Stalking the Wild Hobbit
I have seen â€œThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journeyâ€ and at the risk of bringing down the wrath of dwarves, elves, orcs and even Gandalf, I have to say that I prefer our own Robert Anglimâ€™s Smashup version, â€œWild Hobbitsâ€ (below).
â€œThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journeyâ€ is a brilliantly mounted film that from a production standpoint must have been a terribly complicated thing to accomplish. But it seems to be too much â€” too many stunts, too much wall-to-wall swelling music, too many hangs from the cliffs, etc. I agree with the Hollywood Reporterâ€™s Todd McCarthy who called the film â€œa bit of a slog.â€ […]