Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Berkeley’s Hobbit

If a film premiere is held in Wellington for which I don’t care, should it make a sound on this blog?

6 Comments:

Blogger Greig said...

I was hoping to hear your views on the labour law changes and tax breaks given. Crony capitalism, or ratchet for freedom?

11/28/2012 10:35:00 am  
Blogger Peter Cresswell said...

To the extent everyone else was able to enjoy them, they were the latter.

To the extent they were confined only to the movie-makers, they were the latter. Which is the way this National Government does business.

When John Kay says he's helping business, he generally has a specific business in mind.

11/28/2012 11:08:00 am  
Anonymous Frankie Lee said...

Thank you for only devoting one line to the Hobbit.

I can't take another avalanche of Middle-Earth hype.....I just can't....

Just as a matter of interest, what don't you like about Welly?

11/28/2012 11:36:00 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Studied this crappy book at school. I argued that the book was poorly written & was a retelling of numerous old English Fairy stories & wasnt worth the cost of purchasing the damn thing, let alone wasting time studying it.To my surprise, the Teacher agreed- he thought the book was a load of tosh as well!

11/28/2012 12:06:00 pm  
Blogger Peter Cresswell said...

@Frankie Lee: Welly's fine, on a good day. It's the film premiere and its top billing in every news broadcast that leaves me cold.

11/28/2012 12:30:00 pm  
Anonymous Barry said...

Peter Jackson is a talentless PARASITE. Deborah Ross in The Spectator was right when she said she'd rather stab out her own eyes with a pair of scissors than be made to watch Lord of the Rings again

11/28/2012 02:15:00 pm  

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