in search of intelligent discussion somewhere between the truly arcane Tolkien scholarship and the "OMG -- isnt Orli cute!" stuff.
(Although, he IS one of the benefits of seeing this beloved book brought to the screen at last. )
I think I may be a little older than the rest of you, having first read the trilogy back during my 17th summer, in 1966.
All I can say is, I waited a long time to see this, and I'm generally pleased with Jackson's version.
Its a little too sad but we've not been able to achieve that perfection yet. With you on board, I hope we'll have the light leverage. Please guide us.
Don't you just love it when he melodramatically turns his head and goes "A red sun rises.... blood has been spilt this night".
That one never fails to crack me up. He tries a bit too hard to be a serious actor.
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