“They’re basically broadening me, making me wider,” he explains, adding that the technology being used on the film is making for long, hard working days. “But let me say, this guy will terrify the life out of you. I have a Mohawk and tattoos on my head. You’ve got to see it.”
It has been quite clear since 2001 that when you sit down with your popcorn, you are watching Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth. If that’s not for you, that’s completely fine.
It is hardly begun when it appears that the orcs, goblins and wargs are about to turn the battle into a massacre, overwhelming the elves, men and dwarves. Then, Bilbo points to the sky, "Eagles!" he exclaims and suddenly a rock falls from above, hits him on the head, and the screen goes black.
The movie returns and Bilbo wakes to the whimpering miscellaneous sounds of a battle's aftermath. Thorin dying. Others dead. Beorn's contribution completely omitted as well the impact of the eagles.
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