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Film Adaptation Review: The Hobbit Trilogy (2012 - 2014)

This review definitely requires a preface: I am of the opinion of those bibliophiles who believe The Hobbit (originally a single novel by mastermind, J.R.R. Tolkien) never needed to be split into three films. 673 more words
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Part 2 of my Hobbit Trilogy Review: The Desolation of Smaug

I saw the Hobbit One “An Unexpected Journey” on DVD for the first time in the Fall of 2013 so for me it was only a few months that I had to wait before seeing “The Desolation of Smaug” in Theaters. 1,782 more words

Classic Books

"There And Back Again"

An Unexpected Party

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By Dr. Kerry Chadwick

Edited by Abigail Chadwick

Editor’s note: This article covers The Hobbit and some of the ways that the book is similar to and different from the movies. 1,194 more words


Cloud Atlas

I’m already late, once again, in writing about some of the films I’ve enjoyed most recently but this is another case of one you’ve almost certainly heard of and the other which may be unknown but deserves to be up there with the best. 368 more words


the Hobbit~ book and movie review

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

As I’m sure you can tell, this post was supposed to go up around Christmas time. It didn’t happen, but that’s life. 300 more words


A Long-Expected Revisit, Part Two: The Hobbit (movies)

The Hobbit movies didn’t impact me nearly as much as The Lord of the Rings. But my grand Tolkien reread (or, the Long-Expected Revisit) necessitated a revisit to all of… 1,083 more words

20th Century Literature


So maybe, this is extremely way overdue than it’s supposed to be (I’m very sorry!). But, it seems that I wouldn’t have any other choice but to finish this so that I could truly move on… 915 more words