LIH Editorial: 12/17-12/23

17 Dec

Hello new and returning visitors!

Well if you haven’t made it over to your local theater to see The Hobbit, no worries.  It’s going to be around for a long time since it broke the December record with $84.8 million its debut weekend.  This is of course in relation to past December record  I Am Legend being the most recent December record breaker in 2007.

Fans of Lord of the Rings have been waiting for this film’s release.  Has it lived up to it’s expectations?  Is it another one to add to the collection?  If you have seen it, please let us know what you thought of it!

This weeks schedule:

MondayThe Future of DVD and Blue Ray Packaging Part 2 by Comic Relief

Tuesday–7pm/EST discussion

WednesdayThe Royal Family’s Influence on Fashion by Open Book

Thursday–open discussion

Friday–Movie Buzz

Saturday–Hollywood Take 2

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4 Responses to “LIH Editorial: 12/17-12/23”

  1. parisienne December 17, 2012 at 7:17 PM #

    I saw the midnight showing of The Hobbit. It was awesome. The theater was 95% full. We were lucky that we got there an hour early and got seats because the theater filled up fairly quickly. I enjoyed the film and some characters that weren’t in the book (at least I don’t remember them) but my dad says they were mentioned made an appearance. Another wizard that started with an R and some orcs chasing Thor made the movie with some extra battle scenes.

    • Comic Relief December 17, 2012 at 7:41 PM #

      Given that I understand the events of the “Hobbit” occur before the “Lord of the Rings”, I would assume there should have been some “Ah-Ha” moments, some attempts to restate themes glossed over in the first set of movies, and some histories we did not hear the first time around.

      You mentioned Orcs, but does Peter Jackson do a good job reintroducing us to aspects of this world that we may not have fully understood the last time?

      • parisienne December 17, 2012 at 9:40 PM #

        Yes he does a good job of re-introducing aspects that weren’t fully understood. I don’t want to say anything in paticular because I don’t want to ruin it for consumers who haven’t seen it yet but yes he does an excellent job.

        The Star Trek trailer was way to long and to me focused on the cinematography.

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