Steven Spielberg

The Fabelmans – first-look review

By Mark Asch

This bittersweet rummage through the Spielberg family album sees the maestro deliver a late-career masterwork.

At this year’s Cannes directors will once again be asked: Is cinema a dying art?

By Saskia Lloyd Gaiger

Forty years on from Wim Wenders’ documentary Room 666, this age-old existential question is set to come back around.

Scene Stealers: The fleet-footed opening of West Side Story

By Charles Bramesco

In our series examining the Best Picture contenders of 2022, a salute to the easy lyricism of Spielberg’s musical remake.

West Side Story

By David Jenkins

Steven Spielberg comes a-cropper in this stiff and soulless revamp of the classic Leonard Bernstein barnstormer.

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How Duel paved the foundation for Steven Spielberg’s career

By Mitchell Beaupre

This made-for-TV feature has all the trademarks that would go on to define one of America’s most acclaimed filmmakers.

The rumble is on in the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

By Charles Bramesco

Ansel Elgort and newcomer Rachel Zegler lead the director’s delayed remake of the hot-blooded musical.

Steven Spielberg will get personal with a film looking back on his childhood

By Charles Bramesco

Michelle Williams is in line to star as a character supposedly based on the director’s mother.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 25-1

By Little White Lies

A.I., American Psycho and Bamboozled all make the final part of our list – but what will come out on top?

The real-life tragedy that inspired Jaws’ most famous scene

By James McMahon

Quint’s show-stopping monologue recounts the doomed tale of the USS Indianapolis – but it isn’t entirely accurate.

We need to talk about Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom…

By Saffron Maeve

I loved Steven Spielberg’s film growing up, but its offensive Indian stereotypes make it hard to watch today.

What’s old is new again in Lupin III: The First

By Kambole Campbell

The classic Japanese manga series makes the jump from 2D to 3D, and makes it look easy.

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story reveals dazzling new images

By Charles Bramesco

The upcoming remake of the classic musical envisions the glamorous, pandemic-free ’50s.

Can Indiana Jones survive without Steven Spielberg?

By Charles Bramesco

The director reportedly won’t be returning for Indy 5, with James Mangold posed to take over.

The pull of Pinocchio – How an Italian fairy tale became a pop culture staple

By James Clarke

On the 80th anniversary of Disney’s animation, we look at the different ways this magical fable has been interpreted.

The Vast of Night – first look review

By Josh Slater-Williams

There’s shades of early Steven Spielberg and The Twilight Zone in Andrew Patterson’s debut feature.

At the Oscars, new rules for Netflix and international films

By Charles Bramesco

Streaming isn’t going anywhere any time soon – and there’s a change in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

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.

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