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A Grand Finale: a review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

My review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out on Juice and I think this might be my last article for the website for 2014. I think I’ll be spending the last two weeks of December just regrouping and working on some big projects that are finally moving forward and I’m going to refigure how I will be doing my writing for Juice. I think it’s a good time to update my style for reviewing.

But for the meantime, here’s where you can read my last review for 2014: A Grand Finale: a review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

The fabulous Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in the final film in the Middle Earth Sage of Peter Jackson and JRR Tolkien

The fabulous Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in the final film in the Middle Earth Sage of Peter Jackson and JRR Tolkien

I liked the film but, as a fantasy geek and a lover of the books and the world that Peter Jackson put together. As a filmmaker, I thought that it was bloated and stretched itself unnecessarily. On a personal level, I loved it. I enjoyed myself and had so much fun. On a professional level, I wouldn’t have done it that way. The book could have and should have been done in two films or one really long film.

 

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