Steven Spielberg named 2013 Cannes jury president
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Steven Spielberg named 2013 Cannes jury president

Spielberg at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival where he presented his E.T. Steven Spielberg has…

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Spielberg and Ang Lee, Losing the Battle, Winning the War
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Spielberg and Ang Lee, Losing the Battle, Winning the War

I dig Richard Rushfield’s rumination on Hollywood’s love/hate with the king of the them all,…

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Spielberg, Always a Bridesmaid
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Spielberg, Always a Bridesmaid

I love this video of the young Spielberg who was famously “snubbed” for Jaws.  He…

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Academy to Eat Crow Over Affleck?
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Academy to Eat Crow Over Affleck?

Fans truly believe that Ben Affleck was “snubbed” by the Academy and that the Academy…

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Best Director – Heroes, Just for One Day
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Best Director – Heroes, Just for One Day

  “Unconsciously we all have a standard by which we measure other men, and if…

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The State of the Race: Ruminating on Argo as The Frontrunner
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The State of the Race: Ruminating on Argo as The Frontrunner

Before I begin, let me explain. It’s true that we’ve reached the moment in every…

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The Audacity of a Film About Ideas: the Case for Lincoln
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The Audacity of a Film About Ideas: the Case for Lincoln

How Spielberg’s Cinematographer Got These Eleven Shots
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How Spielberg’s Cinematographer Got These Eleven Shots

Vulture dives into the collaboration of Steven Spielberg and Janusz Kaminski, starting with AI and…

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Two clips from Spielberg’s Lincoln
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Two clips from Spielberg’s Lincoln

“Masterpiece,” Declares the New York Times as Lincoln Enters the Race with the Best Reviews of the Year
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“Masterpiece,” Declares the New York Times as Lincoln Enters the Race with the Best Reviews of the Year

Because movies are mostly disappointing these days you sometimes forget why there are film critics…

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“Lyrical, grand and immersive,” Lincoln scores an A from EW
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“Lyrical, grand and immersive,” Lincoln scores an A from EW

EW’s Owen Gleiberman says Speilberg’s Lincoln, scripted by Tony Kushner, “is one of the most…

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A Look Back at Spielberg’s Themes from Press Play
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A Look Back at Spielberg’s Themes from Press Play

These appeared on Press Play back in December, 2011. But since Spielberg talked about father…

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Spielberg on the Ten Year Project of Bringing Lincoln to Life Tonight on 60 Minutes
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Spielberg on the Ten Year Project of Bringing Lincoln to Life Tonight on 60 Minutes

Don’t miss tonight’s 60 Minutes: Steven Spielberg took more than 10 years to research his…

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Spieberg, Williams, Kaminski & cast talk about War Horse
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Spieberg, Williams, Kaminski & cast talk about War Horse

John Williams above. Steven Spielberg, Janusz Kaminski, Kathleen Kennedy, Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullen,…

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Best Director 2011: When I Paint My Masterpiece
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Best Director 2011: When I Paint My Masterpiece

“I’d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra…

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