Now don't get us wrong. The Hobbit was okay. Sure it's a bit long, and the questionably-coiffed dwarves... well, we could've lived without quite so much singing.
But, plot-wise at least, you can't deny that there were some pretty ropey moments as Peter Jackson and co sought to stretch one short book into three three-hour films.
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