The Hobbit Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
November 24, 2012
There is something undeniably fun about this kind of crisp, unfussy fantasy storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media
December 15, 2010
Cartoon adaptation of famous book is a great intro for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
March 25, 2005
This was magic to me when I was a child.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jay Antani
Los Angeles Alternative
December 28, 2004
Drab, boring but with an oddly moody tone
| Original Score: 2/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
January 30, 2004
Rankin-Bass bring their typically serviceable animation, strong voicework, and corny folk ballads to The Hobbit… worthwhile for kids and not too bad for parents.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
May 6, 2003
Ugh. Make them stop...singing--!
| Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
February 4, 2003
A faithful and well-executed take on Tolkien's classic fairy tale. Though geared towards younger audiences, it should appeal to fans of any age.
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 17, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
February 13, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
December 24, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
David Bezanson
Filmcritic.com
September 26, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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