Peter Jackson - Los Angeles Premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug" at the TCL Chinese Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 2nd December 2013 (2 Pictures)
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The '12 Years A Slave' director will receive the accolade at the London Film Festival in October.
Critics from all over the world were asked to name the best movie of the past 16 years.