[thechat] LotR

isaac isaac at members.evolt.org
Tue Dec 4 17:23:44 CST 2001

yes, it's the same peter jackson. and yes, i'm expecting to enjoy the film.

> They've omitted Tom Bombadil completely. Total bummer
> when I first heard it, but I know that even doing the

doesn't really bother me. it was always a mysterious sidetrack only likely
to confuse a non-fan.

> choice on Peter's part, but probably for the best.
> Also, it looks like Arwen takes Glorfindel's place at
> the ford. Hmm. Not sure about that one, but I have an

i'm not particularly excited about that, and i've heard that liv tyler is
the weakpoint of the film, but you have to admit that the real depth of the
arwen/aragorn romance does not really occur during LotR. prior to that,
aragorn does some hardcore stuff to prove himself to elrond, etc. so, i
guess jackson has been forced to write arwen into more scenes to avoid
weakening the r'ship.

i have heard that arwen also replaces eowyn in the siege of gondor (fight
with nazgul king, etc), but i hope that doesn't actually happen.

we'll see. not long now. :)


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