Down The Rabbit Hole - a review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey2 Comments Subscriber content
Issue Listener Plus 13th Dec 2012
Is this train wreck really the work of the team that made The Lord of the Rings?
Review of reviews ... The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey1 Comments
Issue Listener Plus 10th Dec 2012
The embargo is over, the reviews are in. Now updated with verdicts from UK papers.
He looked at what he'd written and thought, “Ah, I must find out what a hobbit is”
From the Listener archive: how Tolkien began with a blank sheet, and worked backwards.
The real NZ "has become indistinguishable from parody"1 Comments
Issue Listener Plus 29th Nov 2012
Hobbit hoopla confirms NZ "exactly how it was portrayed on Flight of the Conchords", writes New York based film blogger.
John Key and his Hobbit sword make the New York Times front page1 Comments
Issue Listener Plus 25th Nov 2012
Prominent spot for report that considers what New Zealand gains - and loses - from the Peter Jackson empire.