Nine reasons why I enjoyed “The Hobbit”

I took the day off today, and caught the morning showing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at my local theater (where you can get in for five bucks at shows before 11 AM). I've been nervous about this film, not sure it could possibly live up to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, even with Peter Jackson and his team in charge. The last Peter Jackson film I saw was King Kong, which was awful primarily because it was excessively overlong. So you can imagine my fear at The Hobbit – a lighthearted chi … [Read more...]