Post Tagged with: "Steven Spielberg"

by / on August 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Lists

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CHOOSING CHARACTERS WISELY

Sometimes a main character’s success is contingent on being surrounded by equally successful supporting characters. Sometimes the best character in film history is made all the more unforgettable by amazing supporting characters. It’s not hard to find a movie that […]

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by / on June 10, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (06/12/15)

Well, hello there. It’s… not Pete! (Confetti! Balloons! Streamers!) Mr. Conway is getting married this weekend (I should know – I’m flying across the country to stand in a line of gentlemen next to him) so he’s a little preoccupied […]

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by / on May 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

Tomorrow, May 23, marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. 1984 was an absolutely phenomenal year at the movies and Temple of Doom was expected to finish the year at the top […]

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by / on September 30, 2013 at 3:01 am / in Film Don't Hurt, Podcasts

FILM DON’T HURT #6: SPIELBERG’S DYSTOPIAN FUTURE

In the latest episode of FDH, Kai and Dylan discuss the future of the movie watching experience and discuss the hard hitting questions this brings up like… – Is theater dead? (So existential!) – How will we watch movies going […]

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by / on September 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

OUR BLOATED BLOCKBUSTERS

Ever since I wrote about The Summer of Meh, I’ve been struggling with the question of why this summer was so lackluster. What is happening in Hollywood that the big blockbuster has become dull? We have special effects capabilities like […]

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by / on September 10, 2013 at 6:26 pm / in News

JURASSIC WORLD CONFIRMED FOR 2015

The Summer of 2015 is already big… it just got even bigger. Though we have known for awhile that Colin Trevorrow (of Safety Not Guaranteed) would be directing the next installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, we knew little more […]

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by / on March 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews

DVD REVIEW: LINCOLN

Title: Lincoln Director: Steven Spielberg Writer: Tony Kushner Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Field, David Strathairn Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 150mins Genre: Biography, Drama, History Political biopics are typically boring enough. Couple that with the elements of a 19th […]

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by / on January 15, 2013 at 10:45 am / in News

HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS…

Jurassic Park IV is on its way. Following news that his Robopocalypse was being delayed indefinitely, Steven Spielberg announced that he will be producing (and not directing) the fourth installment of the ever-popular series about dinosaurs and the humans that […]

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by / on January 10, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Festivals & Awards, News

THE 2013 OSCAR NOMINATIONS ARE HERE!

If you were up early this morning (early for us West Coasters at least) then you already know the news – the nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards have been announced. What follows is the usual celebration mixed with shock […]

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by / on December 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

PRESTIGIOUS PICTURES

I am never, ever cynical about cinema.  It’s just not in me to be sarcastic or caustic or to roll my eyes at the blatant attempts at sentimentality, or self-referential humor, or pop cultural significance that so characterizes the cinema […]

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