I read a tepid review at the National Catholic Register. Think it came out a 73 or something. It bothers me that the moviemakers apparently feel they need butt jokes in there and basic circa 21st century rude humor.
I've seen photos of the hobbits. They dress like something out of a George Eliot novel. In my imagination I see Bilbo Baggins a bit more looking like an upperclass Englishman of the 19th century than the herd-boy working for the upperclass gentlemen. Too much brown; not enough color.
Is the film appropriately 21st-century "Batman Gothic" style? It would be nice to see Hollywood get off this stylistic binge. And the "fights have to look as if they were from a computer game"? style.
To Praise, To Bless, To Preach--the Dominican Order