The Hobbit movies

I know some people hated them (particularly the last one, though I thought it was a good bookend for the series. And it showed the Battle of the 5 Armies…) but I enjoyed them.

This is a great adaptation of the song “Misty Mountains Cold”. Makes the movie even better, IMHO.  I thought Smaug was treated great in this adaptation. And Lake Town wasn’t just a footnote, because we got to see Smaug attack it. Sure the barrel ride was a bit long, and the albino orc was a bit much (there had to be a powerful antagonist for the 3rd movie to work), but overall, it was as good, if not better, than Jackson’s LOTR.

 

There I said it.

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