While not as bad as The Desolation of Smaug, nor as good as An Unexpected Journey, this “defining” installment falls squarely in between its two predecessors. Again, as a translation of the book comparisons can barely be made . . . The Hobbit is in there, somewhere, we think.
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The official trailer for the next installment of The Hobbit trilogy has dropped . . . The Desolation of Smaug. This movie introduces many new characters, most who aren’t even […]
Nearly every frame of The Hobbit contains special effects shots, indeed some of the scenes in the movie are 100% visual effects…but to the untrained eye it’s difficult to see […]
I’m a reasonable Tolkien fan. I can see both sides of this movie. To that end I really enjoyed the movie as the beginning of an opening sequence to The …
Alan Lee is a British artist most famously known for bringing J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth to life. More recently he completed all the artwork for The Children of Húrin, including full color […]
The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien is a work of fantasy that will not be, and perhaps is not capable of being, appreciated by all who read it. In a […]
Weighing in at very close to three hours, The Fellowship of the Ring is already a classic, without a doubt. I knew in my nerdy heart of hearts, walking out …