Following the World Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, reviews have begun pouring in – and here we have two from Variety and Empire. Continue reading “Update: Variety, Empire and now Hollywood Reporter review ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’”
While we put our finishing touches on the official Ringer Reviews section, we thought it would be fun to collect your immediate reaction to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug right here on this post. (That is of course IF the film has released in your country)
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Then, stay tuned in the next few days when we raise the curtain on the new Ringer Reviews for The Desolation of Smaug. Along with the ability to post your comprehensive review of the film, you will have the chance to rate 20+ specific aspects of the film. Details coming soon.
So what are you waiting for? Sound off!
We’ve teamed up with always awesome LOTRProject to track fan sentiment coming out of Desolation of Smaug. As evidenced by the varied reviews by our own staff, fans are either going to fall in love all over again or scratch their heads asking, “why PJ, why?!” In an effort to follow what fans worldwide really think of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, LOTRProject has assembled a visual twitter tracking page of fan opinions of #TheHobbit and any of the characters.
Tweet your true feelings with #TheHobbit
- Did you find the film amazing and fulfilling?
- Who is the most popular Desolation character, by tweet mentions?
- Do fans love the changes Peter Jackson has made to the story?
Tag your tweets with “Desolation of Smaug” or “hobbit” or #thehobbit along with your immediate reaction to seeing Desolation. We will continue to monitor fan reactions through the weekend, and look for the relaunching Ringer Reviews section in the coming days to voice your full nuanced opinions!
Check it out: RECEPTION OF SMAUG http://lotrproject.com/analysis/dos/
Editor Note: Our latest staff review comes from staffer and second half of the Happy Hobbit team, Fili. The Happy Hobbits were TheOneRing.net official representatives at the ‘black’ carpet premiere of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ this past Monday in Hollywood, CA. (You can see the unedited video coverage in our uStream archive)
As a word of warning, Fili’s review is filled with SPOILERS from the very beginning. If you are avoiding spoilers of any type, please know — you have been warned!
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As you probably know, there is a lot of buzz about the upcoming release of ‘District 9,’ a film produced by Peter Jackson with effects from the good folks at WETA Digital. Reviews are hitting the web, and from the looks of things, they are relatively positive. See you in line! [Yahoo!] [GFP] [AICN]