Steven Spielberg
The "Everything Everywhere All at Once" helmers were part of a long list of DGA Awards speakers who complimented "The Fabelmans" director.
At the annual pre-DGA Awards nominees symposium, the directors of some of the year's biggest films shared some additional tidbits about their processes.
"He influenced me in the way I’m not afraid of clear cinematic gestures," Guadagnino said of Spielberg.
If a major Hollywood star really wanted to save its ass, he'd champion a much wider array of release strategies over just one.
"'Maverick' might have saved the entire theatrical industry," Spielberg tells Cruise in a viral clip from the Oscar nominees luncheon.
"I sacrificed a great franchise — which today looking back I'm very happy to have done — to be with my family."
The "Fabelmans" director added he was "encouraged" by the inclusion of "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Avatar: The Way of Water" among the 2023 Best Picture nominations.
The two have worked together on 29 films, from 1974's "The Sugarland Express" to 2022's "The Fabelmans."
"That was a beautifully directed story," Spielberg said of HBO's Emmy-winning mystery series.
The legendary composer found out that kids would have to pedal their bikes at 17,500 miles per hour in order to fly past the moon.
Oates tweeted that Steven Spielberg has a "superficial triteness" as a director following the autobiographical film's Golden Globes win.
In a rare public appearance together, Spielberg and Williams reflected on 50 years of collaborations while looking forward to what's next.
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