Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson headshot

IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001392/

Date of Birth:31 October 1961, Pukerua Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Height:5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Trademarks:His films frequently conclude with a bloodbath, e.g.: the lawnmower with the zombies in Braindead (1992), and the murder of Honora Parker in Heavenly Creatures (1994). Frequently set his movies in Wellington, New Zealand Likes to make cameo appearances in his movies: the morgue assistant in Braindead (1992), the homeless man in Heavenly Creatures (1994), the dude in The Frighteners (1996), the drunk in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), the guy throwing a spear in Helm's Deep in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), and the Corsair Leader in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Always writes his scripts with his real-life partner Fran Walsh In his movies, there's frequently a fake documentary: the Christ church footage in Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Murders & Psychos documentary in The Frighteners (1996), the Colin McKenzie biographical film in Forgotten Silver (1995) and _Lord of the Piercing (2002)_ (on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Region 1 extended edition DVD). In his movies, frequently there are axes: the Whitey Alien's axe in Bad Taste (1987), the explorers' axe in Braindead (1992), the Diello's axe in Heavenly Creatures (1994), the executioner's axe in Forgotten Silver (1995), the Reaper's axe in The Frighteners (1996), and Gimli's axe in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001). Has an interest in matricide (Derek is "born-again" in the ending of Bad Taste (1987), Sidney kills his wife and mother of his son in Meet the Feebles (1989), Lionel Cosgrove kills his mother in Braindead (1992), Pauline Rieper kills her mother in Heavenly Creatures (1994), and Patricia Ann Bradley kills her mother in The Frighteners (1996). Frequently wears shorts, even in freezing cold weather Frequently casts Andy Serkis and Jed Brophy Well known on-set for insisting on lots of coverage (filming the scene from many different angles), his attention to detail, and being a bit of a perfectionist, especially on the "Lord of the Rings" films, where he would spend days shooting a single scene. Often films close-ups using wide angles More often than not sports a beard Darkly humorous scenes of violence Enormous visual scope with emphasis on landscape

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They Shall Not Grow Old

Directed By: Peter Jackson
Released in UK cinemas Friday 9th November 2018 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 98 mins Language: English Next Showing: Today in 1 cinema. View Listings

Mortal Engines

Directed By: Christian Rivers Starring: Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Ronan Raftery...
Releasing in UK cinemas Friday 14th December 2018 Age Rating: TBC Runtime: 128 mins Language: English
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