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Peter Jackson

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  • October Awards Buzz: What's on Top and What's Not

    Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened. Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Advance Tickets Go on Sale Next Week

    The desolation is upon us. Fortunately for Ringers and Tolkienites, it's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." Moviegoers can buy advance tickets for the second installment of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" trilogy online and in U.S. theaters on Nov. 21,...
  • New Zealand Film Boss Leaves on Upbeat Note

    Seasoned film executive Graeme Mason had a tricky moment in 2010 near the beginning of his tenure as chief executive of the New Zealand Film Commission. An 87-page report written by Peter Jackson and film academic David Court characterized the regulatory...
  • Oscar Race: Are Handicappers Too Bullish on Scorsese's 'Wall Street'?

    I worry about overpopulation, I worry about recent industry layoffs and I worry that it's only 50-some days until Christmas. But today, my top concern is "The Wolf of Wall Street," since Paramount confirmed it will indeed open Dec. 25. I'm not worried...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Peter Jackson plans fan celebration

     
    “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” director Peter Jackson has announced plans to preview footage from the new film at […]...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Producers Guild Offers Oscar Clues and a Few Surprises (Analysis)

    In a wide-open year, Hollywood folk are looking for Oscar omens, and today's nominations from the Producers Guild of America offer double reason to celebrate: Aside from earning the honor of being recognized by the guild, these noms have been a good gauge...
  • ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ Batfleck: 2013 in review

     
    2013 was a superb year for fans of genre entertainment. Major comic book heroes celebrated milestone anniversaries, as did “Doctor […]...
  • WGA Nominations: Oscar and the Eligibility Factor (Analysis)

    Writers Guild of America's just-announced nominees have reason for optimism in terms of the upcoming Academy Awards, but they come with a load of footnotes and caveats. The WGA has a pretty solid track record at predicting Oscar winners, though as far as...
  • Oscar-Winning Producer Saul Zaentz Dies at 92

    Producer Saul Zaentz, who won best picture Oscars for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," died Friday in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was 92 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's. The entrepreneurial and famously...
  • Blizzard Box Office Battle: 'Paranormal,' 'Frozen,' 'Hobbit' to Fight for First

    The opening of Paramount's "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" is on a collision course with Disney's "Frozen" and Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" for the first U.S. box office crown of 2014 -- though real snow put a chill on...
  • Prime time for a potty break during a movie? There's an app for that.

    Prime time for a potty break during a movie? There's an app for that.
    I'm at "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" the other day, cradling a drink the size of Marlon Brando, 40 corpulent ounces of sugar water priced higher than Texas crude. If this thing capsizes, I may well drown. This 40-ounce Coke is considered a "medium."...