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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

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

They Shall Not Grow Old

8.9 / 1577 votes

World Premiere

Tuesday 16th October 2018
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UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 9th November 2018
They Shall Not Grow Old poster
Contains bloody injury detail and images of real dead bodies. Suitable for 15 years and over.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 13th December 2020.
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Directed by:

Produced by:

Genres:

Documentary, History, War

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 38 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

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Mortal Engines

6.5 / 13368 votes

UK Premiere

Tuesday 27th November 2018
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UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 14th December 2018
Mortal Engines poster
Contains moderate violence and threat. Suitable for 12 years and over.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 12th February 2019.
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Official Site:

Directed by:

Genre:

Sci-Fi

Language:

English

Runtime:

2 hours 8 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

Many years after the "Sixty Minute War," cities survive a now desolate Earth by moving around on giant wheels attacking and devouring smaller towns to replenish their resources.

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UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 27th August 2021

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

December 2021-February 2022
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The Beatles: Get Back poster
Age rating / classification to be confirmed.
Current Status:complete

Next Showing:

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Directed by:

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Language:

Unknown

Runtime:

Unknown

Movie Synopsis:

Documentary about the music group The Beatles featuring in-studio footage that was shot in early 1969 for the 1970 feature film 'Let It Be.

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