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I can imagin Peter sitting down with Speilberg while they were working on Tin Tin

Kangi Ska

Nov 25 2012, 10:45am

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I can imagin Peter sitting down with Speilberg while they were working on Tin Tin Can't Post

and discussing The Hobbit. What do you think? Do I sense a bit of Goonies?

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Tol Eressea

Nov 25 2012, 12:51pm

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Why not? [In reply to] Can't Post

The production team still has Tintin stuff in their offices and wear Tintin shirts, so they're not above thinking of other film projects while doing something else. Did Spielberg have any influence on the Hobbit... PJ is open to ideas, such as Sir Ian's suggestion of filming a scene where Gandalf and child!Bilbo meet. Perhaps we'll never know.

But it's fun to know that these great men of current cinema are friends together. Especially with Cameron, who gets so much hate in some parts of the internet for being a "difficult, arrogant person".

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Nov 25 2012, 1:47pm

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More like Temple of Doom!! [In reply to] Can't Post

You can't do a film featuring rope bridges and underground caverns without looking at Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, surprisingly, one of Spielberg's more underrated movies.

Peter has a great respect for Spielberg, this we know, and their working relationship is far from over, with the prospective Tintin sequel in the next few years.


Nov 25 2012, 3:16pm

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I'm sure PJ was very influenced by Speilberg [In reply to] Can't Post

But more by watching his films whilst growing up than by working with him more recently.

A Far Dragon is the best kind...

Lucky Luke

Nov 25 2012, 5:41pm

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Mr. Bilbo [In reply to] Can't Post

A character is named Mr. Bilbo in Lincoln, the new Spielsberg's film. A wink to PJ or an historic fact? To lazy to check on the internet!


Nov 25 2012, 7:48pm

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Bilbo is a real last name [In reply to] Can't Post

There was some fellow in the city I live in, who ran for a school board position a couple of years ago. Their last name was Bilbo. I remember seeing the campaign signs up around town, they made light of the last name by printing the campaign signs in some kind of LOTR fantasy inspired type face. I'm not sure if mr. Bilbo won the election or not.

There was a man.
There was a lady.
There was a Dragon Lord.


Nov 25 2012, 9:29pm

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Jackson and Spielberg have a lot in common [In reply to] Can't Post

Both are self-doubt movie savants, who made home movies obsessively as kids, and understand every aspect of filmmaking from the perspective of having to do it themselves.


Nov 26 2012, 8:21am

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Jackson> Spielberg. [In reply to] Can't Post

Everything Jackson touches turns to gold.Cool

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