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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


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Bagginses

17, Subang Jaya
Malaysia

Date Posted: 2012-12-17
Tolkien Fan Level: 5
Film Format Seen? 3D 48 fps
Will view again in a different format? No
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One thing for sure, Peter Jackson still has that touch of magic in filming Tolkien's beloved novels. True, the quality doesn't really match with Lord of The Rings, but nonetheless, it brings me new perspective towards fantasy films. I, unlike some others, have no problem with Jackson using 48 fps. The picture, the screen, the scenery, the cinematography, is just PERFECT! Same goes to Martin Freeman's portrayal as young Bilbo Baggins. I could ask for no better actor to play that role and Andy Serkis' role as Gollum is such a pleasure to watch. This film is by far the best film I've watched this year and I'm looking forward to watch it again some other time. There's just something to watch at every scene. Something that catches your attention. The turn off however is the timing. It is a little too long (Thank God for good scenes) and yes, Howard Shore stil speaks the music of Middle-Earth and the score is splendidly done.

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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