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.

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There and Back Again

The vexing thing about OCD levels of continuity between trilogies is the same vexing thing about writing about the OCD levels of continuity between trilogies.  We last left The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey with a couple of wizards a fairy prince Elven King and his domanatrix superior in the elf world sitting around the table getting […]

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OCD plus Continuity plus Re-energizing 10 year old LOTR DVD sales =The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.  Nevertheless, Peter Jackson is NOT George Lucas. Yet.  (And not only because PJ can write and direct.) Me and the little woman sat through this overproduced, bloated treatise on middle earth yesterday.  Was it completely perfect in every detail? […]

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