Alas, There is Still So Much Wrong in The Hobbit II

by | Dec 23, 2013 | Catholic Mom Movie Review | 5 comments

If despite reading my review of the first installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, you (as I did) still held out hope for improvement and wanted to see the second movie: The Desolation of Smaug, here’s what I have to say about it . . .

If you like no-look orc-killing, unfaithful adaptations, dwarf-elf romances, and falling dipthongs (smaowg) then this is the movie for you. If NOT, you might just want to wait until it comes out on DVD.

That is all.


  1. K

    I just saw it last night and I have to agree…except that is how one is suppose to pronounce Smaug according to Tolkien.

  2. Kendra

    I know, I know it's in the appendix. I just think it's ironic that they disregarded most of the plot, some of the characters, and all of the heart of Tolkein's book — but they have great respect for the proper pronunciation of Smaowg.

  3. Kim

    We were going to see this tonight but after noticing it was 2 hrs and 40 mins I talked everyone out of it–too long.

    by chance, have you seen Frozen ? We considered that one but may see it next week.

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