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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Film (Trailer) – 2012 Fantasy Adaptation Adventure

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Film (Trailer) – 2012 Fantasy Adaptation Adventure

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Far to the east, over ranges and rivers, lies a single solitary peak …
– Gandalf sets the scene
What has roots as nobody sees, / Is taller than trees, / Up, up it goes, / And yet never grows?
– One of Gollum’s riddles for Bilbo
Working from a simpler, jauntier, more picaresque story about how Bilbo came to possess the One Ring that would later cause such a rumpus, Jackson operates with even more unrelenting genius-nerd filmmaking intensity. If that's possible. He plays with extra-super-duper high-frame-rate 3-D technology that makes every detail of Bilbo's home in Hobbiton sparkle with almost disconcerting smoothness of surface.
– Lisa Schwarzbaum in Entertainment Weekly, 25 December 2012