However, while I understand why they included them, they all feel out of place. Well, at least we have new brilliant music to listen to! So get your popcorn ready and a nice couch, because once again, Peter Jackson is about to take us on a great ride. And there isn't a shot or scene marked by anything less than the utmost care. Then the dwarfs clean up. A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, this new cut includes 13 minutes of extra film footage that extends individual scenes, making this the must-see, definitive version for fans. The Opening 2:42 offers quotes from cast and crew about production, serving as a short highlight reel of what you're about to watch.
I believe it's because of the lowered stakes of The Hobbit. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Gi Recommended! He also makes a perfect Young Ian Holm. The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Similarly, I had a hard time picking out the differences here, so take that as you will, bearing in mind the power of placebo as it applies to all parties involved. Bastion of the Greenwood 10:41 is all about the character Radagast The Brown. None of that, though, is meant to dismiss the concerns of those who were bothered by the theatrical track's bass. I don't care if this is Tolkien or Jackson or how much money it took to make the film.
Available Torrents: Name Size Seed Leech Download Magnet 1. Approached out of the blue by the Wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of 13 Dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Which brings up the most contentious point of this whole Hobbit affair: the fact that it's a three-part epic. The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey 2012 The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey : Bilbo Baggins is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. The extended cut lands somewhere between a 3.
Peter brought the actual car from the movie Chitty Chitty Bang Bang which he owns to the set to get the team excited for the shoot, and then went on location. Violence: Lots of fantasy action violence: The prologue features lots of battle footage, and many subsequent fighting scenes involve swords stabbing and penetrating goblins and orcs. Jackson talks about doing some previsualization tests with stand-in actors as Gollum, and then we're shown footage from the very first day of principal photography. A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, this new cut includes 13 minutes of extra film footage that extends individual scenes, making this the must-see, definitive version for fans. In fact, I won't even watch the theatrical versions of those movies; the extended versions are the truly the most complete versions to watch.
He then throws it to the ground and we see it roll. I understand that if everything was ultra realistic it would end up boring, but for heaven sake, that does not mean you can get away with what happens in this film. It's meant to be a joke, but it feels kind of over-the-top to include here especially since he actually looks angry doing it and some viewers are likely to take it the wrong way. Well, it's hard not to considering Jackson has tried so hard to recreate the style of the original films because that's what the audience wants. Several new scenes and shots directly address some of the film's problems, but most of the additions are inessential and actually exacerbate a number of issues pacing and embellishment among them , making for an enjoyable but ultimately curious alternate take on the first entry in Jackson's trilogy. There's also an optional introduction from Peter Jackson you can watch before the opening.
But since I didn't like the additions, I'm doubting whether a third film is necessary after all but I suspend my judgment until 2014. The lone exception to that is the recasting of Martin Freeman as the titular hobbit, taking over for the aging Ian Holm. But the strangest thing happened on the way to the Lonely Mountain: I found myself simply rolling along with the shaggy-dog pace of the film. Each one has close to five hours of behind-the-scenes footage! In this case, at least, the total package exceeds the meager offerings of the new footage alone, raising The Hobbit Extended Edition to the status of a must-buy. Bilbo then leaves as Lindir joins Elrond and they start walking and talking.
Each actor tells the story of how they were cast, too, and it's heartwarming to hear just how excited and appreciative they were to get the job. I don't know what the other two installments of The Hobbit have in store. Jackson had the unenviable task of following up on his blockbuster Academy Award-winning masterpiece, and initially passed off the directing responsibilities to fantasy master Guillermo del Toro. To do so, one would expect that every bit of extra footage that could be made would be added to these movies to flesh them out into stand alone stories. But the film does have some good. Tolkien opposed his works being transformed into action-packed spectacles, and the last act of The Hobbit, more so even than The Return of the King which arguably required spectacle , is puffed up to the point of bursting, with whirling swords, collapsing bridges and towers, an goblin interrogation and chase scene that drags on for far too long, a mountain-pass giant battle that borders on ludicrous not the fight but the fact that the dwarves end up standing amid the giants' legs and a burning treetop showdown that amounts to pure screenwriters' prerogative. All the other dwarfs are just there and if you were to ask me to name them and describe something about their character, I couldn't do it.
It goes on to tell the full story of how the movie came to be--from when Guillermo del Toro was attached to direct to it being passed back to Jackson. Director: Writers: , , , , Starring: , , , , , Producers: , , , , , » The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Blu-ray Review Fun but flawed, the extended cut arrives with a host of special features in tow. It's debatable whether it's better than the theatrical version, but I have to admit it's a bit disappointing and feels more like padding than anything substantial. We can only hope that Jackson recovers in time to save the next two films from unnecessary additions, lack of focus on Bilbo and a video game feeling. Its innumerable diversions began to remind me of a live-action Family Guy episode, with character or event mentions that suddenly cause the film to cut away to a dramatization of said.