Ready Player One falls a bit short of being a visual masterpiece that’s on par with many of director Steven Spielberg’s best films. There’s a lot to enjoy at first glance but reality soon sets in after the nostalgia wears off. The film is chock full of Easter Eggs to movies, television, books, video games and beyond. This isn’t a surprise when one considers the source material is essentially a love letter to so many of…"Ready Player One: Visually Pleasing With Flaws"
It’s time for Animaniacs! Today came word that Hulu, Amblin Television, and Warner Brothers Animation teamed up to announce a new version of the iconic cartoon franchise. The new episodes, which won’t air until 2020, come with a two-season straight-to-series order. This isn’t the only piece of news that comes with today’s announcement. Hulu and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution also agreed to a new deal that makes Hulu the exclusive streaming home to the complete…"Hulu orders new Animaniacs series, becomes exclusive home"
Steven Spielberg’s life and career is celebrated in Spielberg, a new documentary from HBO. From award-winning director Susan Lacy, Spielberg’s life is documented in 2.5 hours and that amount of time alone isn’t enough to cover everything in Spielberg’s career. Many films are allotted to just a glimpse in a montage that covers Spielberg’s filmmaking career and even then, there are a number of Spielberg films that manage to get left out. “I avoided therapy…"Spielberg: HBO Documentary celebrates Steven Spielberg"
The teaser trailer was unveiled during the Comic Con panel for Ready Player One. Directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline and based on Cline’s novel of the same name, Ready Player One stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg, and T. J. Miller. This marks the third consecutive film for Spielberg and Rylance, having teamed up together for Bridge of Spies (2015) and…"Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One unveils trailer at Comic Con"
HBO announced that Spielberg will air on October 7, 2017. Directed and produced by Susan Lacy, the feature-length documentary will feature interviews with Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Christian Bale, Drew Barrymore, Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Craig, Daniel Day-Lewis, Brian de Palma, Laura Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Richard Dreyfuss, Ralph Fiennes, Harrison Ford, David Geffen, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Holly Hunter, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Liam Neeson, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey…"HBO to air Steven Spielberg documentary in October"
Disney’s The BFG came out on Friday and I have mixed feelings even after viewing it on the big screen over the July 4th holiday. When the movie premiered at Cannes recently, a journalist asked director Steven Spielberg about his thoughts on author Roald Dahl’s anti-Semitic views during a press conference following a screening of the film. The question starts in the 13-14 minute mark. On answering the question: “I didn’t. I wasn’t aware of…"The BFG: Mixed feelings while watching Steven Spielberg film"