Continuing his look at the Most Disappointing Films of All Time, Anghus Houvouras turns his attention to The Hobbit; warning - spoilers ahead....
I was discussing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with some friends, and one remarked how much he enjoyed the movie. He immediately followed that statement by asking for some clarification on the ending, when Thorin and the Dwarves were running through the mines trying to survive the monstrous Dragon.
"What didn't you get?" I asked, not quite sure what in that scene required explanation.
"It wasn't that I didn't get it." he replied. "I missed part of it when I was asleep."
It was a baffling conversation, but far from the first of its kind. Last year when the first installment of this infinite adaptation arrived, I marveled at the amount of people who admitted what a long, boring slough the film was and yet ardently »
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