Skip to comments.Time Exclusive: First Dwarves from 'The Hobbit' Movie
Posted on 07/17/2011 9:06:56 PM PDT by SMCC1
"An Exclusive Look at 'The Hobbit' Dwarves" Peter Jackson's upcoming film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has been hotly anticipated by everyone from Tolkien obsessives to film buffs. The crew behind the movie, including Jackson himself, has kept fans salivating by documenting the movie's production through blog posts and videos. But TIME is the first to bring you this image of two characters from the film, dwarves named Balin and Dwalin. Below, find Warner Bros.' description of the two, and then click on for more images of The Hobbit's beloved dwarves.
Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/07/15/time-exclusive-first-look-at-balin-and-dwalin-from-the-hobbit-movie/#ixzz1SQRm5Fha"
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I think I just bought a ticket.
My Favorite Dwarfs were Tudor and Fordor.
this is really gonna be good!
Tolkien’s favorite was cellar door.
A “discussion” about the trilogy;
( Adult language warning )
Hail Balin, lord of Moria (eventually)!
Barbara Boxer and Harry Reid?
Dwarves are Jews, Goblins are Germans, Elves are French, Humans are Belgians. Hobbits are Brits.
Tolkien liked the 1932 definition of blunderbuss
Then, of course there was the Hero Faraslax who proved his valor at Mt. Badass.
Between Peter Dinklage as Tyrion (a huge percentage of nerdettes and girl geeks have a thing for Tyrion/Dinklage) and now Aidan Turner, we might see a bit of an easing of the 'anti short guy' bigotry that has gone on for far too long.
(Yes, I know Turner isn't really short, much less a dwarf like Dinklage...Work with me here.)
Turner looks great, but I think he looks less like a Tolkien dwarf, and more like a Pini ElfQuest elf:
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