12-21-99: Proposal for the Enhancement of Female Roles by Mithrigil
A humurous look at why the trilogy's female characters should be altered.
12-13-99: The Movies In General by
Stu discusses the movies, the cast members, and the secrecy.
11-20-99: Response to
"Bakshi Film Opinion" by David Bass
David has compiled his own short response to Lan's recent article.
11-20-99: My Opinion on the
Bakshi Film by Lan
Here's a short article by someone who doesn't agree with David's recent Bakshi's Blunder columns. Some
credible points are brought up here.
11-16-99: Arwen as a Warrior
Princess? Why Not? by Kevin McIntyre
This fellow is all for expansion of Arwen's role, but doesn't think that this
enlargement will cause Eowyn to be cut from the script.
11-15-99: Enlarging the
Arwen-Aragorn Relationship by H. Hobbit
This long but intriguing essay is full of interesting facts on the supposed
enlargement of the love interest between Arwen and Aragorn.
11-15-99: Casting Characters for
the Movies by Rolando Procupez
Rolando brings up some very interesting points in his essay on the whole character
11-14-99: Essay on the Bombadil
Situation by David Bass
This insightful and to the point essay brings up some great points about Peter
Jackson's apparent deletion of Tom Bombadil from the script.
11-13-99: Essay on the Arwen
Situation by David Bass
David Bass has finally gotten a chance
to jump in and write his own commentary on the changes that Jackson is making while
translating LOTR to film.
11-13-99: Arwen Enlarged? Under
Tolkien Premises by Salva Tomas
Salva adds to the Arwen debate with his own essay. He tends to share the view of
Mark below. He brings up some more very good points.
11-12-99: Another Arwen Thought
Mark joins the Arwen debate with his own opinion. He feels that increasing Arwen's
part would add something good to the trilogy. A must read.
11-12-99: A Few Short Words on
Arwen by Jason
Jason thinks we shouldn't sweat it. "Have little faith in Peter Jackson."
11-11-99: An Opinion or Two
Jan-Lynn shares her own comments regarding the Arwen situation.
11-11-99: Arwen, Xena and
Fantasy in General by Bret Moore
Bret Moore talks about Arwen, Xena and fantasy in general in this thoughtful essay.
He brings up some very good points. Definitely worth reading.
11-08-99: On LOTR and Arwen's
Part In It by PlayBumSp1
PlayBumSp1 graces us with his own views on the Arwen situation.
11-05-99: The Saul Zaentz
Connection by David Uskovich
In response to that previous Ringbearer
article we posted regarding turning Arwen into a warrior, here's some venting from David
U. on the same subject.
11-04-99: The Undoing of
Jackson's LOTR by Robert Van De Water
Joram over at Ringbearer gave us
permission to post this excellent article regarding the danger of Jackson making Arwen a