Movies: Extended Editions

Fangirls, I love watching deleted scenes in movies. I love watching what apparently wasn’t good enough for the final cut and trying to figure out why they weren’t good enough. Sometimes deleted scenes are lengthy and can add quite a bit. Sometimes they take barely thirty seconds, but in that thirty seconds there’s a look or a single line that can add a lot to a character. It’s fascinating to me watch these and think, “Why was this cut? Surely this small little scene could have been left in.”

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Tolkien Tuesday- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review

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I just have to start out by saying that I am a huge Tolkien fan and I am looking at this movie from a literary perspective without being too mean to my other favorite person (Peter Jackson).

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. For some of the less nerdy people out there they would automatically think that this was from The Lord of the Rings, but they are sadly mistaken. This sentence comes from one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s most notable pieces of children’s literature, The Hobbit.

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