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    Fantasy made Flesh

    By

    Brian Sibley, The Sunday Times

    Magazine, 25 November 2001

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    Moviemaking

    Director

    Producer

    Actors

    Scriptwriter

    Productiondesigner

    Editor

    Cameraman

    Costumedesigner

    Stuntmen

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    Peter Jackson

    Won Oscar in 2004for Best Director

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    Gandalf the Grey, a wizardThe Dark Lord Sauron

    Bilbo Baggins

    Frodo

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    Bag End, in Hobbiton

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    Inconceivable

    impossible to imagine or believeIt is inconceivable thatthe minister was not aware of the problem.

    Then the inconceivable happenedI lost my job.

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    Fluorescent

    a fluorescent lamp (= one that uses such a substance) /fluorescent lightingfluorescent armbands worn by cyclists

    producing bright light by using some forms ofradiation

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    Authenticity

    Genuine / trustworthy

    The authenticity of the letter is beyond doubt.

    A sentry checked the ID card's authenticity then activated the electronic turnstile.

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    tendrils

    thin plant part attached to support

    Looking up he saw a long tendril like a spiders web.

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    sequel

    a book, film/movie, play, etc. that continues the

    story of an earlier one

    There was an interesting sequel to these events later in the year.

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    labyrinthine

    Having a complicated series of paths

    Labyrinthine corridor / legislation / streets

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    Comprehension

    A1. A weta is a large cockroach-like insect from New Zealand.

    2. The name of the house is Bag End.

    3. The name of the director is Peter Jackson.

    4. The names of Bilbos and Frodos favourite tobaccos are

    Longbottom Leaf and Old Toby.

    5. The name of the elven haven is Lothlorien.

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    B

    1. The fellowship encounter the cave troll in the Mines of Moria.

    2. He was trying to show the way the brutish creature reacts when

    hit by a spear.

    3. The challenges were: kitting out the equivalent of several large

    armies, designing and making prosthetics, making everything from

    hand-tooled leather armour for a king and others

    4. The Hobbit portrayed a boys jaunt in search of a stolen dragon

    while the Lord of the Rings depicted Frodos desperate questto throw away a great treasure.

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    C

    1. Five minute drive; 12-hour train ride; a thousand pages; 20 years;

    three pictures concurrently; five years; 14 months; 10,000 digitally

    creates orcs; 900 suits of armour; 2,000 weapons; 1,600 pairs of

    hairy Hobbit feet.

    2. as if filming three pictures concurrently wasnt an unprecedented

    venture in cinema history.

    as if the project hadnt been in the planning stage for nearly fiveyears.

    as if he hadnt been filming with scarcely a break now,

    for 14 months.