Posts Tagged ‘Peter Jackson’
I’ve appreciated the scope and splendor of the "Hobbit" adaptations. But if I were to give a two-word review of the final installment, it's "too much."
Next up on Film on Vinyl’s playlist: Spacelab 9's release of the "District 9" soundtrack and a chat with label manager, Dave Amcher. No CDs Allowed.
The third installment of the Hobbit series is an engaging sword-and-sorcery tale. It just hasn't have much to do with J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved book.
The middle part of the fantasy trilogy takes great liberties with Tolkien's gentle novel, but still delivers thrills and epic sweep.
In giving it the grand, elongated "Lord of the Rings" treatment, casual fans may feel Tolkien's tender prequel has been burgled of much of its charm.
This, the fourth and final piece of the "West Memphis Three" puzzle, is as inspirational as it is devastating.
A reduced British presence at Cannes this year, but still a variety of films worth watching out for and a Scottish auteur sits on Spielberg's jury.
Splitting up J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel into three movies may be a bridge too far. But the first installment of "The Hobbit" still thrills and delights.
BAFTA winners and losers, Nicholas Hoult and Benedict Cumberbatch's new roles and Emma Thompson gets in touch with her dark side.
The BAFTA nominations have been released and it's slim pickings for British films out in the coming month. Plus, some plot details for The Hobbit 2 and 3.
The first triad of the "Hobbit" movies feels like a reboot of "The Lord of the Rings," overstuffed with Tolkien lore and invented plotlines.
Bond, Bilbo, breakthrough Irish comedians and a bold choice for "Les Miserables" highlight Zoe's look at cinema from across the pond.
The story of New Zealand cinema as seen through Peter Jackson's film bio.