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The top 12 most tweeted about Christmas programmes, Arts

The top 12 most tweeted about Christmas programmes

Doctor Who, EastEnders and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring were the top three most tweeted about shows on the television over the Christmas period, according to figures from internet service provider littlebigone.com.

By | Arts | Thursday, 27 December 2012 at 3:38 pm

Must watch: Air New Zealand releases Hobbit safety video, Arts

Must watch: Air New Zealand releases Hobbit safety video

Air New Zealand have unveiled their latest flight safety video for passengers, however unlike most videos this one has a surprising Tolkien twist.

By | Arts, Film | Thursday, 1 November 2012 at 12:14 pm

How comic heroes became mainstream, Arts

How comic heroes became mainstream

Back in 1992, the world had seen the likes of Batman on the big screen, doing reasonably well at the box office, but comic movies were a novelty that attracted a few cinema goers. Fast forward twenty years and the scenery has totally changed. Just take a look at the highest grossing films of all time.

By | Arts, Notebook | Tuesday, 19 June 2012 at 3:00 am

Iran, Israel, Gandalf and the bomb, Notebook

Iran, Israel, Gandalf and the bomb

Sometimes fantasy makes more sense than fiction. When looking at the latest developments in the diplomatic standoff between Iran and several Western nations, the words of Gandalf in that epic Lord of The Rings trailer spring to mind. “The board is set”, murmured the White Wizard. “The pieces are moving”.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 18 June 2012 at 3:08 pm

Today from i: Billion dollar blockbusters, Notebook

Today from i: Billion dollar blockbusters

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 2 August 2011 at 12:12 pm

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