Re: Discussion of 9 minute trailer
As an aside, the only part of the Hobbit that I liked was the Gollum. Screamingly funny stuff.
Even among those I've seen say they liked most or all of the movie, many have pointed to the "riddles" sequence as the part they liked best.
"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank and that settles it. I mean it does nowadays, because we can't burn him."
— Mark Twain, from Following the Equator