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December 13, 2012 11:00 AM

‘The Hobbit’: A familiar ring | 3 stars

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is a three-hour dorkfest. That’s meant as praise. Peter Jackson’s first chapter in a planned film trilogy hits all the notes needed to please both hard-core Tolkien nerds and casual lovers of his “Lord of the Rings” films.

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