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  • Not just a Tolkien amount

    Not just a Tolkien amount
    Among the ruins of Middle-earth, the family of sheep farmer Ian Alexander is astounded by the popularity of its remote rural pastures. Since the Alexander family allowed director Peter Jackson to film J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy on...
  • 'Rings' films: chick flicks?

    'Rings' films: chick flicks?
    A funny thing happened on Frodo's journey to destroy the evil ring of Sauron in Mount Doom: He picked up a horde of adoring women — of all ages. Despite its predominance of warriors, kings and bearded wizards, the fantasy fan realm of "Lord of...
  • 'Rings' around the clock

    To bring the timeless tale of "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" to the big screen, director Peter Jackson embarked on a quest that would have made even his Hobbit hero Frodo tremble: to conquer time itself. The latest film chapter of J.R.R....
  • New Zealand is abuzz about its towering 'genius,' Peter Jackson, lord of the trilogy

    He's described locally as a "genius masquerading as an ordinary person," a creative whirlwind, finan-cial powerhouse and folk hero rolled into one. Yet even that can't quite measure the effect "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson has had on...