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Film Review: The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies

The-Hobbit-The-Battle-of-the-Five-Armies3Reviewing a film like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is not like reviewing any other. Because this is not a regular film: it is the end of an era, one that began on 10 December 2001, when The Fellowship of the Ring was released. Since then, New Zealander director Peter Jackson has taken us on a journey through the stories of J. R. R. Tolkien, a story that is now coming to an end. Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug: The Godfather Part II of Fantasy Films

That title might seem misleading: why would I be comparing the Peter Jackson saga with one of the most important trilogies of all time? First of all, I believe it is unfair to say one is better than the other, mainly because they are opposite genres, and therefore it is impossible to try and make a proper comparison. They are just different. Continue reading

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