the fellowship of the ring

  • Aragorn: I never understood why people cared so much about their dumb hobbits until I got dumb hobbits myself. I've only had Frodo and Sam for a day and a half, but if anything happened to them, I would kill everyone in this room and then myself.
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Ladies and gentlemen, some of the 100000 reasons why I will love the Lord of the Rings movies and the cast till the end of times.

Depressing Fellowship of The Ring “Easter Egg”

During Boromir’s death scene in the Fellowship of the Ring film, you a hear a choir in the soundtrack. The choir isn’t singing random vowel sounds; they’re actually singing in Elvish.


The English translation of the lyrics? It’s a line from the books: “I do not love the sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only what they defend.”


For bonus hurt points– in the book, those lines were said by his little brother Faramir.


(to request a soundtrack to be analyzed/translated, reblog this linked post. All these soundtrack-related posts will be tagged #lotrsoundtrackfacts)

Thranduil: So, whose plan was it to send my son and a bunch of other kids to destroy the One Ring in Mordor?

*silence*

Thranduil: Let me guess, is it the same genius who send a bunch of dwarves and a hobbit to kill a dragon and reclaim a mountain?

Gandalf: …

Thranduil: Or is it the one who couldn’t manage to kick one mortal guy’s ass and led whole world to disaster?

Elrond: …

Thranduil: I guess it’s way too stupid to only one of you to come up with. You must have collaborated.

  • [at the council of Elrond]
  • Legolas: But Frodo, beating Sauron... it can't be done. You're asking us to die.
  • Frodo: Yeah, I guess I am.
  • [pause]
  • Aragorn: [stands up] Frodo, I have lived most of my life surrounded by my enemies. I will be grateful to die among my friends.
  • Gimli: [stands up] You're an honorable man, Frodo. I will fight beside you.
  • Boromir: Aww, what the hell, I don't got that long a lifespan anyway...
  • [stands up]
  • Boromir: Well, now I'm standing. Happy? We're all standing now. Bunch of jackasses, standing in a circle.