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Jackson, Peter 1961-

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The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
165 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 6,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
144 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and the brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle Earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all
Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
116 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
The hobbit an unexpected journey ( Visual )
53 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
102 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
The lovely bones by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
49 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. Now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune -- but also an ancient curse -- Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey..."--Container
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When circumstances bring together two bright and highly imaginative teenage schoolgirls they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. Disturbed by the intensity of the friendship, their parents threaten to keep them apart. The girls vow to stay together, devising a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences
From hobbits to Hollywood essays on Peter Jackson's Lord of the rings by Ernest Mathijs ( )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peter Jackson $1 (Bs film version of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) is the grandest achievement of 21st century cinema so far. But it is also linked to topical and social concerns including war, terrorism, and cultural imperialism. Its style, symbols, narrative, and structure seem always already linked to politics, cultural definition, problems of cinematic style, and the elemenal mythologies that most profoundly capture our imaginations. From Hobbits to Hollywood: Essays on Peter Jackson $1 (Bs Lord of the Rings treats Jackson $1 (Bs trilogy as having two conditions of existence: an aesthetic and a political. Like other cultural artefacts, it leads a double life as objet d $1 (Bart and public statement about the world, so that nothing in it is ever just cinematically beautiful or tasteful, and nothing is ever just a message or an opinion"--Cover 4
West of Memphis ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story centering on the new investigation surrounding the 1993 murders of three 8-year-old boys in the town of West Memphis, Ark. Evidence surrounding the murders exposes the wrongful conviction of three teenagers who lost 18 years of their lives imprisoned for crimes they did not commit
The Frighteners by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con man Frank Bannister (Fox) has a unique scam-- he works with a group of ghosts who haunt a home until Frank comes along to drive them out, for the right price. But the small town of Fairwater is plagued by a serial killer's evil spirit and Frank and his spiritual cronies face the challenge of getting rid of the ghost before the police decide to get rid of Frank
Dead alive ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lionel is forced to care for his domineering mother. After she's bitten by the cursed Sumatran rat monkey, she becomes a zombie, making it very difficult for Lionel to keep the neighbors from suspecting something
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "mockumentary" which documents the life of Colin McKenzie, New Zealand "film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire."
Missing persons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unstoppable force of nature in a hat and sensible shoes, Hetty decides to try tracking down the long-lost son of her best friend's husband. A taste of success encourages her to go looking for missing persons as a professional sleuth
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of the Unicorn
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novelization of the new film follows the discovery on a remote island of the giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneur Carl Denham
The Beiderbecke connection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sequel to 'The Beiderbecke Affair' finds Trevor and Jill with a baby and a very odd friend of a friend staying at their house
The Lord of the rings the motion picture trilogy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als hobbit Frodo in het bezit komt van een bijzondere ring moet hij een lange tocht maken om de ring te kunnen vernietigen, zodat hij niet in handen valt van Sauron die met deze ring iedereen tot slaaf kan maken
The World of Kong : a natural history of Skull Island ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weta Workshop--the team responsible for designing Skull Island--presents this lavishly illustrated book. The book reproduces the artwork, design sketches, and digital models created by Peter Jackson and his production team. In this 2005 re-make of the 1933 classic, Jackson expands the tragic story of the gigantic ape-monster captured in the wilds and brought to civilization. Focusing on Kong's natural habitat, the book serves to portray the tale of ambition (Carl Denham), the beast (Kong), and the beauty (Ann Darrow). Offers a visual tour of the artwork, design sketches, and digital effects depicting Skull Island that enhance the remake of King Kong directed by Peter Jackson. The World of Kong: a natural history of Skull Island. It was an uncharted island somewhere off the coast of Sumatra, it was a land whispered about by merchants and sailors. It was a place so unbelievable that no one dared believe in its existence, except one man, the extraordinary showman Carl Denham. Many will, of course, remember his show on Broadway and its tragic ending. But New York is not where the story ended, it is where it began. In 1935 a joint expedition of several prominent universities and organizations called Project Legacy was launched. Its stated mission goal was to create the first of several field guides to Skull Island, a land filled with creatures existing outside of their time, where dinosaurs roamed, evolved, and still lived. Only a year later it was discovered that the island was doomed; the geological forces that had formed the island were now tearing it apart. There were only seven more abbreviated expeditions to the island before its destruction and the start of World War II. The journals, sketches, and detailed notes of the scientists who braved Skull Island would have continued to gather dust on shelves across the planet were it not for the work of the authors of this book. Here for the first time is their work, collected in a comprehensive edition of the natural history of this lost island
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Jackson, Peter L.
ジャクソン, ピーター
English (749)
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