The middle chapter in the saga that was robbed of last year’s Oscar — can you believe A Beautiful Mind won?

Peter Jackson, the New Zealand director of all three Rings films, worries that the middle chapters of movie trilogies don’t impact audiences as much, what with the lack of a beginning and an ending. Hey, Pete, check out the first Star Wars trilogy: The Empire Strikes Back has it all over its bookends. And The Godfather, Part II is a classic. [More]

(Who calls him ‘Pete’ anyway? -Xo)