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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


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BananaBoat


Date Posted: 2012-12-18
Tolkien Fan Level: 5
Film Format Seen? 2D 24 fps
Will view again in a different format? No
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I came out of the movie thinking mainly that what I just saw was charming. I thought that this was appropriate, because at its heart, The Hobbit is a children's story. The Lord of the Rings is a much darker story, and a lot of what makes The Hobbit so good is its levity. I thought this was done quite well. I didn't like the added "white orc" subplot though--I found it a little stretched. Overall, I thought it was a good film with a good tone, that was just a little too long.

The Ratings
The Other Ratings
Martin Freeman 's performance as Bilbo Baggins?
Richard Armitage 's performance as Thorin?
The Overall representation of The Dwarves ?
Andy Serkis' performance as Gollum?
Ian McKellen's performance as Gandalf?
Bilbo's retelling of the history of Erebor and of Thror/Thrain/Thorin
The Eagles rescue sequence?
The Goblin King ?
Initial impression of Thranduil?
Hugo Weaving's performance as Elrond?
Radagast's portrayal in the movie?
The representation of Goblintown?
Cate Blanchett's performance as Galadriel?
The Bag End Supper scene?
The scene of the Trolls?
The representation of the Arkenstone?
The Stone Giants?
Escape from the Goblin cave?
Riddles in the Dark scene?
The return to Rivendell?
The attack on the party by the Wargs
The first glimpses of Smaug?
The ending of the movie; in regards to leading well into the next film, and serving as a good ending point.
The overall pace of the film
Peter Jackson's vision in bringing the Hobbit to the big screen.






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