You remember "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, right? Well, it's time now for that other giant epic of middle Earth, the latest blockbuster movie coming for the holiday season: "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" opens Dec. 13 and it's not too soon to figure out where you'll watch.
According to IMDB.com, the movie traces the story of "a curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, (who) journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug."
The fantasy film based in a land of elves, wizards and hobbits starts with midnight showings the night of Thursday, Dec. 13, with its "official" opening on Dec. 14.
The theaters in the Racine area planning to show the film are:
- Marcus at the Renaissance, 10411 Washington Ave., Sturtevant
- South Shore Cinema
- Kenosha Tinseltown
All three have midnight showings planned, including for the 3D version of the film. Regular showtimes at these theaters start Friday, Dec. 14, and multiple times are available to movie-goers.