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  • Gary Bellinger
    Sep 9, 2007
      So you're thinking it would have been an improvement if Elrond broke into
      his cross-dressing alter ego and ripped off his own version of "Life is a
      Cabaret my friend".....

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <tea_party@...>
      To: <TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 8:42 AM
      Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Why Bloom is an awful Legolas
      (opinion)


      > For some of us, the first time we saw Hugo Weaving was in "The Adventures
      > of
      > Priscilla, Queen of the Desert", where he plays a cross dressing cabaret
      > dancer!
      > Imagine the leap from that to Mr. Smith to Elrond!
      >
      > http://www.nowtoronto.com/issues/2007-06-07/movie_videodvd.php
      >
      > Matt West
      >
      >
      > Quoting Jack <jack@...>:
      >
      >> I hadn't seen The Matrix when I saw LOTR at the cinema, so I didn't have
      >> that problem. I had not seen many of the actors before - except for
      >> Gandalf
      >> and Saruman, of course. And they have both been in LOTS of things.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> I wonder if your perception of Weaving as Elrond was coloured by a single
      >> major role as Agent Smith? Going in the other direction, I didn't see
      >> Elrond wearing sunglasses and a suit when I did eventually see The
      >> Matrix.
      >> All these people are only actors - and there is no shortage of actors out
      >> there
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Regards
      >>
      >> Jack
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> _____
      >>
      >> From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      >> [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Gary Bellinger
      >> Sent: 02 September 2007 23:37
      >> To: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: Re: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Why Bloom is an awful Legolas
      >> (opinion)
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Why Mr. Smith, that's interesting of you to say that. Did you say that
      >> because you thought I wanted to hear you say that? Or did you say that
      >> because you wanted to hear if I thought it was interesting to say that?
      >> Or
      >> is it a part of some grand scheme to overload the matrix with existential
      >> thought that has no true answer and would cause the matrix to overload
      >> with
      >> traffic jam upon traffic jam? Yes indeed Mr. Smith. Very interesting.
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >>
      >> From: Jack <mailto:jack@...>
      >>
      >> To: TolkienDiscussions@ <mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com>
      >> yahoogroups.com
      >>
      >> Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2007 5:22 PM
      >>
      >> Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Why Bloom is an awful Legolas
      >> (opinion)
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Was that because you had previously seen him in The Matrix?
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> _____
      >>
      >>
      >> From: <mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com>
      >> TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      >> [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Rob
      >> Sent: 02 September 2007 19:40
      >> To: TolkienDiscussions@ <mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com>
      >> yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Why Bloom is an awful Legolas
      >> (opinion)
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> <<I personally think that all of the actors did a great job. *shrug*>>
      >>
      >> I also. I thought Bloom looked appropriately elvish. My only problem, and
      >> this was only on first glance, was Hugo Weaving. He won me over swiftly
      >> enough with his acting.
      >>
      >> Rob
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
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