Steven Spielberg
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The 'Steven Spielberg Director's Collection' Captures a Critical Period in the Director's Career
18 Jan 2015 // 10:00 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 // 8:14 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 // 4:30 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 // 5:00 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.


There's a Lot of Fiction Going on in 'Bridge of Spies'
16 Oct 2015 // 5:30 AM

This case is based on fictions, on agreements that multiple governments are spying on one another, crafting and selling secrets, trading in human beings, and profiting from military-corporate-ever-unofficial deals.

A History Unchallenged: 'Lincoln'
28 Mar 2013 // 10:10 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.


10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For)
26 Feb 2015 // 4:59 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 // 10:00 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 // 4:35 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 // 2:35 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

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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