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'The Hobbit' review (2012-2014)

As many of you know by now, The Hobbit has completed its two-year journey with the recent release of The Battle of the Five Armies… 1,228 more words


To Middle-Earth One More Time

Part three of The Hobbit trilogy has come and, in all likelihood, is the last of Middle-Earth’s time on the big screen. Fans never thought they would have to wait nine years from the original trilogy to revisit this world that became a bit of a December tradition. 267 more words


The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

I am a fan of the books of J.R.R. Tolkien, have been for almost 50 years, which pretty much means that I am not a huge fan of the three movies spawned from his first novel, … 658 more words


In Defense of The Hobbit Trilogy

As I look up from my screen, I see a framed map of Middle Earth covering half of the wall. I look to another wall and see a poster featuring Gandalf the Gray walking through the beautiful green landscape known as The Shire. 1,289 more words

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There And Back Again: Some Observations on Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Trilogy

I have a new tradition. Every year, when a Hobbit movie comes out, I take a vacation day so that I can see one of the first showings. 1,572 more words

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Lord of the Rings Comparison 2

In a previous post, we compared editions of The Lord of the Rings with corrected text issued between 2004 and February 2012 by HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin (now Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), so that we could answer a recurring question: Which edition of… 1,416 more words

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Top 5 Things You Do Not Say to The Return of the King Fans

Contributor: Rick McGimpsey

1. You know with the nearly 2 dozen endings this book has you would think at least one of them wouldn’t be so anti-climactic. 94 more words