Battle of the Five Armies finds purpose and settles storylines amid a gargantuan battle, plus offers a reasonable runtime.
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An overlong slog through exposition territory, Desolation of Smaug leaves characters dangling on the way to a spectacular finish.
The Hobbit begins with An Unexpected Journey that's too often expected and too long, if still enjoyable fantasy fare.
Tom Holland Joins The Crusades Guarding A Holy Relic Monks’ devotion to the Catholic Church and their faith during the time of the Crusades is skillfully examined in Pilgrimage. …
Battle of the compression codec Yes, it’s too long. No, it did not need to be three movies. But, The Hobbit is no less fun. Bilbo may be almost …
We’ve now been to Mordor and back again At some point in this trilogy of Hobbit spectacles, the Hobbit was lost. Martin Freeman’s lowly Bilbo, with his face contorting …
Into the Storm's actors spend much of the time in piercingly dull family drama or pointing toward windy clouds.
Movies are stupid. They're allowed to be. Into the Storm however is outright ignorant.
For its opening breeziness, Desolation still turns into a screen hog, if not to overflowing capacity.
This is too often fan service and less of a film for it, over eager like an excited child.