:There And Back Again:

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” 
Last night Wesley, Claire, Stan Lee, Julia, Joe and I went to see The Hobbit.
It was beautiful, as every bit well done as The Lord Of The Rings, and it followed {for the most part} surprisingly close to each of the adventures in the book~just with a bit more embellishment.
The acting was excellent as well, it was so nice to see each of the same actors returning to play their part.
“Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.” 

Without a doubt though, my favorite part was at Bag End. 
All the coziness, food, mugs, wood, round doors, muted colors, big arm chairs and warm fires. 
It was the nicest, homiest dwelling place and I am quite sure that I would not mind living in a house just like that. 

“Where did you go to, if I may ask?' said Thorin to Gandalf as they rode along.
To look ahead,' said he.
And what brought you back in the nick of time?'
Looking behind,' said he.” 
All in all, I think it was wonderful tribute to J.R.R. Tolkien's masterpiece.

Now we just have to wait for Part 2!

{a lovely, Hobbit-y post by Olivia}

{One of the few pictures that we got, while waiting in the theater for the movie to begin.}


  1. Ooooo...glad you had a good time! I can't wait to see it! :) I find it amusing that Richard Artimage? is Thorin, correct??!! I can't think of him as anyone other than John Thorton! ;) How did he do in the role?


  2. Yes!

    I completely agree with you! We enjoyed it as well!

    I may have to go see it again!


  3. I just cannot wait to see it!
    I dream of having a Hobbit home with a round door.

  4. Lovely post Rosie! I can't wait to see the movie--in just a couple of hours... Thank you for appreciating the hobbitishness, and for your link! I would feel quite at home in a hobbit-hole, I'm sure.

  5. We're looking forward to seeing it on my husband's next evening off--maybe Monday or Tuesday. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on it.

  6. I was planning for us to go next weekend. I hope we make it!

  7. Oh thank you for the wonderful review. The boys, hubby and I are going to go see it tomorrow! I can't wait and I love that it will be three movies too. <3

    Blessings and ((HUGS))

    PS: please give your mom a hug and a Happy New Year from me. [o=


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