Originally posted by majestikc
"Part 1"? You mean there's more than just one movie? I hope not, I understand the LOTR being dragged out painfully but The Hobbit book could easily fit into a 2-3hr movie at most. I always preferred it to LOTR so I'll check it out.
I have tried like two or three times to watch the 1st Lord of the Rings....it just bores me to death
Originally posted by Chukkles
reply to post by listerofsmeg
What is it that makes the Hobbit a much nicer read? Never read it myself but would consider it.
Is it an easier read? A shorter story? or perhaps easier to keep track of characters and events?
Originally posted by ZeroKiryu
Okay, so the Hobbit part one comes out very soon, and i seriously can't wait.
I seriously hope they don't stray to far from the book, how ever it is peter jackson so i think he will do as much as he can.
After all i do think he did a fantastic job with the Lord of The Rings movies too.
What part are you looking forward to seeing in the filim the most?
Originally posted by Jeremiah65
Saw it! I didn't go to opening night or anything but I saw it just the other day...extremely cool and extremely well done. I have to say...it was not a disappointment. Loved it.
I so hope...and I know it probably won't happen....that Peter Jackson will take a hard look at The Silmarillion...man I loved that book. My youngest daughter is a Tolkein fan now (she's 19) we saw the movie together and she has not yet read "The Silmarillion"...I was telling her parts of the story of the first age and she asked me "when did you read this"...I grinned..."When I was younger than you"...she looked puzzled..."How do you remember all of this?"
"Because it is the most wonderful fantasy ever written"...edit on 12/19/2012 by Jeremiah65 because: (no reason given)
The problem, Jackson says, is in who controls the rights to the work. “The Silmarillion is the big volume, but that’s owned by the Tolkien estate," he said. "It’s not owned by Warner Bros. or MGM — and I don’t think the Tolkien estate are very fond of these movies, so I wouldn’t expect to see The Silmarillion any time soon.”