They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.    United Kingdom/New Zealand, 2018.  House Productions, Trustees of the Imperial War Museum London, WingNut Films.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Clare Olssen.  Film Editing by Jabez Olssen. To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the November 11 armistice, the Imperial War Museum asked director Peter Jackson to create a film that…

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of the Five Armies (2014)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  New Zealand/USA, 2014.  New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, WingNut Films, 3Foot7.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, based on the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Zane Weiner.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Dan Hennah.  Costume Design by…

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/New Zealand, 2013.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, New Line Cinema, WingNut Films.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, based on the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Zane Weiner.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Dan Hennah.  Costume Design by Bob…

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The Adventures Of Tintin (2011)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/New Zealand, 2011.  Columbia Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, WingNut Films, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Hemisphere Media Capital, Nickelodeon Movies.  Screenplay by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, based on the comic book series The Adventures of Tintin by Herge.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design…

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/New Zealand, 2012.  New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, WingNut Films.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, based on the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Zane Weiner.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Dan Hennah. Costume Design…

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The Lovely Bones (2009)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom/New Zealand, 2009.  DreamWorks, Film4, WingNut Films, New Zealand Large Budget Screen Production Grant.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, based on the novel by Alice Sebold.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Aimee Peyronnet, Fran Walsh.  Music by Brian Eno.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design…

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King Kong (2005)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  New Zealand/USA/Germany, 2005.  Universal Pictures, WingNut Films, Big Primate Pictures, MFPV Film.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, based on a story by Merian C. Cooper, Peter Jackson.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design…

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The Frighteners (1996)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  New Zealand/USA, 1996.  Universal Pictures, WingNut Films.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.  Cinematography by John Blick, Alun Bollinger.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Jamie Selkirk.  Music by Danny Elfman.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Barbara Darragh.  Film Editing by Jamie Selkirk. Coming on the heels of his excellent Heavenly Creatures, Peter Jackson’s…

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Heavenly Creatures (1994)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/Germany/New Zealand, 1994.  WingNut Films, Fontana Productions, New Zealand Film Commission.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.  Cinematography by Alun Bollinger.  Produced by Jim Booth.  Music by Peter Dasent.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Ngila Dickson.  Film Editing by Jamie Selkirk.  Academy Awards 1994.  National Board of Review Awards 1994.   Awe-inspiring thriller from…

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The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (2003)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/New Zealand/Germany, 2003.  New Line Cinema, WingNut Films, The Saul Zaentz Company.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Ngila Dickson, Richard…

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The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  New Zealand/USA, 2001.  New Line Cinema, WingNut Films, The Saul Zaentz Company.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Tim Sanders, Fran Walsh.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Ngila…

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The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/New Zealand/Germany, 2002.  New Line Cinema, WingNut Films, The Saul Zaentz Company.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson, based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Ngila Dickson,…

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