Peter Jackson talks The Desolation of Smaug and takes questions from viewers

Only 9 more month’s before we get to see part two of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, The Desolation of Smaug. As always he’s been blogging about the film’s goings on, but this time he takes questions from some viewers, most notably Steven Colbert, whom I had no idea is a total geek. The blog containsContinue reading “Peter Jackson talks The Desolation of Smaug and takes questions from viewers”

Science fiction short R’ha pits aliens against robots and the result is absolutely beautiful!

Here’s another youthful talent with designs on film domination and if this short doesn’t get him a movie deal, I don’t know what will. 22 year old animator Kaleb Lechowski has a gem in his latest project R’ha, a story about a race of aliens whose technology has turned against them. One word…breathtaking! This catContinue reading “Science fiction short R’ha pits aliens against robots and the result is absolutely beautiful!”

Wanna visit The Green Dragon Inn from The Hobbit? Now you can!

Has anyone named New Zealand the geek capital of the world yet? If not, someone needs to go on ahead and do that damn thang, cause they’ve gone and turned another Hobbit movie set piece into a real functioning facility. I found this bit of news out via Firstshowing via Nerd bastards via Slash FilmsContinue reading “Wanna visit The Green Dragon Inn from The Hobbit? Now you can!”

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 13 Minute featurette

Just seven more days left until Peter Jackson unleashes the fourth installment of the Middle Earth stories The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. I’ve been watching the production blogs and post that show up often on their official Facebook page and I just have to say one thing… “the people behind the marketing of The HobbitContinue reading “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 13 Minute featurette”

New Zealand’s Media Design School does it again, with their latest robotic comedy SHELVED

“Never send a robot to do a man’s job” Several months ago I wowed  you guys with Media Design School’s Steampunk short “The Deadliest Game” based on the Weta Digital character Dr. Grordbort. Today those digital genius’s are back with this odd couple meets WALL-E esque story about two working class droids whose jobs atContinue reading “New Zealand’s Media Design School does it again, with their latest robotic comedy SHELVED”

New Hobbit trailer arrives and it’s amazing!!

Man…December 4th can not get here soon enough. This latest trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is chock full of new images, environment’s and monsters, but still no Smaug. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to most of our readers who have been following the Middle Earth shenanigan’s. According to Sherlock star Benedict CumberbatchContinue reading “New Hobbit trailer arrives and it’s amazing!!”