The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of 3 movies portraying the words penned by J. R. R. Tolkien. Produced by the same directors as The Lord of The Rings trilogy. Events that happen in the book and the movies The Hobbit happen 60 years before the series The Lord of The Rings. Bilbo Baggins is the star of the Hobbit, which leads to Frodo Baggins getting into the mess and danger and adventures he does 60 years later. We see Gandalf the Gray, a Brown and a White wizard all working together to figure out what is happening in Middle-earth where Elves, Dwarfs, Man, Hobbits, and Wizards enjoy peace. But where new unknown evil is rising up. The secondary star of the movie is Thorin Oakenshield the Dwarf King. Baggins is met by Gandalf and 13 Dwarfs to be entreated to join them in reclaiming the lost Dwarf Kingdom taken many years earlier by Smaug the Dragon. Gaulim is also introduced in the Hobbit, as it is Baggins interactions here in The Hobbit that lead Frodo into danger in The Lord of the Rings. Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Sylvester McCoy, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving are just some of the amazing cast members playing roles in the movie.
Pros: excellent, great graphics, great plot, follows the book really well
Cons: having to wait for the rest of the story