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November 29, 2012

First Review of the Hobbit

Or, at least, among the first reviews.

I love the Hobbit, but am not looking forward to a tight little adventure turned into a three-film epic. The first film here, by the way, is two hours fifty minutes.

It's got Radagast the Brown in it. I... I have heard the name. I'm pretty sure he's not in the Hobbit.

As fans will tell you, "That's because they've filmed the Appendices of the Lord of the Rings!!!," as if that's a good thing. Like I've been dying to see the screen adaptation of Appendix II and IV of the Lord of the Rings. Plus some footnotes from the Simarillion.

I like Martin Freeman's line readings as Bilbo, though. He sounds very annoyed.

By the way-- the third season of "Sherlock" won't air in America until 2014. Shooting has been pushed back until March, due to Freeman's (Watson's) work on The Hobbit and Cumberbach's (Sherlock's) work in Star Trek II.


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