More on NZ’s preps for the ROTK premiere. Gee, it’d be nice if we started getting as excited about the arts as we do about sport. Auckland has the Americas Cup, and Wellington has ROTK. I’m jealous. Meanwhile in Japan TTT continues to do well, better than FOTR; Swedish readers look forward to a relief from the groan-inducingly bad translations of LOTR they’ve had to put up with for half a century. [More]