The LOTR Movie Site
April 22, 2000
I Didn't See No Bad in
I think that the preview looked very promising. In fact, so
does everything I see about the new Lord Of The Rings movie with only a few exceptions.
Legolas has an actor who is too inexperienced (sorry, actor).
I say this because I always liked Legolas and I think he is very cool and important.
I don't think Viggo Mortensen has
that....that..."Stridery Aragorny" look.
It would have been a good idea to double cast Sir Ian
McKellen as both Gandalf and Saruman, because everybody gets the two confused anyway...
John Rhys-Davies... isn't he a little tall to play Gimli?
By the way, I think Boromir with blond hair is OKAY WITH ME!
Okay, so they changed it around a little, but I think that it is an improvement.
I almost like them cutting out the Bombadil bit. I
never liked Tom Bombadil.... and if it means a little more Lothlorien or a little more
Carhadras or Moria, it is an advantage.
Another thing about weathertop: Frodo could see through the
robes at the time, and he was alone, too. What scene is this, some earlier one (this is
Now about the songs in the book... I hope that they do away
with most of them- they make it a "Lord of the Rings Musical." God forbid.