Peter Jackson explained here, Why the Hobbit films sucken so much. So the departure of Guillermo del Toro is said to have set back the production to one and a half years, while Warner Bros. not from the theatrical release in December 2011 wanted to waive. So was partly filmed without storyboards and the writer the three Oscar winners were never really satisfied. The good Peter does a here already really very sorry. That under the immense pressure he has still some really good sequences in the movies, speaks for him. Perhaps there is sometime a Director's Cut. Where Jackson will probably have only once more than enough of Middle-earth…

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