‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’
Forces come together to claim the riches that had been guarded by Smaug. Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy – noteworthy for the way Jackson has transformed the book into a visual feast and delivers the tentpole moments – ends with uninspired battles and muddled characters.
‘Into the Woods’
Fairytale characters come together in this musical from Stephen Sondheim, starring Meryl Streep. “Into the Woods” is a musical journey full of strong performances, a beautiful fairytale landscape and a story that is emotionally haunting.
Olympic athlete must face the ordeal of being held in a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II.