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Episode 16, The Smaug Report

Science fiction writer Scott Pearson (Star Trek Myriad Universes: Shattered Light) and his daughter talk about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with fellow Chronic Rift Network podcaster Kevin Lauderdale (It Has Come to My Attention) and his daughter Elizabeth—it’s Generations Geek squared! Double-length episode. 

Segments

Intro :30

Part 1 and 2 Double Feature 1:00

Part 1 vs. Part 2 3:30

Where’s Bilbo? 6:20

The Book vs. the Movie vs. the LOTR movies 10:18

Tauriel and the Love Triangle 10:58

Rushing Through Middle-earth 13:48

3D and High Frame Rate 15:00

Bard and the Master of Laketown 22:13

Connections in Middle-earth 24:25

Too Many Movies? 25:30

The Hobbit is Supposed to be First 28:25

The Hobbit Animated 30:30

Bree in The Hobbit? 32:50

Geek Culture Popularity 34:34

The Accessibility of CGI vs. Old Movies 37:00

Chased by Orcs Over and Over Again 40:25

Favorite Scenes 44:24

Least Favorite Scenes 47:33

What Will Happen in Part 3? 50:55

Benedict Cumberbatch, Smaug, and Sauron 52:07

Excited About Part 3? 55:25

Kili and Erebor 58:00

Legolas and Tauriel 58:41

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