Although The Hobbit movies were way too long as is, there is one solid reason for checking out the extended edition Blu-ray of The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies when it arrives next week. Peter Jackson has added blood to the climactic battle of Erebor—enough to upgrade this version of the movie to an R rating—and you can see it right here.

There are some other additions as well, but really, watching goblins, orcs, dwarves, and everything else explode in mists of blood is the real draw, although it makes the fight feel even more like a video game cut-scene. Still, if your issue with The Hobbit films is that they weren’t horrifically violent enough, you’re going to have a very good time.

[Via Geek Tyrant]


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