When it came time to craft “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second installment in their latest trilogy of movies based on the work of J.R.R. 1,339 more words
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As a film, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is many things: an adaptation of a portion of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s novel, The Hobbit; a sequel to the 2012 film, … 1,008 more words
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug represents a considerable improvement on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Some of the same problems still lurk at the edge of the frame: the pacing needs a bit of work; the movie is about half-an-hour too long; it feels a little too consciously like one extended prelude to… 2,074 more words
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Last night, I had the pleasure of seeing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug four days earlier than most of you. 1,214 more words
I’ve heard a lot of people voice their opinion about the theatrical release of Fellowship of the Ring, Two Towers, and Return of the King. They mainly say, “Why would I want to watch a longer version of the same movie? 941 more words