The Hobbit
An Unexpected Journey
First screened in December 2012
Director: Peter Jackson. Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Ian Holm, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, James Nesbitt, Dean O'Gorman, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner, Barry Humphries, Andy Serkis, Lee Pace, Jeffrey Thomas, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Elijah Wood. Screenplay: Frances Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, and Guillermo del Toro (based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien).
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Photo © 2012 Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema/
WingNut Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Production Design: Dan Hennah; Ra Vincent and Simon Bright
Best Visual Effects: Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, and R. Christopher White
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Peter King, Rick Findlater, and Tami Lane

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