In the end, Salvation. J.R.R. Tolkien had so many biblical references. That's what I love about these Hobbit movies.
Despite all the deviations from the original LOTR is, imho, a great movie, especially parts 1 and 2. Hobbits, on the other hand...http://athriftyhomemaker.blogspot.nl/2013/12/the-hobbit-unexpected-journey.htmlHere is my review of the first hobbit movie.
Their insertion of Tauriel is just crappy.
John, there was a version available on the internet some time ago which cut out Tauriel completely (and many other stupid things as well).