Friday, 18 January 2013

Movie Review: The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey

The movie takes us back to the very beginning of the story of The Lord of the Rings that had the world enthralled – and with the same team!

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug.

Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain, first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever...

Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths ofguile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ...a simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know. -- (C) Warner Bros

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a visually masterful return to one of the best-loved film series of all time.  Watch trailer...

PG-13, 2 hr. 50 min.
Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Peter Jackson
Written By: Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien

In Theaters: Dec 14, 2012 Wide
US Box Office:$278.2M

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