Tolkien classic on cinema screen
THE Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, opens at the Proserpine Entertainment centre tomorrow, Friday February 7.
The film is the second in a trilogy adapting J.R.R Tolkien’s enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, for the big screen.
The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he travels with the Wizard Gan- dalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen dwarves, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost dwarf kingdom of Erebor.
The film begins with Gandalf meeting the dwarf Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) in a tavern, where it's then decided that Thorin must become king and they must rescue the Arkenstone, the family heirloom of the Durin line.
Unfortunately, this is all easier said than done, since the Arkenstone now belongs to the great dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch).
Smaug now lives in the very mountain that once belonged to the dwarves, but rescuing their homeland from the dragon’s clutches must be achieved at all costs.
The entire adventure finally comes to rest on the shoulders of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who becomes blinded by the power of The One Ring.
The Hobbit screens at 7pm and 9.45pm for the first two days, with screenings at 3pm and 5.45pm on Sunday and at 10am and 12.45pm on Monday.
For more information on ticket prices or to book, contact the Proserpine Entertainment Centre on 4945 2312.
This movie review was sourced from www.imdb.com.
BACK IN ACTION: Orlando Bloom in a scene from the movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which opens at the Proserpine Entertainment Centre tomorrow. Photo supplied by Warner Bros.