Tag Archive: Peter Jackson

[WATCH] Peter Jackson talks THE WORLD’S END with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg & Nick Frost

Edgar Wright’s uproariously entertaining The World’s End is out today in New Zealand cinemas, and self-professed fan/Tintin collaborator Peter Jackson recently sat down with the filmmaker and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to discuss the film. Shot at Park Road Post following the Wellington premiere, this insightful and relaxed 20-minute chat covers the production — a 12-week …

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[REVIEW] THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY is an inexplicably long & uneven return to Middle Earth

Peter Jackson returns to Middle Earth in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first entry in a new trilogy of films adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved children’s novel The Hobbit, which served as a prelude to the noticeably darker and more complex Lord of the Rings trilogy. Following years of development, lawsuits and delays — resulting in the regretful …

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[WATCH] Peter Jackson discusses THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY on THE COLBERT REPORT

Following appearances from Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis, The Colbert Report wrapped up their week-long celebration of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey tonight with director Peter Jackson. Donning some Hobbit feet for the interview, Colbert — who was clearly relishing the experience — brought up his trip down to the set last year, why New Zealand was the ideal location …

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[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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Highlights of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival

The 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival wrapped up in Auckland recently, officially closing with the utterly mad and brilliant Holy Motors. From the stunning opening night film (Beasts of the Southern Wild) to a wonderful silent cinema finale (Easy Street and Blackmail), we were spoiled for choice with this year’s programme and I saw nearly 40 films over a hectic …

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More announcements from the 2012 NZ International Film Festival

Following a couple of sneak announcements earlier this month, the New Zealand International Film Festival went live today with their 2012 website and leaked a few more exciting titles from this year’s programme. The four films announced today each promise fascinating and timely true stories: Peter Jackson and Amy Berg’s West of Memphis documentary will thoroughly re-investigate the …

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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] Second Trailer for THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

With its UK release date nearing, the marketing campaign for The Adventures of Tintin is going into overdrive now with a second full length trailer released today. It’s another impressive trailer, upping the ante on the action-packed first trailer and revealing more new footage following last week’s deluge of clips and behind-the-scenes footage. The film looks like it will deliver all the sweeping …

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[Watch] Five clips from THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN + behind-the-scenes videos

While I initially had my reservations about Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s decision to shoot a Tintin film using 3D motion capture technology, the recent trailer plus a new bunch of clips from The Adventures of Tintin have erased any doubts. It’s now beginning to look like the Indiana Jones-esque, globe-trotting adventure everyone was hoping for. I was …

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[Watch] New Trailer for THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

A new trailer has just been released for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated The Adventures of Tintin. I must admit the first trailer didn’t entirely sell me on the motion capture animation, but this action-packed trailer looks much better and also features more dialogue from lead actors Jamie Bell (Tintin), Andy Serkis (Captain Haddock) and …

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