Odo Banks wrote:The book should be the template, don't you think? If so, how to film it? I'd argue they can sing their "Tra la lallies...." for a start, and it can be merry and a little cheeky, but NOT silly...
pettytyrant101 wrote:In TH its Thranduils unruly bunch of elves that are the fore so I hope they will take the opportunity to show them as being a bit more interested in having fun.
Eldorion wrote:The tra la la lallies are the goofiest part of the Elves, and as such I think they will be the first part to be cut. I suppose its possible their songs could be performed in such a way as to not be laughable, though I imagined them as being pretty silly.
Odo Banks wrote:Sometimes I'm a little taken aback by your vulgar thoughts, Eldo.
I NEVER thought the Elves or their Song 'goofy' or 'silly'. Both came across as light hearted - yes! - but in a joyous welcoming way. The sheer delight of living in Rivendell and sauntering in the trees at twilight springs forth in their choir-like chorusing. If I were there, I'd sing like a nightingale alongside them, for the sheer joy of living - and being in Rivendell. Hells bells - why wouldn't you be merry? (NB I'd sing like a very masculine nightingale, though).
As to 'pentology' - wash your mouth out with soap. I shouldn't like to think language such as that is going to start creeping onto this forum.
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