12-30-01: Well Worth the Wait by Simon G.
"I too am from Australia, and this was my second time I've seen the
12-30-01: The Bashing Starts by P. Megson
"I suppose that it is inevitable that with any seminal work that some
12-30-01: Blown Out of the
Water by Khallandra
"Having just seen it twice (I'm in Oz too) I am still blown out of the
12-30-01: Aragorn's Story
by John R.
"One unexpected significant change in the story pertained to Aragorn."
12-28-01: It Was Worth the
Wait by Veronica M.
"I'm from Australia so I had to wait an additional week till 'The Fellowship
12-28-01: Anduril and Other
Matters by Brett C.
"Here in Australia the movie has only just opened,and I saw it twice..."
12-26-01: Who Cares? by
"It's Christmas Day here in Australia, 6:30pm to be precise and I'm
12-26-01: The Movie by D.
"I've been reading some of the critiques and there is a point that
12-24-01: Response to 'Go Away
Critics' by Jeff C.
"OK, Anthony, if it wasn't for the LOTR book fans, then the movie
12-23-01: Arwen... More to
Come? by Lisa C.
"Just saw the Movie and all I can say is WOW! Can you say Oscar: I
12-23-01: Go Away Critics
by Anthony T.
"I have one thing to say to all people who are going to throw a
12-23-01: A Brief Review
by Everett V.
"I have now seen FotR twice, and both times I have come out of the
12-22-01: In Support of Raw
by Aziz A.
"I am in support of all the staments made in the artical 'Raw' and I
12-22-01: Cutting vs. Gutting
by Jean-Pierre M.
"I saw the film 12/19/01. A real dissappointment. Not so much for the
12-21-01: Re: Medieval or
Before? by David C.
"Hmm, if I'm not mistaken, it says somewhere in one of Tolkien's
12-21-01: My Review and It Is
Raw by Jeff C.
"Just got back from seeing LOTR, a day late, but scheduling problems..."
12-20-01: My Review by
"A wonderful, astonishing movie. The enhanced Arwen character did not..."
12-20-01: Film vs. Novel
by Erik T.
"In all the debate about casting, omissions, etc., few seem to keep
12-20-01: Medieval or Before?
by Warrior Alien
"As with everybody else here, I am a Lord of the Rings fan and am
12-19-01: Re: Actor Choices
by David T.
"What? Of course, elven actors are debateable, though I don't know
12-19-01: What Is It With...?
by Skylar I.
"I have noticed a distressing tendency for people to belabor things
12-18-01: LOTR by Disney (G)
90mins by Jacob W.
"Just to further make the point (from my previous debate contribution)
12-17-01: Actor Choices by
"In fairness to Peter Jackson, I'll keep my criticisms to the facts
12-17-01: Arwen is 'Essential'
Says Tolkien Himself by Chris P.
"There has been a lot of talk about the role that the character of Arwen
12-17-01: Note to Dean R.
by Gina Marie
"I have one question to ask you Dean. Have you read The Trilogy? If
12-15-01: Femenist Intervention
= Arwen by Dean R.
"Okay just by looking at the comercials for LoTR Arwen's part is
12-14-01: Well, This Is It!
by A Rag's Horn
"Just wanna tell you all I was yesterday evening at the very-special..."
12-14-01: Re: Who Cares About
Christopher Tolkien? by Jacob W.
"Just adding my few cents' worth as well... like Anthony, I have been..."
12-14-01: Help! Eye of Sauron
by David T.
"Hello, I need some help with a debate I'm having with a few of my
12-14-01: Reserving Judgement
by Charles W.
"I too have deep reservations about the changes in Lord of The Rings."
12-12-01: Who Cares About
Christopher Tolkien? by Anthony T.
"Well, I just thought I'd throw my few cents worth in here! Just like
12-12-01: Good Versus Evil
by Jacob W.
"I know it is politically correct to say that (to paraphrase Peter
12-12-01: Arwen and Goldberry
by Shoaib N.
"I have got to agree with almost everybody that expanding the role of
12-12-01: Galadriel: Reply to
Lee C. by John R.
"We should look on the bright side whenever possible, considering
12-09-01: Arwen (Ad Nauseam) --
In Response to Chris S. by Lee C.
"Christopher, I definitely agree with you on the subject of Arwen's role
12-07-01: Arwen, an Omen of
Things to Come? by Christopher S.
"While everyone expects some changes adapting a movie from a novel..."
12-07-01: Re: Eowyn by
"Miranda Otto was cast as Eowyn so it looks as though her character
12-06-01: Eowyn: Gina T. is
Right by John R.
"Gina T. is correct that Eowyn is the true warrior-maiden of the
12-04-01: Eowyn: The Real Woman
by Gina T.
"Okay, I've tired to remain calm and I said I wasn't going to speak on
12-03-01: So Much For New
Line's Commitment by Totikus
"The web page of Intercom has an official announcement regarding the..."
12-02-01: Arwen Worry...
Important? by David T.
"I should wonder why all I hear about is Arwen-this, Arwen-that; the
11-28-01: The Movie Has to be
Made by Toodle
"I'm as big a fan as anyone of the Tolkein books and world and I am
11-28-01: Getting Worried
by John R.
"I was hoping that the movie will be a dramatic adventure. But from
11-28-01: Eowyn? by
"Where oh where is Eowyn? Has any- one seen any pictures of her? I
11-27-01: Praying to Eru by
"Well all, I hope and pray to Eru the one that Arwen is not some
11-26-01: Turning Over by
"Tolkien must be turning over in his grave. I was hoping Jackson was
11-26-01: TV Guide 'Band of
Power...' by David T.
"Ick... eww... sickeningly gross! How terrible! How tacky! I can't pick
11-13-01: Jackson's Bain by
"There is great conflict in being an enormous fan of literature as
11-10-01: Lukewarm Soundtrack
by Nam N.
"I'm kind of luke warm about the sound track. It seems to be constant..."
11-07-01: The Beef About Arwen
by Michael W.
"If Jackson can 'beef up' the role of Arwen without hurting the
09-18-01: Copyright Law and
Box Office Issues by Steve L.
"Thanks, Trudy, for all the great copyright info. I'm not sure whether
09-18-01: A Tentative Choice
Under Constraint by Steve L.
"Well, if I MUST choose only one scene as my favorite and from among..."
09-17-01: Copyright Info
by Trudy S.
"With the time lag in this forum (as opposed to the message boards)
09-17-01: Trouble for FotR Box
Office in US? by Leonard S.
"The following news could cause a boycott of FOTR in the US since
09-17-01: Fave Scenes by
"Thanks for responding on the above subject Steve L - over the course
09-17-01: The Law Re:
Copyright Duration by Steve L.
"I just did a bit of quick research to try to find some hard facts
09-14-01: Can We Call a Truce
On This Issue? by Steve L.
"Sophie, your response to my article is far more emotional than mine..."
09-14-01: Response to Sophie
L.'s Response by Ray C.
"Sophie, you really should go back again and look at what you wrote..."
09-13-01: Response to Steve L.
by Sophie L.
"I am unable to comprehend what your problem is. Your highly
09-12-01: More Productive
Discussion by Steve L.
"This is a response to "Calm Down," by Richard H. Right on!
09-12-01: What? You Didn't
Mean 'Plagiarism?' by Steve L.
"Okay, I looked at your article again. You say now, "I DID NOT
09-04-01: The Recent Poll
Question by Jon S.
"As a regular visitor to this site, i was intigued by the new poll
09-04-01: Plagierism, etc.
by Cicily T.
"First of all, I think some of you actually need to go back and read
09-04-01: Reply to An_Orc
by Stacy B.
"Hello Orc. Huh boy! I thought that one had been quietly ignored, but..."
08-31-01: On Second
Thoughts... by Sophie L.
"Regarding what I said in my previous post...well, I apologize for
08-31-01: In Response to Stacy
B. by An_Orc
"Now this is certainly the best one I've read in a long time. It's quite new
08-31-01: Calm Down by
"Come on people - plagiarism?!? I can't believe this is even being
08-30-01: Interpretation is
NOT Plagiarism by Steve L.
"This is a brief response to an article submitted yesterday
08-30-01: Okay, So I
Overreacted a Little by Steve L.
"After writing a note here yesterday, I visited the official movie site
08-30-01: Regarding Changes
and Plagiarism by Sophie L.
"Officially, Cicily, what Peter Jackson is doing can't be called
08-29-01: Artistic License or
Plagerism? by Cicily T.
"Hi there. I am wondering what everyone thinks in regards to works of..."
08-29-01: Artistic License or
Plagerism? by Cicily T.
"Hi there. I am wondering what everyone thinks in regards to works of..."
08-28-01: Dreaded Changes to
the Story by Steve L.
"I feel extremely sad when I read about the changes that are being
08-28-01: Tom, Eowyn and Arwen
by Richard H.
"Hello! First I'd like to thank everyone for making constructive replies
08-28-01: This is Getting
Pathetic by Jamie B.
"To Dana F. What is a movie? I mean what is it to you? Do you
08-27-01: What's Up With
Arwen? by Bojana
"Ok, I hear that there's going to be a lot of changes about Arwen's..."
08-27-01: The Point of This?
by Dana F.
"First, in regard to Richard H. saying that Tom Bombadil was merely..."
08-26-01: Other Concerns
by C. Russell
"The absence of Tom Bombadil doesn't bother me as much as other..."
08-26-01: Tom Wouldn't Work on
the Silver Screen by Anonymous
"Yes, I agree that Tom would not be a good fit on the silver screen."
08-24-01: Give Jackson a Break
by Jeff S.
"I just read the post about Tom Bombadil being taken out. Sure, it
08-24-01: Good Riddance Tom
by Richard H.
"Sad that Tom 'Bumbling' Bombadil has been left out? Not me! I hated..."
08-22-01: Tom's Out? by
"One of the most interesting and misterious caracters of the whole
08-21-01: Re: Apology,
Correction, Reply by Sophie L.
"Thanks for the apology, Stacy B. You have a quite legitimate point..."
08-20-01: Submission by
"To Corey D., Paul M., and Greg M., I cede your point - variously..."
08-20-01: Apology, Correction,
Reply by Stacy B.
"H'lo again. Sophie, I think I must owe you an apology as well,
08-19-01: Art vs. Commerce: A
Grey Area by Greg M.
"Stacey B. is worried at "the adaptation of an artistic enterprise into
08-19-01: To Those Who
Denounce 20th Century Media by Jamie B.
"But *sniff* *sniff* I don't want them to pervert my beloved book by
08-19-01: Wow is Right:
Response to Close Mindedness by Corey D.
"Here, here, Paul, Stacy... Some of you people are sooo close-minded."
08-18-01: PG-13 is Good News
by John R.
"If the report is true that the movie will have a PG-13 rating, then
08-18-01: To Stacy B. by
"Since I was not intending to sound like the zealot on a witch hunt
08-18-01: LOTR Movie and Books
by Stavros G.
"Lord Of The rings is a great book. In the film changes were made."
08-17-01: Response and Question
for Sophie L. by Stacy B.
"Wow. I'd say it again, but it'd be melodramatic. If you really think
08-16-01: Response to Sophie L.
by Paul M.
"I was rather amused to read that Sophie L. will definitely NOT see
08-15-01: A Few Replies by
"To Jason B. - In response to your statement that the curiosity will be..."
08-14-01: This is Getting
Boring by Jason B.
"Please, people! This debate has been going on for more than a year."
08-13-01: Arwen a Rock Star's
Daughter? by Jamie B.
"You know, it's not so much the expansion of Arwen's character that..."
08-13-01: Why Are We Still
Arguing About Bombadil? by Stacy B.
"This isn't actually a rant piece, in case you felt an allergy attack coming
08-12-01: More on Tom by
"So, hey, sorry about that folks, but my last forum seemed to have
08-12-01: Everything's Just
Utter Sadness by Bj°rn Torske
"To read that Tom is taken out, well, I'll just have to say what I
08-09-01: HP, Bombadil, Arwen,
AND Bakshi by Louie V.
"I've really enjoyed the discussion about ol' Tom here. I'm fully aware
08-09-01: More Bombadil by
"Tom was always a favorite of mine, too... when I was a kid. I also
08-09-01: Response to Chad's
Bombadil Essay by Stacy B.
"There are a couple of things to be said here that you might want to..."
08-09-01: Arwen: No Need for
Change by Greg M.
"Some have claimed that the (probable) changes to the role of Arwen
08-08-01: Cannes Footage in
Brazil by Mauricio K.
"I just knew that a friend of mine went to the screening of the Cannes
08-08-01: The Issue of Poor
Tom Bombadil by Corey D.
"I've been, it seems like, forever trying to convince people why they
08-08-01: HP, Bombadil, and
Arwen by Stephanie C.
"Well, we've gotten some good discussion going here! Re: Harry Potter..."
08-08-01: Re: Bombadil vs.
Arwen by Jim W.
"First of all, I just wanted to say that I agreed with you entirely. I
08-07-01: Tom Bombadil by
"I have not followed the debate (here or elsewhere) concerning Tom..."
08-07-01: Release Date in
Brazil by Mauricio K.
"Hi. I'm trying for the second time to post something in this debate.
08-07-01: Thanks to Jim W. for
Release Date by Gabriel V.
"Hi, thank you for your answer. Yes, probably the brazilian tolkien's
08-07-01: Bombadil vs. Arwen
by Geri A.
"The claims supporting Peter Jackson's cutting of Tom Bombadil are..."
08-06-01: Harry Potter? What?
by Justin S.
"Regarding the article comparing harry potter and The Lord of The Rings."
08-06-01: Polish Release Date
for Gabriel by Jim W.
"I'm not sure about Brazil, but I did find out that the realease date in
08-06-01: Re: More Bombadil
by Rich P.
"As far as I can see the arguements for the inclusion of Bombadil as
08-06-01: Scene Cutting by
"Hi. This is about the cutting of material from the films. We all are
08-03-01: More Bombadil by
"Hi there! Just thought the other side should be represented in the
07-23-01: About Release Date
in Brazil by Gabriel V.
"Hi Lotr lovers! I'm a Brazilian fan of Tolkien┤s works and since 1999
07-23-01: More Bombadil by
"My money is still on Peter Jackson donning the yellow boots and the
07-19-01: Response to Movies
and Maps Question by Corey D.
"Hey, Ben. From what I've heard and read, and their are quite a
07-19-01: Re: Movies and Maps
by Roberto C.
"I agree when Ben wrote that the insider's question was bad answered."
07-19-01: About Bombadil
by Jim W.
"I completely agree with Renee L. about the exclusion of the
07-17-01: Leaving Out Bombadil
by Renee L.
"I am very sorry to hear that the character of Tom Bombadil will be left
07-17-01: Movies and Maps
"An insider question on this month's e!online's 'Force of Hobbit' has
07-13-01: Sauron Never Touched
the Elves' Rings by Louie V.
"To Corey D.'s 'Question of the Rings': The Elves developed the skill
07-13-01: Response to Corey D.
on the Rings by Nathan K.
"If you want information on the background of the rings, the Silmarillion
07-13-01: Sauron Creating the
Rings? by Derek McG.
"Would someone please tell me where this idea came from that Sauron..."
07-12-01: Question of the
Rings by Corey D.
"I'm not understanding any of the banter about the rings here. My
07-12-01: Use of Little People
by Trudy S.
"I agree with Jim W. that it would be a mistake to purposely fill the
07-11-01: Orc Talk and
English: An Aesthetic Complaint by Stacy B.
"As of this very moment, I am adding flame-resistant cables to my
07-11-01: The Seven and the
Nine by Michael G.W.
"Tolkien implies that the 'nine' and the 'seven' were not forged by
07-11-01: The Rings of Power
by Obi-Gandalf Olorin
"At the time of the forging of the Rings of Power, Sauron cast a fair
07-10-01: Response to RingGirl
by Jim W.
"I agree that the hobbits don't look exactly the way I (or probably
07-10-01: Re: Todd K. by
"The only ring forged by Sauron was the One Ring. The Three,
07-09-01: Re: The Purpose of
the Ring by Todd K.
"As I recall, Sauron forged nineteen rings to give to dwarves, men,
07-09-01: Glorfindel, Arwen,
and Bombadil by Pam
"I kept looking in the cast list for Glorfindel's character and hoping
07-09-01: Essay Response to
Casting Debate by The RingGirl
"We all have a wonderful privilege within this site to express our
07-06-01: Re: The Purpose of
the Ring by Derek McG.
"After reading Nina R's post, I went back and re-read the passages
07-05-01: The Purpose of the
Ring by Nina R.
"It has been a while since i read the books and there might have been..."
07-05-01: Re: Regarding
Warfare by Obi-Gandalf Olorin
"In reference to Gror's comments on armour type and usage, I believe
07-01-01: Good Points, Bad
Points by Dean R.
"First I would like to say that I am very impressed with the response
07-01-01: Gimli and the Ring?
by Jeff C.
"After viewing the real audio clip of Davis talking about Gimli, I have
07-01-01: Some Observations
Regarding Warfare by Gror
"I remain both thrilled and concerned with online images from the..."
06-28-01: To Read or Not to
Read by TenthWalker
"In response to Dean R.'s comments, I believe he has a valid point.
06-28-01: Response to Dean
by Angela M.
"Well, the first thing I must ask is this: Can you back up your fear
06-28-01: Re: The Biggest
Problem by Jeanne K.
"Shakespeare has been filmed many, many times in many incarnations."
06-28-01: In Response to Dean
by Edmund C.
"I differ with Dean. I think that the movies, as they are already
06-27-01: Kill Sauron with the
Ring? by Jay F.
"Emil B., I liked your comments. A serious dose of patience and
06-27-01: Of Hobbit and Song
"Today I was pleasently surprised to find that the Lotr Real channel
06-27-01: Overlooking the
Biggest Problem by Dean R.
"Everyone on this site is typing about scenery, casting, TV series,
06-27-01: I Know... That is
What I Asked by Ben S.
"I know that, my question was what SAURON did with the ring when the..."
06-26-01: The Witch-King's
Ring by Matt T.
"The Nazgul did not hold their rings, their rings held them. Sauron
06-26-01: Tom is Gone...
Hooray! by Simon M.
"The debate goes on and on and on... will Jackson make a good movie..."
06-25-01: Some Comments by
"Though you're needlessly mean, you're almost right... almost. I think
06-25-01: Of Hobbits and Song
"Today I was pleasantly surprised to find that the Lotr Real channel
06-25-01: Dreams vs. Reality
by Eric H.
"Having worked in the film business for eight years, the economic
06-25-01: As Good As It Gets
"I avoided for a long time finding out about the LOTR movies. The truth
06-20-01: Say It Ain't So
"I'm sure many fans have commented on certain omissions and
06-20-01: In Response to
Recent Casting Critiques by Edmund C.
"I couldn't help but be drawn into such a fiery debate. I think
06-20-01: On Arwen and Her
Role by Chad G.
"It is clear that many people here are disappointed with both Liv
06-20-01: Woe and Doom by
Jose Van der H.
"I only occasionally get to read the articles submitted here, and so far,
06-19-01: New Response to
RingGirl by Antony T.
"I've never been to this site before, but I have to admit that the
06-19-01: In Support of
Leonides' Reply to RingGirl by Wulfric G.
"I completely agree with every statement Leonides made in reply to
06-19-01: Casting Woes? by
"I just tuned into the apparently running debate over the casting. I've
06-19-01: To One Devastated By
Casting by Louie V.
"Leonides covered quite a bit in the response to RingGirl, but there
06-14-01: Commercialism by
"Evidently, some of us are a little up at arms over the movies'
06-14-01: Movie Ratings by
"In response to Ji-Soo W., a PG-13 rating in the U.S. means 'parental..."
06-14-01: Reply to RingGirl
"No offense, but you're criminally insane, right? If I may enlighten
06-14-01: On Aragorn and Arwen
"Certainly, as I read on the last sumbission, Viggo Mortensen has
06-13-01: Response to Casting
Rants by Chris
"While I did enjoy your rant, (you were on a roll for a while), I have to
06-13-01: Movie Ratings
Continued by Ji-Soo W.
"This is just a follow up to my earlier debate contribution addressing
06-13-01: The Big Picture
by Jim W.
"First, I would like to say that even though I agree with almost
06-13-01: Response to Pat W.
by Peter S.
"Pat W., in your essay you said that you were very disappointed in
06-12-01: Beware: More Casting
Rants by TheRingGirl
"I have to agree in part with the comment that the hobbits (and other..."
06-12-01: Re: The Power of the
One Ring by Ben S.
"The reason that Sauron created the ring was not to 'enslave the world'
06-12-01: Can't We All Just
Get Along? by Robert P.D.
"Ok since '99 I've been to this site several times and I hear people..."
06-12-01: Violence, Running
Time, and Other Matters by Leonides
"Okay, guys, let me clear some things up: 1. These movies are going
06-11-01: Depiction of Hobbits
in Movie Pics by Pat W.
"I can not believe that the person who designed the way the Hobbits
06-11-01: Reply to Demosthenes
by Julianna B.
"I agree with you and everyone else here who has commented about how..."
06-11-01: Power of the One
Ring by Rit S.
"I do not know as much as others of Middle-earth, besides the tale that
06-11-01: PG vs. R vs. Disney
by Cicily T.
"Hmmm... someone mentioned that they feel as though the Lord Of The..."
06-08-01: Family Ent. Isn't
Neccesarily a Bad Thing by Louie V.
"Peter Jackson has a contractual obligation to not deliver the film with
06-08-01: Re: Family
Entertainment by Matt T.
"In response to Ji-Soo W.'s concerns: 1) I have heard Peter Jackson
06-07-01: Family Entertainment
by Ji-Soo W.
"There has been no lack of articles contributed to this section
06-07-01: G.E.M. May Be Right
by John R.
"In reply to G.E.M.'s observations about Tolkien's women, I fear she
06-07-01: Response to Arwen
"I completely and utterly agree with the portrayal of Arwen. I find
06-07-01: Re: The Women of...
by Ben S.
"To start off, I could not agree with you more. Arwen indeed lved
05-31-01: Wizard-kabob by
"The recent quotation from Ian Mckellan should be parsed carefully.
05-31-01: The Women of the
Lord of the Rings by G.E.M.
"For those of you keeping up with such things, I am the writer of Essay..."
05-30-01: One Ring's Power
by Jo Q.C.
"Jim and Andrew, you bring up very good points on the One Ring. I
05-30-01: Let Tolkien be
Tolkien by Trudy S.
"The idea of a Middle-earth based TV series sends shivers down my
05-30-01: Casting of Arwen
by Tomas B.
"Why choose Liv Tyler as Arwen. I know this is an old debate and the..."
05-27-01: Tolkien's Intent
by George W.
"Tolkien had it right in the first place. He wrote a series of books
05-27-01: Re: The Ring by
"Andrew B. & Jim W. bring up an interesting point that I've often
05-27-01: Limiting the Ring
by Stephanie C.
"Just wanted to suggest another theory to explain how the Ring got
05-24-01: No TV Series by
"In response to John R., I can't see LOTR being made into a TV series."
05-24-01: Movie Casting: Get
Over It by Lauren S.
"Dont you think that were all being a bit nitpicky about
05-23-01: Eventual TV Series?
by John R.
"In his Forward to LotR, J.R.R. Tolkien admitted to one mistake in
05-23-01: Delighted With Frodo
by Trudy S.
"I've been madly in love with Frodo since I was in junior high (do I
05-23-01: The Fans Are Wrong?
by Jeanne K.
"I was reading the post by Glamorf saying how everything about the..."
05-20-01: Re: The Ring by
"I think Andrew brings up a good point. The only thing I can think of
05-20-01: Unhappy With Frodo
"What I've seen of it so far (websites and trailers) has me shivering
05-20-01: Spiked Wizard?
by John D.
"Saruman was not shot by arrows after stabbing Grima. In the book..."
05-20-01: LOTR Hype by
"Whilst reading all the reviews and newspaper hype about the Lord of..."
05-18-01: Wizard Spiked on
Wheel by Rob A.
"The answer to the famed wizard-on-the-wheel riddle seems to be not..."
05-18-01: Concerning Two
Previous Articles by Adrian
"To Denver: who ever said that Hobbits are 'ugly and hairy'? To..."
05-18-01: The Ring by
"I've read the Lord of the Rings too many times to count as well as
05-17-01: Don't Despair by
"Firstly, I'd just like to say a big thanks to the people behind this
05-17-01: The Heroic and the
Mundane by Denver F.
"One of the things that worries me about any Hollywood treatment of..."
05-17-01: LOTR is a Nazi Book?
"Today (11/5/2001) the very important italian newspaper La
05-07-01: Re: Different
Visions by Rhys M.B.
"In response to Trudy S.'s topic "Different Visions", I just want to
05-07-01: Being True to the
Artist's Intent by Rhys M.B.
"I am currently re-reading LotR (for the first time in 17 years) in
05-07-01: Bear With Me For a
Moment by Lorien
"First of all Strider, if I didn't think LOTR was one of the greatest books
05-03-01: Some Things to Say
"I have a couple of things to say: First, in response to Lorien. This
05-03-01: Some Thoughts After
Waiting 30+ Years by Louie V.
"I just wanted to jump in on Lorien's coattails here for a second. I
05-03-01: Different Visions
by Trudy S.
"In the ancient past (c. 2000), PJ said in an interview that he felt
05-03-01: In Response to
Chris' Venting by Adrian
"I've just read the article you talked about, and I am quite in tune
04-30-01: It's Only a Movie
"Since the hype about the movie started, I've always kept an eye on..."
04-30-01: This is Incredible
"Hi, I'm Italian... so excuse me for my mistake..... A forum about
04-30-01: Venting by Chris
"OK, I just wanted to take the time to vent a little on the people
04-30-01: Casting Comments
by Peter M.
"I've been a devout LOTR fan for some time and have reviewed many..."
04-27-01: Not Ashamed to Admit
My Mistake by Jean Marie
"Wow, I had no idea Miranda Otto was so old! So looks so young in..."
04-27-01: One Tyler Interview
& Everyone Is Up the Walls by Adrian
"Just to make things clear, I took the liberty of checking the interview
04-26-01: Reply to Big Mac
by John R.
"You must be Liv Tyler's publicist. Standard response to embarassing..."
04-26-01: The Uninformed
"People who are not especially informed should not be so eager accuse..."
04-26-01: The Nazgul Retreat
by Joseph S.
"I would have to agree with Elinor on this one. The Nazgul (as you
04-25-01: Re: Trilogy? by
"This is my first time on this forum, so forgive me if I am retreading
04-25-01: Another Thought
About Lurtz by Adrian
"So Lurtz (whatever it is) shows up at Parth Galen. Guess that makes
04-25-01: Tyler in the Times:
Response to John R. by Big Mac
"I just followed your link and read the article and I'd like to make a few
04-25-01: Liv Tyler's Ears
by Lisa C.
"Is Liv Tyler an idiot or what? The melting elf-ears on the car dash
04-23-01: Liv Tyler in the
L.A. Times by John R.
"Traveling around promoting her new sexy movie McCools, Liv
04-23-01: Nazgul Withdrawal at
Weathertop by Elinor
"I have just read the debate about this. As I remember it, the Ring
04-22-01: Opinions on the
Hobbits by Lauren S.
"Personally, Im a hobbit enthusiast, so I paid close attention to the
04-22-01: What the Heck is
Lurtz? by Adrian
"What is this creature supposed to be? Some kind of 'LotR goes
04-22-01: Opinions on Casting
by Jean Marie
"I've read a lot of other peoples opinions on casting lately and find
04-22-01: Arwen and Eowyn
"I agree with Edmund C.'s comments about the mis-casting of Arwen and..."
04-19-01: Elijah Wood
'Research' by Trudy S.
"In response to part of Elinor's essay--I've posted the results of my
04-19-01: My View of Casting
by Edmund C.
"I have heard lots of good things about Mortensen playing Aragorn..."
04-18-01: Casting Could Be a
Lot Worse by Elinor
"Arwen is the only one that has really caused people heartache it seems."
04-03-01: You're Taking the
Micky, Right? by John M.
"I have just read the rumour about re-naming the Orcs to Hollywood
03-29-01: Nazgűl Can Fear
by Nicolas M.
"Not to discredit anything you were saying previously I would just like
03-28-01: Reply to Justin B.
by John R.
"Justin asks why Eriol was able to step foot in Aman in The Lost Tales."
03-28-01: Re: Eriol by
"You have to remember that the lost tales is not the same as the
03-26-01: Novelization Scare
by Steven G. Orr
"To those of you bemoaning the rumored 'novelization' of Jackson's..."
03-26-01: Number of Movies
by Patrick F.
"I have recently started the entire adventure and am now almost
03-25-01: Eriol of 'The Lost
Tales' by Justin B.
"I don't quite understand something about Eriol in The Lost Tales.
03-25-01: Regarding the Bakshi
Critique by Vaelyn
"I would like to bring attention to this frightening, indeed horrifying,
03-20-01: Novelization &
Other Abhorrent Merchandising Ploys by Lisa C.
"I really hope that this idea to produce a novelization based upon the
Noooooo! by Chad G.
"Well, I've been one of the people more open to change in the movies.
03-19-01: Gandalf Was a Maiar
by Jevon W.
"In response to a previous article questioning the race of Gandalf (Elf
03-19-01: Gandalf Was a Maia
Spirit by Victoria K.
"Gandalf was a Maia spirit, once named "Olorin". He was chosen as
03-19-01: Gandalf's Ears
Aren't Pointy by Jumper
"In response to the question by Travis B. about Gandalf's lineage, here
03-18-01: A Novelization of
the Movies? by Adrian
"Someone must have really gone nuts out there! I mean, who needs the..."
03-18-01: Gandalf Was Elven?
by Travis B.
"Three rings for Elven-Kings, under the sky... My fellow comrades and
03-16-01: Just Have to Wait
and See by Freedan
"As for these movies, I have been looking forward to them, although I
03-16-01: The Real Reason the
Nazgul Left Frodo Alone by Phil L.
"The answers already submitted in response to the question of why
03-16-01: In a Perfect Fantasy
World by Sam T.
"There seems to be a bit of discontent as to the alterations and casting
03-08-01: The Morgul Knife Was
Key by Jumper
"I have read the postings on why the Nazgul failed to follow up their
03-07-01: And What of Strider?
by John F.
"In regard to the debate over the retreat of the Nazgul at Weathertop,
03-06-01: Paul B. is Right
by Aaron B.
"I stand corrected. The Nazgul that stabs Frodo has a crown, and is..."
03-05-01: Many Thanks to Some
Fans by Atani
"How good it feels to know that there is still a few nobility left in this
03-05-01: The Nazgul at
Weathertop by Paul B.
"I don't believe the Nazgul retreated at Weathertop in any sense of
03-02-01: Nazgul: Reply to
Dennis & Paul by John R.
"I don't think the Nazgul were afraid Frodo would put on the ring and..."
03-02-01: Thanks to Dennis P.
by Aaron B.
"In response to my question, a few people have repeated the
03-02-01: Shocking Development
by Michael M.
"I have a friend who's hobby is tinkering with various software coding."
03-01-01: Edmund and
Stephanie, Regarding Nazgul by Dennis P.
"Regarding the Nazgul, and their reluctance to persue Frodo after he
03-01-01: On the Casting of
Eowyn by G.F.
"Ok, I'm just lost. Bad enough the role of Arwen is given to young,
03-01-01: The Weird Nerd
Answers by Thomas S.
"I think you are too superficials about this 'movie'. This is an
03-01-01: Weathertop: Reply to
Aaron & John by Paul B.
"I'd like to make two points about the attack on Weathertop. The
02-28-01: Agree With Tom K.
by Jay R.
"Tom hit it right on the head with his article on 2/26/01 when he said
02-28-01: Stephanie C. -- Very
Well Said! by Edmund C.
"I reiterate the title. Perfectly sensible and remarkably eloquent. I
02-28-01: Casting Choice --
Eowyn by Eowyn K.
"Ever since I heard that a Lord of the Rings movie was being made..."
02-28-01: Over Produced by
"What are peoples opinion on the standard of design as indicated by
02-27-01: What's All the
Hubub, Bub? by Boromir's Bane
"I hear a lot of talk about Arwen this and Tom Bombadil that, but
02-27-01: Eowyn Take by
"Just a couple of comments: You said: 'Eowyn was not trying to
02-27-01: Fan vs. Fanatic
by Chad G.
"It is good to be a fan. Without a fan-base, Tolkien's work would not
02-26-01: The Intellectual
Level Here is Dropping Fast by Adrian
"I preferd this forum against others because the discussions it
02-26-01: Write the Script
Like the Book by Tom K.
"If your going to make this movie, try to be as close to the book as
02-26-01: What Bothers Me...
by Ben S.
"I have been silently and uncomplainingly (mostly) following the the
02-26-01: Arwen at the Ford
by T.G. Shaw
"Glenn S.'s theory from 2-16 agrees with a list I recently saw posted..."
02-24-01: Eowyn, Take 2 by
"By George, I think we've got it! I'm sorry that I misunderstood your
02-24-01: Re: The Lord of the
Fakes by Mandos
"Thomas S., forgive me for saying so, but your article is one of the
02-24-01: Many Partings
(continued) by Ray MacL.
"As someone who has been reading and studying JRRT of and on for..."
02-24-01: To Thomas S. by
Lord of the Nazgul
"I think that these movies will be very enjoyable, and I wish that you
02-23-01: To: Lord of the
Nazgul by Me
"Mr. Lord of the Nazgul person, you said that Bombadil and the Downs..."
02-23-01: The Lord of the
Fakes by Thomas S.
"So it finally comes to life... the Movie, it isn't? And so everybody is
02-23-01: Re: Eowyn by
"Greetings, Edmund C. If you got the feeling I was insinuating that
02-23-01: The Death of Theoden
by Brad G.
"Is there a more moving scene in the trilogy than the death of Theoden?"
02-22-01: Reply to Matthew
K.S. by The Lord of the Nazgul
"You have complained that Tom and the Barrow downs will not be in the..."
02-22-01: Re: Wormtongue's
Whispers by Edmund C.
"Eowyn was not trying to impersonate a man. She wanted to be free of
02-22-01: Reply to Michael M.
by Carl K.
"David Bowie as Elrond? Please. He has neither the coloring nor the
02-21-01: Weathertop: Reply to
Aaron by John R.
"Aaron asks, why did the Nazgul run off after stabbing Frodo at
02-21-01: Where's Tom? by
"Tom Bombadil is a very important part of the story, do they plan to cut
02-20-01: Weathertop by
"The Weathertop scene from the recent trailer with the Nazgul advancing
02-19-01: Re: Wormtongue's
Whispers by Brian M.
"Concerning the reason for Eowyn's depression, methinks that you have
02-19-01: The Arwen Thing
by Ray MacL.
"Leave the Arwen thing alone! You're talking about a character in a
Whispers by Edmund C.
"From what I can glean from this debate, the main reason for Eowyn's..."
02-18-01: An Observation
by Alice W.
"LOTR will it be a lost opportunity Peter Jackso ? The director has quite
02-18-01: Ray MacL. Has It
Right by Carl K.
"I agree with Ray. Tolkien's passion was language and its role in the..."
02-18-01: A Better Choice for
Elrond by Michael M.
"First of all, I must acknowledge a bit of bias... I am a filmmaker by
02-17-01: Yes, 6 Volumes!
by Cicily T.
"Sorry to spoil your party there, Owe P., but I am 37 and I remember..."
02-17-01: The Discussion Board
... Around One Question by Adrian
"Some of you out there are acting as if this movies are a heretic
02-17-01: Reply to Ray MacL.
by Rebekah E.
"Perhaps my 2 cents will be disregarded, since I've never read LOTR
02-17-01: Your Morning Cup of
Hersey by Merka
"I would like to put forward to Katerina and Byron the radical and
02-16-01: Let Eowyn be Eowyn
"Let Eowyn be Eowyn I say, and not a symbol of someone else's ideas
02-16-01: To Katrina and Byron
by Mark W.G.R.
"I fully understand and respect your opinion and position, but don't
02-16-01: Eowyn's Sufficiency
-- Response to Brian M. by Norah M.
"Thanks for a brilliant analysis of the EoAr decisions that seem to
02-16-01: Theory on Arwen's
Role by Glenn S.
"There is a lot of talk about how Arwens role will play out, especially
02-13-01: Trilogy and Moaning
by Owe P.
"Harumph...I read the books when I was eightish or nineish and seem
02-13-01: The Last of the
Mohicans by Katrina & Byron
"After reading many replies, we are sad to realise that nobody
02-12-01: On Eowyn's
Sufficiency by Brian M.
"Here's a question that's run throughout my mind during the whole
Grave-Turning by Ray MacL.
"Sometimes things that shouldn't be forgotten have been forgotten.
02-12-01: Responding to
Katrina and Byron by Zyrians
"You two are bashing a movie that you haven't even seen it. I say kudos
02-12-01: Reading the Trilogy
by Mark N.
"In responding to your latest poll, I wish I could have answered 'other'. I
02-11-01: Arwen, Arwen! Why is
Everything About Arwen? by Ruby G.
"AAAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHHHH!!! Listen, I'm sure Cate Blanchett's a great..."
02-11-01: The Two Faces of
Bombadil by Harry W.
"On 02-07-01 Derek McG. said there were two perspectives on Bombadil..."
02-10-01: In Response to
Katrina and Byron by Richard L.
"Katerina & Byron starts their rant with 'Sacrilege!!!' Melodramatic, to
02-10-01: Reply to Katrina and
Byron by SauronsBane
"I cannot believe what I am reading. People are actually NOT going to
02-10-01: To Katrina and Byron
"I would like to reply to your very strange article talking about how The
02-10-01: Not a Trilogy by
"LOTR is actually divided in six parts, so there should really by six
02-09-01: It Ain't Like the
Book by Carl K.
"On Arwen: I too will be disappointed if the role of Arwen is expanded
02-09-01: Answer to Angry Fans
by Jean-Michel M.
"I'd like to answer both to Katerina & Byron ("Sacrilege!!!",
02-09-01: Answer to Laura, Re:
Trilogy by John R.
"Laura questions whether it is proper to call LotR a "trilogy",
since the three..."
02-09-01: Re: Trilogy? by
"My Oxford dictionary defines a Trilogy as:"a group of three related
02-08-01: What About Valinor?
by Yannis o Flou
"When the whole story ends, Frodo,Bilbo and Sam go to Valinor. What
02-08-01: On Bombadil and the
Extra Nazgul Scenes by Chad G.
"I, for one, am able to see what Jackson is going for during the first part
02-08-01: In Reply to Merka
by Mark W.G.R.
"You're certainly not alone in really looking forward to this movie. Rather
02-08-01: I'm with Merka
"Has anyone EVER seen a movie that was EXACTLY like the book it was..."
02-07-01: Sacrilege!!! by
Katerina & Byron
"'Even the smallest person can change the course of the future'...
02-07-01: Clarifying the
Bombadil Issue by Derek McG.
"I would just like to add a few clarifying comments to the Bombadil..."
02-06-01: All This Trimming
and Cutting by Dave C.
"I regularly check this site for updates on the movies and for new
02-06-01: A Trilogy? by
"The Lord of the Rings is a trilogy. In my opinion, this is wrong. A
02-05-01: What is That? by
"I was looking around at other various sites this evening, and I
02-05-01: Arwen with Sword?
by Mise mi Fein
"First of all, let me say that I am tremendous fan of Tolkien, and have
02-04-01: Am I the Only One
Who Supports This Movie? by Merka
"As I read the various articles, I begin to wonder if I happen to be the
02-04-01: On the Modifications
of Plot by Vaelyn
"Reviewing the recent elements of the trailor, teaser images, et
02-03-01: In Response to David
K. by Adrian
"I believe that David K. might have scored a winner in his predictions."
02-03-01: Reply to Mark S.
by Jeff C.
"To quote Mark: One thing's for sure... the 'favourite character' won't
02-02-01: Arwen... Who Else?
"I just cannot believe what I see and read. The word dissapoitment is
02-02-01: On the Role of
Glorfindel by Matthew Adam J.
"When I first heard Glorfindel was likely cut from the story for these
02-01-01: Regarding Glorfindel
and Other Stuff by Mark W.G.R.
"It's been interesting to hear of many people's displeasure regarding
02-01-01: How Far is PJ Gonna
Go? by Ruby G.
"I'm really looking forward to this movie, as my little brother can
01-30-01: Main Character?
(Reply to Mark S.) by Philip
"I share Mark's concern over who the non-Tolkien-reading public are
01-30-01: On the Issues of
Arwen and Bombadil by Shanko
"As many of us know, Tolkien's work has in its duration captured and..."
01-29-01: Arwen... by John
"When I saw the picture of Arwen with a cut on her face, wielding a
01-29-01: Arwen... by
"Personally, I had a very sickening feeling in my stomach, when I saw
01-27-01: Further Predictions
by David K.
"Last year I speculated (and a few weeks ago I made it a prediction)
01-27-01: Silmarillion Movie
by Calle H.
"I agree with many of the people who write here that it is impossible
01-24-01: A Requiem for Tom
Bombadil by Darklighter
"It seems I am NOT alone in my appreciation of Bombadil, and I am glad."
01-24-01: What Will Public
Think LOTR's Main Character Is? by Mark S.
"Got an interesting question for the people out there -- who do you think
01-23-01: About Glorfindel --
Attn. Carol K. by Ruby G.
"About Glorfindel, I've heard he's been taken out of it, which really
01-23-01: The Scouring of the
Shire by Sarah T.
"I thought Chris K's article was very good. I agreed on everything except
01-22-01: A Few More Thoughts
by Stephanie C.
"Hi again, all (and particularly Max B. if he cares to continue our
01-22-01: As for Arwen and the
Last Tolkien Fans by Adrian
"I agree with Brian that the Arwen-Cut-Pic must be a shot from the
01-21-01: Where Are You,
Glorfindel? by Carol K.
"I have been searching high and low for any mention of Glorfindel.
01-21-01: What is This Movie
Supposed to Be? by Chris K.
"What is this movie supposed to be? In reading many of the comments..."
01-20-01: Whew! Arwen Pic Not
as Bad as I Feared by Brian M.
"When I first saw the new pic of Arwen with the cut, I felt a cold shiver
01-20-01: Alas, Poor Bombadil
by Mark W.G.R.
"This long-term Tolkien fan is definitely pro Bombadil for this movie, on
01-19-01: Thanks a Lot to Mark
S. by Ruby G.
"Thank you so much, Mark S., for dissing me and every other person
01-19-01: We Are the Last True
Tolkien Fans by Jeff C.
"I remember when I was younger, much younger, and a movie came out..."
01-18-01: Remember, These
Movies Are Not Just For Us! by Andrew Z.
"Let's face it, it would be absolutely impossible to portray each
01-18-01: Heigh, Heigh, Ho,
Ho, Bombadil Has Got to Go! by Mark S.
"For those (apparantly legion) fans who decry the loss of Bombadil
01-17-01: Why I'm Glad Tom
Isn't in the Films by Steve M.
"Am I the only one to see the potential cringe factor of Tom if he were
01-17-01: Response to Matthew
M. -- Emotionality in LOTR by Mark S.
"Don't worry, Matthew, Peter Jackson is a consumate film maker and
01-16-01: Bombadil, Arwen, and
Legolas by Vaelyn
"Now that we have seen the theatrical trailer, I (for one) can breath a
01-15-01: Legolas: In Reply to
Werewolf's Comments by Ruby G.
"No, I think Legolas has a very Elvish look. And he is very fair *blush
01-15-01: Bombadil and Astin
by Ruby G.
"First of all, I don't know about anyone else, but I'm really cheesed
01-14-01: About the Soundtrack
by Magnus N.
"Well... Why the heck Blind Guardian didn't get to compose even 1
01-14-01: The Bombadil Crisis
by Sarah T.
"Everyone is upset about the cutting of Bombadil. Where do they get
01-11-01: Hush Sahl, Thanks
Yvette R. by Zelax
"First of all I would like to say to Sahl to hush up, and do not try to
01-10-01: Gandalf Poll by
"About the poll on the main page, did anyone know that Gandalf is
01-09-01: Trying to Avoid the
Pictures Page by Mark P.
"I personally can't wait for the release of these movies. I've been trying
01-09-01: Old Tom Bombadil is
a Merry Fellow by Yvette R.
"I'm going to quote from the book: Frodo asks Goldberry who Tom
01-08-01: The Worry of a
Tolkien Movie by Mark A.
"I am looking forward to this forthcoming film with caution and
01-07-01: The Numenorean Blades
by Tomas B.
"I've been troubled by the fact that Tom Bombadil isn't going to appear
01-06-01: About Bombadil, the
Barrow Wights... by Sahl
"I don't really see Bombadil as an important character and he was
01-05-01: What Is It With
Legolas by Werewolf
"I was looking at the official pics and happened to see Legolas. That
01-04-01: Origin of Bilbo's
Name by John R.
"I've always been bothered by the name 'Bilbo'. It sounds childish
01-04-01: Just Imagin Robin
Williams as Bombadil by Zelax
"I think that Tom Bombadil's role in the movie is very important and..."
01-03-01: Emotion of LOTR
by Matthew M.
"Now that filming of The Lord of the Rings is a wrap, how are the
01-02-01: Bombadil Exclusion
and PC? by Ron L.
"I agree with Lawrence T. that Bombadil is an important part of the
01-01-01: Bombadil and
Company: I Am Confident by Jean-Mikel M.
"I'm glad to see that you are all watchful about the Arwen and
01-01-01: Arwen Won't Replace
Anyone in the Fellowship by Chad G.
"There seems to be a lot of concern that Arwen may be a member of the..."