Review: The Hobbit


 

 

Director: Peter Jackson Written by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo Del Toro, Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Benedict Cumberbatch Genre: Fantasy, Adventure MPAA: PG-13

 
The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug.  Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield.  Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Sorcerers.