.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #188 on: April 27, 2011, 03:55 PM »
haven't these already been on Blu Ray for years?

Or were they that old HD format?

I know I have seen them at someone's house in hi-definition.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #189 on: April 27, 2011, 06:46 PM »
The theatrical versions have been on Blu-ray but I think this is the first time for the extended editions.

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #190 on: April 30, 2011, 10:18 AM »
Try this link... The Hobbit: Start of production, video from the set.

Exciting to see...and again a reminder of why Jackson's epics surpassed the SW prequels....physical sets.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #191 on: May 30, 2011, 03:22 PM »
Official Titles, Release Dates, and Cast List have been released....

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Dec 14, 2012
The Hobbit: There and Back Again - Dec 13, 2013

Bilbo Baggins - Martin Freeman (British Office, Hitchhiker's Guide.., etc.)

Returning LOTR castmembers - Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Orlando Bloom (Legolas), Hugo Weaving (Elrond), Ian Holm (Elder Bilbo), Elijah Wood (Frodo), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Andy Serkis (Gollum).  More cast info at the linky.

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #192 on: May 30, 2011, 08:42 PM »
Returning LOTR castmembers - Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), Orlando Bloom (Legolas), Hugo Weaving (Elrond), Ian Holm (Elder Bilbo), Elijah Wood (Frodo), Christopher Lee (Saruman), Andy Serkis (Gollum).  More cast info at the linky.

Why do we need Elder Bibo, Frodo and Saruman? I guess Legolas can be standing around in the background but why the others? Is this all told via flashbacks by Elder Bibo?
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #193 on: May 30, 2011, 10:09 PM »
None of the Elves are mentioned by name, Legolas is from Mirkwood, his father is the Elvenking in the book so it stands to reason he would be there during the movie.


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As far as Old Bilbo and Frodo, I think I have read somewhere that they are going to start the movie with a flashforward to Frodo and Bilbo discussing Bilbo's book which leads to the beginning of the movie.

As far as Saruman, I believe Gandalf disappears right as they are entering Mirkwood as talk of the Necromancer comes up (which turns out to be Sauron).  I would guess there will be a scene of the 5 wizards and the chief elves (The White Council) discussing what to do about Sauron.  There are some theories that the entire White Council may go after the Necromancer/Sauron and do battle forcing him back to Mordor

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #194 on: June 20, 2011, 04:06 PM »
Evangeline Lilly as an elf? That's actually some pretty shrewd casting, she looks the part already.

But seriously, if they keep adding more and more characters that aren't in the book, you have to wonder what they are going to leave out. Even for two movies, eesh.

Seems like Jackson is taking a lot more creative liberty with this project.
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