Concerning the Hobbit Films

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Over the weekend, I was able to see the final Hobbit film; The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, directed by Peter Jackson. The third and final installment of the trilogy, Battle of the Five Armies marks the end of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the J.R.R Tolkien novel.

This post will be partly a review, but mostly a general overview on my feelings toward the trilogy. Unlike The Lord of the Rings, the massively successful and popular trilogy that preceded it, The Hobbit is a story I am personally more invested in. It was the only one of Tolkien’s novels I read as a child, and later read once more in university. I have not read any other Tolkien work.Read More »