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12-16-2012, 09:15 PM
Ollie Queen
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Originally Posted by Michael Del Ziti View Post
Never got into Lord of the Rings.
Tried watching twice. The first time I fell asleep an hour into the first movie.
The second time I didn't get through the second movie.

There's some great scenes, but sooooooooo much boring walking
I read the books long before, so the movies were good because it was a chance to see it come to life. I could see it being boring if I had seen them first. But if you've read the books, there's really no such thing as "boring walking" in a book. The writing is always engaging; there's always some lore or detail being given, so it's not boring. Loved the books, so the movies are just like a guilty pleasure. Like I said, a cozy three hour vacation from reality.

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