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The Blockbuster, Spielberg in Denial

The Blockbuster, Spielberg in Denial

We all know “War of the Worlds” star Tom Cruise is out of it, but director Steve Spielberg?

Watching a replay of the AFI tribute to George Lucas this weekend, I recalled a recent interview with Spielberg on ET!ACCESSINSIDERTONIGHT, or some such show. Spielberg was congratulated for his work on “Jaws” and asked how it felt to be the filmmaker credited with creating Hollywood’s first blockbuster film. I wrote down his response because I found it so shocking:

If I had something to with it, I am honored, but I never heard that it had anything to do with something I was involved with.

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