The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'
In 2014, it’s difficult to appreciate the awe felt by uninitiated audiences who saw Raiders of the Lost Ark in theaters in 1981. Think about the film’s opening scenes, which introduce Indiana Jones and his now-iconic fedora in the jungles of South America.
The 20 Best Summer Blockbusters of All Time: 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial'
There were movie aliens before E.T., and there were movie aliens after E.T., but none were as memorable (or weirdly adorable) as Steven Spielberg’s 1982 creation.
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.
The BFG: The look, the language and the unlikely journey of Steven Spielberg's latest
Most adults eventually figure out that loneliness and bullying don’t stop when you get big. That’s also true when you’re REALLY big, as in the case of the humongous title character in Steven Spielberg’s The BFG.
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.
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.
Steven Spielberg shares memories of late
E.T. screenwriter Melissa Mathison
Melissa Mathison, the screenwriter of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, The Black Stallion, Kundun, and the upcoming adventure fantasy The BFG, died at age 65 on Nov. 4 from neuroendocrine cancer.
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.”
Steven Spielberg: J.J. Abrams is 'terrified' about Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is imminent, and Disney’s first cinematic foray into a galaxy far, far away will finally herald a new era for the franchise. But with that first film comes mounting stress, particularly for its director, J.J. Abrams.
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