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Lord of the Rings: Sean Astin Recalls Fan Encounter on Troll Plot Hole
There's no doubt that the Peter Jackson theatrical adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien's most famous works in Lord of the Rings and later The Hobbit are forever enshrined in cinema history as the pinnacle of high fantasy While celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of the LOTR trilogy, star Sean[...]
Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The Lord of the Rings trilogy star Elijah Wood has a unique perspective about how creative autonomy has changed in the 20 years since the original Peter Jackson films Speaking with the New York Times (via Indiewire) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the third film Return of the King, the Frodo actor broke down[...]
The Beatles: Get Back. Credit Disney
Filmed in January 1969 by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg as the band was in the process of what would be their final albums Abbey Road and Let It Be, the footage has been locked away for over 50 years, until now, with director Peter Jackson putting it together for us Disney+ will release the three-part film across three nights on[...]
The Beatles: Get Back. Credit Disney
The Beatles: Get Back final trailer was released by Disney this morning and gives us a real sense of what this three-night event is going to be, and what kind of footage Peter Jackson has been playing around with for years Filmed in January 1969 by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg as the band was in the[...]
Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The journey to get the Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings trilogy made was almost as epic as the films themselves, and if a certain executive had his way, it would never panned out the way it did Appearing on the Armchair Expert podcast (via The Hollywood Reporter), Elijah Wood, who played the main protagonist[...]
Lord Of The Rings: Peter Jackson Almost Killed A Hobbit
The Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings films are almost 20 years old (let that sink in), and yet we are still finding out things about them After exhaustive releases on home media, countless books and magazines, and tons of online articles and nostalgic look-backs, we now have new info that Jackson wanted to kill[...]
Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series
The upcoming series builds off of the Peter Jackson cinematic films along with his The Hobbit trilogy The Frodo actor spoke with Empire (via JoeBlo) about how Amazon's continuation that predates Jackson's original trilogy should be renamed to avoid any confusion. Image courtesy of New Line Cinema "I find it bizarre that they're calling it Lord of[...]
Bad Cupid – John Rhys-Davies on Playing a God, Revisiting Franchises
Maximilian Arturo, and Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy "There's no question The Lord of the Rings is of real cultural significance over the years, he said "Tolkien had an impact on the fiction of the past 60 years To be a part of that on the celebrity of a character he created is[...]
Sneak Peak Of Peter Jackson's The Beatles: Get Back Documentary Shown
The Beatles are going to be a subject of a far-reaching documentary being overseen by Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson, releasing in 2021 Disney will be releasing the doc in theaters next August, and it will feature footage of the band from over 60 hours of unseen footage with restored audio The big selling point is[...]
Lord of the Rings: Peter Jackson Talks Remastering The Six Films in 4K
Five more films later, with the LOTR and Hobbit trilogies completed and now remastered to 4K Ultra HD, the films' director Peter Jackson opened up about the process in a video released by Warner Bros The LOTR films released in subsequent years shot back-to-back with The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King[...]
Lord Of The Rings And Hobbit Trilogies Coming To 4K December 1st
Peter Jackson oversaw the remastering himself And I can say that working with Peter was the adventure of a lifetime And the friendships that I made will last forever Enjoy!" Astin concluded. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Lord of the[...]
Read Peter Jackson's Heartfelt Goodbye To Ian Holm
Peter Jackson directed Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films Even in limited screen time, it is immeasurable what he added to them Sadly, Holm passed away on Friday, leaving a legacy in acting that will stand the test of time From Alien, Chariots of Fire, The[...]
Lord of the Rings Cast Return to the Fellowship on Reunited Apart
Other cast members Andy Serkis (Gollum), Miranda Otto (Eowyn), Karl Urban (Eomer), Liv Tyler (Arwen), screenwriter Philippa Boyens, and director Peter Jackson came as special surprise guests The cast answered trivia questions, recreated scenes, and shared stories from the set One of the scenes, Jackson recalled hastily giving Bean his lines before Boromir was to[...]
King Kong Vs the V. Rex- Let's Revisit Peter Jackson's Fight Scene
Peter Jackson's version of King Kong from 2005 is way better than people remember it being Sure, it is really long It never loses your attention however, and while telling its own version of the myth, it pays great homage to the versions of Kong we have gotten in the past Today, let's revisit the[...]
Beatles
Director Peter Jackson couldn't find a more generous distributor than Disney for his documentary The Beatles: Get Back The film chronicles the recording of the band's final album "Let It Be." "The Beatles: Get Back is a front-row seat to the inner workings of the genius of those creators." – Bob Iger, Disney executive chairman Editorial credit: Brad[...]