Part the only of my review of ‘Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

Is this Battle of the 5 Armies or World of Warcraft?

Im trying to count the armies. How do they add up to 5? No bother. When a team of elves arrives with a salad bar on wheels, it’s a trap. As always, I’ll tell you when the spoilers come. Continue reading

Part the only of my review of _Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug_

“Benedict Cumberbatch sounds like a jaguar purring into a cello.” –anonymous

Smaug.  Smaug.  Smaug.

That’s what we’ve been anticipating.  In short, he desolated.  And so did Peter Jackson.  In a few ways.  Not all of them good.

Continue reading

Lighting Chinese Floating Lanterns: The Importance of Following Directions

I feel it is time to bring your attention to the importance of following directions when releasing a Chinese floating lantern.  I also want to stress the importance of the directions being properly translated into English in the first place.

My wife and I bought a Chinese floating lantern from an undisclosed website.  The English translation for the product is “Light of Wishing”

Continue reading

Part the only of my review of _Hobbit: Unexpected Journey_

“All the good stories deserve embellishment,” says Gandalf.  In Jackson’s case, embellishment means lots of CGI and plot tangents not in the core source material, but a great story is still told.  If you go see The Hobbit: A Fun Expected Journey, I cannot promise that you will come back fully happy.  But if you do, you will not be the same.
HAUJ_Bus_Dwarves_DOM

Continue reading