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Are the Lord of the Rings books better than the movies?

Are the Lord of the Rings books better than the movies?

They’re both excellent. The movies do a better job at storytelling, but the books do a better job at worldbuilding. Some characters are really well done in the films. Others are much better served in the films.

Are the Lord of the Rings movies based on books?

Commentators have compared Peter Jackson’s 2001–2003 The Lord of the Rings film trilogy with the book on which it was based, J. R. R. Tolkien’s 1954–1955 The Lord of the Rings, remarking that while both have been extremely successful commercially, the film version does not necessarily capture the intended meaning of …

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What makes The Lord of the Rings books so good?

The appeal of LOTR is the way Tolkien develops the characters and emerges the reader in this incredible world he has created. The Hobbit really just scratches the surface, LOTR takes us deeper into this mythical world the writer has dreamed up.

Should I read the Lord of the Ring?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is absolutely worth reading, even though they’re very long and a bit monotonous. There’s so much to the story that doesn’t make it into movies, side stories and fascinating tidbits that you miss if you don’t take the plunge.

What if Sam carried the ring?

After Sam took the Ring from Frodo when he thought he had died, Sam intended to complete the mission by himself. If Sam had carried the Ring, then based on what happens in the books, he would have been able to resist the temptation the Ring offered and throw the Ring into the fires with little to no hesitation.

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Is it worth to read LoTR?

How accurate is The Lord of the Rings movies?

But they are not 100\% accurate and, though the original theatrical releases stretch to nearly 10 hours of screen time, the movies leave out an awful lot of Tolkien’s original story. Especially the conclusion that stretches nearly 100 pages past the destruction of the ring and the end of Sauron.

Should I read Lord of the Rings?

Should I Dig the ‘LOTR’ movies?

I even collected and painstakingly painted several score of lead figurines based on Ralph Bakshi’s ill-fated animated “LOTR” adaptation. So I should dig these films. But I don’t. The main reason is that they –- let’s stick to the movies for the sake of time and space — just don’t make any sense.

Does the “Lord of the Rings” series smell like a sweaty Orc?

I think the “Lord of the Rings” series up to this point reeks like a sweaty Orc. Okay, bad poetic license — it’s not that foul. The epic scope of the movies is impressive and several action sequences are spectacular, as are the fanatical attention to detail and technical accomplishments.

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What was your experience with LOTR as an adolescent?

LOTR was one of my primary adolescent obsessions. I rolled the geometric dice and played Dungeons & Dragons, though I was reckless and was too often smote to be any good. I even collected and painstakingly painted several score of lead figurines based on Ralph Bakshi’s ill-fated animated “LOTR” adaptation.

What happened to Elrond and isuldir?

Later, Elrond, a powerful elf, and Isuldir, the man who gained possession of the Ring, stand before a fissure in Mount Doom, the only place it can be destroyed. At the last moment, Isuldur refuses to toss it in — and Elrond lets him walk. Elrond, dude, Middle Earth was nearly obliterated because of a fashion accessory.