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.
Tickets for the midnight showings are available now by connecting through The Hobbit's official site or at the AMC or Wehrenberg theater sites.
The theaters closest to Ladue and Frontenac planning to show the film are AMC Creve Coeur 12, at 12657 Olive Blvd., with a 12:01 a.m. showing on Dec. 14; Des Peres 14 Cine, at 12701 Manchester Road, at 11:59 a.m. Dec. 13; and the AMC Esquire 7, at 76706 Clayton Road, showing at 12:01 a.m. Dec. 14.
Regular showtimes at these theaters start Friday, Dec. 14, and multiple times are available to movie-goers.