John Callen’s description of the last shots

Screen shot 2013-07-29 at 4.10.39 PMSource.

~ by Servetus on July 29, 2013.

11 Responses to “John Callen’s description of the last shots”

  1. Thorin was there right until the very end! Not sure why that pleases me, but I’m grinning as I sit here on my 7:12am morning train reading this.

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  2. I am sad. It is like graduating High School . Never again will all the people be in the same spot at the same time.

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  3. Sad in a way, but I can’t wait to see the movies. So many new faces to keep tabs on now to see what their in also.

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  4. As a rabid RA fan, I want the films to be Thorin centric. I have no shame. Bilbo who?

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  5. We also have a pic of that last take: Thorin vs. Azog. I’m so glad RA was on set until the very last moment, I feel this is significant for him. And I agree the film created a different Thorin from the book, a much more interesting character indeed. Being the soul of the story while Bilbo is the heart, we assist at “their” story, their friendship building, their estrangement. It’s a story inside the main story. Of course I must see the next 2 movies, but I feel like PJ (and RA) did a wonderful work in creating this subplot. They added meat to a thin book, producing (for AUJ at least) a magnificent tapestry of adventures and human (well… hobbit/dwarf/elf) feelings we can really recognize ourselves in. I only know that at the end of AUJ I was crying with joy and hope, even knowing what would have happened next. And I guarantee you that making me feel hope and joy is a desperate challenge. They succeded. For this I will always be grateful to PJ and RA. As I told before, The Hobbit and RA saved my mental health last January for a number of reasons. Thank you guys, I’ll never forget.

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