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Articles Tagged 'Peter Jackson'


Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: A Song for River Song

Welcome to the Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a cornucopia of extracurricular Whovian effluvia from across the internet (and several dimensions beyond). This week, we’re in shock from the manner in which the Doctor escaped that perfect cell, we’re on tenterhooks to find out what will happen on Gallifrey this week (of which more in a […]


WATCH: Peter Jackson’s ‘Doctor Who’ Contract Arrives

What you’re about to witness is far from definitive, and may possibly be just a lark for all concerned. But this morning (November 30), Peter Jackson, the director of the Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit movies and confirmed Doctor Who fan, posted the following video on his Facebook page. It’s a reply of sorts to […]

Benedict Cumberbatch

WATCH: How to Portray Your Dragon, by Benedict Cumberbatch

In preparation for the final part of Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogy—The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, which will hit cinemas on December 17—the multi-disc release of part two is imminent, and with it comes some particularly glorious extras. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug comes out on November 4, and the Blu-ray 3D has […]

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston Takes a Trip to ‘Skull Island’

Would it be too cheeky to assume that the producers of the new King Kong prequel didn’t spend very long casting their new leading man? I mean, it seems temptingly plausible that they’ll have looked at the script, read the title Skull Island and immediately cast a lead actor whose face is almost entirely made […]

The Hobbit Fan Event

Photos: Seven New Character Posters for ‘The Hobbit’ and Fan Event

Metro Goldwyn Mayer has released seven new character posters for Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug via Facebook. The Hobbit Facebook page has some three million “Likes” with three hundred thousand people talking about what’s going on at the moment. If you’re in the mood to talk Middle-earth, and you’re not already a fan, […]

Benedict Cumberbatch as Smaug

Just Another Day’s Work For Benedict Cumberbatch

Acting is not like other professions. There are days when you are pretending to be a man (or woman) of enormously high status (or breeding), dressed in the finest clothes available to humankind, sucking in your cheeks and looking regal. And then there are days when someone glues Cheerios all over your face and invites […]

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