***I do not plan for this to be a short piece. Throughout the Internet, you will see that the average recommended blog length should be 1,000 words because people have low attention spans. I say “fuck that,” and am going to 1) do what I want and 2) go on for as long as want. I will not be eloquent and my words will not be academic. No oath nor bond is laid to go further than you will.***
Fran Walsh: [You do find out] the Elves are fighting their own battles and holding the the line against invasions from the north. Attacks are being made in Lothlorien, perhaps not at this phase-
Peter Jackson: It’d be cool to show that, wouldn’t it? That Lothlorien stuff?
Philippa Boyens: Stop it. Stop him now.
Peter Jackson: No, but wouldn’t it be cool? Because it was one of those things that was just hinted in the books.
***Hi everyone. I misled you with the title. I don’t really write reviews, so much as just give my thoughts on something. So this should really have been titled “My Thoughts On Ensiferum’s One Man Army Album”. But whatever.***
All right! Ensiferum, the Viking/epic/heroic/adventurer/new-metal-genre-made-in-the-past-five-seconds metal band is back with a whole new album, One Man Army. After their last album Unsung Heroes, which I thought was a huge disappointment (like, ugh), I was excited to see what they would bring to the table. While I was looking for good songs, I was more keen to see if (more…)