- interspecies and gay marriage is allowed (you can be a lizard guy and marry a werewolf dude if you want)
- you can kill things by yelling at them
- you can punch bears
- you can secretly shove 100 potatoes in someone’s pocket
- there are lizard furry porn books scattered all across the place
Rob Gillies (Weta Workshop Supervisor):
"Like Thror’s, Thrain’s armour had raven motifs in it, a homage to the relationship the Dwarves of Erebor shared with the ravens of the Mountain.
[…] A lot of the more heavily armoured Dwarf characters wore sabatons, articulated armour on their feet. They can be notoriously difficult to make, but we would start with finding the actor’s foot size and then conduct a fitting with some sort of work or army boot that had thick leather and deep soles that we could screw into to attach our pieces of armour.”
Bob Buck (Costume Designer):
"Thrain took on a red motif once it was decided that Thror was going to be defined by gold. The colour choices were strategic, with Thror in gold, his son Thrain in red and young Prince Thorin in blue.
[…] While Thror’s garments fell all the way to the floor, Peter suggested we cut Thrain’s pieces shorter. He’s not the king yet, and instead has more of an advisory role, so we cut his robes at the top of his boots. When stood next to each other, the hierarchy in their relationships was immediately clear just by the length of their robes.”
"We drew that up and as it developed we honed [Thror’s] colour palette, eventually dropping the red elements out in favour of black and gold, which symbolically works so well for the character, given the gold sickness he develops and the darkness it brings upon him. Thror is basically armoured in gold—he is gold. He has fortified himself in it and it has taken him over.
[…] We found some traditional, handmade Burmese wedding skirts and Indonesian sarongs that had very interesting geometric designs stitched with real gold thread or actually woven with metal. From these, we made cuffs, and the prop makers created a kind of waxed leather skirt panel that was part costume, part armour. The result was a kind who it was easy to imagine also being a warrior.”
"Thror’s chainmaille was the standard octagonal Dwarf chain design that we created, but his skirt edges were defined with a line of gold rings. The entire effect was very regal. It screamed royalty, wealth and power.”
Next pages: Thror & Thrain’s Weapons, Dwarf Jewellery & Fastenings
Collective tag link: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Cloaks and Daggers
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20 Historical Photos (x)
If you don’t think that history is some of the most interesting shit ever, you can get out.
benedict can’t do the live long and prosper sign properly
benedict accidentally does the nerdfighter gesture
benedict makes a illuminati sign
benedict makes a butt instead of a heart
his hands need their own supervisor
He’s like a small child let loose on the world.
this man should notbe allowedto leavehis homewithout supervision
This adorable little puppy!!!!
The plastic lamb though
Tribute to Steve Irwin, a guy who genuinely loved nature and animals.
This man was beyond real
I remember sitting on the carpet in the lounge room when the news came on tv and I cried
if i ever misgender you or use slang (bro, man, gurl, dude) that makes you feel even slightly uncomfortable please tell me because your gender identity and comfort is more important than any word i may use to refer to you
Video game meme: [5/7] video games - Assassin’s Creed
"To say that nothing is true, is to realize that the foundations of society are fragile, and that we must be the shepherds of our own civilization. To say that everything is permitted, is to understand that we are the architects of our actions, and that we must live with their consequences, whether glorious or tragic."
and if that’s what makes heroes, what’s stopping you?
This is honestly my favorite Thor moment. He has no idea what that thing is, where he is, what’s going on, but he’s eating pancakes, and the chick with the taser is pointing another electrical thing at him and there are faces on books, but he’s eating pancakes, and yea he’s knows he’s sexy, so yea, he’ll smile.
he doesnt even know what a camera is guys, he just smiles on command
I kind of love asgardians. Most people would be kind of miffed that someone hit them with a car twice and tasered them. He’s just like “SHE HAS BESTED ME IN COMBAT! LET US FEAST TOGETHER!” and I can really get behind that.
Arturo is a 29-year-old male polar bear currently living in Argentina’s Mendoza Zoo. He is suffering in 40C (104F) heat in an enclosure that has just 20 inches of water for him to swim in and has as a consequence been displaying worrying behavior.
Please sign this petition or at least spread the word in order to have Arturo transferred to a zoo in Canada which has better facilities for an animal that is used to polar conditions.
sign this or die
Flower | thatgamecompany | 2009
[I THINK WE SHOULD BE FRIENDS BUT IM TOO SCARED TO TALK TO YOU]