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After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest--without their Wizard. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. And, where has Gandalf got off to? And what is his secret business to the south?

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Let’s start with the good news: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a far more watchable film compared to its predecessor. Director Peter Jackson seems to have realized that more often than not, it is better to have a frame that never ceases movement than one that takes a moment of pause. This never tiring frame gets The Hobbits second chapter off to a rip roaring start but turns this leg of the journey into a an unending sprint and not a measured marathon run.Desolation picks up not long aft...

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The Lonely Mountain in 'The Desolation of Smaug"The second installment in Peter Jackson's Middle Earth prequel trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, begins where it was dropped off - on the edge of Mirkwood, the company mere hours away from confronting the mighty Beorn. A weary Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage), and his company of Dwarves, determined to take back the fortress city of Erebor from a dragon called Smaug (B...

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