I realized pretty quickly we were not going to wrap up reading The Hobbit, before the movie leaves theaters. It was a promise I intended to keep to the boys. Not to mention, I desperately wanted to get out and see it.
Last Saturday I took Kayce and Conor. I was a little worried about them getting scared at some of the creatures. Or sitting through an almost 3 hour movie. But they handled it like champs! In fact, the only thing they said frightened them was Gollum. Who I find a little creepy myself. They thoroughly enjoyed the movie and dialogued their favorite parts the rest of the night. Wouldn’t you know it, the first (of three) movies ended at just about the spot we left off in the book.