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December 17th, 2012, 20:51
Originally Posted by EvilManagedCare View Post
However, I did not care for the way Thorin is portrayed. Maybe I'm stuck in the Rankin-Bass approach, but he seemed too young and was too heroic. It has been close to 25 years since I read the book, so maybe Jackson's is a more accurate one, I don't know. I think I may need to pick up the novel as well as the LotR trilogy and reread them.
Yeah I agree about Thorin - I always pictured him much older, and with a much longer beard! I'm also a big fan of the way the dwarves look in the Rankin & Bass version. I think this is my only nitpick about the film - but it's not enough detract from enjoying it as a whole.
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