Skip to comments.New York Times: Jackson to direct ‘The Hobbit’
Posted on 10/01/2010 10:18:29 PM PDT by Immerito
The New York Times is busting out major headlines today: First with the revelation that The Hobbit films will be filmed in 3-D, and now, all but confirming Peter Jackson will direct the two prequels. (Woo Hoo!!! Sorry, had to get that in there) According Michael Cieplys article, an announcement to this affect will be coming in the next few days.
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Looking forward to the non-3D version!
>>> New York Times: Jackson to direct The Hobbit
I glanced at this and for a fraction of a moment I thought it referred to Jesse. And I was thinking what an odd film that would be.
Cate Blanchett is going to be in it. I wonder if John Williams will score the soundtrack.
I thought Jackson was going to do Halo.
Who cares about Halo, Fallout New Vegas is out soon!
10-4 on the NON-3D
Go to xtranormal.com and make the Hobbit as Jesse Jackson would direct it. If you haven’t tried your hand at it, it’s really fun (and very easy to do). “If you can type, you can make movies.”
Well, I’m happy. I was enchanted with Jackson’s effort in LOTR even if everything wasn’t perfect. It’s never going to be perfect because each of us has a unique mental image of how it’s all supposed to be.
I can see it now:
“That’s a nice Dark Tower you got there, Sauron. Pity if something should happen to it...”
Yeah, you probably are one of the few. Jackson is a terrific director who did a truly amazing job on the LOTR trilogy. Not too crazy about the whole 3D thing, but I’m willing to give it a chance.
“I wonder if John Williams will score the soundtrack.”
Why would he? Howard Shore did the LOTR scores. I for one am sick of Williams’s sound on epic movies. His scores for the Star Wars prequels were awful, though the third one had a few good bits. I suspect Shore, who won 2 score Oscars and a song Oscar for his work on the LOTR movies, will do these, too. His score for Jackson’s King Kong was rejected but I have a feeling this is a different situation.
“Jackson is a terrific director who did a truly amazing job on the LOTR trilogy.”
Only if you overlook the fact that he changed motivations and personalities for several of the characters (including main characters, changed (as opposed to omitted) certain plot points, and omitted a delightful rebuttal to the evils of socialism (Scouring of the Shire) on the grounds that he “didn’t like that part in the book”.
How come they don’t have a site where you can make political cartoons, even though you lack skills in drawing the human figure?
Some graphics nerd ccould make millions.
Bawney Fwank as Bagginses running a male prostitution house in the Shire?
If Jackson is looking for something to do, how about the last half of the Return of the King!
Stupid movie just ignored half of the last book!
I thought maybe it was Michael, coming back from the dead.
“Yes” to what?
Well, I only read about halfway through “Fellowship” and was pretty much bored to tears, so I credit Jackson with keeping me enthralled the entire time. As I understand it, the scouring of the Shire was after the other events of the books. People complained about the third movie ending too many times, I can’t imagine what would’ve happened if he’d kept it in.
Try reading the book again. In my experience, some people who gave up on the book the first time enjoyed it better the second.
The book is better—and gets better as you get through Books 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 where the action picks up.
You can turn any of them into a political cartoon. They’re just characters. You add the dialogue. My friend did a President Bush and 0bama movie that was really funny. R Rated.
That was the interpretation I was leaning towards, but wanted to get clarification from you.
May I safely presume that you enjoyed Peter Jackson’s interpretation of Tolkien’s masterpiece?
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