Steven Spielberg

How Saving Private Ryan changed my life

By Spencer Moleda

Steven Spielberg’s World War Two drama brought me closer to my grandfather, who survived the D-Day landings.

Why Small Soldiers is one of the deepest kids’ movies ever made

By Nathan Smith

There’s a sly satiric message at the heart of Joe Dante’s 1998 tale of action figures running amuck.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

By Adam Woodward

Chaos reigns in more ways than one in this muddled dinosaur pile-up from director JA Bayona and writer Colin Trevorrow.

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Ten things you probably didn’t know about John Williams

By Little White Lies

We take a closer look at the maestro behind some of cinema’s best-loved scores.

Ready Player One

By David Jenkins

Steven Spielberg’s high-octane pop culture bonanza is hamstrung by its corny, treasure hunt plotting.

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Why Steven Spielberg’s sadistic streak is key to his success

By Joseph Earp

He consistently advocates empathy and kindness, but the director is a master of screen cruelty.

The Post

By Charles Bramesco

Steven Spielberg recounts the story of the Pentagon Papers – with one eye on Donald Trump – in this strangely unsatisfying political drama.

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Meryl Streep: It’s time for women in Hollywood to seize their moment

By Sarah Bradbury

The actor issued a rallying cry at a press conference for The Post.

Joe Dante on why Gremlins is the movie he’ll be remembered for

By Simon Bland

The veteran director reflects on the little monster movie that changed his career – and life – forever.

Has Hollywood killed the event movie?

By Christopher Machell

In an age of increasingly familiar extended universes, individual films simply don’t have the same cultural impact as they did 20 years ago.

Close Encounters is returning to cinemas for its 40th anniversary

By Courteney Tan

Steven Spielberg’s classic extraterrestrial tale has been digitally remastered in 4K.

Ready Player One trailer reunites Steven Spielberg with his DeLorean

By Josh Howey

The director’s upcoming sci-fi adventure is packed with ’80s pop culture references.

A brief history of women in World War Two movies

By Lena Hanafy

These films show the different ways women joined the war effort, often away from the home front.

In defence of Jaws: The Revenge

By Padraig Cotter

Is Joseph Sargent’s universally derided 1987 film really one of the worst sequels ever made?

The 30 greatest car chase scenes in movie history

By Matt Thrift

How many of these pulse-quickening set pieces have you seen?

Steven Spielberg’s Pentagon Papers movie gets incredible cast

By Little White Lies

Alison Brie and Michael Stuhlbarg join upcoming drama The Papers.

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