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Wellington, Part Two

After I spent hours upon hours in Te Papa National Museum, there was still much to do in Wellington.

National Library and Parliament Buildings

The first thing I did one morning was visit the New Zealand National Library.   1,365 more words

Food & Beer!


Weta Workshop does creative development, publishing, weapons, props, creatures, make-up, miniatures, public art, merchandise for many of my favorite films, such as The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Last Samurai, Dracula Untold and Avatar.  408 more words


Imagi-TV: The Colbert Report (No, REALLY!!)

Good evening Ladies & Gentlemen & welcome to The Report.

In case you missed it, there was something of truly DRACONIC proportions on an episode of… 232 more words


Advent Time!

Today is the first of December. Thanksgiving is over (hope it was lovely for all my American friends), the snow is falling on WordPress blogs, and yesterday was the first Sunday of this Advent Season. 275 more words


Ex-'C&C' developer's 'Grey Goo' Gets a Release Date

Developer Pretroglyph – composed of veterans whom have previously worked on the famous Command and Conquer franchise or Star Wars: Empire at Warhas just announced… 162 more words


Wellington Airport, NZ - The Gateway to Middle Earth

Smaug the Magnificent, considered to be the last of the great dragons in Middle Earth, has made himself comfortable in Wellington Airport, NZ busy terminal. 76 more words

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Classic Film, New Review-- The Ugly (1997)

This week over at Bloody Good Horror, Chris and Kathleen review the diabolical little New Zealand horror thriller The Ugly (a film which boasts some gory effects from the guys at Weta, the effects company that created the world of The Lord of the Rings).   24 more words