18271Re: Why Bloom ... Legolas (opinion) / Elrond, Galadriel
- Sep 2 5:05 PMNo doubt Elrond is one of the most interesting characters. Maybe
because his part in the story is mostly done, already.
I mean, one things that made me be at awe when I read The
Silmarillion was to see characters like Elrond, and Galadriel,
people that appear in The L ot R, ages after, back there, living the
exciting part of their lives.
In the Third Age, it seems that, to Elrond, things, in a way, make
no more so much difference, for he longs for his trip to the west
more eagerly than for the wars against the maia ... And Melkor is
Galadriel seems, to me, more attached to her realm than Elrond to
his. Do you agree?
--- In TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com, "Rob"
> <<My only problem, and
> this was only on first glance, was Hugo Weaving. He won me over
> enough with his acting.>>earth.
> Was that because you had previously seen him in The Matrix?
> Yes, that's pretty much it. And because I envisioned Elrond as more
> ephemeral and Weaving seems, physically, a lot "solid" and down to
> But he won me over. When reading I still see a different Elrond in
> something I can't say for Aragorn or Gandalf or Eowyn, people Ithink nailed
> their parts and just about stepped out of my imagination anyway!
> I see Bilbo as the character from the Rankin-Bass animation, btw.
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