Tag Archive: James Nesbitt

[WATCH] Trailer #2 for THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

A second trailer arrived today for part one of Sir Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit — which is now to be a trilogy — in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ shared birthday (not to mention this week’s 75th anniversary of J.R.R. Tolkien’s celebrated novel). This new trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey showcases a considerably …

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WCS 2012 Reviews: CORIOLANUS, ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA & HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI 3D

After getting off to a strong start last week, the World Cinema Showcase kicked it up a notch in Auckland over the past weekend with a terrific selection of foreign films. I caught Ralph Fiennes’ modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus on Saturday, followed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Turkish drama Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and Takashi Miike’s Harakiri remake Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai 3D on Sunday, …

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[Watch] THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY Trailer #1

The first trailer has finally arrived for the first film of Peter Jackson’s much-anticipated two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit, ten years after the release of The Fellowship of the Ring. Jackson has had an arduous time bringing the Lord of the Rings prequel to the screen, following complicated rights deals, the financial solvency of MGM, …

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[Watch] Trailer for Ralph Fiennes directorial debut CORIOLANUS

Academy Award-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes has directed his first feature film, Coriolanus, in which he also stars. He has gathered an impressive supporting cast, including Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt and Ashraf Barhom. The film is a modern adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, written by John Logan (Gladiator, Sweeney Todd), in which …

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