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Spielberg puts a real, live dinosaur on screen

...dinosaur thriller by Michael Crichton, directed by Steven Spielberg. She may dispute my recollection, but I seem to...astonished to see something we'd only ever imagined. Steven Spielberg had somehow put a real, live dinosaur on the screen...
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Reeling it in: Spielberg, Hanks deliver in 'Bridge of Spies'

...the arts, come about because the people involved feel comfortable with each other. Take the team of Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg. Hanks is, as we all know, a great actor, but when combined with Spielberg's almost preternatural ability to...
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'War Horse' delivers the unexpected

...Horse"DreamWorks SKG2 hours, 26 minutes Going to a Steven Spielberg movie anymore comes with certain expectations. Either...London's West End would have been a real treat. Seeing Steven Spielberg's take on the subject matter at our local movie...
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Movie review: Cruise good in so-so film

...Reacher" is necessarily a bad movie. It's fine for what it is, but casting Tom Cruise in this is akin to having Steven Spielberg direct a local furniture store commercial. The movie actually begins with a rough, emotional, hard-hitting scene...
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Reeling it in: Strong finish for 'Ricki and the Flash'

...those actresses - no, you don't need me to tell you about Meryl Streep any more than you need me to explain who Steven Spielberg is. And starting a sentence is "Meryl Streep is one of those actresses" is a fallacy in itself because there are...
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Op-ed: Earth to Kepler-452b is already widely known as the fictional planet from which Superman came, thus giving it cultural standing. Steven Spielberg could make a film about our new second home. ET might even be there to welcome us.Then we have to figure out a...
An Outdoor View: 'Jaws' at 40

...20 million copies have been sold to readers who wanted to feel their hair stand on end. Like sex, terror sells.Steven Spielberg was only 27 in 1974, when he began directing what would become the first blockbuster hit of his stellar career...

...his celebrated "Angels in America," and threw in marked up portions of the shooting script for "Lincoln," the Steven Spielberg film that starred Daniel Day-Lewis. Kushner's works sold for $32,000.Before getting to Yoko Ono's "Acorn...
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Reeling it in: 'Chef' a perfect dinner in a movie

...a galaxy far, far away, but very little he's ever done can match the pure joy of "American Graffiti." Even Steven Spielberg famously was forced to use creative problem solving to work around a malfunctioning shark. Look how that turned...
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Reeling it in: 'Echo' follows in footsteps of 'E.T.'

...weight. "E.T." was a milestone for many reasons, but one of the major factors in its longevity is the gravitas Steven Spielberg imbued the film with. There was real weight, real emotion, and real peril in that movie. "Echo" is cute and...
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