Quick Answer: Why Is The Hobbit Bad?

Why did they change the Hobbit so much?

The quick answer is that The Hobbit Trilogy of movies is based on one short book, The Hobbit.

So director Peter Jackson had to heavily pad each movie and much of the plot of each one was made up by him.

If he had chosen instead to stick to the original book, it could have brought to the screen in one long movie..

Why does the Hobbit look worse than LOTR?

Assuming you’re referring to the movie it’s because much more CGI was used on the Hobbit than was used on the Lord of the Rings. The software (and hardware) used for the CGI of the Lord of the Rings was limited in how accurate they could make people look on close distances.

Why did they make 3 Hobbit movies?

Hypable attended The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug press day during which director Peter Jackson explained the need to cut the story into three films. … The need to be able to tell a real story and put it on par with The Lord of the Rings trilogy was what drove Jackson and his team to expand the world.

Who kills Smaug?

Bard the BowmanBard the Bowman is a character in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. A Man of Laketown and a descendant of the ancient Lords of Dale, Bard manages to kill Smaug, the dragon, after which he becomes king of Dale.

Are the Hobbit movies really that bad?

The Hobbit films were bad films. It misused its time. I love An Unexpected Journey, but it’s all downhill from that. … I may very well be wrong here but I can’t help but feel like if they simply took the love story out and used similar CGI to LOTR, people would be complaining much less about The Hobbit movies.

Why does Legolas look weird in the Hobbit?

No. Due to technical mishaps involving Bloom’s contact lenses, in the films Legolas’ eye colour sometimes changes between brown, purple, and blue. (In the director’s commentary of the Extended Edition, Peter Jackson admitted that they forgot to put Bloom’s contacts in several times.)

Are the Hobbit movies any good?

Mildly entertaining. The first two films are so corny and a lot of liberties were taken to the point where people who didn’t even read the book knew it was Hollywood tripe added in as filler. It’s okay. But “okay” isn’t good enough for movies in the same universe as the LotR trilogy.

Did Gandalf die?

Gandalf himself died on the mountain top. His spirit, according to a letter Tolkien later wrote, departed from the world and returned to Iluvatar, who sent Gandalf back with increased power and authority. Gandalf’s restored body was recovered from the peak by Gwaihir, who had been sent by Galadriel.

Did Thorin’s bloodline end?

They were his nephews, not his sons, so Thorin’s bloodline was not extinguished by their deaths. Tolkien states that many Dwarves, both male and female, chose not to marry. Not having a direct descendant to rule after him would not have seemed problematic to a Dwarf king.

Why did Thorin go crazy?

It really is a matter of greed. The other dwarves cared a great deal about retaking the Lonely Mountain, but Thorin was beyond obsessed with it. … So Thror (Thorin’s grandfather), held one of the 7 Dwarven rings, crafted by Sauron, which explains why he went mad. The Dwarves became greedy as a result.

Why was the Hobbit so bad?

Overuse of CGI, stretched a story that could’ve easily been done in two movies into three, lowering the quality of all three, really bad romances and in general characterization that isn’t nearly as good as the lord of the rings, and just not as well made as the original Lord of the Rings movie in general.

What went wrong with the Hobbit?

The Villains One of the main problems in adapting The Hobbit is that Smaug the dragon doesn’t fit the mold of a modern villain, being little more than a hoarder with a bad temper. To solve the problem, Jackson’s Smaug was more vicious than his book counterpart, and this alteration worked well enough for film.

Why did Guillermo leave the Hobbit?

“We feel very sad to see Guillermo leave The Hobbit, but he has kept us fully in the loop and we understand how the protracted development time on these two films, due to reasons beyond anyone’s control – has compromised his commitment to other long-term projects,” Jackson said.

How tall are Hobbits?

three feet six inchesIn a prologue to The Lord Of The Rings, he wrote that Hobbits are between two and four feet tall, the average height being three feet six inches.

Where was Hobbit filmed?

New ZealandThe Hobbit Trilogy was filmed entirely in New Zealand, throughout locations in both the North and South Islands.