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Into Darkness

So kid no. 2 and I watched the The Hobbit 2 Electric Boogaloo Desolation of Smaug (SPOILER:  he’s not that desolate).  Loved the movie, other than the obvious, obnoxious cliffhanger. However, we saw some parallels to movies that have gone before. REAL SPOILERS FOLLOW.

The master of Laketown and Alfrid were copies of the King of Rohan (minus having Saruman in his head) and Grima Wormtongue .

Azog vs. Thorin

Smaug vs. Bilbo


Also, this. And this if you want to go old school.

Gandalf vs. Azog


Shoulda read the sign

Gandalf vs SauronBilbo vs. Smaug; Dwarves vs. Smaug

Smaug vs Laketown:  A little bit of this, a little bit of that

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