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  • Talk about beating a dead orc. In dutifully completing his prequel trilogy to his three-part Lord of the Rings triumph, director Peter Jackson has sadly saved the worst for last. show more

  • As Bilbo, Freeman is a pleasure to watch to the extent we get to watch him. His timing is brilliant — he gets the movie’s only laughs. He has tremendous sensitivity and an ability to seem like he’s about to say something — and then convey it without saying it. He could have made a great Bilbo. Instead he’s the one thing that has made this trilogy bearable. show more

  • The final installment of the Hobbit trilogy is the best, featuring more spectacular action scenes as well as the series' most emotionally resonant moments. show more

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  • December 24, 2014 indrachandan
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    I liked this one. Go see it. I've fallen in love with Orlando Bloom all over again. Luke Evans stole the show.

  • December 24, 2014 Mark
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    Better than the other two and, overall, a good movie. It's still not in the same league as LOTR but, hey, what is? An early scene where the powers that be face off at the old abandoned fortress was the highlight of the film for me.

  • February 18, 2014 nc00000000181582
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    Unfortunately Frodo is his nephew, not his son..so congrats on reviewing a movie you HAVE seen and getting it wrong.

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

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