Any fan of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy must have been eagerly anticipating this release. With Peter Jackson at the helm, ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy had to start on a high and reach the standard of the original trilogy or else it might flop. Trilogies often stand out from the crowd; however, ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy had ‘The Lord of the Rings’ looming over it. It had the pressure of a $3 billion trilogy shadowing over it, and the hopes of many fantasy fans resting upon it.