Tag Archives: Middle Earth

Another Day in Middle Earth

Back in 2012, Air New Zealand produced an amusing in-flight safety video called “An Unexpected Briefing” with help from Peter Jackson and the Hobbit gang. They recently followed up with a new promotional video titled “Just Another Day in Middle … Continue reading

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Better Know Middle Earth

I’ve been a huge fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s books since I discovered the world of Middle Earth at about twelve. So, I’m always tickled to find ways in which obsessed readers help others grasp the complexity of the stories. Emil … Continue reading

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There and Back Again

Air New Zealand —the official airline of Middle Earth (really)—recently released a new safety video. Titled An Unexpected Briefing , the video was produced in conjunction with WETA Workshop, which created the special effects for Lord of the Rings and … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: Behind the Scenes

Restless Tolkien fans are anxiously awaiting the completion of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit, but until Christmas 2012 they’ll have to be content with sneak peaks at the production. This week, Jackson released a series of great group photos from the film … Continue reading

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