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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (With UltraViolet)

Featuring: Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett & Andy Serkis

Format: DVD | Rating: 12 years & over

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  Seeing the bigger picture!

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I never actually saw this in the cinema, but heared mixed reviews and especially complains of the 3D being blurred. At first I thought the complaints were right, as the film does take a while to get going, but then again so did Fellowship of the Rings. The comedy elements at the start grated a little, but once the band leave the Shire the film really does take hold and again you know you are back in Middle Earth again. Martin Freeman is a reverlation as Bilbo. Again the film is full of narrow escapes great creatures and a fantastic music score that echo's the original trilogy leaving goosebumps. Familiar faces come back in, including Christopher Lee's reprises his role but best of all Gollum. The locations as you would expect are beautiful. This version of the film is not perfect ( but when you look at the Lord of the Rings trilogy that did have it's faults also ) The imperfections could be put down to cuts for running time that will no doubt be re-inserted when the extended cut comes out, that again we'll all be shelling out for, but even so this first part of the Hobbit trilogy is definatly as good as what has come before and leaves us gagging for parts 2 and 3.
See If You Like.....
The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy.
Chronicles Of Narnia.
Clash / Wrath Of the Titans.
King Kong 2005 Remake.

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  Seeing the bigger picture!

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I never actually saw this in the cinema, but heared mixed reviews and especially complains of the 3D being blurred. At first I thought the complaints were right, as the film does take a while to get going, but then again so did Fellowship of the Rings. The comedy elements at the start grated a little, but once the band leave the Shire the film really does take hold and again you know you are back in Middle Earth again. Martin Freeman is a reverlation as Bilbo. Again the film is full of narrow escapes great creatures and a fantastic music score that echo's the original trilogy leaving goosebumps. Familiar faces come back in, including Christopher Lee's reprises his role but best of all Gollum. The locations as you would expect are beautiful. This version of the film is not perfect ( but when you look at the Lord of the Rings trilogy that did have it's faults also ) The imperfections could be put down to cuts for running time that will no doubt be re-inserted when the extended cut comes out, that again we'll all be shelling out for, but even so this first part of the Hobbit trilogy is definatly as good as what has come before and leaves us gagging for parts 2 and 3.
See If You Like.....
The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy.
Chronicles Of Narnia.
Clash / Wrath Of the Titans.
King Kong 2005 Remake.

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  4 skim

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i never saw this on the big screen but on dvd
and was absoulty glued to the screen highly
recomended u won,t b disappointed hope the
next 1 is as good

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  an unexpected treat

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I didn't see this in the cinema, and was not sure prior to watching. What a revelation. Better paced than the originals, some good comedic moments, genuine thrills, this is certainly a film to watch more than once. Martin Freeman was excellant, Gollum was more menacing and the effects have moved on significantly. Bring on part two.

  Wow, I get a cheaper pensioner ticket for the last eposode

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Three films for a book of less than one of the LOTR trilogy books! Sorry Mr Jackson, great films but the film studios are ripping us off.

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  An Unexpected Journey....

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An exciting and well made film with some amazing effects. A slightly more child friendly approach than the previous films. The film is quite long and there a lot of close encounters but this is a fun journey. Well worth a watch.

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  Three hours of awesomeness!

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This film is the predecessor to an already awesome trilogy, but can be scrutinised for its comedic values and some very cheesy content. Overall this film had me glued to the screen and I am sure I will watch it over and over when it comes out on DVD and I have high expectations for the next one.

  An unexpected journey

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Simply great!! Finally another saga is starting and this movie is the best beginning. Thank you Peter jackson thank Tolkien for making us dreaming another time