Barrie Osborne

Highlighted works

  • The Matrix

    The Matrix

    The Wachowksi brothers’ virtual-reality science fiction epic marked a new high for effects-driven action sequences, and eventually launched a trilogy.

  • The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

    The second instalment of Peter Jackson’s lavish three-part fantasy charts the continuing quest of its heroes to destroy a powerful magical ring.

  • The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

    The final instalment of the rousing, hugely successful trilogy that redefined the studio blockbuster, The Return of the King won 11 Oscars to add to its box office haul.

  • The Lord of the Rings  The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring

    The first instalment of Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien saga about the quest of a band of heroes to save their world from evil.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    Transplanting the story of Joseph Conrad’s colonial-era novel Heart of Darkness to Vietnam, Francis Ford Coppola created a visually mesmerising fantasia on the spectacle of war.

Filmography

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