The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

That’s right, at long last, today I made it out to see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. This morning, I finally got my contacts back in and was all ready for 2 hours and 41 minutes of IMAX 3D adventure. And it is an adventure. Many critics of the first Hobbit film felt that it didn’t live…

The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

As I’m currently stuck wearing my glasses for reasons I need not get into, and therefore cannot see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug just yet (3D glasses on top of regular glasses just does not work), I had to find something else to fill the gap on release day. Thanks are in order to IGN…

Love Actually (2003)

For us Americans, it is now past Thanksgiving and that means all things Christmas. It’s time to celebrate with some Christmas music, a warm fire in the fireplace, some hot cocoa, and a Christmas film to finish the night off right. In the spirit of the season, I’ll go back to my favorite Christmas films…