Peter Jackson

  • 'Hobbit', 'Frozen' lead Box Office to record year 30-12-2013 11:07 AM

    Los Angeles: Over the bustling post-Christmas weekend, Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' continued to lead the box office, landing in the No. 1 slot for the third weekend in a row. The Warner Bros. prequel earned $30 million, bringing the domestic gross to $190.3 million, according to...
  • Vancouver, London, Wellington: Hollywood struggles against new film meccas 28-12-2013 12:09 PM

    Los Angeles: In the old days, filmmakers flocked to Hollywood for its abundant sunshine, beautiful people and sandy beaches. But today a new filmmaking diaspora is spreading across the globe to places like Vancouver, London and Wellington, New Zealand. Fueled by politicians doling out generous tax breaks, filmmaking talent is...
  • Write your review: 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug'

    Rajeev Masand says the film has pace and a cohesiveness. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' review: The film has a pace and a cohesiveness 13-12-2013 10:03 PM

    Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom Director: Peter Jackson The highlight of Peter Jackson's second movie in The Hobbit trilogy was always going to be the appearance of the fire-breathing dragon Smaug, as confirmed by...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Gravity', 'Hobbit' to compete with 8 other films in the Visual Effects category 07-12-2013 10:46 AM

    Los Angeles: Sandra Bullock-George Clooney starrer space drama 'Gravity', Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug', 'Iron Man 3' and 'The Lone Ranger' are among the 10 films that are still in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 86th Oscars. The other film to have made...
  • First look: Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' 13-06-2013 12:14 PM

    Here is the first look of the second instalment of Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit trilogy', which is expected to hit screens this year. The highly anticipated trailer of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' was recently released online. The film is based on the popular series written by JRR Tolkien. ...
  • 'The Hobbit' Review: It's long and overblown 14-12-2012 11:34 PM

    Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage Director: Peter Jackson 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', directed by Peter Jackson, clocks in at a whopping 2 hours and 40 minutes, if you don't count the roughly 15 minutes it takes for the end credits to roll. Given that Jackson's Lord of...
  • 'The Hobbit' is a safe kind of danger: Peter Jackson 08-12-2012 04:26 PM

    Wellington: Film maker Peter Jackson wants to scare children with his latest movie and perhaps even a few grown ups. The first of the Hobbit movie trilogy - 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - is about to hit theatres, and Jackson says he's tried to hold true to its roots...
  • 'The Hobbit' suffers from story bloat 05-12-2012 03:36 PM

    Judging part one of Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' prelude 'The Hobbit' is a bit like reviewing a film after seeing only the first act. Yet here goes: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is stuffed with Hollywood's latest technology - 3D, high-speed projection and Dolby's Atmos surround sound...
  • 'Hobbit' may help the 'Avatar' sequel: James Cameron 29-11-2012 11:54 AM

    Wellington: Oscar-winning director James Cameron on Wednesday predicted Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' would do for high-definition film-making what his own hit 'Avatar' did for 3D movies. Jackson has filmed 'The Hobbit' at a groundbreaking 48 frames a second rather than the standard 24, a move that drew mixed critical reactions...
  • Director offers chance to visit 'Hobbit' sets 26-12-2011 12:04 PM

    London: Director Peter Jackson is offering fans an opportunity to visit the sets of 'The Hobbit' in New Zealand to raise money for charity. The filmmaker is currently shooting the 'Lord of the Rings' prequel, based on JRR Tolkien's classic novel, with stars including Martin Freeman, Hugo Weaving, Sir Ian...
  • Tintin is like an older brother: Peter Jackson 16-12-2011 01:59 PM

    London: Filmmaker Peter Jackson says he grew up reading Tintin and the fictional hero was like an older brother to him. Jackson, 50, who produced the film directed by Steven Spielberg is in talks to direct the sequel, reported Femalefirst online. "You grow up looking at Tintin, in my case,...
  • Tintin was made for me and Steven: Peter Jackson 12-11-2011 10:51 AM

    In an exclusive interview with Rajeev Masand, Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg, makers of 'The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn' talk about their love for Tintin. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews the blockbusters this week 12-11-2011 10:24 AM

    Rajeev Masand review this week's blockbuster releases 'Rockstar', 'Immortals' and 'The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn'. ...
  • How well will 'Tintin' be accepted in India? 10-11-2011 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Two acclaimed storytellers Steven Spielberg and Sir Peter Jackson have joined hands to bring 'The Adventures of Tintin-Secret of the Unicorn' to the silver screen. The choice of crafting the film in 3 D appears natural as it was the only way to make the world of young...
  • Tintin has world premiere in his hometown 23-10-2011 02:02 PM

    Brussels: Tintin came home to Belgium on Saturday for the world premiere of Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn'. If the proverbial intrepid reporter was more than a cartoon and movie character, he would have been pushing and shoving amid all the other hometown reporters lining...
  • Spielberg plans return trip to 'Jurassic Park' 24-07-2011 12:15 PM

    San Diego: Twenty years after his Velociraptors and T.rex ruled Jurassic Park, director Steven Spielberg says the maneaters are returning to a movie theater near you - teeth sharpened, and not for the popcorn. Spielberg on Thursday told audiences at the giant Comic-Con International convention in San Diego that he...
  • Watch: Tintin in 'The Secret of the Unicorn' 12-07-2011 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: The full length trailer of the much awaited film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn', is out. A film adapted from Belgian creator Herge's classic comic-book series about a boy reporter. The international and the North American posters for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's first...
  • First Look: Adventures of Tintin poster, trailer 17-05-2011 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Paramount released the first poster for 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn', a film adapted from Belgian creator Herge's classic comic-book series about a boy reporter. The international and the North American posters for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's first Tintin movie hit the internet...
  • Peter Jackson dropped from Hobbit 21-11-2006 12:24 PM

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