Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg preaches tolerance during Harvard commencement speech

Steven Spielberg’s Harvard University commencement speech Thursday was as diverse as his filmography. The director threw in dashes of comedy, thoughtfulness, and inspiration.

After some self-effacing anecdotes — like how he didn’t graduate college until 2002 or that he didn’t regret making the panned 1941 — the 69-year-old director turned his scope to the past, so the graduates could better face the future.

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Steven Spielberg's frightsome task translating gobblefunk language in 'The BFG'

With Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg plans to leave himself on the cutting room floor.

The book by Ernest Cline is a thriller about a kid on a high-stakes treasure hunt through a virtual reality world created in a society that obsesses about ’80s pop culture – so Spielberg was all over the story even before he signed on to direct the film version. But with one exception.

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FIRST LOOK: Daniel Day-Lewis embodies 'Lincoln' in Steven Spielberg's historical drama

Penny for your thoughts?

Long-range paparazzi (and the occasional sneaky fellow diner) grabbed snapshots of Daniel Day-Lewis as he was shooting Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln last fall. But in this exclusive new image from the upcoming historical drama (out Nov. 9), we finally see the My Left Foot and There Will Be Blood Oscar-winner in full character, and the result is even more uncanny than originally expected.

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Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks and Universal Pictures announce multi-year partnership

Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that it has engaged in a multi-year film deal with Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios, the newly formed Amblin Partners, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, and Entertainment One to distribute their features.

“The same magnet that pulled me to Universal when I first wanted to make movies is bringing me home again to this new exciting relationship,” said Spielberg in a statement. “It is my hope that we can make some more beautiful music together.”

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