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MERCHANDISE MONDAY | My New Zealand Tolkien Haul

It has been a while since we did a Merchandise Monday, so there is a lot to catch up with! For those who don’t know, I’ve been to New Zealand from mid-October 2016 until end of December 2016. 398 more words


[VIDEO] Ghost In The Shell WETA Workshop & More Featurettes (2017)

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. 530 more words


Episode 17: Games Lite!

Join GloryHoundd and The Uninvited Gamers “After Dark” as they talk about Onitama and Santorini. The Uninvited Gamers will also be helping you navigate the Kickstarter gauntlet by breaking down Satanic Panic and Heavy Hitters. 98 more words

After Dark

A Look into the Weta Workshop

One of the things New Zealand is known for is the Weta Workshop.  They world’s premiere movie making special effects and design studio.  Adam Savage from Tested got a taste of their magic for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie with the Major’s iconic thermal silicone suit.


[VIDEO] Mythbuster’s Adam Savage Explores 'Ghost in the Shell’s Coolest Practical Effects

KK Miller reports: The Hollywood Ghost in the Shell turned to master prop makers from Weta Workshop to achieve their detailed practical looks.

The live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s Ghost in the Shell has drawn a lot of attention. 207 more words



It was with much anticipation that I boarded a seven hour bus to Wellington. My friends, whom I had spent the previous evening drinking seven dollar wine with in New Plymouth, were on their way up Mount Taranaki and let me tell you, I felt particularly lucky to be sat on a bus and not climbing a mountain. 989 more words