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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


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Tojo

41, Belfast
United Kingdom

Date Posted: 2012-12-19
Tolkien Fan Level: 8
Film Format Seen? 3D 48 fps
Will view again in a different format? Yes
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I went to see The Hobbit in 3D 48fps hoping to be entranced as the first time I saw the Fellowship of the Ring. Despite some astonishing sequences my overall impression was one of disappointment. The 'reality' of the 48fps format spoiled the atmosphere that made the LOTR so special. Mainly, however, I was re-editing the film in my own mind to make the perfect, fast paced 2 hour version that would really have blown us all away.

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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