Ringing its Praises

“A rare perfect mating of filmmaker and material” (NY Times). The Two Towers has been released with a series of glitzy premieres and press reviews which more than match the hype. Variety: “It’s hard to imagine a much better version of this material on screen.” BBC: “It is a film that never lets the audience down, it touches you emotionally and it makes you think.” Guardian: “The battles and sieges are conducted with the ferocity of the Crusades, Agincourt and Stalingrad.” The Sun: “For the entire two hours and 59 minutes, the only thing that mattered in my life was a plain gold ring round the neck of a short guy with pointed ears and hairy feet.”


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Designer Kristian Fredrikson a Force of the Stage

Designer Kristian Fredrikson a Force of the Stage

Wellington-born stage and costume designer Kristian Fredrikson is celebrated in a new book by renowned Melbourne dance writer, curator and historian Michelle Potter. Fredrikson, who was born in 1940, took art classes…