A Movie Entry – Coming Distractions 2017

I don’t go to see movies very often, but I am subjected to numerous trailers. So this entry is about movies that in theory I should be excited to see but can only muster a disinterested, “Meh,” at best.

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Storytelling Failures – The “Hobbit” Trilogy: Wasn’t This Supposed to Concern a Hobbit?

Why yes, I am going on about this again.  There’s 8+ hours of movie to  dissect here, so brevity is but a pipe dream (and my Muse is pushing me to finish).  The next criterion for my Storytelling Failures is plot.  And because there is just so much to get into, I’m splitting this up into “the book’s plot” (you know, the one that’s actually in the book; pretty simple – bumbling fellow goes on a long, strange trip to kill a dragon and get treasure; hijinks ensue) and “movie only subplots.”

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