Steven Spielberg

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I try to imagine Jaws being released now and how Twitter would have responded to it. Would they complain about how fake the shark looked? Would they think Quint was a cliche? Would women like me complain that the role ...
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The first trailer for Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks has made its debut. Directed by Steven Spielberg, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), a lawyer from Brooklyn who finds himself recruited by the CIA to ...
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Deadline reports exclusively that Warner Bros and Steven Spielberg have won a heated bidding war to bring Lynsey Addario’s It’s What I do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War to the big screen.  Lawrence will star, beating out other ...
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Steven Soderbergh wants to teach us something about film – what a marvelous thing this is. Raiders of the Lost Ark, in black and white, with the Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross Social Network score. Spielberg is old school filmmaking at its ...
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EW reports that Spielberg and screenwriter Melissa Mathison will join up for the first time in 32 years, since E.T., for this tale of a young girl stopping the “Big, Friendly Giant.” The pic is to be produced by Kathleen ...

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(Press Release) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. In recognition of these gifts, the two main galleries on the ...

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It was a dramatic Oscar year, one where Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan was expected to take the big prize. Spielberg had won the DGA, after all, and would go on to win Best Director. But there were some rumblings ...

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It was one of the more dramatic Oscar years, 1985, despite it having a very dull conclusion: Out of Africa mostly sweeping the awards.  It beat John Huston’s Prizzi’s Honor and Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple. We are joined again ...

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What a great year for movies 1982 was – Blade Runner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Thing, The Verdict, Tootsie, E.T. — the winner for Best Picture was Gandhi – interesting but mostly forgettable. A different Academy, a different ...
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Steven Spielberg and George Lucas describe dire developments at the unveiling of USC’s School Of Cinematic Arts (SCA) Complex (photo via Zimbio) No need for me to editorialize. Whether I agree or disagree, these ominous remarks deserve more than an ...
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I never get tired of listening to Steven Soderbergh. I hope he writes a giant book someday about film.  He is as much a philosopher as he is an artist.  Somehow, though I’ve been following Soderbergh since he made Sex, ...
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Bradley Cooper will star and Steven Spielberg will return to his darker pathways (Munich, Jaws) with the story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle — based on his book American Sniper. Kyle’s book description on Amazon: Gripping, eye-opening, and powerful, American ...
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+   Also the esteemed Lynne Ramsay! Full list, per Steve Pond at The Wrap: Vidya Balan (Indian actress) Naomi Kawase (Japanese director) Nicole Kidman (Australian actress/producer) Lynne Ramsay (British scriptwriter/director/producer) Daniel Auteuil (French actor/director) Ang Lee (Taiwanese director/producer/scriptwriter) Cristian ...

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  (AceShowbiz) Warner Bros. Pictures is reported reaching out to recent Oscars’ Best Director winner Ang Lee to direct a biblical epic based on the Moses story called “Gods and Kings”. The studio immediately sets eyes on the 58-year-old filmmaker ...

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In an interview with French TV network Canal+, Steven Spielberg spoke about producing a Napoleon miniseries based on Stanley Kubrick’s script written 40 years ago. (NYTimes) While another collaboration between Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg would seem to require a ...
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Spielberg at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival where he presented his E.T. Steven Spielberg has been named jury president for the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival. Collider says, “As arguably the most important American filmmaker working today, Spielberg is an ...
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I dig Richard Rushfield’s rumination on Hollywood’s love/hate with the king of the them all, Steven Spielberg (“Once again, the Best Picture prize slips from his hands. What does Hollywood have against its most successful resident?”) Two Oscars ain’t half bad ...
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“If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me.” Twice during Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, a collection of glass plate photographs are featured. Lincoln’s son, 10-year-old Tad, ...

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