Join Peter Jackson on the Journey to the World’s Greatest Adventure Five-disc Extended Edition includes 13 minutes of revealing never-before-seen film footage and nearly 9 hours of fascinating in-depth looks at the production.
Charming, spectacular, technically audacious… in short, everything you expect from a Peter Jackson movie. A feeling of familiarity does take hold in places, but this is an epically entertaining first course. --Total Film, Matthew Leyland
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey isn't 'unexpected' at all, though between its lighter tone and a decade's worth of improvements in digital film techniques, there should be enough of a novelty factor to delight most fans. --NPR Bob, Mondello
It isn't as delirious a journey as we experienced a decade ago, but it's still filled with wonder, monsters, and thrills. --ReelViews, James Berardinelli