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The sad story about The Hobbit franchise

I have just watched the new video game “The Hobbit: The Battle of the five armies” at the theater and tried to stop myself from writing about it, because this video game does not deserve this attention, but I still am going to do this in memory of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the rings” which was truly the reason why I gave the new trilogy a chance. 808 more words

Cinema

The Hobbit: In Which I Have Strong Feelings

So anyone who’s ever mentioned the Hobbit trilogy in my presence is aware of my strong feelings about it, more or less that it’s an abomination, in particular the Desolation of Smaug.   2,403 more words

Tolkein's Hobbit & Lord of the Rings

Yesterday I returned to my childhood. I began reading J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit for (officially) the first time. My step-dad read it to me as a continuing bedtime story when I was younger, just as his father had read it to him. 86 more words

This is Goodbye

     The conclusion of Peter Jackson’s fantasy saga is a rollicking adventure that combines the character development of the first Hobbit film with the action sequences of its fiery sequel, but comes up mostly hollow in matters of the heart. 700 more words

2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

A Review

If there is one word to describe the final installment (supposedly) of Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth, it is “big.” Evil spirits and angelic elves and wizards clash on cosmic scale, some of the most imposing armies of Middle Earth film-adaption charge – riding some of the most ridiculous if creative Middle Earth beasts – and Bilbo is just his shire-ishly sweet, Martin Freeman self. 644 more words

Movies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

So I missed the first ten minutes of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The theater I go to is called Legacy, and — wouldn’t you know it! 910 more words

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