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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.

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.

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