This New Spielberg Biography Falls Short in its Analysis of a Storied Man

This New Spielberg Biography Falls Short in its Analysis of a Storied Man

By Alyssa Rasmus

Film historian Molly Haskell's Steven Spielberg covers all of Spielberg's life, but its pointed analytic lens is too small to properly put his life's work in perspective. 23 Feb 2017 // 9:00 AM

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