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There's no debating the fact that Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's most successful living director. But over the course of his nearly-50-year career, he's also time and again reminded us that he's arguably its greatest one, too. No one toggles between unabashed popcorn entertainment and more ...

"Colin Trevorrow is going write and direct the third Jurassic World story," executive producer Steven Spielberg exclusively tells EW. Spielberg will also return as an executive producer on the third World. Trevorrow co-wrote and directed 2015's Jurassic World, which went on to gross $1.67 billion worldwide.
Dawson Leery (James Van Der Beek) is a giant Steven Spielberg fan. But so is Dawson's Creek creator Kevin Williamson. "I was that kid who was in love with Spielberg when I was growing up," remembers Williamson. "I had an 8-mm camera because I heard Spielberg had an 8-mm camera. And then ...
On this week's podcast, Tim Ahrens, Jordan Bishop and Jimmy Gillispie sit down to play a trivia game about Steven Spielberg movies. Tim quizzes Jordan and Jimmy about the legendary film maker in a silly, entertaining game. Jordan reviewed "Love Simon" this week. It was a film he really enjoyed and ...
Empire's April 2018 magazine is all about Steven Spielberg and full of tributes to the director from the likes of J.J. Abrams, Martin Scorsese, Rian Johnson, and more. But perhaps the coolest part is from Edgar Wright, who somehow managed to get Spielberg on the phone for a 45-minute ...
Now that our Top 50 Superhero Movies of All Time list has come and gone, it's on to the next! But this time around, we're putting the spotlight on one specific filmmaker - one of the best of all-time, Steven Spielberg. From 1975's Jaws, which started the summer blockbuster phenomenon, to 2017's ... Indiana
Movie director Steven Spielberg has avoided a close encounter with a burger chain that decided to name one of its menu items a "SpielBurger." Fast-food restaurant Carl's Jr changed the name of its Charbroiled Sliders to "SpielBurgers" in honor of the director's new movie "Ready Player One." It has ...
After all, we're still awaiting a release date for Steven Spielberg's The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara. But you can see how each film makes sense as a Best Picture contender based on the current social and political climate and the Academy's voting history. You've got biopics, socially-conscious dramas ...
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is no stranger to the Academy Awards, having earned himself seven nominations over the years for Best Director, in addition to his films amassing dozens of other accolades. At this year's ceremony, at which his film The Post was up for several awards, Spielberg honored one of ...
One moment that elicited mixed reactions was Jimmy Kimmel's brief bit with Steven Spielberg. Between presenters, Kimmel went up to Spielberg and asked what he does. “I'm Kate Capshaw's husband,” Spielberg answered, pointing to his wife. Lots of people loved the answer, calling it #relationshipgoals ...
Jimmy Kimmel Asks Steven Spielberg for Pot at the Oscars: I 'Didn't Realize We Were On'. Subscribe · News · Movie Awards · Celebrities · Subscribe · Subscribe · Home · News · Watch PeopleTV · Photos · Style · News · Holiday Style · Beauty · Shopping · Celebrity · News · Photos · Celeb Relationships.
The 71-year-old filmmaker admitted his latest sci-fi saga has been one of the most "difficult" projects he's ever worked on and he needed to learn a lot of new skills to make it work. He said: "It's the third most difficult film I've made after 'Jaws' and 'Saving Private Ryan'. "I think there is a distinction between a ...
While Steven Spielberg will get plenty of video game action going later this month with his film adaptation of Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, there's still some talk going on regarding his proposed Halo mini-series over at Showtime – and it looks like it's making some traction. A new report from Production ...
Attendees at the South by Southwest Conference will get the chance to step into the futuristic world of Steven Spielberg's forthcoming action adventure Ready Player One ahead of the movie's March 29 release. Related · Justin Vivian Bond To Narrate SXSW-Bound Doc 'The Gospel Of Eureka'. The SXSW ...

We at Film School Rejects are not the first to sing Steven Spielberg's praises for his iconic moments in adventure films like the Indiana Jones series; I'm not even the first person here to do it this year! His work warrants this amount of discussion and close attention even to attempt to catch all of the small ...
The OASIS (Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation) in Ready Player One comes from the mind of author Ernest Cline, but this virtual world is filled with avatars, vehicles and more that hail from 1980s and 1990s pop culture, which includes Steve Spielberg movies. So when Spielberg ...
It was on an interview with the Kermode & Mayo Film Review programme, back when he was promoting Lincoln, that director Steven Spielberg admitted that Hook was the film of his that he had the most problems with. “I want to see Hook again," he said. “I still don't like that movie. I'm hoping some day I'll ...
Whether it's rampaging dinosaur attacks, metaphysical robot dramas or all-out alien invasions, some of Steven Spielberg's greatest works capture a child's-eye view of his subject matter. The director has a gift for bringing the best out of his young stars, and so for Empire's #SpielbergTakeover issue we ...
There is perhaps no director whose films did more to shape the childhoods of a generation of film fans than Steven Spielberg. Films like Jaws, E.T. and the Indiana Jones franchise are undisputed classics that define the legendary director's career. But not all of Spielberg's films hold such universal regard.
At the right kind of party, even Steven Spielberg becomes a shameless fan. “I asked to sit next to Greta Gerwig,” said the 17-time Oscar nominee, as he settled into his seat in a ballroom at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon for the Academy's annual Oscar nominees luncheon. “I want to know more ...
In news that will thrill musical theatre fans, Steven Spielberg is at the helm of a new cinematic version of West Side Story. The script for the musical, which tells the Romeo and Juliet-inspired tale of two rival New York gangs, will be written by Lincoln screenwriter Tony Kushner. Spielberg has issued an open ...
Steven Spielberg Calls Spanish-Speaking Actors for New Version of 'West Side Story' | THR News. 1/26/2018 - by THR Staff. The director is planning on directing a new version of the Broadway musical after he shoots a new Indiana Jones movie. Read More. FACEBOOK; TWITTER; YOUTUBE ...
On the January 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai Tran-Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie news, including the truth behind the new Crocodile Dundee movie, the latest shenanigans from MoviePass, ...
What's that sound? Why, it's Steven Spielberg cracking Indiana Jones's whip as work gets underway on the fifth installment of the franchise. While it had previously been rumored that the legendary director was circling the project as his next gig, now The Hollywood Reporter claims that it will begin filming ...
Steven Spielberg has a new film about sharks on the horizon. No, not another installment of “Jaws,” but “West Side Story,” about two gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, and the tragic love story of a man and woman caught in between. On Thursday, Cindy Tolan, the film's casting director, posted an image of the ...
00:02:49 ALICE WINKLER: Steven Spielberg and Janusz Kaminski's personal stories are quite different, as I guess all personal stories are, but when I pulled recordings of both men from the vault at the Academy of Achievement, I found it so interesting to listen to them back-to-back. Spielberg was born to a ...
A casting call has gone out. A script is being written. The Sharks and the Jets will clash again, this time under the direction of Steven Spielberg. The filmmaker is developing a remake of the 1961 Robert Wise street-gang musical, with Lincoln and Munich screenwriter Tony Kushner penning the adaptation.
The set premiere date for "Indiana Jones 5" could be pushed back once more, since famous director Steven Spielberg is looking at doing multiple other projects. The fifth sequel to the famous movie franchise of "Indiana Jones" is scheduled to hit theaters in July 2020 – after being pushed back from its initial ...
While a number of Oscar hopefuls are cheering after their names were read during Tuesday morning's (Jan. 23) nominations announcement, other individuals and films considered to be contenders found themselves out in the cold. Wonder Woman was completely shut out by the Academy, even in the ...
James Franco, Steven Spielberg, 'Wonder Woman' Among Biggest Oscars Snubs | THR News. 1/23/2018 - by THR Staff. While a number of Oscar hopefuls are celebrating after their names were announced with Tuesday morning's nominations, many other individuals and films considered to be contenders found ...
Directed by Steven Spielberg, “The Post” combines themes of risk and resilience to tell the story of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) and her editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), and their risky decision to release sections of the Pentagon papers to the public. Within the walls of a ...
Tom Hanks, 'In the Fade' and 'Battle of the Sexes' also failed to land nominations. While a number of Oscar hopefuls are cheering after their names were read during Tuesday morning's nominations announcement, other individuals and films considered to be contenders found themselves out in the cold.
Despite all the negative reviews Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull received, the 2008 film was a box office success and Disney confirmed that an Indiana Jones 5 movie is on the way back in 2015. Disney announced in 2016 that Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg would be reuniting for ...
With just a couple of months to go before Ready Player One hits theaters, Warner Bros. has released a new featurette that looks at the ties between Ernest Cline's novel and Steven Spielberg's films of the 1980s. The featurette opens with scenes from some of Spielberg's iconic films: Jaws, Close Encounters ...
With his latest film The Post currently out in theaters and Ready Player One set to arrive this March, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg is now close to deciding on his next project, with Deadline reporting that it is a toss up between Indiana Jones 5 and a remake of West Side Story. The fifth Indiana ...
For his next trick, Steven Spielberg could be heading back to the desert for another ride with Indiana Jones. According to Deadline, sources close to the legendary director have said that he's now considering which project he wants to take on next, following the critical success of The Post and production on ...
Those ready to discount Steven Spielberg's chances of reaping an Oscar nomination for directing “The Post” after his surprising DGA snub should take a deep breath. He could still be recognized by the notoriously esoteric directors branch of the academy, which often diverges from the choices of the more ...
EXCLUSIVE: Hot off directing back to back pictures in the Oscar contender The Post and the upcoming Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg is now figuring out his next two directorial vehicles. There are several percolating, but sources say he is eyeing Indiana Jones, and then would either precede or ...
It was, depending on your point of view, a marketing ploy, a counterinsurgency by serious cinema in the age of The Emoji Movie or Hollywood's real-life equivalent of the Avengers assembling, only with Steven Spielberg as Nick Fury. On 6 March, 45 days after Donald Trump's inauguration as the US's 45th ...
LOS ANGELES - Multi-award winning Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg has admitted he had a case of "inappropriate behaviour" in his own company. The 71-year-old award-winning filmmaker has helmed more than 60 movies during his career - including blockbusters such as Jaws and the Indiana ...
Shortly after The Sixth Sense became a global sensation, its director, M Night Shyamalan – hailed on the cover of Newsweek in 2002 as “the next Spielberg” – told an interviewer that, years earlier, he had realised the one ingenious trick that made Steven Spielberg movies so spectacularly successful.
Steven Spielberg will celebrate his 50th year as a film and TV professional in 2019, but the Hollywood icon shows no signs of slowing down. At 71, his enthusiasm for his craft seems little changed from the 1970s and 80s when he made early-career classics like Jaws, Close Encounters of the ThirdKind and ...
For Steven Spielberg, perfectly crafted sound effects can be all he needs. This is evidenced brilliantly in his 2005 film Munich. A new video essay from Evan Puschak, also known as The Nerdwriter, explores how one sequence in particular demonstrates Spielberg's mastery over sound in his filmmaking.
When Steven Spielberg signed on to direct The Post in March, he planned to kick off production in May and have the retelling of the Washington Post's 1971 decision to publish the Pentagon Papers ready in time for a December release. “We wanted to tell a true story about a time when an administration ...
Steven Spielberg has shared his thoughts on life in Hollywood in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal – as well as responding to Catherine Deneuve's comments slamming the #MeToo campaign. There has been a huge wave of leading figures speaking out against sexual harassment and misogyny ...
The truth is: We've become complacent in our relationship with Steven Spielberg; thanks to all the blockbusters and broken records, we've got used to accepting the greatness he (with unnerving consistency) throws our way. But that's the thing, he's so much more than that. For someone who made his ...
In a new interview with The Guardian, Steven Spielberg says he's all for Winfrey possibly coming for the White House. Spielberg directed Winfrey in 1985's The Color Purple. “I think Oprah Winfrey would make an absolutely brilliant president,” he tells The Guardian. “If she declares, I will back her.”.


 

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