“Shadow of the Ring” The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Review

Director: Peter Jackson Writers: Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, and Guillermo del Toro, (based on the novel by) J.R.R. Tolkien Studio: New Line (Warner Bros.) Run Time: 144 Minutes Starring: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Lee Pace, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans, Aidan Turner, Hugo Weaving, Benedict Cumberbatch (voice), Stephen Fry, James…

Light Entertainment, Laid on Thick “The Desolation of Smaug” – Review

Studio: Warner Brothers (via New Line) Director: Peter Jackson Screenwriters: Peter Jackson, Phillipa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Guillermo Del Toro Actors: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian Mckellen, Luke Evans, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, (and the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug) Plot: They finally make it to the mountain they saw at the end of the…