Be the first to listen to Kylie Minogue’s brand new album Kiss Me Once. The Australian pop stars’ first studio album since 2010’s Into The Blue.
Filming of the last Hobbit movie wraps up in Wellington today after an epic 14-year journey, with Sir Peter Jackson promising to live blog every step. ”Today is not exactly ‘average’, given it’s our last day of shooting, but if I don’t do it today, I never will!” Sir Peter posted on Facebook this morning
Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal will star in the movie of Kiwi climber Rob Hall’s death on Mt Everest. Australian Jason Clarke is reportedly being signed up to star as Hall
A young adult novel about a dramatic journey that transforms an East Coast boy has taken out this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards tonight. Ted Dawe’s
There’s not much Hobbit in the teaser for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Instead, this first appetite-whetter for Part Two of Peter Jackson’s epic J.R.R.
DVA Emika (Ninja Tune/Border) Although Emika’s sophomore album is ostensibly a synth and bass heavy journey out of darkness, it pulsates with a joyful resolution right from the operatic opener Hush Interlude.
As the show with the kinkiest leeches on television continues, Nelson Mail reporters and bloggers Sarah Dunn and Adam Roberts continue their discussions about the land of Westeros. Dear Adam, I know I already mentioned it last time, but I’m really happy to see the Hound and Arya palling around again.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (Warner Brothers, M) Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage ‘All good stories deserve embellishment,” Gandalf the Grey tells Bilbo Baggins in the opening scenes of Sir Peter Jackson’s first movie based on The Hobbit. Actor Sir Ian McKellen, who plays the lovable wizard, is almost winking at the audience as he delivers the line, no doubt referring to the amount of embellishment The Hobbit book had to undergo to turn it into a trio of screenplays
With a title like Journey to the Centre of the Tardis last night’s episode of Doctor Who promised to be epic. We’ve had some really great episodes this season, The Bells of Saint John, The Rings of Akhaten and Hide, while Cold War left me feeling, well, cold.
During the Hobbit premiere last year all actors gushed about the wonderful experience they had filming with Peter Jackson in New Zealand. But now Martin Freeman, who plays Bilbo Baggins in the blockbuster, reveals that there has been one thing he could have done without with.