The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug

the hobbit - the desolation of smaug

I am very defensive of the Hobbit films. In fact, I will probably spend this holiday season arguing with friends and loved ones about my affection for this epic rendition of a 1937 children’s book. This attitude is due, in part, because I found myself immensely enjoying Peter Jackson’s attempt to retell the classic fantasy story while watching so many glaring flaws. The Hobbit will always be a case with many holes and, unlike its predecessor, is going to be won with passion. My defense comes against a wave of…

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