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Shire, fellowship of the ring in Hobbiton

We visited the Lord of the Rings movie set of the Shire region of Middle Earth on our third day of our NZ trip. Hobbiton is at Matamata, roughly about an hour’s drive from Rotorua. 435 more words


Kiwi Horror Comedy Gem 'Housebound' Getting US Remake

After the smash success of their homegrown horror comedy Housebound, local filmmakers Gerard Johnstone and Luke Sharpe have made a deal with New Line Cinema for a Hollywood remake. 150 more words


Air New Zealand: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

Air New Zealand and advertising agency True have once again proved to be the best commercial producer in the world.As the official airline of Middle-earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. 104 more words


An archer like Legolas

Legolas Greenleaf is the Elven prince of the Woodland Realms in the three volumes of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.

As portrayed by Orlando Bloom in Sir Peter Jackson’s movie rendition of LOTR, Legolas became a surprise hit worldwide because of his golden locks, physical grace, archery skills, and superhuman athletic prowess, catapulting Bloom to instant stardom. 206 more words


An Open Letter to Sir Peter Jackson

Hi there – you don’t know me, but I wish I knew you. I sometimes feel as if I do, but maybe that’s because I’ve seen many of your films, and we share a birthday. 1,212 more words

Hobbiton Movie Set

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.

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Reflecting on The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

All things must come to an end, and with The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, director Sir Peter Jackson made no moves to slow down the rollercoaster. 406 more words

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