Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

“Jaws By Peter Benchley”

“Sharks have everything a scientist dreams of. They’re beautiful―How beautiful they are! They’re like an impossibly perfect piece of machinery. They’re as graceful as any bird. They’re as mysterious as any animal on earth. No one knows for sure how … Continue reading

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“Night Gallery Series Launches Spielberg’s Career”

“Good evening. And welcome to a private showing of three paintings displayed here for the first time. Each is a collector’s item in its own way; not because of any special artistic quality, but because each captures on a canvas, … Continue reading

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“Ready Player One”

In the year 2045, the world has become a dark and depressing place; thanks primarily to a deteriorating environment, and a population that has reached its breaking point. The world is in such a state of dystopian existence, that people … Continue reading

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“Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made”

No matter what mood I happen to be in, if the film “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” is brought up in conversation, or I catch a portion of it on television, a part of me can’t help but feel a … Continue reading

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“Stranger Things – An Entertaining Homage to the 1980s”

The character driven and well executed series, “Stranger Things,” was created by brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer (Hidden). Like the FX show “The Americans,” the series does not deal with the current time period, but takes place during the 1980s; … Continue reading

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“Atari: Game Over”

What is the worst Atari game of all time? For many years now, when that question is brought up in discussion or voted on by gamers, inevitably, “E.T. The Extraterrestrial” is chosen for that most unenviable distinction. The simple fact … Continue reading

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“Milius: Interesting Documentary about the Writer and Director”

“I try to maintain a certain innocence toward my material. I like to say that I do what I do because I like it and that it’s not preachy. When I try to put my finger on what I have … Continue reading

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“The Shining’s Delbert Grady – Philip Stone’s Most Famous Role”

I have watched Oscar and BAFTA award winning director, Stanley Kubrick’s modern day horror classic “The Shining” numerous times over the years. Each time I view it, I sit riveted in front of my television screen, knowing full well the … Continue reading

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“Duel – Spielberg’s Portrait of Road Rage”

The harrowing, tension filled movie “Duel,” was originally a seventy-four minute television film directed by Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan), which first aired on Canadian television on November 10, 1971 and several days later, on November 13th, premiered on American … Continue reading

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“E.T. – 30 Years Later and Still Soaring”

Premiering a little over thirty years ago on May 26, 1982 at the Cannes Film Festival in France, the popularity of “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,” in this blogger’s opinion, continues to bring out the inner child in anyone who sees it, … Continue reading

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