Archives for December 11, 2013

The Abomination of “Desolation”: Two Hobbit-Related Lists

 Peter Jackson's new Middle-Earth movie — The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug — is here. And not even an army of the most influential film critics could prevent it from becoming a box office sensation.But, as you can see, most film critics are actually cheering for the film. And why not, if what you want is a immersive, overwhelming, action-packed big-screen experience?Me, I didn't attend the press screening. I initially accepted the invitation, hoping that this chapter wou … [Read more...]