Originally Posted by I SEE SPIDEY
I think that Rises and The Hobbit are pretty equal quality wise. The Hobbit getting a nom isn't anymore ridiculous than Rises acquiring one IMHO. I don't expect either to get one.
TDKR's reviews were much much more favorable than what the Hobbit has received.
Based on the track record of the LOTR trilogy i think some initially though the Hobbit would follow that path but when the reviews came in it was obviously not going to.