The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The full-throttle second instalment in Peter Jackson's eye-popping epic sees Bilbo, Gandalf and the Dwarves encounter giant spiders, territorial Elves and revenge thirsty Orcs, all before coming face to face with the titular fire-breather.
Director: Sir Peter Jackson
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman
Genre: Action / Thriller