Browsing: Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg’s Jaws is not particularly classy, but its 40th anniversary is a big deal for critics, fans and academics alike. In the US it has been marked with special screenings, while in the UK a dedicated academic

In June 2013, at a University of Southern California event with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg predicted an implosion of the film industry. The failure at the box office of “tentpoles”, mega-budget movies that are designed with potential sequels in mind and anchor a studio’s release

You’d think that 20 years of progress in computer-generated imagery (CGI) would make Jurassic Park look like, well, a dinosaur. But Steven Spielberg’s summer blockbuster, re-released this weekend with a 3D makeover, is just as captivating and thrilling now as it was in 1993. It remains a great example of the director’s ability

Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin does exactly what it promises to on the tin. It’s a rollicking, world-spanning adventure that does a respectable job of bringing Hergé’s beloved boy reporter to the big screen. The Belgian comic writer and artist’s

When was the last time you saw a shaggy-haired kid with braces or an adolescent writhing uncomfortably in his puppy fat in a Hollywood blockbuster, not as figures of fun but as the heroes? With its believably awkward characters, Super 8 harks