I know there's already a Hobbit thread floating around, but it's old and relates primarily to the first movie.
Who's seen the movie, and what are your thoughts?
I think that it was overall good, but there was some cheesiness that wasn't fun. The barrel scene made me want to repeatedly hit X on a video game controller, and the love triangle was an atrocious excuse to add elves more into the mix.
I know Icy disagrees with me, but I also thought that Cumberbatch was nothing more than stunt casting trying to get more geek excitement, kind of like casting Leonard Nimoy and Orson Welles in Transformers: The Movie. You cast someone who can act as a draw, then make them completely unrecognizable through sound editing and I end up asking "Why?"
And of course the obvious Ducktales references to Smaug's money bin.