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Grieved by the deaths of Thorin, Fili, and Kili, the people of Laketown, the elves, and the dwarves bury them inside the tombs of Erebor. As a result, Dain is crowned King Under the Mountain, the citizens of Laketown are given the riches promised to them by Thorin, and Dain returns to the elves the white elven gems that King Thror had stolen from them years ago.
originally posted by: skunkape23
I enjoyed the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Am I the only one that thinks the Hobbit series is really boring and half-assed?
originally posted by: Galadriel
I loved Martin Freeman as Bilbo. Didn't think I would. Excellent effects, as one would expect. I enjoy the world that Tolkien created. I too found the Hobbit trilogy on film a bit "less than" - and just not as engaging.
But, compared to a lot of other "crap" out there in movieland, I did enjoy it. It was no LOTR though.
originally posted by: crayzeed
a reply to: Yavanna
Ah, this happens very often when you read the book before the film. This is probably explained as the directors perogative. Some scenes are cut, other scenes are added. It's how the director percieves the story and it can be quite diferent from how a reader percieves a story.
Example. Where in the three Lotr was Tom Bombadil? No-where, yet he was in the books. I think one of the major anomilies in the film and the books is Gimli is the dwarfs representative yet when their backs are to the wall in the fight for the whole of middle earth there is no army of dwarves only men and elves, and the elves only show up at Helms Deep but not in the two final battles.
You must also know that Tauriel is not in the books yet Jackson saw fit to add hewr into the Hobbit.
Still great reads now and Jackson must be applauded for bringing them to life on the big screen.