Peter Jackson’s Hard ‘Hobbit’ to Break
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features NEW YORK—“The Hobbit,” the long-awaited prequel to “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy is hitting theaters. It was a long journey for filmmaker Peter Jackson, who poured himself into the first trilogy based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien, earning him many accolades [...]
‘Hobbit’ Has Familiar Ring
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic There’s no middle ground when it comes to Middle-earth. Although director Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy was a multi-billion-dollar franchise, it paradoxically retained a fanboy-cult flavor that left detractor [...]