Like its predecessors, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies leaves you wanting less.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
First-time director Dustin Hoffman knows enough about acting to allow his seasoned British thespians to do their thing by staying out of their way.
This is a terrific piece of work and a splendid entertainment.
Some adaptations are merely loose. This one is untied, untethered, and untoward.