Post Tagged with: "Bret McKenzie"

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Hugo Weaving is 54 today! Weaving, who has reprised his role as Elrond Lord of Rivendell for The Hobbit, has many film and stage roles to his credit. He is the first actor to play […]

Looking Back At The Hobbit Cast In N Z

Looking Back At The Hobbit Cast In N Z

Filming for The Hobbit finally wraps this week and, feeling a bit nostalgic,  I’ve been looking back at some of the non-Hobbit premieres, shows and charity events the cast attended/took part in, during their time in New […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth

Weta managed to get their hands on three recipes from the kitchen at Bag End! Get ready to cook Lamb Stew, Stuffing, and Pastry Cakes, but remember: these are ancient documents; you will find that some […]

Happy Birthday, Bret McKenzie!

Happy Birthday, Bret McKenzie!

Today is Bret McKenzie’s 36th birthday! Fans of The Lord of the Rings may remember a certain handsome, dark-haired elven extra who was present at the Council of Elrond. Some extremely serious fans may even […]

Queen Honours Sir Peter

Queen Honours Sir Peter

Sir Peter Jackson has been recognised  by the Queen in her Birthday Honours list.  He has been given the honour of  member to the Order of New Zealand in recognition of his services to the film […]

McKellen’s Wizard Time in NZ

McKellen’s Wizard Time in NZ

The Hobbit actor, Sir Ian McKellen, is spending his weekends raising money to restore the earthquake damaged Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, by travelling around New Zealand performing his one-man show.  He is having a “lovely […]

Bid for Bret!

Bid for Bret!

Bret Mckenzie is up for auction! Well actually, coffee with Mckenzie to be precise.   Oxfam are holding an auction as part of their Biggest Coffee Break and Fair Trade Fortnight 2012 and Mckenzie  is offering […]

Hobbit Cast at Good for Nothing Premiere

Hobbit Cast at Good for Nothing Premiere

Members of the cast of The Hobbit were at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington last night for the New Zealand premiere of the film Good for Nothing.  Good for Nothing is a cowboy film and  is […]

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Hugo Weaving is 52 today! Weaving, who is reprising his role as Elrond Lord of Rivendell for The Hobbit, has many film and stage roles to his credit.  He is the first actor to play […]

Bret McKenzie wins an Oscar for Muppet Song

Bret McKenzie wins an Oscar for Muppet Song

Bret McKenzie won  Best Original Song at the Academy awards yesterday.  His song ‘Man or Muppet’ from The Muppet movie won over Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett’s ‘Real in Rio’ from the animated feature Rio reports Stuff.NZ McKenzie […]