Re: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Grading & Discussion (Spoilers
I pay very little attention to critical scores. The film grossed 13 million in midnight showings, and that, coupled with the 81% audience score, tells me that this film is going to be a huge box-office success and hit with audiences, even if it fails with the critics.
Starbuck: We're all friendlies. So, let's just... be friendly.
"There is no 'supposed to be.' It's an adaptation, a word that literally means change. Why bother making a new version if it doesn't offer a fresh approach?" - Christopher L. Bennett