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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

by Peter Jackson (Director/Screenwriter), Philippa Boyens (Screenwriter), Guillermo del Toro (Screenwriter), Fran Walsh (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Richard Armitage (Actor), Cate Blanchett (Actor), Martin Freeman (Actor), Christopher Lee (Actor), Sylvester McCoy (Actor)2 more, Ian McKellen (Actor), Hugo Weaving (Actor)

Series: The Hobbit films (1)

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Dwarves and a hobbit go on a trip.

Steaming pile of disappointment. The only thing at all enjoyable is the Gollum scene. Otherwise, it feels like watching someone play a video game based on a Hobbit movie.

Concept: B
Story: C
Characters: D
Dialog: D
Pacing: D
Cinematography: D
Special effects/design: C
Acting: C
Music: D

Enjoyment: C minus

GPA: 1.6/4 ( )
  comfypants | Nov 25, 2015 |
Dvd Christmas gift from Amanda
  trexm5qp7 | Jan 3, 2015 |
I watched almost an hour of it on tv -- it was pretty bad. The LotR films had their problems, but they were mostly reasonable interpretations of the books, kinda-sorta. This, however, was dreck. Sort of a fan-fiction sub-D&D action film graphic novel come to life. Dwarves yelling "Go! go! Go!" like they were a SWAT team; Radagast discovering penicillin; the elves pumping Enya into Rivendell....shudder... ( )
  Crypto-Willobie | Aug 1, 2014 |
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Jackson, PeterDirector/Screenwriterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyens, PhilippaScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
del Toro, GuillermoScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Walsh, FranScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Armitage, RichardActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blanchett, CateActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Freeman, MartinActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lee, ChristopherActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCoy, SylvesterActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McKellen, IanActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Weaving, HugoActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.' Includes bonus features.… (more)

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