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Razer Guzman Brings the Audience in on the Fun in “Big Effects”

In response to Rafer Guzman’s 356‑word review of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug on Newsday

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You can feel the joy Rafer Guzman felt in writing “‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Review: Can’t dwarf big effects,” and that’s a good thing, because this is a delightful entertainment from start to finish.

It’s a pleasure to witness someone enjoying his work so much, especially when he takes the time to let the audience in on the fun. With phrases like, “Orlando Bloom is icy cool” and “Lee Pace plays an elfin queen as a campy queen,” how can he not be enjoying himself? The audience does as well.

Guzman keeps things moving in a sprightly fashion. Even when he talks about the movie’s plot, his prose never bogs down. If anything, it enhances his work. Guzman is a lighthearted storyteller.

But he’s not above getting in a dig or two; whether he’s giving a gentle poke at diehard Hobbit fans, commenting on the movie’s stretched out plotline, or making fun of the height of one of the characters, it’s all in good fun.

As shown here, Guzman is the rare reviewer who can successfully share the enjoyment he feels.  You owe it to yourself to be in on the fun of reading Can’t Dwarf Big Effects as well.    

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