Peter Jackson

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Fellowship of the Ring at 20: the film that revitalised and ruined Hollywood
Peter Jackson’s first Lord of the Rings film was a stunning achievement but it introduced a new world of delayed and extended gratification

Guy Lodge

19, Dec, 2021 @6:27 AM

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Get Back isn’t just about the Beatles. Here’s what it taught me about life today
There was much less plastic, much finer dressing and no time spent staring at screens - making room for extraordinary creativity

Adrian Chiles

09, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I could have done with eight more hours’: readers on the Beatles documentary epic Get Back
Peter Jackson spent four years editing down 60 hours of unseen footage into the new three-part documentary series. Was it worth the wait?

Guardian readers

06, Dec, 2021 @11:10 AM

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The world owes Yoko an apology! 10 things we learned from The Beatles: Get Back
Peter Jackson’s eight-hour documentary on the Fab Four reveals Ringo is an amazing drummer, McCartney was a joy and their entourage were coolest of all

Andy Welch

02, Dec, 2021 @4:48 PM

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The week in TV: The Beatles: Get Back; The Princes and the Press; Escape from the Taliban; The Wheel of Time
Peter Jackson’s new Beatles doc is a visual treat with longueurs; Amol Rajan shames the tabloids for their treatment of William and Harry; and
Jeff Bezos gets his Game of Thrones

Barbara Ellen

28, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘I just can’t believe it exists’: Peter Jackson takes us into the Beatles vault locked up for 52 years
Ahead of his epic series Get Back, the director reveals the secrets of 60 hours of intimate, unseen footage of the Fab Four – and why it turns everything we know about their final days upside down

Andy Welch

20, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Annoying snobs was part of the fun’: Paul McCartney and more on the Beatles’ rooftop farewell
As Peter Jackson’s TV series Get Back recasts the Fab Four’s final days in a more positive light, the ex-Beatle remembers the responses to their historic gig above the streets of London

John Harris

18, Nov, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Peter Jackson sells special effects studio Weta Digital for $1.63bn
The Wellington-based studio built characters and scenes for films including Avatar, Lord of the Rings, Wonder Woman and Planet of the Apes

Mark Sweney

10, Nov, 2021 @12:21 AM

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Beatles on the brink: the truth about the Fab Four’s final days
The director’s new documentary weaves together hours of unseen footage to dispel many myths about the band’s final weeks

John Harris

26, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scientists identify key conditions to set up a creative ‘hot streak’
Researchers use AI to reveal runs of artistic success are commonly preceded by an experimental phase

Nicola Davis

13, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Lord of the Rings special effects company Weta Digital launches inquiry into toxic workplace claims
Former staff allege Weta Digital’s workplace culture included bullying, sexism and sharing of pornography

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

18, Sep, 2020 @7:16 AM

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Ian Holm: a virtuoso actor of real sinew beneath the charm and calm | Peter Bradshaw
Alien, Lord of the Rings, Chariots of Fire and so many more extraordinary performances in classic films – what an exemplary career the actor Ian Holm, who has died aged 88, leaves behind

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jun, 2020 @12:07 PM

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