Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 38
  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 380,795, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    55,552
    Points
    380,795
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 144
    Given: 113
    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 717,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    45,687
    Points
    717,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 466
    Given: 245

    Re:The Hobbit Now Three

    I think there is enough content there for three, but if that's the case, the LOTR should have been about five.



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 136,315, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    WhatchaGonnaDo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    4,596
    Points
    136,315
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 75
    Given: 62

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    It will be interesting to see how they can milk it to get to 3 films. Really excited for this though



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 717,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    45,687
    Points
    717,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 466
    Given: 245

    Re:The Hobbit Now Three

    Hopefully they go more in depth with the history of the ring and Middle Earth. There's definitely enough material with that to go to three.



  5. #5
    Starter
    Points: 14,540, Level: 36
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 310
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    643
    Points
    14,540
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    When will the first movie be out?



  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 136,315, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    WhatchaGonnaDo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    4,596
    Points
    136,315
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 75
    Given: 62

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Hopefully they go more in depth with the history of the ring and Middle Earth. There's definitely enough material with that to go to three.
    Agreed. As a book, I liked The Hobbit better than all three of the lotr's



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 9,790, Level: 29
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 160
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures5000 Experience Points1 year registered
    BuffettClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Altoona, Iowa
    Posts
    1,079
    Points
    9,790
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 2

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    I can't wait



  8. #8
    Prospect
    Points: 5,909, Level: 22
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 141
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points3 months registered

    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    28
    Points
    5,909
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    I hear from my brother, who is a big fan, that they plan to go into the concurrent events happening in Middle Earth, which is quite a few: the white council assault on Dol Guldur (when Gandalf leaves the party before Mirkwood to go deal with the "Necromancer") and the history and prophecies surrounding Aragorn's birth and childhood, which was around this time.

    To delve into these, Jackson's going to have to add quite a bit to what Tolkien originally wrote.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 97,020, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 30
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Mesa, AZ
    Posts
    4,367
    Points
    97,020
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    WAAAAAAAAHHHHOOOOOOO!!!!!

    Long time LOTR nut...hooked on the books back in the 70's....and there is a ton of material in the appendices which is what they are going to draw from.

    Now...if we can just get a 12 part mini-series on the The Silmarillion....my favorite of all Tolkien's works (a collection, actually, put together after his death that include all the origin stories of the elves, men and dwarves)...I can die happy!


    Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
    Marcus Aurelius

  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 55,565, Level: 73
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,485
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,523
    Points
    55,565
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 12

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Well you know he'll throw in some chick stuff.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 64,111, Level: 78
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 739
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    arrowheaddrive.com
    Posts
    4,478
    Points
    64,111
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    They are going to use the 125(?) pages at the end of the Return of the King that gives a lot of background of history. This isn't all going to be from just the book The Hobbit.

    I'm very excited about this!


    Follow this guy on Twitter @Daddy_Rusty

  12. #12
    Walk On
    Points: 5,487, Level: 21
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 63
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registeredRecommendation Second Class5000 Experience Points
    HoraceGrant's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    214
    Points
    5,487
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Movies are fun and stuff.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWnAqFyaQ5s]Cloud Atlas Extended Trailer #1 (2012) - Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Wachowski Movie HD - YouTube[/ame]


    Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter.

  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 8,578, Level: 27
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 172
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    526
    Points
    8,578
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Quote Originally Posted by Mesaclone1 View Post
    WAAAAAAAAHHHHOOOOOOO!!!!!

    Long time LOTR nut...hooked on the books back in the 70's....and there is a ton of material in the appendices which is what they are going to draw from.

    Now...if we can just get a 12 part mini-series on the The Silmarillion....my favorite of all Tolkien's works (a collection, actually, put together after his death that include all the origin stories of the elves, men and dwarves)...I can die happy!

    I would love the Silmarillion, but it would take more like a 5-year long series to do it justice.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 97,020, Level: 96
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 30
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Mesa, AZ
    Posts
    4,367
    Points
    97,020
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Quote Originally Posted by killtrapper View Post
    I would love the Silmarillion, but it would take more like a 5-year long series to do it justice.
    It is "biblical", but man there's a TON of great material in there. Feanor and the War for the Silmarils, Beren and Luthien Tinuviel, and the trials and tribulation of Turin Turambar....those three stories alone are incredible material. And that's the tip of the iceberg.


    Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
    Marcus Aurelius

  15. #15
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: The Hobbit Now Three

    Quote Originally Posted by killtrapper View Post
    I would love the Silmarillion, but it would take more like a 5-year long series to do it justice.
    The Simlarillion reads like a history textbook, but yeah, Peter Jackson could probably make it exciting.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM