The activists were not asking people to boycott The Hobbit. They said they just want the film industry to stop using animals.
It may be a little overstuffed, but director Peter Jackson lovingly revisits the Middle Earth he created for the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, film critic Michael Walters says.
For those excited about the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” there is no need to travel to Middle-Earth to celebrate the movie’s premiere in style. While you might not immediately associate Chicago with the Shire, the Windy City still offers plenty of ways to prepare for the movie’s opening on December 14.