The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer thoughts

     Once again Peter Jackson has graced us with extraordinarily long and sweeping shots of beauty in the next Hobbit's trailer.  Studio's incessant greed is getting out of hand and the films are suffering for it.  Really, the only way a trilogy should work in this case is if each film was a slim 30 minutes. 
     Concise and well edited, The Hobbit could've been a masterpiece.  But NO-O-O-O, gotta make the coin, and horde it like Smaug himself. 

Am I the only one that doesn't like Smaug's look?
     The first film was bloated on scenes stuffed into it for extra time.  The Necromancer storyline wedged in on top of the Orc, Azog the Defiler, being squished in for filler has gotten to be too much.  I would prefer a much tighter film, not a long, drawn out story that gets boring to watch halfway through.
     In all honesty, I'm not to pleased with Smaug's appearance.  Maybe it'll grow on me, so I'll wait to judge it any more harshly.
     Of course I'm going to see it, and enjoy it.  There is just something highly bothersome about stretching the smallest book into a massive trilogy.  I can't wait until Peter Jackson announces a 12 part film adapting J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion, over the course of 36 hours.

     And because, yet AGAIN, the embed codes are not working:
          The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer.

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