Peter Jackson
Editor John Gilbert discusses how creating a fan-focused version of Peter Jackson's Tolkien adaptations made both the theatrical and extended cuts better.
Director Jackson wanted to be hypnotized to enjoy the blockbuster epic films as a regular fan: "It was such a loss for me not to be able to see them like everyone else."
While the opportunity to collaborate with Amazon fell through, Jackson is looking forward to watching the show as a "neutral viewer."
Waititi's crew swiped broken-down green screens and timber from the "Hobbit" studios in a pinch — and he said he's never officially told Peter Jackson.
On the latest episode of the Filmmaker Toolkit podcast, Jackson and editor Jabez Olssen discuss using machine learning to isolate previously inaudible “Get Back” tapes.
Watching The Beatles and Lucille Ball swing at the fences on daunting deadlines makes these awards entries, one at the Oscars and the other for the Emmys, hugely satisfying.
"We were able to make the movies in a bubble," said Wood, who added that wouldn't be the case today because "the internet's different, too."
"That’s how we talked. That’s how we want the world to see us."
Peter Jackson's documentary captures the slow creative process and gradual dissolution that came before the band's farewell concert.
Immaculate, restored footage of the band from 1969 appears to give a "you are there" feeling like nothing else.
Harvey Weinstein put Peter Jackson through hell during the early days of developing "Lord of the Rings."
Dominic Monaghan said it probably would have been Merry the studio wanted to kill off.
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