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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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39, San Francisco
United States

Date Posted: 2012-12-16
Tolkien Fan Level: 3
Film Format Seen? 2D 24 fps
Will view again in a different format? Yes

theres 3 camps of critics, A-those that just read the Hobbit, B-those that read Hobbit and LOTR and C-those that never read any material. Im in the B crowd and i gotta say I didnt mind the changes. It made for better pacing and I can see where theyre going to take this. I absolutely loved the LOTR trilogy but i have to say that i enjoyed the Hobbit more than FOTR. Its almost like they improved on everything they experienced in the first trilogy. The script and acting were a joy to hear and watch. Im going to watch this a few times and I think people complaining about this movie are people too focused on the fact that PJ spread 1 book into 3 movies and that he's a sell out..blah blah.I for one am glad theres more Middle Earth to watch and im sure the ppl complaining will see the next 2...all in all, the Hobbit was like buying a new and improved car...but no matter what, you'll always love your previous car. thumbs up PJ! Go see it and pay no mind to the critics!!

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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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