The Hobbit Countdown: The Return to Middle-earth
Our own MrCere is catching the world up on what Hobbit happenings at Movies.com. Here is his first post.
Larry D. Curtis, as part of the team at TheOneRing.net, has been comprehensively covering the works and adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien for more than a decade, making the not-for-profit site the leading source about The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings for fans and film makers world wide. Curtis represents the site at conventions and events around the US including the San Diego Comic-Con. You can read his The Hobbit Countdown here at Movies.com every other Monday beginning June 6th.
Every studio, every business even, wants to maximize profits. But in the world of creative entertainment, finances can come before creativity or excellent story telling. As a consequence, sequels, born in the offices of finance rather than the halls of creativity, sometimes stretch characters or plots beyond the ideal. Perhaps worse, prequels are born to add length to franchise catalogs that have run their course, often demanding creative compromises simply to meet business desires. More..Posted in Hobbit Movie, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, The Hobbit on May 24, 2011 by xoanon