SF & Fantasy

Poll: Seeing The Hobbit On Opening Night?


poster-hobbitThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be in theaters in exactly one week.

Publicity for the Peter Jackson film is ramping up to its climax during these last few days, when a Hobbit will once again rule the world. I have friends too numerous to count who are going opening night. They won’t be the only ones. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has every possibility of breaking records given the success of The Lord of the Rings. The box office will be thrumming with more gold than Smaug’s treasure trove!

I am a bit worried about the movie. I love The Lord of the Rings but I feel like the last few Peter Jackson movies have been overwrought and under-edited.

Will The Hobbit suffer from these problems? Or will it be a tightly told tale to wow us for generations?

Despite my worries, I’ll be there opening night!

But, will you?

Will you be seeing The Hobbit on opening night?

I have been to numerous opening nights for many different movies. The fantasy / sci-fi movies are always the most fun. We geeks are happiest when we are celebrating our own culture.

And The Hobbit is most definitely that!



2 Responses to “Poll: Seeing The Hobbit On Opening Night?”

  1. Theresa says:

    I’m not quite clear on why anyone who would have the chance to see it in the theater at least once would rather wait until it goes to DVD. I figure they have a better TV and/or movie setup than I do!

    On the other hand, I’m more than a bit sore that no theater in my area is doing the LOTR marathon, so I could definitely be biased here. Last year I missed seeing The Fellowship on the big screen by one day. I was so hoping to spend tomorrow in Middle Earth, but it’s not to be :( .

  2. Ron says:

    Nope, not seeing it opening night, I have passes to an early screening tonight!
    Can’t. Wait!

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