Fans of 'The Hobbit' and adventure fans in general have been waiting for the first glimpse of director Peter Jackson's third film in the series, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies".  The wait is over.

Check out the somber first trailer to the film, which is set to be released on December 17th.  To this point, how would you compare 'The Hobbit' films with Jackson's 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy?