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December 19, 2012

“Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” a breathtaking trip back to Middle Earth

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Pauls Valley, Oklahoma —

In many ways I really wanted to reread the book this is based on first, but am glad I did not since it has been long enough to still feel like relatively new material. Since this may indeed be the first of Middle Earth for some viewers they did retread some of the Rings material, but it feels like a separate enough film, even when we get to see kooky old Gollum (Andy Serkis) once again.

The music is just as powerful as is the scenery of the New Zealand countryside, which is easy to just get caught in the view and while overall it may not be best film of the year, it’s hard not to accept the characters when it is over. For those who enjoyed the trip the first time around it’s worth at least seeing on the big screen once and highly recommended for all ages who can take sword play and snarky attitudes. If this is my last review because of those pesky Mayans, it was worth it, thus earning “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” four out of five precious.

Movie viewing experience courtesy of the Royal Twin Theater of Pauls Valley.

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