Posts tagged "J.R.R. Tolkien"

Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Genre: Fantasy action adventure Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 144 mins. Premise: Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) concludes his “unexpected journey” with a battle royale.  As dwarf Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) wrestles with dragon sickness, the Orc army led by Azog closes in on the Lonely Mountain, and armies of... Read more »

Movie Review: The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey (***1/2)

Movie Review: The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey (***1/2)
THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Genre: Fantasy Rating: PG-13 Premise: Timid and reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), is recruited by wizard Gandalf to join a ragtag group of dwarves on an adventure to reclaim a stolen mountain from an evil dragon named Smaug. Behind-the-Scenes: Like Skyfall, The Hobbit is another project delayed for years thanks to MGM’s... Read more »