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Peter Jackson

A major movie buff since childhood, this New Zealand native made his first indie feature, the aptly titled Bad Taste, over a four-year period in the 1980s. Equal parts gore, sci-fi and comedy, the super-low-budget film—which he produced, wrote, filmed, edi… (more)

Birth Name: Sir Peter Robert Jackson

Birth Place: Pukerua Bay, New Zealand

Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Box Office: The Hobbit Continues to Dominate; 47 Ronin Bombs

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continued its domination of the box office this weekend, landing at No. 1 for the third straight week despite a slew of new releases that came out on Christmas Day. The Peter Jackson-helmed sequel took in… Read more

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
00:32 — From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second in a trilogy of films adapting the endurin (more…)
Elder Scrolls Movie Could Happen, But Only If This Director Made It - GS News Update
01:14 — Would Bethesda ever give the greenlight to an Elder Scrolls movie? Marketing executive Pete Hines says in a new interview that Bethesda has no interes (more…)
Looking for the Hobbit
Everyone knows the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, now discover the universe of Tolkien and the legends that inspired them. John Howe, the famous il (more…)
Looking for the Hobbit
Everyone knows the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, now discover the universe of Tolkien and the legends that inspired them. John Howe, the famous il (more…)

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Fri Mar 24 10:00pm
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King TCM

Frodo is tempted by the power of the ring as he nears the end of his journey to destroy it. The majestic finale of Peter Jackson's blockbuster trilogy won Best Picture, along with 10 other Oscars, including one for Jackson as Best Director.

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Fri Mar 31 9:30am
District 9 FX

A private firm houses extraterrestrial refugees in a South African internment camp, where a field operative is exposed to alien biotechnology.

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Wed Apr 5 10:50pm
The Lovely BonesNew STARZ

After young teenager Susie Salmon is murdered, she watches over her grieving parents, as well as her unapprehended killer from a heaven of her own creation. Susie must come to terms with her own death, while sharing the pain her father and mother are worki (more…)

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Box Office: How Well Did The Hobbit Sequel Do?

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug had an impressive opening at the box office this weekend, but st…

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Check Out the Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The trailer for the second movie in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy features Benedict Cumberbatch as…

Billy Connolly
The Last Samurai's Billy Connolly Undergoes Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Scottish actor and comedian Billy Connolly has undergone surgery for prostate cancer and is being tr…

Evangeline Lilly
Wow! Check out Evangeline Lilly's New Hobbit Makeover

A nearly unrecognizable Evangeline Lilly showed off a new hairstyle at the premiere of The Hobbit: A…

Gary Oldman, Leonardo DiCaprio
Oscar Surprises and Snubs: Gary Oldman Gets His Due, But Leo Sits This One Out

Just after the Oscar nominations were read on Tuesday morning, Albert Brooks tweeted:  "And to the A…

Martin Freeman
The Hobbit Trailer: Bilbo Baggins Heads Out on An Unexpected Journey

Welcome back to Middle Earth!The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won't hit theaters for another year,…

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  • Birth Name: Sir Peter Robert Jackson
  • Birth Place: Pukerua Bay, New Zealand
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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