More Glowing PJ Praise

Sydney Morning Herald awestruck by the premiere, wonders how PJ managed to pull off “the trilogy of a lifetime” Operatic high praise from The New Yorker who credits the trilogy with reviving “the art of romantic wonder.” The Observer: “Jackson is just about the most famous man in NZ history and his films have the distinction of having been declared the semi-official standard bearer of national pride … And after the world premiere of the final episode, Return Of The King … they are all but inventing a new haka for him.”

Sydney Morning Herald awestruck by the premiere, wonders how PJ managed to pull off “the trilogy of a lifetime” Operatic high praise from The New Yorker who credits the trilogy with reviving “the art of romantic wonder.” The Observer: “Jackson is just about the most famous man in NZ history and his films have the distinction of having been declared the semi-official standard bearer of national pride … And after the world premiere of the final episode, Return Of The King … they are all but inventing a new haka for him.”


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Jane Campion Returns to Film with Locally-Shot Western The Power of the Dog

Jane Campion Returns to Film with Locally-Shot Western The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog marks a homecoming for Wellington-born Oscar winner Jane Campion – with a career-first twist, David Canfield reports for Vanity Fair. Campion’s last feature was the 2009 romantic drama…