The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Explained

Peter Jackson's work in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth is seemingly coming to an end. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has hit theaters and dominated the box office over the past weekend with 90 millions dollars.

The film has gotten solid reviews and certainly people are going to see it. Action has been lacking these past weeks so this is going to be your best bet. Even if you aren't a big follower of these movies.

Unless you read the books or are a super fan like Stephen Colbert then most of the movie is just not going to make any sense. Elves, Hobbits, and Dwarfs are going to seem mighty strange to the untrained eye.

Jackson is one of the best directors in the world but he can't even get across all the inner workings of the world of Middle Earth. But thanks to a new YouTube video some explanation can be found.

Most of the material outlined here by the channel CGP Grey gives insight to the various amounts of races that can be found in the film.

"The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" as the title suggests is going to have a lot of action.

Even if you aren't a fan of the series this might meet the need of an action hungry movie goer. Getting some background on the five armies could bring about a more enjoyable experience.

The audience is going to automatically side with the race of humans in the film. But realizing that hobbits are a part of our race will allow us to better connect with those characters as well.

One might think that considering the height of a hobbit they might be connected with dwarfs. But that could be farthest from the truth.

The actions that one race has in the film is going to make a lot more sense once you watch this video.

Whenever you go and see a science fiction movie there is going to be a lot of confusion. Especially when considering the characters that don't speak or look like humans. Even though the director is doing everything in his power to reach out to a common audience you can still do your part.

This quirky channel is great at explaining misconceptions out there. Considering how much there is these days this is a great place to look for clarity.