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Anyone else thinks "The Lord of the Rings" movie trilogy is awful?

10 May 2012 08:29

The whole story is super boring and makes no sense whatsoever most of the time. Absolute stinker.
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10 May 2012 08:43

I hated it. Awful. Terrible. Full of violence and hatred and darkness, not at all like the books.

I was sorry I wasted the money to see the first one in the theater. Have seen the last two on tv and they were even worse.

Loved the books, though. Of course, I first read them when I was in the eighth grade, that might have something to do with it.

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10 May 2012 08:53

me and my friends have killed for softer insults to anything lord of the rings and tolkien related <_<
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10 May 2012 08:57

Parrulo, just out of curiosity, had you read the books before seeing the movies?

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10 May 2012 08:58

*Nonsensical sequence*
*Expensive battle scene*
*Nonsensical sequence*
*You shall not pass*
*Expensive battle scene*
*Nonsensical sequence*
*My precious*
*Super nonsensical sequence*
*Super expensive battle scene*
*Hobbit party*
*The End*

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10 May 2012 09:06

boomcie wrote:*Nonsensical sequence*
*Expensive battle scene*
*Nonsensical sequence*
*You shall not pass*
*Expensive battle scene*
*Nonsensical sequence*
*My precious*
*Super nonsensical sequence*
*Super expensive battle scene*
*Hobbit party*
*The End*

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Did you just watch it? And why no poll? :confused:
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10 May 2012 09:21

The book too. Dull christian eschatological mambo dressed in robes and pixie ears.
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10 May 2012 09:55

I thought the first movie was great. The other two, not so much. The third one is downright silly.
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10 May 2012 10:15

ElChingon wrote:Did you just watch it? And why no poll? :confused:


I saw it a few years ago. That's all I remember from it.
This thread is for people who don't like it. No poll needed.
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10 May 2012 10:25

Well I grew up with Lord of the Rings, I enjoyed the books and the animated 1978 movie (shame they didn't manage to finish the whole works) and whilst I did feel disappointed with the Peter Jackson’s trilogy there are far worse franchises out there (3/4 Spiderman films? Harry potter, Star Wars, how many Fast & Furious? etc.).
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10 May 2012 10:28

Machu Picchu wrote:Well I grew up with Lord of the Rings, I enjoyed the books and the animated 1978 movie (shame they didn't manage to finish the whole works) and whilst I did feel disappointed with the Peter Jackson’s trilogy there are far worse franchises out there (3/4 Spiderman films? Harry potter, Star Wars, how many Fast & Furious? etc.).


With far less critical praise.
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10 May 2012 10:30

Outrageous.

I'm with Parrulo... Who as a moderator will use his powers to close this thread... Immediately!!

Loved the books.

Loved the movies.

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10 May 2012 10:40

Spider1964 wrote:My signature gives a clue as to my allegiances.


Ancient people?
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10 May 2012 10:44

boomcie wrote:With far less critical praise.


Really? I thought all those films were praised highly (well except Fast & Furious) but regardless, if you choose films by that standard then you're sure to be disappointed.
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10 May 2012 10:47

Interesting people.

Stories that challenge the reader. Movies that challenge the viewer.
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10 May 2012 11:23

Spider1964 wrote:Interesting people.

Stories that challenge the reader. Movies that challenge the viewer.


Lord of the rings challenges the viewer alright... By making it a tedious ride that's hard to endure.

There are far more challenging and intellectually rewarding movies around. LOTR movies are simply pulp. I myself didn't even find them entertaining and I don't need much to be entertained.
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10 May 2012 12:12

Sorry you feel that way. To each their own.

I like both book and movie.

Opinions... Everyone's got one. Yours is obviously different to mine and millions of others.
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10 May 2012 12:19

I loved it! Except for the parts where Frodo was half-drunk and deulsional ...
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10 May 2012 12:25

Spider1964 wrote:Sorry you feel that way. To each their own.

I like both book and movie.

Opinions... Everyone's got one. Yours is obviously different to mine and millions of others.


agreed.

loved both book and movie (tho I preferred the hobbit as a book, so do look forward to the movie). Whilst it certainly had some inconsistencies with the books, I still loved the movies. One of my favorite movies in fact (two towers imo was the best).

However I love movies / shows like this (game of thrones anyone? epic).

Spider you read any of feist?
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10 May 2012 12:43

Timmy-loves-Rabo wrote:agreed.

loved both book and movie (tho I preferred the hobbit as a book, so do look forward to the movie). Whilst it certainly had some inconsistencies with the books, I still loved the movies. One of my favorite movies in fact (two towers imo was the best).

However I love movies / shows like this (game of thrones anyone? epic).

Spider you read any of feist?


I love Game of Thrones. It has a scenario.
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