Note: Includes 10 production videos: embark on your own journey behind the camera with director Peter Jackson as he personally guides you through the adventure of creating The Hobbit. Join him from the start of production and visit Hobbiton, go on location, see how Jackson pushed the boundaries of filmmaking and walk the red carpter in 10 comprehensive video blogs he created especially for fans
Wall Street Journal - 12/13/2012
"Gollum is back in all his scrofulous glory, and several set pieces fill the screen with a wealth of detail that would have left Tolkien reeling in astonishment."
A.V. Club - 12/13/2012
"At its best, it recaptures the RINGS movies' breadth, detail, and staggering sense of beauty. Jackson retains the sense of an entire world created on a vast scope for a film."
Total Film - 12/13/2012
"Freeman's the all-too-human face of Jackson's gargantuan vision, his performance indicating that the emotional stakes will keep pace with the ramped-up challenges ahead..."
Sight and Sound - 02/01/2013
?It's a far more humorous fantasy than RINGS, seeing absurdity in grandeur and vice versa.?
Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) joins Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a band of dwarves on a treacherous quest to a distant mountain in this epic fantasy adventure adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novel by the creative forces behind the LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy. Peter Jackson directs a screenplay he co-penned with Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, and Elijah Wood co-star.