Steven Spielberg
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The 'Steven Spielberg Director's Collection' Captures a Critical Period in the Director's Career
18 Jan 2015 // 11:00 PM

Universal Pictures, distributors of the eight-film Steven Spielberg Collection on Blu-ray, is uniquely positioned to offer a long view of Spielberg's career.

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.


A Blackly Sardonic Telling of Abe Lincoln: 'Crime Classics, The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln'
12 Feb 2013 // 5:30 PM

You think Steven Spielberg's Lincoln is compelling? Try upping the ante with Crime Classics: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Like All Movie Stars, Even 'War Horse' Joey Needs Make-up
14 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

One of the most challenging aspects for Ali Bannister, head of the equine hair and make-up department on the set of War Horse, was keeping artists safe when applying mud to the rear ends of over 80 horses.


A History Unchallenged: 'Lincoln'
28 Mar 2013 // 11:10 PM

Despite its considerable credentials, Lincoln avoids succumbing to the requisite Spielberg traps—save for a key few. What's interesting, and a little bit disturbing, is how procedurally it treats a sensitive topic like the passage of the 13th Amendment.

'Schindler's List: 20th Anniversary Limited Edition'
7 Mar 2013 // 5:10 PM

Steven Spielberg directs films when the time is right for him to do so, not when the studio demands it or the whims of a fickle moviegoing public may be headed in a certain direction. His timing was right with Schindler's List.


10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For)
26 Feb 2015 // 5:59 AM

Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.

History Always Repeats: 'Lincoln'
15 Nov 2012 // 11:00 PM

Dropping us directly into the fray without any real context and hoping we can pick up the pieces and the players as the drama unfolds, Lincoln is a masterpiece of manipulated storytelling.


Steven Spielberg Hopes to Reveal the Lincoln You Might Not Know
8 Nov 2012 // 5:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — “Lincoln today is beyond partisan politics,” Steven Spielberg said in a recent interview about his new movie, “Lincoln.” “Yeahhhh,” said screenwriter Tony Kushner,

John Williams and Steven Spielberg mark 40 years of collaboration
11 Jan 2012 // 3:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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