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« on: December 22, 2011, 01:55:35 AM »
Link to Trailer

This looks really good, so far! I love the fact that they have the dwarves singing. That's one thing I believe was missing from the LOTR movies.

All the characters look good, even Thorin, though the nerd-rage is kicking into full gear since he's not grey-bearded and doesn't have a blue hat. I think anyone who bitches about that should have his right to see the movie revoked, so he will never actually know if the movie is good or not.

The one funny bit I saw was it looked like Galadriel and Gandalf were about to make out. :rotfl: I'm wondering what part she has in this, as she was not in the book. Maybe it's a cutaway scene to one of the many times Gandalf abandons the group.

I do like how they make Gollum look quite sinister, considering how pathetic he was in the LOTR movies.
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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2011, 02:55:36 AM »
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I'm wondering what part she has in this, as she was not in the book.
Apparently, they decided to include the actions of the White Council and Gandalf surrounding the business of Dol Guldur and the Necromancer as described in the appendices of the LOTR. Since the Ring is there, we see the shards of Narsil in the trailer, Gandalf seems to visit the ruins of the tower there, and Galadriel is part of the Council, it's a safe bet to say that the resurgence of Sauron and the Ring will be more than just a footnote (or an afterthought) in this movie as they originally were in the book. It'll be an underlying theme here.

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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011, 10:14:18 AM »
Can't wait for these movies to come out. I've already penciled in a two-day holiday in 2014 so I can watch all 5 movies (Hobbit 1 & 2, LotR), extended editions hopefully. I have no idea why I'd want to do that to myself, but I'm gonna, you wait and see.
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 03:58:32 PM »
Looking good.

Be interesting to see how they explain Anakin's turn to the Dark Side.
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011, 04:36:24 PM »
Dwarves singing for the win. This looks great.

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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011, 05:12:08 PM »
I haven't seen this film, not even the trailer, but I hate it because its not what I imagined the book to be like in my own private idaho. How dare they not perfectly capture my pristine perfect princess vision in all its own glory?
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2011, 07:19:12 AM »
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I haven't seen this film, not even the trailer, but I hate it because its not what I imagined the book to be like in my own private idaho. How dare they not perfectly capture my pristine perfect princess vision in all its own glory?


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« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2011, 01:21:48 PM »
It was ok but I was more interested in the Dark Knight Rises trailer on the link.

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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2011, 05:36:01 PM »
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2011, 11:00:02 PM »
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« Reply #10 on: December 24, 2011, 01:13:19 AM »
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Next year is going to be flat-out amazing for films.

John Carter, Hunger Games, Avengers, Prometheus, Dark Knight Rises, Lincoln, The Hobbit.

And then there's the geek candy: Underworld: Awakening, Mirror Mirror, Wrath of the Titans, Men in Black III, Snow White and the Huntsmen, GI Joe: Retaliation, Battleship, Amazing Spiderman, Bourne Legacy, Total Recall, Resident Evil: Retribution, Dredd, World War Z, Red Dawn, Great Gatsby.

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« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2011, 04:03:11 AM »
Dark Knight Rises doesn't look very Batmanesque to me.

The storyline for Dredd is purportedly just a retread of Die Hard. I don't know if Anderson uses her psi abilities, but i would hope some of the weirder aspects of the setting get used. Unfortunately no Judge Death. What about the Angel Gang?
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« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2011, 11:12:01 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2011, 04:10:46 AM »
I don't understand why anyone doing a Dredd movie would ignore 99% of what makes the setting adn the character what it is in favour of what could well be a bland action movie.
You don't need Judge Death, but there's a whole panoply of iconic villains to call on instead of just a gangbanger.
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« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2011, 07:54:45 AM »
I didn't even know there was a new Dredd movie. And the first pics of  Karl Urban in Judge drag looks pretty cool. Start small and then introduce the big guns (like J. Death) in the sequels.

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