Next week, Time Out London will publish a special magazine looking at Peter Jackson’s epic ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’, the first in a trilogy of prequels to his ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films. The issue will feature in-depth interviews with the major players and ask why it’s taken JRR Tolkien’s hugely popular children’s book 75 years to reach the big screen. But you don’t have to wait that long to find out if the movie is any good: our film critic Dave Calhoun’s review is live online. ‘The Hobbit’ has been eagerly awaited by fans, but can Jackson really transform one slender kids’ fantasy novel into three enormous movies (the first part alone is 163 minutes long)?
Read out review of The Hobbit now.