Articles tagged steven spielberg

Abandoned ‘Star Wars’ Plot Points Episode II: The Force Behind the Scenes

With Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm already changing Star Wars, let's look at the prior behind the scene changes in the saga.

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What Is the Stereotypical ‘Real American?’

Picture such a creature in your mind and see how it compares to the one in mine: White. Well-fed. Armed. Christian. I’m seeing Boss Hogg in Bermuda shorts, Foghorn Leghorn in a business suit, Britney Spears in a monster truck.

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The Top 5 Definitive Summer Movie Years

Be it providing the ingredients for a successful summer movie "recipe" or by opening new ways to roll out blockbusters, here are the top five "definitive" years for summer movies.

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1 Sep 2011 // 4:31 AM

Between Church & State

Can ideology be passed on without being radically altered? In Damaged #2 creators Michael and John Schwarz along with writer David Lapham and artist Leonardo Manco explore this question that is at once artistic, relevant to the digital economy and core American values. Explore more of the story in the free-to-download preview attached to this story.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

Part one of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 2

The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.

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25 Jul 2011 // 10:30 AM

‘Tintin’ arrives at Comic-Con with heavyweights

SAN DIEGO — Steven Spielberg finally made a pilgrimage to Comic-Con on Friday, arriving at the convention for the first time in his long career to

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10 Jun 2011 // 5:43 AM

J.J. Abrams teams with his childhood hero, Steven Spielberg

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — There are plenty of stories with Hollywood endings — this is one with a Hollywood beginning. A new J.J. Abrams film called “

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The Popcorn King: The Top 10 Steven Spielberg Summer Blockbusters

The 10 Greatest Examples of Summer Movie Magic By the Filmmaker Who Created the Reason for the Season...

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Asks: How Does One Cling to Personal Belief in the Wake of Change?

Fiddler on the Roof represents the Hollywood musical at its most astute. A terrific, light-hearted, but deep thinking dramedy filled with dazzling performances, and ponderous, insightful, even timeless themes.

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A Truly ‘90s Cultural Artifact: ‘Goosebumps: Escape From HorrorLand’

Jeff Goldblum and Isabella Rossellini collaborated with Steven Spielberg on a Goosebumps video game and somehow it never became an Internet meme.

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‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ at 34: Still Thrilling After All These Years

What makes Close Encounters of the Third Kind stand out to this day is that it isn’t the usual UFO tale of “us vs them”, like Spielberg’s later remake of War of the Worlds; rather, it's very much a story about Earthlings.

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Super Bowl 2011’s Best Commercials

The Super Bowl isn’t just the biggest night of the year for football fans, it’s also TV advertising’s main event.

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PHILADELPHIA — This week acclaimed director Steven Spielberg, maker of “Jurassic Park” and “Schindler’s List,” will return to Philadelphia, his boyhood playground, to collect another

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Homemade Hollywood by Clive Young

With the advent of the hand-held camera, a maverick cultural archetype was born: the brash, charming romantic taking advantage of popular fascination with the movies.

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17 Jul 2008 // 3:32 AM

A little bit of Hulk helps reality go down

If money were the source of my powers, then like a lot of people these days, I would be feeling far from super. Of course,

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20 Jun 2008 // 2:35 AM

LONDON - Steven Spielberg and other principals behind DreamWorks SKG are nearing an agreement to form a new movie venture with India’s Reliance ADA

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19 Jun 2008 // 9:00 PM

Boom Blox

The different weights of blocks and projectiles alike are so well realized, they are almost tactile.

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Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection

There should be room in our collective imagination for a hero who makes mistakes, lots of them, and still saves the day -- these are films that should be owned.

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‘Indiana Jones’ will open strong, but will it stay hot?

LOS ANGELES - It’s been nearly two decades since Indiana Jones graced the silver screen and while times have changed, the initial box-office draw

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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