The final Hobbit installment is called “Battle of the Five Armies,” so you can’t say you’ve been warned. It’s a lot of battling, between a lot of armies, and not quite enough of anything else to satisfy fans of things besides extended, exhausting combat sequences. ——————
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Starring: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Luke Evans, Ian McKellan, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett
Review: 2.5 stars (of five)
The third Hobbit move is an extended—seriously extended—fight scene, a brutal, exhausting third act to the lengthy adaptation of the Tolkein...