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The ASIDESTEPS CANON – b-sides vol. VI

The Canon.  One hundred films with nothing from the top 250 Sight & Sound poll.  These are the b-sides; un-canonised, free from decades of perception and discussion, but great films in their own right.  1,108 more words

The Canon

Movie Review: The BFG (2016)

Plot: A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. 282 more words


Harvey Weinstein On Oscar Races & The Truth Behind 'Shakespeare In Love' Vs 'Saving Private Ryan'

Harvey Weinstein is an occasional contributor to Deadline when he has something on his mind. Before he put on the tux to root for his Best Picture nominee Lion, his mind was on Oscar races past and present; the higher purpose of these golden trophies beyond commerce, and a revisit of the circumstances behind his biggest Best Picture upset, when Shakespeare in Love won the Oscar over Saving Private Ryan.   1,724 more words

Breaking News

The only filmmaker who has been thanked more than God at the Oscars

Dozens of Hollywood hopefuls are likely polishing off their acceptance speeches for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Today, the gracious winners will fight back tears, smiles, or breathless enthusiasm while hurrying to thank the… 400 more words



Review: A young orphaned girl name Sophie is taken away by a magical land by a big friendly giant.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Actors: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall and Rafe Spall… 224 more words


Looking back on... Jaws

Jaws (1975)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw
Written by…well me actually!

As soon as it was decided that the topic for ‘Looking Back On’ would be those overlooked or “snubbed” for Oscars, I’d decided on… 1,132 more words

Looking Back On...