Originally Posted by TripleG
I could accept that if each movie was 90 minutes or so BUT THREE HOURS?!?!?! EACH?!?!?!
Yeah, there's a lot that can be expanded upon like escaping for the Misty Mountains, which looks very much so embellished upon in the trailer, and Mirkwood scenes. They can get 3 hours out of work around Smaug easy movie 2, and if it's only 2.5, that's fine too.