The Great Debate: Books vs. Movies

To mentally prepare myself for the coming weekend and the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, I wanted to put the debate of books and movies back out there. I did not grow up a Lord of the Rings fan, but the first I heard about it, I got my hands on as many books about Middle Earth as possible. I immersed myself into the world and I must say I was a fan from word one. There are critics that take pause with the flowing, flowery words and descriptions of J.R.R Tolkien, but to me, it’s magic. So to say the least, I am a huge fan of Tolkien’s work, so after the completion of the first LOTR installments, I was overjoyed to hear that The Hobbit would be next to come to the big screen.
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