buriedbybricks wrote:In all seriousness though, it was just an example. Though if you think Azog is a small change, that explains a lot since it only adjusts the tone of the climax, the story progression and Thorin's motivations as a character.
I was simply trying to point out that you heap all the praise on the filmmakers for the things they did make up, but blamed the book for the things they didn't.
Oky Wan Kenobi wrote:Don't get me wrong, I like the book in all its simpleness just fine. I just don't think it translates into a movie too well,\
buriedbybricks wrote:Good news Everyone! That's not a pun!
Flynn wrote:It already did.
buriedbybricks wrote:I film doesn't have to be good to be popular and likewise it doesn't have to popular to be good.
Oky Wan Kenobi wrote:But that film wasn't even popular, was it? I for one have never been a Rankin Bass fan. I think it's very debatable whether that movie qualifies as "translated well".
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