The 3rd film in Jackson’s Hobbit Trilogy hits the home video market on November 17th with a brand new extended cut that is a full 2o minutes longer than the original masterpiece. Viewers should also know that the additional footage was intense enough to change the rating from the original “PG-13” to an “R.”
“The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Extended Edition” delivers on every level. Visually stunning action sequences, dramatic dialogue, occasional levity and special effects that are absolutely breath-taking.
Martin Freeman returns for this final chapter as main character Bilbo Baggins as does Ian McKellan for his 6th go round as Gandalf. The rest of the international ensemble cast includes Evangeline Lily (LOST, Ant-Man), Luke Evans, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock). Every single actor embodies their characters to perfection to bring “The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies” to an exciting and satisfying end.
If you were a fan of this movie on the big screen then you will definitely want to own “The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Extended Edition.” Get it now to complete the trilogy for your at home binge watching pleasure.
All New Special Features on Blu-Ray include:
– Extended Edition includes 20 minutes of never-before-seen film footage and hours of fascinating in-depth looks at the production including
– Commentary with Peter Jackson, Director/Producer/Screenwriter and Philippa Boyens, Co-Producer/Screenwriter
– The Appendices – The Appendices Parts XI and XII showcase a chronological history of the filming of The Battle of the Five Armies, documenting the work done on set chronologically through the three shooting blocks and in the world of its digital effects
– New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth – Part 3
Includes UltraViolet so you can enjoy the film on many different compatible devices.
Drumroll please… 10 out of 10 Drumsticks!!!
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