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Peter Jackson


‘The Rings of Power’: Polarised politics can’t ruin the joys of fandom

September 07, 2022 10:11 am

Aakash Joshi writes: The Rings of Power is the ultimate form of fan fiction. So how can some fans abuse others simply doing what they have been doing themselves since first encountering J R R Tolkien’s mythical world?

The Lord of the Rings The Rings of Power first look: Amazon's lavish Tolkien adaptation is the TV event of our lifetime

February 11, 2022 9:25 am

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth as opposed to the main story's third age. The first look images introduces us to the key characters in the show created by JD Payne and Patrick McKay.

The Beatles Get Back review: Peter Jackson takes devotees down a really Long and Winding Road

December 08, 2021 3:48 pm

The Beatles Get Back review: Peter Jackson's eight-hour documentary has the appeal of a devotional film, but isn't likely to convert sceptics.

Get Back series dispels, and confirms, some Beatle myths

November 26, 2021 10:40 am

Peter Jackson-produced Get Back documentary series culled from film and recording outtakes of those sessions instead reveal a self-aware Beatles band with a rare connection and work ethic that still knew how to have fun.

Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old is an extraordinary experience

August 10, 2020 8:38 am

In They Shall Not Grow Old, Peter Jackson, best known for directing the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has used modern post-production techniques, both visual and sound, including voice-acting and colourisation to bring alive World War II in all its terrible glory.

Hollywood Rewind | The Lord of the Rings I: A classic example of 'how to make good movies based on books'

July 25, 2020 4:05 pm

At a time when everything seems so uncertain, it is reassuring to fall back on the basic, decent tenets of humanity which The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring espouses.

Peter Jackson pens emotional note in memory of LOTR actor Ian Holm

June 21, 2020 11:41 am

Peter Jackson's tribute to Ian Holm is filled with anecdotes and his experiences with the actor, who briefly appeared in Jackson's Hobbit trilogy as well.

Peter Jackson on turning down Aquaman twice: I am not a superhero guy

May 15, 2019 2:45 pm

Director Peter Jackson said former Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara contacted him twice to direct Aquaman, which eventually went to James Wan.

Peter Jackson making new documentary of Beatles' Let It Be

January 31, 2019 4:17 pm

The original movie, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, came out soon after the Beatles broke up in 1970 and has long been viewed as a chronicle of the band members growing apart.

Mortal Engines movie review: An exhausting watch

December 07, 2018 4:19 pm

Mortal Engines movie review: After a while, the scenes are a blur, of metal, machines, and loud music. It's obvious director Rivers had to pack in a lot to see this series started, but by the time he ends, the prospect of some more of this to follow seems daunting.


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