Peter Jackson has done a masterful job bringing Tolkien’s works to the silver screen, but many fans and casual moviegoers feel that his films are a bit too long. Most come in at just under three hours long, which can be troubling for those of us that have short attention spans.
The BrotherhoodWorkshop has a solution for those of you that can’t sit through Jackson’s long films, namely his Hobbit trilogy that kicked off two years ago. The talented Lego masters that helm that YouTube channel have created a 72 second version of The Hobbit using Legos and stop motion filming to create the fastest, surprisingly spot on retelling of Tolkien’s masterpiece. All of the major events from each of the book’s chapters are featured, and for the most part the entire tale is faithfully retold using nothing but Lego bricks and figures. You can check out this amazing version of The Hobbit above.
The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies opens on December 17, 2014.
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