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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #240 on: June 8, 2012, 03:53 PM »
A new production blog video (#7) has been posted by Peter Jackson:

http://www.thehobbitblog.com/?p=6823

Keep an eye out for little cameo towards the end.  Really looking forward to this, hopefully we'll get a new trailer soon - or at least this summer.

Thanks for the link....great stuff.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #241 on: June 10, 2012, 06:35 PM »
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #242 on: June 15, 2012, 08:39 PM »
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #244 on: July 5, 2012, 12:35 PM »
So, I saw the trailer last weekend finally, and was sorely disappointed.

I don't know if there are multiple, different trailers floating around out there, but the one I saw sucked out loud. All they showed was a bunch of hobbits and dwarves capering around like idiots. Is the film G rated?

The only thing even remotely sinister looking was the final shot with Gollum, but everyone already knows about him, so very underwhelming.

Where were the orcs, goblins, and fing Smaug?!?!

(Ok, I get Smaug is probably being held back for the 2nd movie, but there has to be some kind of villain for the first part, right?)
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #245 on: July 5, 2012, 03:14 PM »
So, I saw the trailer last weekend finally, and was sorely disappointed.

I don't know if there are multiple, different trailers floating around out there, but the one I saw sucked out loud. All they showed was a bunch of hobbits and dwarves capering around like idiots. Is the film G rated?

The only thing even remotely sinister looking was the final shot with Gollum, but everyone already knows about him, so very underwhelming.

Where were the orcs, goblins, and fing Smaug?!?!

(Ok, I get Smaug is probably being held back for the 2nd movie, but there has to be some kind of villain for the first part, right?)

I saw the trailer before The Amazing Spider-Man yesterday, and I think it was the same one that has been out since December of last year. There was definitely a lack of "bad guys", and I wonder if that has something to do with the visual effects being in various stages of completion. I expect another trailer to be released sometime between now and December.

Based on the scenes in the trailer and pics available, I think part one will have run-ins with goblins, the trolls, and possibly spiders in Mirkwood. The really good stuff (Smaug and Battle of Five Armies) will probably be in part two. I wouldn't be surprised if part one ends with the heroes looking at (or just a shot of) the Lonely Mountain, with Smaug remaining unseen until part two.


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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #246 on: July 9, 2012, 04:28 PM »
EW has a "scroll" up with a number of images from the Hobbit:

http://www.ew.com/ew/special/0,,20399642_20610399,00.html

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #247 on: July 9, 2012, 06:22 PM »
It looks like one of those cheesy Jesus paintings where someone photographs real people and puts them in painted backgrounds.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #249 on: July 25, 2012, 08:56 AM »
Oh for Pete's sake, it's not War and Peace for chrissake. Is he going to film every single page word for word or something?

TWO movies was a stretch, but three is just plain ridiculous.

I love this stuff, but I don't want to seem them artificially stretch it out just to make more money, which let's face it, is the only reason the studio is on board with this.

What's next, the eight film epic retelling of the Silmarillion?
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #250 on: July 25, 2012, 01:13 PM »
What a cluster**** of a site EW.com is by the way...  I'd forgotten why I try to avoid it at all costs.  Too bad they're given so much exclusive stuff...  Their site's about as cluttered as the average porn site...  err, so I'm told.
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« Reply #251 on: July 25, 2012, 02:10 PM »
I'm not really happy with a trilogy.  I'm okay with 2 because I have faith in Jackson's storytelling...but 3?  No.

Same reason I'm not happy to hear that they're splitting the 3rd Hunger Games book into 2 parts.  That book isn't significantly longer or more detailed than the first or second and I can't even come up with a good place that they'd break it up anyway.  Maybe other movies have done it, but Harry Potter was the first I remember that successfully split a story and because of the depth of the original material, kind of needed it.  I still have issues with Deathly Hallows part 2 but not because it was split. 

Now it's just a blatant money grab by the studios because they'd rather milk the public than do something like, I don't know, come up with something else that doesn't suck balls? 

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #252 on: July 25, 2012, 02:39 PM »
Eh... I don't mind a trilogy.  If it's three 2.5-hour movies instead of two 4-hour movies, I can see that actually being a better overall experience.
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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #253 on: July 25, 2012, 03:24 PM »
Eh... I don't mind a trilogy.  If it's three 2.5-hour movies instead of two 4-hour movies, I can see that actually being a better overall experience.

As long as Peter Jackson doesn't have a 90 second countdown for the time that Bilbo has left to escape the Goblin Tunnels when clearly, a diminutive Hobbit running at full speed would require a full 3 minutes to cover that much distance, right Bill?

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Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« Reply #254 on: July 25, 2012, 06:04 PM »
I'm good with 3 too.  Gives me something to look forward to at the movies. 

Especially since it sounds like #3 is a bridge to LOTR. If this company doing the figures gets to make The Riders of Rohan then WIN.

I just don't like waiting a year between each, especially if we know they are "in the can" so to speak.