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Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« on: December 22, 2011, 01:05:19 AM »
Looks like my next birhday is going to be fun according to what I'm seeing/reading the "The Hobbit" should be released next Dec. 14th the day before my birthday. Looks like there will be a lot of returning actors and some interesting new ones. Also looks like the move my go a bit beyond just the book perhaps into some of the others things that would have been happening at the time and told elsewhere but not in the book. Anyone else see the  trailer? What did you think?
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2011, 01:07:06 AM »
No. I still haven't seen the other three movies, would you believe it? And Tolkien is one of my favorite authors.  :) I've got to update my Netflix.

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011, 01:30:14 AM »
Yeah, I saw it. Cool that we get to see it before the end of the world. ;)
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 02:36:41 AM »
Yeah, I saw it. One of my friends posted a link to it on Facebook and I did likewise. I saw it mentioned that they are taking a few things out of the appendix and adding that to the movie to add to the story line. I've noticed that we actually get to see Gandalf when he is away from the group and IIRC we only got a brief explanation as to why he was absent in the book. (I need to read all of those books again...)

I even checked IMDb to see what news there was and saw where some people wanted a Silmarillion movie made... as interesting as I think that would be I don't think that a movie could me made based off the whole book.

Now I am having a nostalgia attack and want to see the movies and read the books again, guess I just have to wait for my leave...
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011, 04:06:38 AM »
Epic!
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011, 04:29:32 AM »
Yep, it's all over FB. So exicted.  :D

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2011, 10:56:35 AM »
I've seen it.. more than once (well I had to show the family too after all  ;D )

Martin Freeman looks very good as a Hobbit, I think and the dwarves are all grand.  Has anyone seen some of the still photos?  WETA workshops are at it again with wonderful armor and swords and more.

The dwarven singing is very good too, I think.  I'm looking forward to more of Howard Shore's music

And I liked the shot of Gandalf near the end with his staff striking.  I know what does with that..

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2011, 09:40:34 PM »
Thanks, Michal I never would have though to put this in reviews. :)
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2011, 10:11:47 PM »
Oh man when they started singing that Lonely Mountain song I grabbed a hammer and ran out into the street to hit random people

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2011, 10:26:57 PM »
Pure awesomeness!
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2011, 10:42:58 PM »
Just went and watched it... indeed! pure awesomeness it is!

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2011, 12:02:36 AM »
Oh man when they started singing that Lonely Mountain song I grabbed a hammer and ran out into the street to hit random people
I almost ran off on a quest to defeat the dragon, Smaug.
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2011, 12:33:41 AM »
Looks awesome.  Can't wait. I don't see many movies in theatres but I'll definitely go for this.
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2011, 01:42:20 AM »
Caught the stills, sweet.  ;D

I used to be able to play that song on the piano, well the Rankin-Bass version anyway.
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2011, 07:14:25 AM »
Oh man when they started singing that Lonely Mountain song I grabbed a hammer and ran out into the street to hit random people
I almost ran off on a quest to defeat the dragon, Smaug.

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #15 on: December 26, 2011, 04:43:51 PM »
The dwarven singing is very good too, I think.  I'm looking forward to more of Howard Shore's music

That was my favorite part. :)
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2012, 03:13:51 PM »
The Hobbit - September Trailer 2 HD - An Unexpected Journey
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2012, 04:47:00 PM »
I've seen it (OK, more than once...)  It looks very good. 
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #18 on: September 22, 2012, 06:07:00 PM »
Cool thanks for sharing, can't wait til Dec.  ;D
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2012, 12:16:22 AM »
The Hobbit - September Trailer 2 HD - An Unexpected Journey

Doesn't stoke the fire as much as the first one, but I suppose this one had a different purpose :)

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2012, 10:39:55 PM »
Epic!

Well now I'm definitely NOT going to see it. 
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2012, 10:42:29 PM »
Epic!

Well now I'm definitely NOT going to see it. 

Too much awesomeness for you to handle in your old age, Father?  8)

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« Reply #22 on: September 24, 2012, 12:10:39 AM »
Epic!

Well now I'm definitely NOT going to see it. 

Too much awesomeness for you to handle in your old age, Father?  8)

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #23 on: November 12, 2012, 04:42:29 PM »
Just heard this: it's the song to go over the ending credits of the first Hobbit movie, done by Neil Finn.

You can hear it via the link on this page of "Rolling Stone"

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-finn-reaches-epic-heights-on-song-of-the-lonely-mountain-song-premiere-20121112

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« Reply #24 on: December 01, 2012, 11:42:38 AM »
Just heard this: it's the song to go over the ending credits of the first Hobbit movie, done by Neil Finn.

You can hear it via the link on this page of "Rolling Stone"

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-finn-reaches-epic-heights-on-song-of-the-lonely-mountain-song-premiere-20121112



It's epic!

And here you can find whole  soundtrack:
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/the-hobbit-an-unexpected-journey-soundtrack-honors-the-dwarves-premiere-20121130
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #26 on: December 01, 2012, 06:03:56 PM »
Just heard this: it's the song to go over the ending credits of the first Hobbit movie, done by Neil Finn.

You can hear it via the link on this page of "Rolling Stone"

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-finn-reaches-epic-heights-on-song-of-the-lonely-mountain-song-premiere-20121112



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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #27 on: December 03, 2012, 02:12:07 AM »
Just heard this: it's the song to go over the ending credits of the first Hobbit movie, done by Neil Finn.

You can hear it via the link on this page of "Rolling Stone"

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neil-finn-reaches-epic-heights-on-song-of-the-lonely-mountain-song-premiere-20121112


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« Reply #28 on: December 03, 2012, 08:25:26 PM »
Heheheh.  I did, indeed.

That's kind of you, William. 

How about this one:  A video of the swordsmith
http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2012/12/02/66446-video-see-mastersmith-peter-lyons-hobbit-weapons/

And here's a trailer/ad with about 3 frames of part of Smaug:

http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2012/12/01/66376-hobbit-tv-spot-9-hello-hint-of-smaug/

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« Reply #29 on: December 03, 2012, 08:28:30 PM »
I seriously feel like a kid on Christmas Eve. I can barely contain my excitment.
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« Reply #30 on: December 03, 2012, 08:31:20 PM »
What is the location in 0:13.
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« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2012, 10:26:48 AM »
Michal- I think that that is in the Goblin/Orc area inside the mountains.
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« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2012, 11:01:18 AM »
I've been driving my wife nuts by giving her a day by day countdown to the release date.  If you don't know, it is down to 10 days!

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« Reply #33 on: December 04, 2012, 11:02:17 AM »
I've been driving my wife nuts by giving her a day by day countdown to the release date.  If you don't know, it is down to 10 days!
Also, six months and ten days until the release of Man of Steel.  ;D
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« Reply #34 on: December 04, 2012, 10:38:41 PM »
And for this evening's viewing pleasure:

http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2012/12/04/66592-official-six-incredible-video-clips-from-the-hobbit/?fb_source=pubv1

Six short clips including the arrival of many dwarves at Bag End, Swords and their names and Wargs!!

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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #35 on: December 05, 2012, 01:16:00 AM »
No. I still haven't seen the other three movies, would you believe it? And Tolkien is one of my favorite authors.  :) I've got to update my Netflix.

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« Reply #36 on: December 05, 2012, 01:16:00 AM »
I'm going to see the midnight release irregardless of if I have work the next morning or not! :police:

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« Reply #37 on: December 05, 2012, 08:09:32 PM »
What is the location in 0:13.
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« Reply #38 on: December 05, 2012, 08:18:51 PM »
I'm going to see the midnight release irregardless of if I have work the next morning or not! :police:

Hell, I just found out today that the Friday it comes out I'm off. I know what I'm doing!  :)
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« Reply #39 on: December 05, 2012, 09:43:55 PM »
In this version of The Hobbit, North Korea invades the Shire.
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Re: Anyone else seen the new trailer for "The Hobbit"?
« Reply #40 on: December 06, 2012, 02:16:07 AM »
In this version of The Hobbit, North Korea invades the Shire.

I was really upset that Shire chapter was not included it the RotK.
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« Reply #41 on: December 06, 2012, 12:30:19 PM »
There were many who were, Michal, and others who didn't like it that Tom Bombadil was not included in the movies.  There were echoes or suggestions or references to both.  But movies and their story telling is a different media than books.  Some things that work well in one, don't in the other. 

Here's a link to a 13 minute special about the making that has some interesting things such as one of the Eagles, a bit of insight into Radagast the Brown and some on the three trolls Tom, Bert and William

http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2012/12/06/66732-the-hobbit-an-unexpected-journey-13-minute-tv-special/
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« Reply #42 on: December 06, 2012, 02:10:21 PM »
Stephen Colbert is in the middle of Hobbit Week, celebrating the forthcoming release of the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Last night, he took on "the wizards at Denny's" who have launched a hobbit-themed menu that is "a delicious tribute to a beloved children's book, though the breakfast has a much darker ending." As Colbert says, "Yes, eat like a hobbit because at Denny's you can't eat like a human."
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« Reply #43 on: December 06, 2012, 07:27:54 PM »
And here's a video of the other co-star of the movie: New Zealand

http://www.theflyingsocialnetwork.com/archives/6927

Wonderful scenery they have there.  Quite glorious.
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« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2012, 07:33:49 PM »
Stephen Colbert is in the middle of Hobbit Week, celebrating the forthcoming release of the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Last night, he took on "the wizards at Denny's" who have launched a hobbit-themed menu that is "a delicious tribute to a beloved children's book, though the breakfast has a much darker ending." As Colbert says, "Yes, eat like a hobbit because at Denny's you can't eat like a human."

He is such a Tolkien geek.  :) and he apparently has a cameo in either part 2 or 3.  One of the men of Laketown, mayhaps?
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