Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting.
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Sir Peter Jackson
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I think that George Lucas
's Star Wars films are fantastic. What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all the money and profit from those films and poured it into developing digital sound and surround sound, which we are using today. He got ILM started and they developed all the computer technology we use. George Lucas
is incredible. He has made a huge difference to the way films are made ...
Three of his collaborators have had connections to the material being filmed, outside the context of the film being made. Ian Holm
, whom he cast as Bilbo in "The Lord of the Rings", was cast because he had played Frodo in the BBC radio adaptation. That adaptation was written by Brian Sibley
, who is a cousin of his wife, Fran Walsh
. In Heavenly Creatures
(1994), Kate Winslet
plays Juliet Hulme, ...
Darkly humorous scenes of violence