Marliss Melton nominates Bard the Bowman as warrior hero

Got me a New Hero

New Hero for Marliss

Luke Evans plays Bard the Bowman in the new Hobbit movie.

To kick off 2014, I went and saw the new Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, and it turned out to be my favorite of the series so far. With less emphasis on those hideous Orcs and no appearance of Gollum, who creeps me out, I enjoyed this Hobbit movie more than the others–no doubt because there’s a romantic element.

Romance comes into play when a pretty Elf named Tauriel, played by Evangeline Lilly, finds herself in a love triangle between the warrior elf played by Orlando Bloom and the dwarf played by Aiden Turner. (Who wouldn’t want to be in that love triangle?) A huge potential for romance is presented in the form of Bard the Bowman, played by the Welsh actor, Luke Evans. (Be still my heart!) Compared to the dwarfs, Bard the Bowman looked positively commanding–and he’s a widower with three kids and excellent aim. The only thing he’s missing is a love interest to reward him for his valor. I would like to volunteer. He’s going to kill that vicious dragon in the next movie, which we must all wait two years to see.

Is it just me who thinks that Bard the Bowman makes the perfect warrior hero? Chime in and give me your opinion!


  1. January 2, 2014    

    Aiden who? Can’t look at anyone but Orlando when he’s on the screen, sorry. Nice post. Interesting how for some the action of the orcs is what makes for a good movie, but for some of us, a romance brings the movie to life.

    • January 2, 2014    

      Whenever the Orcs pop onto the screen, all I can think about is how bad they must smell. When Orlando appears, all I can think of is how long it must have taken to bleach and straighten his hair–haha. No, not really. I find myself thinking that he’s very pretty with blue eyes. Sorry, but I like my men to be a little more rugged looking. Clean but rugged.

  2. January 2, 2014    

    I understand that. And whoo hoo!! Where have I been Marliss. You got some Jimmy Thomas on your page. Congrats girl. You’re cookin with fire! {{{fans self}}}

    • January 2, 2014    

      Honestly, Jimmy needs a hair cut and some serious cardio training before he could look like a real Navy SEAL.

  3. October 15, 2014    

    When I initially commented I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox
    and from now on whenever a comment is added I
    get four emails with the exact same comment.

    Is there a means you can remove me from that service? Cheers!

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