I fear that Peter Jackson has been suffering from a similar affliction to the dwarf king’s “dragon sickness”: a compulsive lust for epicness.
Just another rote space adventure. It’s not actively awful, but there isn’t a single damn thing in the least bit surprising or memorable about it.
By god, Peter Jackson is going to squeeze all the epicness he can out of The Hobbit, even if it kills us.
“Forever isn’t as long as I’d hoped.” The wisdom of Bella Swan, ladies and gentlemen.
BBC America’s Secretly British is tongue in cheek, of course: no one is actually hiding their nationality. But sometimes we’re surprised anyway…
And what non-British actors can you imagine or would you like to see in either or both roles?
Flick insisted we gaze at Lee Pace, and I was all, “Lee Pace is so beautiful, of course we’ve gazed at him already, duh!” But we haven’t. Travesty! Tragedy! So here he is…
Okay, that means that David Tennant won’t be the Elven King. But still: *squee*
What’s next: a Family Circus movie? Where o where is the hero who will save us?
U.S. AND CANADA/OPENING WIDE Get Him to the Greek: Rock stars (ie, Russell Brand) are a mess, and the normal people who are their fans (ie, Jonah Hill) are only slightly less a mess. Such is the plight of humanity. If you can’t make it to the multiplex, try: • Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008): Which … more…