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A New Trailer For THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

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by on October 1, 2013

The release date of December 13th is fast approaching, so Warner Bros. has released another trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, with more footage from the second film chapter of the Tolkien saga. And we hear Smaug, in a Cumberbatchian growl. “Come now, don’t be shy, step into the light.” But watch out for the flames. Watson’s never seen Sherlock quite this hostile before.

I didn’t have the same reaction that so many people did to the first movie — falling into the “liked it more than my friends did” category, I enjoyed it for what it was, even if I wondered how long they were gonna stretch things out. But this trailer promises more action and less of the exposition that proved to be such a slog for some fans, so the question is: even if you were disappointed in the first, are you hotly anticipating this one? Does the trailer do it for you? Comment below….