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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug


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Jaragorn

27, Los Angeles
United States

Date Posted: 2013-12-21
Tolkien Fan Level: 9
Film Format Seen? 3D 48 fps
Will view again in a different format? Yes
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Mostly amazing and mind blowing. Smaug was incredible, I liked the addition of Tauriel but HATED the Kili romance part of it. Also hated copying the Athelas/healing scene straight from LOTR. PJs cameo was way to blatant and took me out of the moment right at the start. It was kinda funny though. The battle with Smaug was a bit overblown and I would have liked to see more time spent with Beorn or in Mirkwood rather than have that scene last so long. I know I'm pointing out most of the things I didn't like but in actuality I LOVED the film and can't wait for part 3!!!

The Ratings
The Other Ratings
Martin Freeman 's performance as Bilbo Baggins?
How would you rate Luke Evan's performance as Bard??
The Overall representation of The Dwarves ?
How would you rate Benedict Cumberbatch's' performance as Smaug?
Ian McKellen's performance as Gandalf?
How would you rate Lee Pace's performance as Thranduil?
How would you rate Orlando Bloom's performance as Legolas?
How would you rate Evangeline Lilly's performance as Tauriel?
How would you rate Stephen Fry's performance as Master of Lake-Town?
Did you think Tauriel was a welcome addition to the film?
How would you rate Beorn?
How would you rate the scene with the Spiders?
How would you rate the imprisonment/escape sequence?
Did you like the Necromancer being discovered by Gandalf as Sauron?
Did the movie fairly portray the character arc of Thorrin?
How would you rate Lake-Town?
How would you rate the burglar interchange between Bilbo and Smaug?
How would you rate revisiting Bree?
How happy are you with the attempts to tie The Hobbit back to the Lord of the Rings?
Did you enjoy seeing Gandalf visit Gol Duldor and The Tombs?
Did you like the splitting of the company of Dwarves?
Did Smaug live up to your expectations?
How would you rate the ending of the movie; in regards to leading well into the next film, and serving as a good ending point.
Is DOS a better film than AUJ?
The overall pace of the film.






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