Tag Archives: Peter Jackson

WATCH: Two Featurettes On The Special Effects That Made ‘The Hobbit’

Oh yes, I bet you thought now that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the theaters we’d have run out of things to say on the subject. Well nuh-uh.

‘The Hobbit’ Breaks US Box Office Records

See, didn’t we tell you Martin Freeman was good?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey finally reached theaters this weekend, and despite some lukewarm reviews and complaints about the running time, Peter Jackson’s latest Middle-earth epic has set a box office record with the ...

WATCH: ‘Hobbit’ Cast on the Merits of 48 Frames Per Second

A much talked-of aspect of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, out on Friday (December 14), is that it was shot at 48 frames per second. Most movies are shot at half this speed.

Week-Long ‘Hobbit’ Tribute on ‘Colbert Report’

Stephen Colbert, a lifelong fan of JRR Tolkien, has taken it upon himself to dedicate a week-long tribute to The Hobbit with four shows on The Colbert Report this week on Comedy Central at 11:30pm ET.

‘Hobbit’ Director Peter Jackson Praises Martin Freeman

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson has gone out of his way to praise Martin Freeman for his lead role as Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming film (December 14), reports Total Film.

Martin Freeman Humbled by ‘The Hobbit’

We can’t blame Martin Freeman (Sherlock) for still being in a little bit of awe finding himself as the lead character, Hobbit Bilbo Baggins, in director Sir Peter Jackson’s forthcoming trilogy The Hobbit.

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Hark, The Weeping Angels Sing

Well, there’s no doubt this is going to be a rough week for Whovians of all stripes. The grand Pond finale is upon us, this Saturday, and all anyone knows is that it is all going to happen in New York, there will be Weeping Angels ...

Life Outside ‘Sherlock’: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is best known as the inquisitive, know-it-all modern day Sherlock Holmes in BBC’s original drama Sherlock that airs on PBS in the U.S.

British Schoolboys Beat Peter Jackson To Release ‘The Hobbit’

We all know it takes a while to make movies. Even after the script is finished there are all of those locations to find, actors to cast, scenes to storyboard and shoot, edits to make, sound effects to create, visual effects to ...

WATCH: The New ‘Hobbit’ Trailer

The new trailer for Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of J.R.R.