This is the movie that we have all been waiting for! The Desolation of Smaug is the second part of Peter Jackson’s rendition of The Hobbit. We had done a movie review of Part One, The Unexpected Journey (click on to see the article) in our December 17, 2012 issue so we have been chafing at the bit to see this continuation in the series.
As expected Peter Jackson did not disappoint us, and the wait was well worth it. As a true Tolkien story lover the elder member of our team was excited to see it. He has read The Hobbit twenty-four times, and the complete Lord of the Rings trilogy twenty-three times. Since his high school days he has been a fervent fan, and it has been Tolkien who has inspired him to become a writer. He has written three books and published both The Arts and Entertainment Magazine & THE EERIE DIGEST as a result. (more…)