The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Discussion in 'Fresno, CA' started by Jirin_Raman, Dec 17, 2002.

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  1. Jirin_Raman Jedi Master

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    I figured that at least some of us are huge fantasy marks, and will be going to see TTT sometime (jedivalens comes to mind, since you did mention it in the other thread :D ). In order to keep our thoughts consolidated, I figured I might as well create this thread! Feel free to discuss before, after, during, whatever---The Two Towers. Also, feel free to discuss the novels, Fellowship of the Ring, etc.

    If I may ask a favor, though, please post ****SPOILER**** in the first couple of lines of your post if you are posting potential spoiler material, in case some haven't seen 1 or both of the movies (or read the books).



    Discuss!
  2. Jedi-Finney Force Ghost

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    just got back from TTT... saw the midnight showing... very good movie. i enjoyed it as much as FOTR. i dont want to ruin it for anyone who hasnt read the book or seen it yet, ... like anyone ever comes in here but whatever...
  3. jedivalens Force Ghost

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  4. Jirin_Raman Jedi Master

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    Freaks!! Who goes to a midnight showing of a movie.........?? ;) [face_mischief]
  5. Sparticus Jedi Knight

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    Havent seen either of the movies yet, but I've ready the trilogy... talk about death on paper! Sheesh! Dones Tolkien like to ramble or what!?
  6. jedivalens Force Ghost

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    man! people who go to midnight showings ARE freaks!.......wait a minute...
  7. Jirin_Raman Jedi Master

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    :cool:


    DSGeorge, another friend, and I are going to see TTT today at 4pm. I'll try to post my thoughts (with proper **Spoiler** heading) here either later tonight, or tomorrow.
  8. Jirin_Raman Jedi Master

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    Dones Tolkien like to ramble or what!?

    That is precisely the reason why I never could read the entire trilogy in high school, nor after I attempted again after seeing Fellowship. I just don't like the style of Tolkien's writing. Much, much too "wordy" for me. The movies are a blessing, as now I get to experience the trilogy without all the damn hassle.
  9. The Jedi Apprentice Jedi Master

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    I saw the midnight showing as well, with a big group of friends. We were the ones on the far left of the theater in tents, heh. :) Anyhow, yeah, I loved the movie it was great. Peter Jackson is definitely capturing some of the most beautiful images of all time on film.

    And on the books, I've read all three and I didn't find it the least bit difficult to get through them. They were quite enjoyable. If you think Tolkien is wordy, read some Dickens.
  10. Jedi-Finney Force Ghost

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    hey, valens and i were right behind the people in the tents! we got there at like 4 pm...
  11. The Jedi Apprentice Jedi Master

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    Reaaalllyyy, there were like tents in front of every line almost, what theatre number line were you in? I was theatre 10.
  12. Jedi-Finney Force Ghost

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    yep we were in theater 10! cool.
  13. jedivalens Force Ghost

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    what a small world eh?
  14. The Jedi Apprentice Jedi Master

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    Indeed. Doubt you remember this obscure detail, but in theatre 10 after the "Back to the Future" advertisment/trailer was shown, I was the one that yelled out "Doc Brown is a pimp!" Anyhow, I enjoy doing things like that at midnight showings, see if I can get a laugh from the audience, heh. After "The Core" trailer, I remember another guy yelled out "Armeggeddon 2!" Guess I'm not the only one.

    Anyhow, yeah, surprisingly enough I think the same thing happened at the Episode II midnight showing, we were all in the same line...you guys even took pictures with my friends who were dressed up as jedi (i wasn't dressed up, heh). Well damn, we'll have to coordinate a meeting for Return of the King.
  15. Jedi-Finney Force Ghost

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    hey i remember someone saying that, we all laughed! hehe
  16. Sparticus Jedi Knight

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    Well, saw FOTR the other night, my dad did a very dumb thing and got the extended version... eesh, that thing was FOUR FREAKIN' HOURS LONG!!! Almost, anyway. Good movie though, not likely to watch it again in a while though, lol! That Daemon was AWESOME :D Stayed up till like 2am watching it. It completely confused my mom though cause she fell asleep at one point then woke up again before the movie was over. She hasn't read the books.
  17. Jedi-Finney Force Ghost

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    exteneded version bad thing? i love it! i think it makes it a lot better, in fact i want even more!!!
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