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The Hobbit: A Movie Review

Far over the misty mountains cold,
To dungeons deep and caverns old,
We must away, ere bre'ak of day,
To find our long forgotten gold.
Peter Jackson'sThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is an introvert’s break through into the adventure of some extroverts. Bilbo Baggins trades the coziness and comfort of his hobbit hole for an adventure of a lifetime with the wandering wizard, Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarfs. In fact, this deal is more of trickery of Gandalf’s than a choice by Bilbo Baggins, the hobbit.
In the peaceful village of Bad End, the calm and cozy dwelling of Bilbo seems nothing short of an introvert’s haven. When Gandalf makes a sudden appearance one morning in front of Bilbo Baggins, he protests and shuns his visitor, trying to concentrate away from any form of adventure.
However, the fate of The Hobbit, the novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien, released in 1937 would have been entirely different, and for that matter that of The Lord of the Rings, had Bilbo, the introve…