In 1937, English writer J.R.R. Tolkien published his first novel The Hobbit. It was a children’s book intended for a young readership.Monday, 31 December, 2012, 11:30am 2 comments
Huge crowds swarmed into central Wellington on Wednesday for the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, an event that has sparked Middle Earth mania in New Zealand.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Up to 100,000 people are expected to line the streets of Wellington on Wednesday for the world premiere of director Peter Jackson's long-awaited Middle Earth epic The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.26 Nov 2012 - 6:20am
Bad Taste Terry Potter, Peter O'Herne, Peter Jackson Director: Peter Jackson27 May 2012 - 12:00am
After he broke just about every box-office record around the globe, introduced the world to the marketing possibilities of hobbits, elves and dwarves, and waltzed off with a best director Oscar to boot, it would have taken a brave studio executive not to greenlight whatever film Peter Jackson felt like doing next.29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Latest postings on the Young Post website yp.scmp.com suggest quite a handful of you spent Christmas studying. Are you still busy revising for forthcoming examinations in the new term?31 Dec 2003 - 12:00am
Lord of the Rings was Hong Kong's most profitable film over the Lunar New Year holiday.
The fantasy epic grossed nearly $21 million in two weeks after opening at 31 cinemas, the highest figure in the latest Top 10 box office list.
But it was only the sixth most popular film on Tuesday, raking in $460,000.21 Feb 2002 - 12:00am
HONG KONG team manager Diana Lo Leung Bik-luen has joined a chorus of protests in criticising the format for the Commonwealth Games mixed team badminton competition.
Lo said all teams in the main draw are forced to play an arduous five matches in two days of preliminary competition.19 Aug 1994 - 12:00am