Our ten favourite things about The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies hits UK cinemas in 3D 12 December

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by Heat |

There’s no denying that Peter Jackson sure knows how to make a cracking movie. And his latest film The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is no exception!

There’s a lot that goes into one of Peter’s movies – from the special effects to the beautiful settings – everything about the Lord Of The Rings movies and the previous Hobbit films is epic.

So here are our 10 favourite things about his latest movie, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.

  1. The special effects – whether that’s a computer generated battle scene or the big scary Orcs.

  2. The gorgeous backdrop of New Zealand.

  3. The big bushy Dwarf beards.

  4. The costumes and make-up.

  5. All that fancy, shiny treasure.

  6. Orlando Bloom’s lovely blonde hair. What we wouldn’t give for that ‘do.

  7. The fact that Benedict Cumberbatch plays a dragon.

  8. Billy Boyd (who plays Pippin) recorded the song The Last Goodbye for the film, and it’s AMAZING!

  9. It’s in 3D!

  10. Bilbo Baggins’ lovely little face.

So what’s the third and final Hobbit film all about then? Well* The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies* brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves. The Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now must face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon, Smaug, upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

As he succumbs to dragon-sickness, the King Under the Mountain, Thorin Oakenshield, sacrifices friendship and honor in his search for the legendary Arkenstone. Unable to help Thorin see reason, Bilbo is driven to make a desperate and dangerous choice, not knowing that even greater perils lie ahead. An ancient enemy has returned to Middle-earth. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends as five great armies go to war.

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies hits UK cinemas in 3D 12 December.

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