REVIEW! The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

It's time for war, and Bilbo Baggins and his friends are forced to put up a fight in the 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies'. The film, based on J.R.R.Tolkien's classic novels, has received rave reviews ahead of its release in cinemas on December 12.

'Sherlock' star, Martin Freeman has reprised his role as Bibo in the latest installment of the Hobbit series which sees the pint-sized character faced with a mighty battle to defend Middle Earth as The Battle of the Five Armies rages on, and according to the critics this film is set to be a corker!

Empire magazine has already awarded the film four out of five stars, claiming: "The Hobbit stands as a worthy successor to The Lord Of The Rings."

The popular film news publication speaks highly of the movie, helmed by director Peter Jackson, adding that the latest instalment is "a grand old tale to do Tolkien proud."

Meanwhile, the Guardian newspaper has awarded the film three out five stars saying the film is "exactly what is promised to be" and won't will keep up with the fan high expectations. 

In the film, which also stars Sir Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch and Orlando Bloom, the Company of Thorin have descended up the dragon's lair whilst the Middle Earth's ferocious dragon Smaug sets the village up in flames with his fiery breath.


We're pretty sure we will biting our nails as we discover whether Bilbo and the Dwarves can reclaim Erebor and the treasure.