Peter Jackson

The Adventures of Tintin Review

It is rare that a film is released in Europe before North America, unless it is a European production. And while The Adventures of Tintin is technically not European, its roots are, and so its release here in the United Kingdom last week was appropriate.

Tintin Trailer

Tintin is not just a comic series; for many, it's a religion. The Adventures of Tintin has been in works for a while, and finally we have a trailer. With Steven Spielberg directing, Peter Jackson producing, Edgar Wright, Steven Moffat & Joe Cornish writing, and Jamie Bell, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg (among others) acting, I have high hopes for this film.

The Hobbit Begins Filming, New Pictures Released

The Hobbit, the highly anticipated film based on J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved book, has finally begun shooting today in New Zealand. Late yesterday evening, two teaser photos of director Peter Jackson posing in the iconic circular entrance to Bilbo's Shire crib, were released on Jackson's Facebook page.

District 9 Review

2009 has been an incredible year for science fiction films.  Duncan Jones’ impressive Moon and James Cameron’s super-hyped Avatar can consider themselves in extremely good company with District 9.  Director Neill Blomkamp has a very bright future ahead of him. Based on Blomkamp’s short film Alive in Joburg, District 9 is quite simply one of […]

District 9 Theatrical Trailer

Yahoo Movies has posted the full theatrical trailer for Neill Blomkamp‘s feature film debut District 9. The unorthodox alien invasion film was produced by Peter Jackson, who hired the director to helm the live-action Halo movie which fell through.  District 9 is based on Blomkamp’s short film Alive in Joburg.  District 9 will be released […]

District 9 Trailer Lands

Commercial director Neill Blomkamp was originally hired by Peter Jackson to direct the live-action Halo film, but when that fell through Blomkamp was left in the lurch.  Thankfully at least some good has come of the situation, with Halo in development hell Blomkamp was given the opportunity to make District 9, a feature length version […]