Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Page 2 of 3 Previous  1, 2, 3  Next

Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:09 pm

Because its about the films, which are as far from Tolkien as you can get and still get away with using the name.
And, more importantly, just outed Eldo as a liberal (I knew I was right that first Awards year to put him in the most liberal category, but I believed him when he protested his innocence Mad )

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
Pettytyrant101
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 41921
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 47
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:11 pm

Pettytyrant101 wrote:And all this time you have claimed not to be a PJ liberal Eldo- for shame Mad 
I'm not rating the films as adaptations, but as films. This distinction has been raised numerous times, including on the first page of this thread. Rolling Eyes
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:11 pm

Orwell wrote: Why is this thread not in the Tolkien section of Forumshire? Suspect
Good point, I'll move it.
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:17 pm

I'm not rating the films as adaptations, but as films. - Eldo

Neither was I. Compare and contrast.
On the one hand, me, crabbit, unpleasant, drunk, hating the end results, and there's you, generally happy with the outcome, not to crabbit on a scale of 1-10- therefore a liberal.
I am afraid you have convicted yourself this time Eldo. Nod You have been a secret liberal all along! Nod 

Not to fear Eldo I shall do all I can to cure you at all costs. Twisted Evil (Not including any actual costs)

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
Pettytyrant101
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 41921
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 47
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by bungobaggins on Mon Nov 11, 2013 8:40 pm

Eldorion wrote:Wow, you guys are really down on the LOTR films today.  Is this because of the Tauriel/orc scene that was previewed? Laughing
YES! Well, that and, well...urgh! Extremely Crabbit 

bungobaggins
Eternal Mayor in The Halls of Mandos

Posts : 6384
Join date : 2013-08-24

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by RA on Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:24 pm

FOTR - 75%
TT - 40%
ROTK - 60%
AUJ - 20%
I fear that DOS won't even make it to double digits after that last preview No 

_________________
"No one knows what the new day shall bring him" -Aragorn T.A. 3019 March 4th
Save Merp for 2013!
25,000 and counting. 12-23-12
"From him they learnt many things it were not good for any but the great Valar to know, for being half-comprehended such deep hidden things slay happiness; and besides many of the sayings of Melko were cunning lies or were but partly true, and the Noldoli ceased to sing, and their viols fell silent upon the hill of Kôr, for their hearts grew somewhat older as their lore grew deeper and their desires more swollen, and the books of their wisdom were multiplied as the leaves of the forest."

Remember Merp - July 11th, 2013
RA
RA
Defender of the faith and Dunedain of the thread

Posts : 1756
Join date : 2012-02-12
Location : Buckland

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Ringdrotten on Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:36 pm

Rated only according to how much I enjoy watching them:

FOTR: 10
TT: 7
ROTK: 8
AUJ: 4

And Once Upon a Time in America is a fantastic film, Petty, I had almost forgotten about it. Time for a rewatch soon, I think Smile

_________________
“The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want for nothing. He makes me lie down in the green pastures. He greases up my head with oil. He gives me kung-fu in the face of my enemies. Amen”. - Tom Cullen


Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Man-in-black
Ringdrotten
Ringdrotten
Mrs Bear Grylls

Posts : 4539
Join date : 2011-02-13

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:50 pm

Here's my full ratings on a scale of 10, according to how much I enjoy each film (not their qualities as adaptations).

Animated movies:
TH: 4.5
LOTR: 2
ROTK: 3

PJ's movies:
FOTR: 9
TTT: 9
ROTK: 10
AUJ: 5

Objectively, FOTR is pretty clearly the best of the bunch, but I think I enjoy ROTK the most. Sometimes I put TTT at the top, even though it has a lot of the lowest lows in the trilogy. So my ratings are not set in stone at all. Shrugging
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Bluebottle on Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:59 pm

Also I think it's impotant to note that the ratingssystem isn't without it's flaws. It's certainly not a standarised measurment one apply. So one persons 3 might easily be another persons 7, one persons 7 might be another persons 10 and so on.

I think I tend to rate the movies a bit lower as they are obviously blockbuster movies and are therefor playing to the lowest common denominator at times.

_________________
“We're doomed,” he says, casually. “There's no question about that. But it's OK to be doomed because then you can just enjoy your life."
Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Tumblr_msgi12FPjq1s8au6qo2_500
Bluebottle
Bluebottle
Concerned citizen

Posts : 9970
Join date : 2013-11-09
Age : 32

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:03 pm

Good point, Bluebottle. I know that I have a fairly generous rating scale. I try to rate movies based on how they succeed on their own terms, too, so if a blockbuster absolutely succeeds at every level of being a blockbuster I'll give it a 9 or a 10 rating. That doesn't mean I necessarily think it has the same artistic merit of a serious dramatic film, but if it works, it works. I use somewhat different criteria for other genres too. Not saying that's the right or best way to rate films, but it's just what I've found myself doing when I try.
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Mrs Figg on Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:33 pm

oo its nearly the same as mine Eldo Razz 

_________________
Mrs Figg
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 23004
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 89
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by leelee on Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:09 am

I keep changing so I won't. Challenge to you all, if you are particularly bugged by Peter DON'T WATCH THE NEXT TWO. But I bet you cannot, I bet you secretly wouldn't miss them for the world or at least Middle EArth!
HI RINGDROTTEN, HOW ARE YOU DOING IN SCHOOL ? HAVE WE GOT A PICTURE OF YOU. I THINK HALVSIE SHOWED QUITE A FEW OF US, AND MY AVY IS ME HOW ABOUT YOU RINGY?
leelee
leelee
Free-est Spirit

Posts : 837
Join date : 2011-06-18
Location : canada

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:17 am

oo its nearly the same as mine Eldo- Mrs Figg


And he says hes not a PJ loving liberal Mad 

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
Pettytyrant101
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 41921
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 47
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Bluebottle on Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:35 pm

Eldorion wrote:Good point, Bluebottle.  I know that I have a fairly generous rating scale.
Yes, so our ratings of the movies is probably closer than just the numbers would imply.

Apart from the obvious exceptions, of course.

_________________
“We're doomed,” he says, casually. “There's no question about that. But it's OK to be doomed because then you can just enjoy your life."
Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Tumblr_msgi12FPjq1s8au6qo2_500
Bluebottle
Bluebottle
Concerned citizen

Posts : 9970
Join date : 2013-11-09
Age : 32

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Mrs Figg on Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:52 pm

Pettytyrant101 wrote:oo its nearly the same as mine Eldo- Mrs Figg


And he says hes not a PJ loving liberal Mad 
He has excellent taste Cool 

_________________
Mrs Figg
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 23004
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 89
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:17 pm

Yeah, for a Pj loving liberal he does! Mad 

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
Pettytyrant101
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 41921
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 47
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Forest Shepherd on Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:33 am

Jackson's Lord of the Rings:
FotR: 10
TTT: 9.5
RotK: 9.5

Ralph Bakshi "Lord of the Rings"
Haven't seen it yet. Probably a nice solid: 5
(the "Walkingtacosdub" dubbed-over version (available on youtube)): 10  lol! 


Jackson's An Unexpected Journey: 3.0



P.S.
I just noticed that I have attained the rank of "clue-finder." How interesting!

_________________
"'But whereas we have drunk with thee, who seemest to be a man of lineage, and thou hast been blithe with us, we will tell thee that we have seen one riding south along the Greenway, clad in a coat as green as the way, with the leafless tree done on his breast. So nigh to him we were that we heard his cry as he sped along, as ye may hear the lapwing whining, for he said: "POINT AND EDGE, POINT AND EDGE! THE RED WATER AMIDST OF THE HILLS!" In my lifetime such a man hath, to my knowledge, been seen thrice before; and after each sight of him followed evil days and the death of men.'"

-The Well at the World's End, William Morris
Forest Shepherd
Forest Shepherd
Trekkie in training

Posts : 4528
Join date : 2013-11-02
Age : 28
Location : Northern California

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Radaghast on Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:35 pm

Pettytyrant101 wrote:1. FotR- 4/10
2. TT- 2
3. RotK- 3
4. AUJ (are we allowed minuses)
Good question: what's the lowest score?

Anyway, assuming it's 1...
1. FotR: 3/10
2. TT: 1
3. RotK: 2
4. AUJ: 1
5. R&B's TH: 5
6. Bakshi's LotR: 3
7. R&B's RotK: 3
Radaghast
Radaghast
Barrel-rider

Posts : 1748
Join date : 2013-06-12
Location : The place where that thing is.

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:51 pm

Forest Shepherd wrote:P.S.
I just noticed that I have attained the rank of "clue-finder." How interesting!
As you may have noticed, our current rank system is based on the number of posts you have made, and the names come from Bilbo's various nicknames, especially the ones that he gives to Smaug. Nod
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by malickfan on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:37 pm

Wow Radaghast...feeling generous you weren't!

Petty will be pleased.

_________________
The Thorin: An Unexpected Rewrite December 2012 (I was on the money apparently)
The Tauriel: Desolation of Canon December 2013 (Accurate again!)
The Sod-it! : Battling my Indifference December 2014 (You know what they say, third time's the charm)

Well, that was worth the wait wasn't it  Suspect


I think what comes out of a pig's rear end is more akin to what Peejers has given us-Azriel 20/9/2014
malickfan
malickfan
Adventurer

Posts : 4508
Join date : 2013-09-10
Age : 27
Location : The (Hamp)shire, England

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Radaghast on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:39 pm

Laughing

It's kind of funny that my ratings are lower than PT's. I based my ratings partly on stuff he's pointed out that never even occurred to me Very Happy

_________________
The wolf one hears is worse than the orc one fears.

http://helob.deviantart.com/gallery/
https://stopthesecrecy.net/

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 WiuVcmi
Radaghast
Radaghast
Barrel-rider

Posts : 1748
Join date : 2013-06-12
Location : The place where that thing is.

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Mrs Figg on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:55 pm

No  not more grass length stuff

_________________
Mrs Figg
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 23004
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 89
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Radaghast on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:56 pm

Question 

_________________
The wolf one hears is worse than the orc one fears.

http://helob.deviantart.com/gallery/
https://stopthesecrecy.net/

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 WiuVcmi
Radaghast
Radaghast
Barrel-rider

Posts : 1748
Join date : 2013-06-12
Location : The place where that thing is.

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Eldorion on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:57 pm

I wish I lived in your guys' world where the average film is apparently so incredible that LOTR merits only a 1/10 rating. Razz
Eldorion
Eldorion
You're Gonna Carry That Weight

Posts : 23311
Join date : 2011-02-13
Age : 25
Location : Maryland, United States

https://purl.org/tolkien

Back to top Go down

Rate LOTR-Hobbit - Page 2 Empty Re: Rate LOTR-Hobbit

Post by Pettytyrant101 on Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:58 pm

It's kind of funny that my ratings are lower than PT's. - Radaghast

Its that long since I watched Pj's cut that really the scores are more a reflection of watching my own edits.


I wish I lived in your guys' world where the average film is apparently so incredible that LOTR merits only a 1/10 rating.- Eldo

Obviously you need to start watching better films and not crap like Avengers then Twisted Evil (Seen Wicker Man yet? Suspect  )

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
Pettytyrant101
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 41921
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 47
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 3 Previous  1, 2, 3  Next

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum