“A Little Madness Helps”

In an NYT essay Peter Jackson describes the 14 months it took to film the Rings trilogy as a “protracted bout of willful madness […] with seven units shooting multiple elements simultaneously for the three different movies … Fate, hard work, good will and yes – madness – saw us through”. The singular vision is paying well-deserved dividends.

 


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You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

In an entertainingly self-deprecating essay for Oxford University’s independent student newspaper Cherwell, Ben Jureidini apologies to the ghost of New Zealand short story master Katharine Mansfield for almost submitting a terribly…