Peter Jackson

The movie directors who could use a good boss

Simon Brew Ed Kegenof Odd List
Jun 20, 2014

They're talented, individual, but could, possibly, do with a bit of editorial guidance. Could these directors use a boss, we wonder?

100 years of animated characters in live-action films

Ryan Lambie Feature
Jun 18, 2014

From 1914 to Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes in the present, Ryan charts the evolution of animated characters in live-action film...

Viggo Mortensen on how Lord Of The Rings nearly went wrong

Simon Brew News
May 15, 2014

Viggo Mortensen chats about Lord Of The Rings, and why he's less keen on films two and three...

Hobbit 3 has new title, extended Hobbit 2 adds 25 minutes

Simon Brew News
Apr 24, 2014

Peter Jackson has confirmed a title change for the third Hobbit movie, and a very extended cut of Desolation Of Smaug.

Just what can we expect from The Hobbit: There & Back Again?

NP Horton Feature
Apr 7, 2014

The third and final Hobbit film is on its way, but what's left to happen in it?

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug DVD & Blu-ray release date

Simon Brew News
Feb 19, 2014

Warner Bros has confirmed that Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: There And Back Again will arrive on disc in April...

Microsoft confirms no current plans for a Halo movie

Simon Brew News
Jan 16, 2014

Following a rumour that Ridley Scott was involved in a Halo movie project, Microsoft has confirmed a film isn't on the agenda right now...

In praise of Lord Of The Rings' DVD extras

Andrew Blair Feature
Jan 15, 2014

The extras on The Lord Of The Rings DVDs provide a look into the scale of the films' production. Andrew salutes the Appendices' detail...

Luke Evans interview: Hobbit, green screen acting and 48fps

Ryan Lambie Interview
Dec 18, 2013

The Desolation Of Smaug introduces Luke Evans' character, Bard the Bowman. We find out his thoughts on The Hobbit, acting, 48fps and more...

Philippa Boyens on adapting The Hobbit, deleted scenes and more

Ryan Lambie Interview
Dec 19, 2013

We sat down with The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings co-screenwriter Philippa Boyens to chat about Smaug, deleted scenes, Tolkien and more...