Third time’s a charm: ‘Hobbit’ finale is golden

December 15, 2014 11:15 PM

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The final installment in the three-movie, multiyear adaptation of “The Hobbit” is worth the wait. 3.5 stars out 4.

Readers of J.R.R. Tolkien’s book “The Hobbit” know that the author saved the best material for last, as Tolkien wove his story strands together to create a parable of the wages of vengeance and greed. It’s this narrative balance that makes the last installment of Peter Jackson’s movie trilogy, “The ...

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