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Movie Review — The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

December 14, 2013

The second part of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug (TDOS), hit theaters this weekend with most wondering how it would compare to last year’s first installment.  Here’s the trailer: No significant plot spoilers, but some won’t make sense if you didn’t read the book While a number of critics had a [...]

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New “Hobbit 2″ Trailer

October 6, 2013

Peter Jackson’s second piece to the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, opens in theaters Friday, December 13.  Here is the official trailer: Can’t wait!  For those who have read the book, you know that one long Hobbit movie would have to cut so much out that it was definitely worth having two [...]

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The Hobbit–Part 2 Trailer Released

June 12, 2013

Peter Jackson’s second installment in The Hobbit movie trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, is set for theaters in mid-December.  Here’s the teaser trailer which was recently released: The first Hobbit film grossed nearly a billion dollars worldwide, but it wasn’t up to par with the LOTR movies.  It took a bit too long to get [...]

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Movie Review — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

December 16, 2012

Finally, a piece of the latest JRR Tolkien-inspired trilogy is in theaters!  The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hit theaters Friday and will surely blow-up this weekend’s box office.  I have already contributed to that pile of cash: No significant plot spoilers First, the good:  The Hobbit is well-acted, with great special effects and soaring musical [...]

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An Unexpected Trilogy

July 30, 2012

Peter Jackson, director of the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy and the upcoming Hobbit movies, announced that his plan for a two-part Hobbit movie has turned into a trilogy.  Here’s Part 1′s trailer: The Hobbit was the first big book I read as a kid.  Its small type and yellowing paper gave me incessant [...]

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“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Announcement Trailer

December 21, 2011

Yup, I geeked solidly when I saw this today: The trailer moves a little slow, doesn’t show much about where the story is going, and alludes to a few vaguely important moments.  The Lord of the Rings announcement trailer was kind of weak too.  Then again, The Hobbit book was released in the 1930s, so [...]

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Uncle George Ruins It Again

August 31, 2011

What to do with George Lucas?  Since 1997 he’s been treating Star Wars like a child whose parent won’t allow him to stand on his own:  we needed a “Special Edition”, we needed prequels and a cartoon series, and now we apparently need to hear more Darth Vader in a scene where he previously had [...]

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