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Hobbit: One ring from an Aussie union has stuffed them all.
Submitted by Mark Hubbard on Wed, 2010-10-20 18:43
A film technician's placard on the protest against the actors union (an Australian union) says it all.
'Thirty years to build an industry, one union boycott to destroy it.'
Looks like the NZ film industry has lost the Hobbit: http://www.stuff.co.nz/enterta...
I've given Sir Peter Jackson a hard time in the past for his penchant of singling out his industry for 'special' treatment, and even this movie was to have a 15% tax rebate on it - if this boosts the film industry, politicians, then across the board tax cuts boost all industry - however, on this, Sir Peter has my sympathy. And now he learns the end point of the Left, always.
And we now have a new snonym for a New Zealand actor: 'clueless moron'.
'Why did the New Zealand actor ask for instructions on how to cross the road?
'Why did the New Zealand actress ask for instructions on how to fill out the welfare form?
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