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Ringer Reviews - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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21, Puerto Ordaz

Date Posted: 2013-12-28
Tolkien Fan Level: 5
Film Format Seen? 3D 24 fps
Will view again in a different format? Yes

unfaithful to tolkien and not better than the first one, this movie has nothing to do with the original story of the hobbit written by professor tolkien back in the days. Good CGI and excellent 3D, the screenplay is a little bit weak and some of the fight scenes (Legolas vs Bolg) were really boring, I prefer the first installment of the trilogy because is more faithful to tolkien and has some FanService made by peter jackson for the fans, and in this second movie there's no FanService at all , so I hope that the third one will be better and more faithful to tolkien.

TOP: Good things in the movie

*Smaug and his voice
*The Special effects And The 3D
*The Make Up and Costume Design
*The Sound Mixing
*The cinematography and art direction

TOP: Bad things in the movie

*Music (Score) was weak, I loved the music on AUJ
*The screenplay is not very good indeed
*All the things that are not original from Tolkien
*The adaptation of Beorn
*The love triangle between tauriel,legolas and kili

The second part of the hobbit its not better than the second part of the original lord of the rings trilogy, DOS is more like a fanfiction from peter jackson,very unfaithful to the original book of the hobbit and full of deviations on the story, DOS its not a bad movie at all, is good in his own way.

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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