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Peter Jackson Working On A Top Secret Film For Steven Spielberg
Years after The Adventures of Tintin was supposed to kick off their cinematic partnership, Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg are reuniting for an extremely secretive project. Read on to see what we know so far.
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Peter Jackson's Brutal Response To Jake Gyllenhaal's Terrible Lord Of The Rings Audition
Jake Gyllenhaal is a pretty great actor. While that statement may not be universally accepted, we don’t think it’s a particularly controversial one. This makes Peter Jackson's opinion of the actor's ability all the more surprising.
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How 6 Major Directors Feel About The Controversial Screening Room Program
As technology has evolved in recent years it has had a major impact in how fans have consumed movies. Now a new startup is proposing a massive change to how movies are released and Hollywood is choosing sides.
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How Peter Jackson Feels About The Most Insane Lord Of The Rings Lawsuit Ever
By now, most of us realize that lawsuits that stem from Hollywood movies is nothing new. Well, prepare yourselves, because the country of Turkey might have just beaten us at our own game. And, now, some Hollywood heavyweights are trying to come to the rescue.
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Wait, Is Peter Jackson Going To Direct A Doctor Who Episode?
It’s no secret that The Hobbit and LOTR director Peter Jackson loves Doctor Who. He’s been so keen about directing an episode of the series in the past that he even took a meeting with Who showrunner Steven Moffat a couple of years ago.
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Why The Hobbit Wasn't Better, According To Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a masterclass in filmmaking. ackson and his team spent years simply planning the production before filming ever began. In The Hobbit, not so much.
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The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Extended Cut Again Displays The Uselessness Of The MPAA
Peter Jackson knows a thing or two about making R-rated movies, but rather than being a return to old, more adult-oriented fare for Jackson, the Extended version of The Battle of the Five Armies is just another example of the uselessness of the MPAA.
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5 Hobbit Extended Editions Scenes That Actually Make The Movies Better
Peter Jackson’s Hobbit series is over. It took three long years, but last December the New Zealand-born filmmaker released the final chapter in his cinematic vision of author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. But while you may have seen all of the movies released so far, you actually haven’t seen the full story just yet.
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Why Nicolas Cage Passed On Lord Of the Rings
Back in the day Nicolas Cage turned down the role of Aragorn in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy, though it was for a reason that many of us can likely empathize with.
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An R-Rated Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies Is Coming This Fall
The Battle of the Five Armies is about to get bloodier. Well, we assume bloodier, because Warner Bros. officially announced the extended edition of the final Hobbit trilogy installment will be rated R.
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Lord Of The Rings Superfans Want To Crowdfund A Billion Dollar City
An incredibly ambitious group of Lord of the Rings fans have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help build a lifesize replica of the stunning Minas Tirith. The superfans, who also happen to be a group of architects capable of building the massive city replica are attempting to raise £1.85 billion for the project which will be divided for land, labour and materials.
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How Ian McKellen Almost Missed Out On Playing Both Gandalf And Magneto
Sir Ian McKellen almost missed out on playing two of his most famous roles, Gandalf and Magneto, and it would have Tom Cruise's fault, sort of.
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Christopher Lee Dies In London At Age 93
Christopher Lee worked steadily in film and on stage in the 1980s and ‘90s, though he didn’t have a massive hit (outside of Gremlins II: The New Batch and then occasional Tim Burton movie) until Peter Jackson cast the legendary thespian as Saruman in 2001’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
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Lord Of The Rings Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies Of A Heart Attack
Andrew Lesnie, the Oscar-winning cinematography behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy and a longtime collaborator of director Peter Jackson, has passed away. A native of Sydney, Australia, Lesnie was said to have died from a heart attack. He was 59.
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The Hobbit 3's Honest Trailer Reminds You Of All The Movie's Problems
It was only a matter of time. Now that The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies is on Blu-ray and DVD, it has a shiny new Honest Trailer to point out all the flaws.
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This Celebrity Was Apparently Offered A Role In The Hobbit
In a fun behind the scenes story that should interest any Middle-earth fans out there, it's been revealed that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver was offered a role in one of The Hobbit films if he cooked Peter Jackson’s 50th birthday dinner.
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The 10 Most Badass Moments in Peter Jackson's Middle-earth Movies
Now that The Battle of Five Armies has released, we seen all of Peter Jackson's Tolkien films. Here are the 10 most badass moments from the movies.
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Wait, Peter Jackson Thinks Other Directors Rely Too Much On Technology?
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is releasing. He's celebrating by calling out other directors for using too much CG.
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The Hobbit 2 Just Got An Epic Middle Finger From This Honest Trailer
It’s pretty easy to make fun of The Hobbit. Each of the films, including the original Lord of the Rings trilogy, come in at around three hours long, while they’re also slightly pompous and filled with moments that are borderline ridiculous. Still, even though it’s easy that doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be done.
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The Hobbit Cast Helps You Say Goodbye To Middle-earth In This Touching Featurette
The cultural impact of Peter Jackson's big screen Middle-earth franchise is unquestionable, and there are thousands upon thousands of fans who will be deeply saddened by its conclusion with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. But what will the people who made The Hobbit movies miss most about that experience? To answer that question we have this brand new featurette:
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