‘Dracula Untold’ (2014) review: The fear of monsters

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ (2014) review: Back again, for the last time

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ (2013) review: Halfway there (kind of)

http://rcm-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/cm?t=silvescree-20&o=1&p=8&l=as1&asins=B00BEZTMQ8&ref=qf_sp_asin_til&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr Editor’s note: This review first ran Dec. 13, 2013. ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ a welcome reprieve from insufferably slow predecessor Let’s just come out and say it: […]

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