THE HOBBIT (2012/2013): News, Rumors, Pics Till Release

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Skywalker, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Samurai8472

    Samurai8472 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I know it's a bit too early but I think Peter Jackson will sweep the Oscars again.

    The return of the king!
     
  2. Savage Dragon

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    Just watched the video and it felt just like watching the appendices on the LoTR box set! I am so pumped to see this movie! Can't wait!
     
  3. coolghoul

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    Thanks for that youtube link. It's amazing how well they have managed to recreate everything and it's all *real* set. I would've thought most would be CGI -esp. Rivendell but all that was really done! (Probably redone - since it's probably not very easy to reassemble from the earlier film).

    Amazing.

    I think they should have let Edoras and Meduseld stand on that hill (that we see in that amazing shot in LOTR: TTT). These sets look sturdy.
     
  4. Tulin

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    ^ I have been to Mt Sunday and trust me, besides being VERY windy up there, it is private property. Not sure the owner would've wanted a fortress sitting atop his own private mountain for thousands of people to trample up daily. As it was, as per his request, they had to build a special construct over a pile of stones that signified the burial place of the owner's beloved dog. The site obviously means a lot to him and I think he wanted it relatively private.
     
  5. Ancient Mariner

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    Yeah, as much as it would be cool to have monuments to the LOTR films ... I think leaving behind a number of permanent sets would not only interfere with the natural beauty of New Zealand, but would also be somewhat contrary to Tolkien's overall message in the books.
     
  6. Neroon

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    I finally got to watch it and.... I am utterly speechless with encouragement
     
  7. Skywalker

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    That was sweeeeet. :drool:

    The LOTR movies were kind of a defining moment in my youth, and it just made me so incredibly happy to watch PJ walking around, visiting the various sets, checking out the costumes, and interacting with so many familiar (and new) faces. I really feel like they're going to knock these movies out of the park.

    I can't wait for the next video.
     
  8. Neroon

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    I enjoyed the ceremony, as well. It shows once again the close relationship PJ's crew seems to have with the locals, the respect for the people and land, all of which worked so well in creating LOTR to begin with. Especially nice to see Martin Freeman highlighted in his comments.
     
  9. mic of orion

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    looking forward to hobbit, and love how pj lost so much weight, he looks really healthy now!
     
  10. Samurai8472

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    It's like the crew never left. Like I said up top, The Hobbit will probably sweep the Oscars.
     
  11. IndyJones

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    I just saw the video on another site, it makes me so happy. I feel like a kid. :lol:

    Can't wait to see this!
     
  12. Gaith

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    Man, Sean O'Neal of the AV Club is hilarious:

    :rommie:
     
  13. Savage Dragon

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    ^I clicked on that link and had to read the article to figure out that it's a dude in the picture. This is what women want?
     
  14. IndyJones

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    ^In this case, the women were right. That dude is awesome!
     
  15. Candlelight

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    From Peter Jackson:

     
  16. Savage Dragon

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    Peter Jackson commented on filming in 48 fps on his facebook page.


    I'm looking forward to seeing how this looks, whether it's in 48 fps, 24 fps, 3D, or 2D.
     
  17. Worf2DS9

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    We're definitely going back to Rivendell in this movie, but there's still no word on whether Hugo Weaving will be back as Elrond. What's up with that?
     
  18. AJBryant

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    Ya know, I think my shorts just got a little tighter... :p
     
  19. timothy

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    is there any other movie that is shot in this 48fps. Because I have no clue as to what kind of movie I would be looking at it. and as for rivendale that is a given. have you not read the book.
     
  20. Savage Dragon

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    I think he was questioning whether the actor would be back, not the character.