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stinker

Informal any of several fulmars or related birds that feed on carrion
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Although a diminished version of Grendel the ogre, Gollum was no less a terror to his less celebrated victims, such as the Goblins (the fairy-tale name for Tolkien's demonic Orcs) and the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins.
He didn't want the guys playing Sam and Frodo to act against a tennis ball on a stick and have to imagine what Gollum would be feeling, thinking and doing, because he drives so many of those scenes," explains Serkis.
You may also see Gollum as a fantasy-genre take on the doomed homosexual: rejected by society, obsessively in love with an unobtainable "Precious," flamingly dramatic--an interpretation Serkis politely acknowledges and quickly modifies.
The introduction of the GOLLUM API in multimedia mobile terminals will bring two strong benefits.
Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring, the first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the hobbit Frodo wishes that his uncle Bilbo had stabbed and killed Gollum earlier when he had first stolen the ring.
In fact, even as early as 2003 (the year the final film of the trilogy premiered), audiences could not have perceived Gollum as entirely alien anymore due to having had sufficient time and opportunity to grow accustomed to the character.
For instance, she claims that the treason of Gollum in Torech Ungol was the only way for Frodo and Sam to enter Mordor, whereas Tolkien saw it as a disaster and imagines an alternate story where Gollum did not betray Frodo and ends up helping him voluntarily (Tolkien, Letters 79, 82, 329-330).
JRR Tolkien Name game: The Hobbit's Gollum is named after Irish caverns according to a local businessman.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Peter Jackson, the director and scriptwriter of "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" series is dismissing a Turkish court's attempt to determine whether or not the character Gollum is good or bad, claiming that the pictures in question depict Smeagol.
While there are countless weird and wonderful creatures in The Lord of the Rings films , perhaps none are more memorably odd than Gollum.