Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

THE BFG

What motivates an artist to return time and time again to the formative and gentle years of childhood? Is it a rejection of the adult world, the world of responsibility and accountability? Or is it a plea to the next … Continue reading

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BRIDGE OF SPIES

James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is a kind man in a cruel world. Rare considering that Donovan is an insurance lawyer in the middle of the Cold War. Donovan — who served on the Nuremberg Trails — is recruited to … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – December 18, 1946

“For me, it’s someone – a protagonist – who is no longer in control of his life, who loses control and then has to somehow regain it. That’s good drama.” “I dream for a living.” –Steven Spielberg

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Born On This Day – December 18

“Louis B. Mayer’s arm around your shoulder meant his hand was closer to your throat.” –Jules Dassin “I think all children experience filmmaking. When their parents buy them a birthday present of little characters, soliders, little men-when I was a … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Tuesday, July 23, 2013

“I always like to think of the audience when I am directing. Because I am the audience.” –Steven Spielberg

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In Their Words – Sunday, April 14, 2013

“I interpret my dreams one way and make a movie out of them and people see my movies and make them part of their dreams.” –Steven Spielberg

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Movie Beat – 04.05.13

André Gregory: Before and After Dinner – Most people know André Gregory from My Dinner With Andre, a filmed conversation on life with his close friend and collaborator Wallace Shawn. Others know of his extensive work in the theater, some may … Continue reading

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