"Good, but not great. I am a huge fan of the first 3 films which were great compared to this latest offering. Even my patience was tested for the first hour as it was tediously slow at times. Picked up in the middle and finished on a high,leaving you wanting to see what happens next. However, many will notice a very similar generic (almost copy and paste) repeating story line. Even some of the cinematography was the same as (for example) when they escaped the bridge of doom in LOTR, they used the same walking over the mountain range when they escape a mine in the Hobbit. Very similar, but different. Still very watchable and if you are a fan, then it is a mandatory must-see. Would have given it 3 1/2 stars if I could and hoping for better films in the Trilogy,"