TITLE

Not of this Earth

AUTHOR(S)
Rooney, David
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;1/5/2004 Oscars Best Picture, Vol. 282 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses whether Peter Jackson's film adaptation of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" legitimizes the recognition of fantasy films by the Oscar Awards. Other fantasy titles that have been considered for Oscar awards; Film's combination of the fantasy elements of imagination, visual effects and technical prowess; Positive reviews received by the film.
ACCESSION #
11900257

 

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