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‘Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair’, ’90s Computer Game Where You Make a Movie Starring Quentin Tarantino, is Now Available Online

When I was a youngster, Steven Spielberg’s Director’s Chair was a huge deal. It was one of the first, and only, games I owned for our huge, bulky Gateway computer, and, most important of all, it featured Steven Spielberg. As a budding young cinephile, Steven Spielberg was like a god to me (which probably explains why I now spend all my free time putting together a podcast about his movies), and the prospect of playing a game where you got to make your own movie with Spielberg’s guidance was too...
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Water Cooler: Host, Lovecraft Country, The Rental, Black is King, An American Pickle, Ip Man 4, The Secret Garden, Into the Unknown, Muppets Now, Speed Cubers, 21 Chump Street, Love On The Spectrum

On the August 7, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. At The Water Cooler : What we’ve been Doing : Peter launched a Patreon for Ordinary Adventures . Chris released a new 21st Century Spielberg bonus episode with very special ...
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Authors' 'invisible' words reveal blueprint for storytelling

The "invisible" words that shaped Dickens classics also lead audiences through Spielberg dramas. And according to new research, these small words can be found in a similar pattern across most storylines, no matter the length or format.
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Sam Neill & Laura Dern Tease Jurassic World Reunions!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sam Neill & Laura Dern tease Jurassic World reunions! Yesterday marked an exciting day for audiences as both Sam Neill and Laura Dern took to social media to tease two very big reunions in the forthcoming Jurassic World: Dominion between Dr. Alan Grant, Dr. Ellie Sattler and the former’s iconic fedora! Check out the teases below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptA...
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Water Cooler: Ju-on: Origins, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, How To Sell Drugs Fast (Online), Muppets Now, Indiana Jones, Star Trek, Love on the Spectrum, The Boys, Ocean Waves

On the July 31, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. Opening Banter : Comic Con at home, and Ben’s Lost-inspired office. At The Water Cooler : What we’ve been Doing : Peter went back to a theme park with Knott’s Taste of Calico event. Watch our video of th...
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‘The Stand’ Miniseries Will Be ’70s Steven Spielberg Meets ’90s Oliver Stone, Will Embrace R-Rated Content

Director Josh Boone loves Stephen King. In addition to giving the prolific horror author a small role in his first film, Stuck in Love, Boone has dedicated the past half decade to adapting King’s work. One of those adaptations, a film version of the novel Revival, didn’t come together. But the other, an adaptation of King’s massive The Stand, will be a 10-episode miniseries on CBS All Access. We recently spoke to Boone about his upcoming X-Men film The New Mutants, but he also supplied us with ...
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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ First Look Photos Show Off the Star-Studded Cast of Aaron Sorkin’s New Movie

Aaron Sorkin‘s next movie as both a writer and director is The Trial of the Chicago 7. The true story follows the infamous 1969 trial of seven men charged by the federal government with conspiracy following the counter-cultural anti-Vietnam protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. What started as peaceful protests turned to a violent clash with police and the National Guard. It’s a story that feels more relevant than ever in our current political and social climate, and t...
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New Jurassic World: Dominion Set Photos Tease Threequel’s Arctic Setting

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Jurassic World: Dominion set photos tease threequel’s arctic setting As production continues to get back on track for Jurassic World: Dominion, new photos from the UK set of Colin Trevorrow’s highly anticipated third installment to the Jurassic World films have surfaced online (via The Sun), providing us a glimpse of one of the film’s big sets. In the photos, fans can expect that the upcoming film will be taking its story to a new snowy environment which is far differ...
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21st Century Spielberg Podcast: Steven Spielberg Returned to the Great Adventure with ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ and ‘The Adventures of Tintin’

(Welcome to 21st Century Spielberg, an ongoing column and podcast that examines the challenging, sometimes misunderstood 21st century filmography of one of our greatest living filmmakers, Steven Spielberg. In this edition: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Adventures of Tintin.) May, 1977: George Lucas had fled to Hawaii. Star Wars, Lucas’ new film, had just arrived in theaters and would eventually be on its way to becoming one of the first blockbusters – something n...
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Lewis Hamilton takes dominant Styrian GP victory as Mercedes leave Red Bull reeling

Lewis Hamilton dominated the Styrian Grand Prix to take the first win of his world championship defence. The Mercedes driver laid the groundwork for his victory with one of his greatest pole laps in yesterday's rain-hit qualifying session. And in the dry at Spielberg's Red Bull Ring, Hamilton delivered a faultless performance to see off team-mate Valtteri Bottas, with Max Verstappen third. "It is great to be back up here and driving with this kind of performance," said Hamilton after t...
Tags: News, Sports, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Mercedes, Spielberg, Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Valtteri Bottas, Charles Leclerc, Red Bull Ring Hamilton

Jurassic World 3: Universal Denies Claims of Another Filming Shutdown

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jurassic World 3: Universal denies claims of another filming shutdown Yesterday, rumors circulated online that production on Jurassic World: Dominion has reportedly suffered another shut down after recently restarting its filming in the UK due to a crew member testing positive for COVID-19. However, Universal Pictures immediately responded by reassuring fans that the rumors aren’t at all true. Speaking with Comic Book, the studio also confirmed that the highly-anticipated...
Tags: UK, Movies, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow, COVID

From Springsteen to Spielberg and ‘Sholay,’ 1975 Was a Year to Remember

The 1970s were a pivotal period in both American and global pop culture. It was the decade that witnessed the birth of the “American New Wave,” with helmers including Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola establishing a new filmmaking vernacular and making their indelible marks on cinematic history. In India, Bollywood was producing such wildly […]
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Ready Player Two Novel Set to Release this November!

Ready Player Two Novel Set to Release this November! Well, here’s some exciting news! According to novelist Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two, the aptly titled sequel to the author’s hit novel Ready Player One, will debut on November 24! Cline made the announcement during a livestream for Steven Spielberg’s film adaption of Ready Player One. You can check out the post below! RELATED: Quibi Unveils NSFW Trailer for Anna Kendrick-Led Dummy PB = PB || {}; PB.gptS...
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‘Ready Player Two’ Sequel Novel Will Ply Readers With More ’80s References This November

Nearly a decade after Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One sci-fi novel became a smash success, a sequel is on its way to ply you with even more ’80s references (or perhaps we’ve reached the ’90s now?). Ready Player Two, the long-awaited sequel to Cline’s 2011 novel, is set to hit bookshelves this November. Remember Ready Player One? Ernest Cline’s glorified “We Heart the ’80s” special was a massive hit when it was published in 2011, earning raves for its dystopian sci-fi story about a treasure h...
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When Tom Hanks needed a director for his WWII naval drama ‘Greyhound,’ Aaron Schneider got the call

Aaron Schneider was working as a cinematographer but wanted to become a director.  He started by winning an Oscar in 2003 for his short film, “ Two Soldiers .” But it took six years before his feature debut, “ Get Low” — and another 11 years before his second. But it’s a good one: He returns at the helm for “ Greyhound,” a World War II drama written by and starring Tom Hanks.  Hanks plays a navy officer on his first mission as captain; his destroyer must escort an Allied convoy ...
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Jurassic World: Dominion Director Discusses Resuming Production

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jurassic World: Dominion director discusses resuming production This week brought the exciting news that Jurassic World: Dominion, the final installment in the blockbuster franchise’s sequel trilogy, and now co-writer and director Colin Trevorrow has opened up to Empire Magazine about heading to the UK to resume work on the project. RELATED: The Batman, Jurassic World & More Resuming UK Filming PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptS...
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Bottas takes pole position for season-opening Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix. The Finnish driver edged out the world champion by .012 seconds at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen in third place and Lando Norris giving McLaren a boost by finishing fourth. Verstappen has won the past two years here.
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‘Jurassic Park’: Where the Wild Things Are

Our critics and readers make a return trip to the movie that kicked off a franchise. Does the blockbuster hold up in a summer without one?
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‘Jaws’ Is Still Devouring Us. SOS!

In 1975, this thriller freaked out the world, scaring us out of the water and creating the summer-blockbuster template. It was also a warning.
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Sam Neill Teases Original Leads’ Big Roles in Jurassic World: Dominion

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sam Neill teases original characters’ major roles in Jurassic World: Dominion Last year, it was officially confirmed that Jurassic Park stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum are set to reprise their iconic roles as Dr. Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler and Ian Malcolm in Colin Trevorrow’s upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion. Since then, fans of the franchise have been very excited to see how their characters will be integrated to the new storyline with a few of them also wo...
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2004: ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and a Country at War With Itself

In this moment of polarization and racial justice, our critic looks back at Michael Moore’s smash documentary about the Iraq war and ‘The Notebook.’
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ is One of Steven Spielberg’s Most Entertaining Films

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Adventures of Tintin Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime Video The Pitch: Steven Spielberg’s first animated film is a rollicking, action-packed adventure based on the comic series created by  Belgian cartoonist Hergé. It’s a better Indiana Jones movie than the actual Indiana Jones movie Spielberg released in the 21st centu...
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The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in July 2020

There’s been lots of confusion about HBO Max thus far – confusion about its name, what exactly will be on the streaming service, which specific group of subscribers get it, and more. But after about a month of existence, one thing about HBO Max has become very clear: its movie selection is pretty damn great. As with every other major streaming service, films and TV shows will rotate in and out of availability, and the company has revealed what will be arriving on the service next month. Here ar...
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Joseph Kosinski in Talks to Helm Twister Reboot at Universal

Joseph Kosinski in talks to helm Twister reboot at Universal The late ’90s saw a major resurgence in the natural disaster genre and one of the best of the era was 1996’s Twister starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt and in looking back at the film’s major box office success, Universal is eying a reboot of the blockbuster with Joseph Kosinski (Top Gun: Maverick) in talks to direct, according to Variety. RELATED: Universal Sets M. Night Shyamalan’s Upcoming Thriller for July 2021 ...
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Spielberg v Spielberg: Jurassic Park Edges Jaws at the Box Office

Jurassic Park edges Jaws at the box office This is kind of fun. According to Deadline, it was Steven Spielberg v Steven Spielberg at the box office as two of the director’s most popular films Jurassic Park and Jaws went neck and neck over Father’s Day weekend. The dinosaur epic ultimately ruled the day with $517,600 at 230 theater locations, while Jaws brought in roughly $516,300 at 187 locations. RELATED: Exclusive: Carl Ellsworth Talks Scrapped Gremlins 3 Script! PB ...
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Coronavirus live news: German district placed in local lockdown after meat plant outbreak

Texas ‘wide open for business’; WHO urges dexamethasone steroid boom; Saudi Arabia closes borders to foreign pilgrims. Follow the latest updatesSaudi Arabia closes borders to hajj attendeesHalf of US states see spike as officials warn first wave far from overGlobal cases pass 9 millionBarcelona opera reopens with performance for nearly 3,000 potted plantsSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24pm BST Thailand has started sterilising hundreds of monkeys in a city famous for its macaque populati...
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Bryce Dallas Howard Calls Jurassic World: Dominion “Exhilarating”

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Bryce Dallas Howard Calls Jurassic World: Dominion “Exhilarating” Jurassic World: Dominion has been given the green light to resume production in early July, which means the cast and crew can slowly return to promoting the film. In a recent interview with , star Bryce Dallas Howard offered her thoughts on Colin Trevorrow’s script, which she called an “exhilarating read.” “The script was awesome,” Howard said, “it was so exhilarating reading it – my husband got to read it...
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Known and loved: These six residents of LA’s Motion Picture home died of coronavirus

By Brenda Gazzar, Correspondent An Oscar-nominated cinematographer. A Disney animator. A recognizable character actor. These were among the six residents of the Motion Picture and Television Fund Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills, a congregate living facility that caters to entertainment-industry retirees and their spouses, who died of novel coronavirus complications in April. Eye of the Storm Southern California Nursing Homes during the Coronavirus Pandemic First installment in a continui...
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‘Indiana Jones 5’ Screenplay No Longer in David Koepp’s Hands

Indiana Jones 5 is still years away, and hasn’t even begun production yet – but it’s already gone through several major changes. The biggest change of all: Steven Spielberg, who directed all the other Indiana Jones films, is sitting this one out and handing the reins over to James Mangold. And that change has set off a series of other changes as well. David Koepp, a writer who has worked with Spielberg several times before, was originally handling the script. Koepp handed his duties off to othe...
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Jurassic World: Dominion Set to Resume Production in Early July!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jurassic World: Dominion set to resume UK production in early July Three months after production had been temporarily suspended on Colin Treverrow’s Jurassic World: Dominion last March, Universal Pictures has official confirmed that filming is finally set to resume the second week of July at Pinewood Studios in the UK. The highly-anticipated third installment will be the first major film production to be able to restart filming following the British Film Commission’s recen...
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