Look, 2020 was a challenging year. In a world that feels incredibly bleak, sometimes you want something bright and colourful and maybe a little naive to get you through the day. Space Sweepers is entirely this: a Korean blockbuster about a group of rag-tag misfits who salvage space junk for a living, get caught up in a massive conspiracy, adopt a child, and fight back against a ruthless and oppressive corporate overlord.
It’s a ton of fun.
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Here’s a last trailer for the upcoming last instalment of The Hobbit. We’re almost through this people!
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The “defining chapter of The Lord of The Rings” happens to be called “The Hobbit” despite not having much Hobbit.
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Peter Jackson is an interesting film maker. A background in indie films, specifically indie horror films, he was raised to the top of the A-List when he successfully pulled off adapting J.R.R. Tolkien’s _The Lord of the Rings_ trilogy to the big screen. Those movies are not perfect by any stretch but the books were so rich and full of detail that the theatrical releases actually felt like they were lacking despite being a combined length of over 9 hours.
Now we’re on the second part of his adaptation of _The Hobbit_, the book that preceded the epic trilogy that was _The Lord of the Rings_. That book however is actually pretty short and while it has enough detail to serve the story’s purpose it has nowhere near the depth or scope that the later trilogy does.
Herein lies one of the problems with _The Desolation of Smaug_: You can’t turn a 300 page book into 9 hours of movie without padding the story, and Jackson has padded the story so much, and messed up the pacing so much, that while I don’t think it’s a bad film I also don’t think it’s a great one.
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Hot on the heels of the [8 new posters](https://awesomefriday.ca/2013/11/awesome-8-new-posters-for-the-hobbit-the-desolation-of-smaug/) there’s a shiny new 3 minute trailer for _The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug_. Let’s watch!
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A whole slew of new posters have been released for _The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug_. Seven are character posters mostly for new and more heavily featured characters in the second film plus an new theatrical poster!
Let’s take a look!
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Good news everyone! There’s a new banner and trailer for the upcoming second Hobbit film _The Desolation of Smaug_! Let’s take a look!
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