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FotR - First Thoughts - Grin with cat attached
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FotR - First Thoughts Jan. 10th, 2002 11:28 pm
FOCUS! Very nice (unfocused) cinematography, atmospheric, often scary, pretty well cast although the dwarf's welsh accent grated a bit, I'll swear the characters kept changing height relative to each other. The recurrent cycle of clam and crisis got a bit wearing, although that again may have been down to the mental effort of compensating for the focus; even the extremely pretty Legolas was starting to become tiringly blurred by the end. That said, a good film, even if nothing could have lived up to the hype - I can see the DVD entering my collection when it emerges, unless I end up waiting for the boxed trilogy.

Hence to bed, to dream of blurred elves and stuff. (And remembering to correct LJ's insistence that it's tomorrow already.)

From: valkyriekaren
Date: January 11th, 2002 - 02:11 am (Link)
The recurrent cycle of clam and crisis got a bit wearing

I don't remember any clams!
There was that squid thing...
From: wechsler
Date: January 11th, 2002 - 02:52 am (Link)
Uhhh, calm and crisis then. C'mon, you know what I get like at that time of night!

(Should I rephrase that? Nah ;)