When I tell strangers what I do for a living and that a portion of it is writing and talking about movies, it isn’t uncommon that I’m asked, “So, what’s your favourite movie?” What is uncommon is how fast I respond with… 613 more words
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I hate to repeat myself, but Spielberg is a unique and captivating director, a figure who manages to balance his films with crowd-pleasing moments and dramatic depth, cohesively held by his ability to evoke sincere and penetrating sentimentality. 1,498 more words
Logline: After encountering U.F.O.s, a family man is inexplicably drawn to an isolated area.
Review: I love early Spielberg and Close Encounters remains one of Spielberg’s best. 235 more words
Duel, Steven Spielberg’s debut feature, carries a Hitchcockian premise and execution of a middle class man under the wrath of a relentless trucker, who intends to psychologically and physically torture him. 1,432 more words