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Old 11-19-2012, 02:48 PM   #41
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Oh, but there is a poetry to the language of landscape description that movies can't capture.

I saw the movie series in a movie house. I've read the trilogy several times over. I think the movie was a few notches lower intellectually than the books.

I just reread The Hobbit and like it because it is such a canny contraption; a child's book holding within it this much larger scheme, and only slightly adverting to it.There's a genius with the simple language, too. Language counts for a lot, and movies just can't present this.
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