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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: Not At Home

“Not At Home” is an odd chapter in many ways. It’s partially another transition chapter, and when viewed in line with what comes after, it’s natural to think that its placement is a little strange. After all, “Inside Information” ended … Continue reading

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Review: Psychokinesis, Mute, Survivors Guide To Prison

Psychokinesis Trailer Deadbeat dad Seok-heon (Ryu Seung-ryong) finds himself back in his daughters (Shim Eun-kyung) life following the death of his ex-wife. She’s facing an all-or-nothing battle with a corporate giant trying to buy out her neighbourhood for re-development: luckily … Continue reading

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Review: Manhunt, Orbiter 9, FullMetal Alchemist

I have a lot of films backlogged right now, so here’s another set of short reviews. Manhunt Trailer When Du Qiu (Zhang Hanyu), the lawyer for a major pharmaceutical firm, finds a dead woman in his bed, he is forced to go on … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: On The Doorstep

We go from one short chapter to an ever shorter one. “On The Doorstep” is a bit of an odd entry, a set-up chapter for the more momentous events to come when we get to meet Smaug. As such, there … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: Flies And Spiders

Tolkien is on record as regarding forests in his works as synonymous with the “Otherworld” of Faeries, places of the supernatural and of magic, where normal rules do not apply. He did not, obviously, invent the concept: enchanted forests have … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: Over Hill And Under Hill

After the transition of “A Short Rest”, this chapter sets us and the company back on the road to the Lonely Mountain firmly. The title of this chapter is a clever bit of wordplay, and something Tolkien would call back … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: Index

Just like the index page for my The Lord Of The Rings readthrough (which you can find here) I thought it was time to do one for my The Hobbit series. As with LOTR there, these descriptions might be droll, … Continue reading

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