8 April 2013 5:03 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★☆☆☆ Over ten years since he journeyed deep into J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world with The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter Jackson makes his inevitable return to Middle-earth with the first of a new three-parter: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012). Taking the reins from original helmer Guillermo Del Toro, Jackson takes the source material - itself a prelude to TLotR - and burrows further into the templates he so vividly brought to life three times previously, fleshing out the established geography and characters whilst retrospectively exploring Bilbo Baggins' adventures pre-The Fellowship of the Ring.

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