The Resource Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth, Ian Nathan

Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth, Ian Nathan

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Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth
Title
Anything you can imagine
Title remainder
Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth
Statement of responsibility
Ian Nathan
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast & crew. From the early days of daring to dream it could be done, through the highs and lows of making the films, to fan adoration and, finally, Oscar glory. LightsA nine-year-old boy in New Zealand's Pukerua Bay stays up late and is spellbound by a sixty-year-old vision of a giant ape on an island full of dinosaurs. This is true magic. And the boy knows that he wants to be a magician. CameraFast-forward twenty years and the boy has begun to cast a spell over the film-going audience, conjuring gore-splattered romps with bravura skill that will lead to Academy recognition with an Oscar nomination for Heavenly Creatures. The boy from Pukerua Bay with monsters reflected in his eyes has arrived, and Hollywood comes calling. What would he like to do next? 'How about a fantasy film, something like The Lord of the Rings...?' ActionThe greatest work of fantasy in modern literature, and the biggest, with rights ownership so complex it will baffle a wizard. Vast. Complex. Unfilmable. One does not simply walk into Mordor - unless you are Peter Jackson. Anything You Can Imagine tells the full, dramatic story of how Jackson and his trusty fellowship of Kiwi filmmakers dared take on a quest every bit as daunting as Frodo's, and transformed JRR Tolkien's epic tale of adventure into cinematic magic, and then did it again with The Hobbit. Enriched with brand-new interviews with Jackson, his fellow filmmakers and many of the films' stars, Ian Nathan's mesmerising narrative whisks us to Middle-earth, to gaze over the shoulder of the director as he creates the impossible, the unforgettable, and proves that film-making really is 'anything you can imagine'
Summary
The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast and crew. From the early days of daring to dream it could be done, through the highs and lows of making the films, to fan adoration and, finally, Oscar glory.
Biography type
individual biography
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10777906
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Nathan, Ian
Dewey number
791.4302/33092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.J26
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Jackson, Peter
  • Lord of the Rings films
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion pictures
Target audience
adult
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Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-Earth
Label
Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth, Ian Nathan
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Anything you can imagine : Peter Jackson and the making of Middle-earth, Ian Nathan
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-qdmrar9
Publication
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unknown
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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Cloudon1034985686
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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9780008192488
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