Tom Hanks fights for the Constitution in the first 'Bridge of Spies' trailer

Posted by · 9:13 am · June 5th, 2015

Walt Disney Studios has released the first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies.”

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Tom Hanks is front and center on the poster for Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'

Posted by · 11:30 am · June 4th, 2015

Walt Disney Studios has released the first poster for Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies.”

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7 things I learned from the Wired oral history of Industrial Light & Magic

Posted by · 9:50 am · May 19th, 2015

Visual effects house Industrial Light & Magic is celebrating 40 years in the game this year. A great Wired oral history tells the tale, but here are a few fun takeaways.

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Hard to believe: John Williams is not scoring Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'

Posted by · 11:39 am · March 18th, 2015

Due to a medical issue, the 83-year-old composer had to withdraw from scoring Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies.” Thomas Newman will replace him.

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Round Up: 'Brooklyn' and 'Danish Girl' set dates and Spielberg's latest gets a title

Posted by · 12:26 pm · March 4th, 2015

New release dates for “Brooklyn” and “The Danish Girl” and Steven Spielberg’s Cold War Thriller gets a title in this awards season news update.

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HitFix's 2014 Oscar Power List: Where do Scott Rudin and Amy Pascal land?

Posted by · 9:20 am · December 16th, 2014

HitFix presents the second annual Oscar Power List for 2014, counting down the power brokers, influential artists, intrepid businessmen and women and creative strategists who populate the Oscar landscape.

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Oprah reflects on 'The Color Purple,' America's disinterest in news and '12 Years a Slave'

Posted by · 12:12 am · February 6th, 2014

“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” star Oprah Winfrey was feted at the 29th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival Wednesday night with the Montecito Award. She spoke at length about her minimal but accomplished work on the big screen, beginning with the moment that changed her life: Steven Spielberg’s “The Color Purple.”

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'Harry Potter' and 'Jurassic Park' cinematographers honored by ASC

Posted by · 9:13 am · November 15th, 2013

The American Society of Cinematographers has named the three cameramen who will receive honorary awards at February’s ASC ceremony. They include blockbuster DP Dean Cundey, a former Steven Spielberg collaborator, and two-time Oscar nominee Eduardo Serra.

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Original copy of Oskar Schindler's list auctioned for $3 million on eBay

Posted by · 1:58 pm · July 19th, 2013

So, would you like a piece of history for a steep price? If you have $3 million lying around, you can join an eBay auction for one of four original copies of Schindler’s list. No, not a solid gold DVD of Steven Spielberg’s 1993 Best Picture winner “Schindler’s List,” but an actual copy of one of Oskar Schindler’s lists containing the names of 1,200 Jews whose lives the industrialist saved by hiring them as workers in his Br├╝nnlitz factory in Switzerland.

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39th annual Saturn Awards to be dedicated to the memory of author Richard Matheson

Posted by · 5:05 pm · June 24th, 2013

Author Richard Matheson was set to receive the Visionary Award at the 39th annual Saturn Awards Wednesday night, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. Pity the award will now be presented posthumously, but the ceremony will now be dedicated to his memory.

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Previewing the Cannes Film Festival awards: What will win, and what should

Posted by · 9:05 pm · May 25th, 2013

Who will get the gold from Steven Spielberg and his fellow jurors?

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Cannes Check 2013: Arnaud Desplechin's 'Jimmy P.'

Posted by · 12:06 pm · April 29th, 2013

Continuing our cheat sheet for the Cannes Competition.

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Kidman, Lee, Ramsay and Waltz among those joining Spielberg on Cannes jury

Posted by · 12:18 am · April 24th, 2013

There are more female filmmakers on the jury than in Competition.

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US and France dominate a big-name Cannes Film Festival lineup

Posted by · 4:15 am · April 18th, 2013

One woman makes this year’s Competition – but not the one we were expecting.

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Tell us what you thought of 'Jurassic Park 3D'

Posted by · 12:36 pm · April 5th, 2013

Steven Spielberg’s post-conversion dino adventure hits theaters today.

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20 years on 'Jurassic Park' is still quintessential Spielberg spectacle

Posted by · 10:09 am · April 3rd, 2013

The film’s upcoming 3D release reminds why it is one of his greatest achievements.

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Peggy Siegal on Oscar's build: Hathaway's Valentino snub, Clooney's Dujardin revenge

Posted by · 9:35 am · April 1st, 2013

I read Peggy Siegel’s Oscar weekend diary at The Huffington Post with the expected mixture of fascination and disgust. You find yourself smiling at the gluttony of Hollywood during awards season until you don’t, as the cup of excess runneth over. And Siegel’s diary is a perfect record of all that superficiality.

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Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward are the faces of this year's Cannes fest

Posted by · 5:59 am · March 22nd, 2013

The festival’s official 2013 poster features a vintage shot of the loved-up couple.

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