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by Alatar
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: Musicals and Operas
Replies: 392
Views: 168491

Re: Musicals and Operas

So I saw "in the Heights" twice over the weekend. My first impression was that, while it was a lovely movie, I was disappointed at the major changes to the plot of the musical. On second viewing, being aware of the changes in advance, I adored it. Much like V said about the Tolkien biopic,...
by Alatar
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Tolkien biopic
Replies: 80
Views: 58705

Re: Tolkien biopic

I would agree with that! While not being as familiar with the minutiae of Tolkien's life, it just "felt" right.
by Alatar
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: TV obsessions—come on, admit it!
Replies: 886
Views: 296150

Re: TV obsessions—come on, admit it!

For All Mankind is well worth watching. Alternate history where Russia won the Space Race.
by Alatar
Wed May 26, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

That's the one! Your turn Frelga
by Alatar
Wed May 26, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Nope Jude
by Alatar
Wed May 26, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Yes to Frelga, no to Inanna.
by Alatar
Wed May 26, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

He is!
by Alatar
Tue May 25, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Lord of the RIngs
by Alatar
Tue May 25, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Nope! Later
by Alatar
Tue May 25, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Believe in luck again! Last time I almost failed, but it wasn't perfect.
by Alatar
Mon May 24, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: Marvel Movie Madness
Replies: 376
Views: 130568

Re: Marvel Movie Madness

Wandavision is excellent, but very, very different!
by Alatar
Mon May 24, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: The Cottage of Lost Play
Topic: Eurovision, Baby!
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Re: Eurovision, Baby!

I used to, but the last decade or so it stopped being a song contest and became about voting blocs. Its a pity, as I really used to enjoy it.
by Alatar
Sat May 22, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: The Shibboleth of Fëanor
Topic: Tolkien Quote “Touching your cap to the squire may be damn b
Replies: 35
Views: 8957

Re: Tolkien Quote “Touching your cap to the squire may be damn b

Here’s the full interview. It’s actually fascinating because the interviewer is obviously very well read and well versed in Tolkien yet almost every point or observation he makes is challenged or corrected by Tolkien in some way!


by Alatar
Thu May 20, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: Jim Henson Company Auditions
Replies: 22
Views: 969

Re: Jim Henson Company Auditions

Presumably they already have enough straight white men and are looking for diversity.
by Alatar
Thu May 20, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

Must be this one from Théoden about the Huorns at Helms Deep

'Then if not yours, whose is the wizardry?'
by Alatar
Thu May 20, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Lasto Beth Lammen
Topic: Israel and Gaza
Replies: 151
Views: 37897

Re: Israel and Gaza

This is hard to watch. But it needs to be seen.

https://www.independent.ie/videos/pales ... 44051.html

Not graphic, but very heartbreaking.
by Alatar
Wed May 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Tolkien Movies: The Road Goes Ever On
Topic: Fan Edits Discussion - Beorhtnoths Unexpected Party Edit
Replies: 14
Views: 1476

Re: Fan Edits Discussion - Beorhtnoths Unexpected Party Edit

There are a few LotR Fan-edits that take that exact approach. If its not in the books, its not in the movie.
by Alatar
Tue May 18, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Golfimbul's Rabbit Hole
Topic: The Tolkien Translation Game!
Replies: 5400
Views: 1004015

Re: The Tolkien Translation Game!

I was gonna say "What wizardry is this?" But I have no idea who said that...