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    Flashback 1998: Watch 'Saving Private Ryan' Making-Of Doc & Vintage 'Siskel & Ebert' Review

    Want to get an idea of just how much the idea of summer movies has changed? It was fifteen years ago today that Steven Spielberg's nearly three-hour long WWII epic "Saving Private Ryan" landed in theatres. Can you imagine any studio these days giving up a plum summer date for a grim, nearly three-ho...

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    In the Works: Do We Need a New Version of Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath'? Spielberg Thinks So. (TRAILERS)

    DreamWorks is in negotiations with the estate of author John Steinbeck to make a new version of "The Grapes of Wrath." Per Deadline, Steven Spielberg is interested in producing the film -- but not in directing. One divisive aspect of this new project will certainly be John Ford's classic 1940 adapta...

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    Steven Spielberg To Produce New Movie Version Of John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes Of Wrath'

    Unlike the many cinematic iterations of F. Scott Fitzgerald's “The Great Gatsby” leading up to Baz Luhrmann's this summer, the John Steinbeck-penned classic, “The Grapes of Wrath,” managed an acclaimed adaptation first time around with director John Ford's help. Starring Henry Fonda and picking up t...

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    For Nolan's 'Interstellar,' Casey Affleck Joins McConaughey, Hathaway, Chastain and Caine UPDATED

    UPDATE: Casey Affleck is the latest to sign on to Christopher's Nolan's time-traveling "Interstellar," which currently has Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain and Bill Irwin lined up. Affleck has been on a roll lately, with David Lowery's Western "Ain't Them Bodies Sa...

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    Watch: 20-Minute 'Citizen Steven,' A Star Studded Video Created For Steven Spielberg's 40th Birthday

    It’s always fascinating what pops up on the internet years after it happens; and they say there’s nothing left to discover! A 1987 tribute to director Steven Spielberg has surfaced, a documentary entitled “Citizen Steve” -- cleverly parodying the legendary “Citizen Kane” -- made for the director’s 4...

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    Is the Film Industry 'Imploding'? Indiewire's Influencers Respond

    For the occasion of the first Indiewire Influencers list, a survey of 40 people and companies impacting the direction of the film industry, the Los Angeles Film Festival hosted a panel in downtown Los Angeles on Monday night sponsored by DIRECTV and Loyola Marymount University - Los Angeles featurin...

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    Watch: Trailer For Steven Spielberg Produced JFK TV Doc 'Letters To Jackie' Featuring All-Star Voice Cast

    This fall will mark fifty years since November 22, 1963 -- a date that continues to haunt American history. When John F. Kennedy was assassinated, it seemed to mark an undeniable shift in the country, away from the positivity and hope that followed War War II, into a more fraught and frightened era ...

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    Theatrical Exhibition Changes Like the Best of Us

    This informal treatise on theatrical exhibition in the states circulated among the Art House Convergence group's email and I am reposting it here for wider circulation as it deserves. Thank you to Russ Collins, CEO, Michigan Theater – Ann Arbor, Director, Art House Convergence and Artistic Director ...

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    Watch: Massive 2.5 Hour Filumentary 'Inside Jaws' About Steven Spielberg's Blockbuster Classic

    Largely credited with kicking off the idea of the seasonal blockbuster and still one of the most iconic summer cinematic thrill-rides of all time, even as it's closing in on 40 years since it was first released, Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" has raised the pulse of more than one generation of movie fan....

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    Even Lucas and Spielberg Are Looking to Cable TV as the Future

    George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, giants of the big screen, the men behind some of Hollywood's defining franchises, think the film industry's headed for an "implosion." The pair were on a panel about the future of entertainment at the University of Southern California moderated by Microsoft's Don M...

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