Bombs away in 3D

Peter Jackson has told the Telegraph he thinks “a World War Two bombing raid in 3D would be neat”. While it may be pushing the boundaries of good taste, Jackson, the director of The Lord of the Rings films, wants bouncing bombs to leap out at audiences in his hi-tech remake of the classic 1954 film The Dam Busters. The director is currently shooting experimental three-dimensional aerial footage in New Zealand. Providing the trials go well, the plan is to make The Dam Busters, which commemorates the raids on key German dams during the Second World War, the first war film to be shot using the new technology. Jackson wants his film to be “as authentic as possible and as close to the spirit of the original as possible”.


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On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

On the Brilliance of Katherine Mansfield

“The Katherine Mansfield Memorial Garden is a peaceful, oblong-shaped park set in the midst of Thorndon, in Wellington. It is named after the city’s most famous daughter, the short story writer…