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By G50G
Written May 31, 2016
I liked the film over all but was a bit put out about the 3 part configuration. Believe the film should have stayed truer to the original storyline too and not trying a re-write. I realize that the "Hobbit" was the more whimsical of the books but there were times that I thought the humor was forced and certain added or enhanced scenes didn't really do much for the movie. I also had the feeling I was watching scenes from an afternoon 'Soap'. There were times the scene would go from film to video tape leaving an uncomfortable transition. Over all, I am looking forward to Pt #2 and I am sure I will see Pt #3. I can't put this movie on the same self as, "The Lord of the Rings", but it was nice to see it made and to revisit an old story from a time long ago!
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Enjoyable, even in 3D

By caedjar4
Written October 28, 2016
I'm not one to see a ton of 3D movies; however, I felt like the higher frame rate version really made the experience look smoother to me and didn't hurt my eyes, even after 3 hours of watching. The story is really portrayed well and pulls from additional sources other than just The Hobbit, and they do this quite well. They also kept the action very solid and it helped the movie feel like it wasn't dragging on. It takes a little bit to get started, but once you're rolling its a very well built experience.
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Pretty Good -- Hoping Episode 2 will be better

By mikeelikesit
Written December 09, 2016
Was disappointed, did not want to be! The look, acting, effects were amazing. I was expecting more of an incredible journey through middle earth with the requisite twist and turns ( which it had some of) not extended orc battle scenes. I overheard a ten year old sitting next to me saying he didn't remember the white orc being in the book--pretty much sums it up. I will say the gollum scenes were the highlights for me--the riddle battle was very well done and smaug looks amazing! I hope the 2nd movie picks up the slack!
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dont wait any longer. a must see

By Butter Lover 007
Written February 20, 2013
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By luv_Movies2
Written February 17, 2013
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