The Hobbit Book and An Unexpected Journey (DVD)
The first of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson's blockbuster prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Martin Freeman is Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen, Gandalf. With Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett, Billy Connolly and Andy Serkis.
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Dwarves, Wizards, Orcs, Elves and Trolls all await Bilbo Baggins in this fantasy epic. After setting out on their quest from the safety of Bag End, the band of travellers soon find themselves pitted against a range of strange and fearsome opponents, in addition to a small, slimy creature known simply as Gollum.
"..Andy Serkis, whose riddling return as Gollum steals the entire film" - Telegraph
"The movie offers moments of enchantment and ends with spectacular action sequences that augur well for the next two films" - Daily MailNo. Discs: 1
Running Time: 2 hrs 46