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  • I’m not sure what to expect from the film adaptation of The Hobbit to be honest. The LOTR films were pretty epic because they were based on epic books, but it’s generally agreed that the LOTR books are far better than The Hobbit. For this reason I just can’t bring myself to expect that this upcoming film will match the LOTR trilogy. It’ll definitely be great to see all the old favourites reprising their roles, but I can’t see the films being as good. I also wonder how the storyline of a (roughly) 300-page book is receiving as much airtime as the storyline of a (roughly) 1000-page book…