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VIDEO Peter Jackson’s Being Pestered By Steven Moffat

VIDEO Peter Jackson’s Being Pestered By Steven Moffat
Remember all those rumours about Peter Jackson directing Doctor Who? He may have to wait until after Steven Moffat leaves if this video on Jackson’s Facebook page is anything to go by… (though we assume it’s all very tongue-in-cheek!). // This was an interesting weekend… Posted by Peter Jackson on Sunday, 29 November 2015    Read More →

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer Released

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer Released
Finally, Peter Jackson has unveiled the teaser trailer for the final part of The Hobbit trilogy: The Battle of the Five Armies. It marks the beginning of the end of Jackson’s cinematic journey into Middle-Earth, which began in 2001 with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Fans of Jackson’s original Lord of the Rings trilogy will appreciate this trailer massively, due to the rather particular choice of song which links this... 

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015
After months of speculation, Doctor Who head writer Steven Moffat has finally confirmed that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson “will probably” be involved in the show, schedules permitting. The director is reportedly set to direct the two-part season finale of the ninth series of the hit sci-fi show in 2015. Peter Jackson has always been a fan of Doctor Who and has dreamed about taking over the controls of the TARDIS for... 

The Final Hobbit Film Gets a Name Change!

The Final Hobbit Film Gets a Name Change!
With the third movie in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy set to be released later this year in December, the director has released an important statement surrounding the title. Previously referred to as The Hobbit: There and Back Again, Peter Jackson has officially changed the name of the final film to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In a Facebook post on his page he said, ““There and Back Again” felt like the right... 

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who
Yesterday director Peter Jackson confirmed that he still has every hope of directing Doctor Who and that ‘kind of serious’ discussions were taking place. During a press junket for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the director went on to say: “I’d love to try my hand at television, because I’ve never had the discipline of having to shoot for those impossibly tiny schedules. I think I could do it okay now.” Known for his painstaking... 

Middle-earth Envisioned Book Review

Middle-earth Envisioned Book Review
If there’s one franchise that certainly hasn’t suffered from a lack of attention over the past decade, it’s J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. The trilogy of films, released in 2001-2003, garnered critical acclaim and won over audiences worldwide. With Peter Jackson at the helm, tales of Middle-earth and the battle for the One Ring were beyond anything anyone had ever seen on screen before. Years later, we are now coming... 

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug First Trailer Released

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug First Trailer Released
The first trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released today following a stunning new poster for the second film in Peter Jackson‘s Hobbit Trilogy. For young Bilbo Baggins, it’s out of the frying pan and into the fire. The first film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey received mixed reviews particularly focused on its use of the faster frame rate of 48 frames per second in 3D. This gave the picture unparalleled clarity... 

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review
Let’s just get this out there – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a fantastic movie. If one expected any differently, especially after looking back at the Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, then clearly you just have a different taste. Because the first in a new motion picture trilogy based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is phenomenal, and one should use this review to gauge just how much of an event it is. Peter Jackson returns... 

Tolkien Week Retrospective

Tolkien Week Retrospective
Last week was a special week for Tolkien fans, not just because of the release of the second trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but because it was Tolkien week! This is celebrated annually in the week that contains Hobbit Day: September 22nd, the day of both Frodo and Bilbo Baggins’ birthdays. This year’s Hobbit Day was particularly special as it marked 75 years since The Hobbit’s publication. Firstly, there were official presents... 

New Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Released

New Trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Released
A new trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released this Wednesday (18th September). The very first thing that you should do is watch it and then maybe watch it again, for it is a thing of beauty. When you’re done with that, below are a few impressions gleaned from those two and a half minutes of concentrated awesomeness. HD Quicktime downloads from Apple can be found by clicking here. While the first trailer introduced the collection... 
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