With the review embargo lifted for Peter Jackson‘s return to Middle-earth, its seems as though the consensus for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a middling one. Many seemed to be critical of the dragged-out initial hour, but pleased at moments of grand spectacle through-out, while few could make their mind up about 48FPS.
As the film debuts in just ten days, audiences will be able to provide their take, but this morning, we’ve got a preview of the blockbuster with five separate clips totaling around six minutes, as well as twenty-five minutes of behind-the-scenes b-roll. I’ll be waiting to experience this in theaters, but curious eyes can take a look below at the clips and the other footage on the next page.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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