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STYMIED STUDIO, DEPARTED DIRECTOR BUT WORK ON “THE HOBBIT” GOES ON

June 17, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

It’s hard to determine who’s paying for them, but cave-like homes are already being constructed near the New Zealand town of Matamata for use as sets in the forthcoming Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit. Defying a photo ban in the area, a German website, Herr-der-ringe-film.de, posted photos of the caves Wednesday culled from […]

PHOTOGRAPHER CLAIMS FOX NEWS STOLE HIS VOLCANO PICS

May 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

An Icelandic photographer who grabbed some spectacular pictures of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull claims that Fox News pirated them from his Flickr site and put them on the air without his permission. In an interview with the website TorrentFreak, Örvar Atli Thorgeirsson said, “This was a once in a lifetime photo session for me and […]