Every now and again there is what may be called an “epic” movie and in recent times there has been not only one but a whole series of epic movies! Made in Gerri and Eugenia’s neighbouring country of New Zealand, they are of course, The Lord of the Rings trilogy! In this episode they talk about the movies, who really was the “hero” and of course that magnificent country, New Zealand! (Did you know that Australia still has in its constitution that New Zealand can decide to join as part of its Commonwealth!) So, of course they are discussing the Lord of the Ring movies and they also get to talk with the amazing Sean Astin, who played Samwise Gamgee, who Gerri really thinks is the most important of the Hobbits and the most important character of the story. Sean is no stranger to our screens appearing in The Goonies, Jeremiah, 24 and voicing Raphael in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. Gerri and Eugenia would like to thank the crew from OZ Comic Con http://www.ozcomiccon.com for allowing them to interview Sean.
In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri go a bit Epic! Lord of the Rings Epic that is! They discuss the J R Tolkien’s epic series and Peter Jackson’s movies. What do they really think? Are they true ring fans? What they are is very lucky in this podcast they get to interview one of New Zealand’s LOTR actors none other Bruce Hopkins who played Gamling, lieutenant to King Théoden. This is not the first podcast that Bruce has been part of, download Podcast 33 to hear Bruce interviewing them for his NZ radio show. Eugenia and Gerri caught up with Bruce at Armageddon Expo check out who could be coming next at http://www.armageddonexpo.com . Go to Bruce’s site http://jmsstyxnyes.tripod.com/bruce-hopkins/bhstart.htm where you can find out what he is up to and link to his NZ radio show.