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  • Did Steven Spielberg Actually Direct Poltergeist?
    Did Steven Spielberg Actually Direct Poltergeist?
    One controversy surrounding he legendary filmmaker’s career involves the family friendly horror film Poltergeist. A film he produced for MGM while also directing E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial for Universal. He conceived the idea for...
  • What If Spielberg Made Films In A Different Era?
    What If Spielberg Made Films In Another Era?
    We all know Steven Spielberg is the one who established the blockbuster era in 1975 with the release of the film JAWS, along with the release of George Lucas’ Star Wars in 1977. Yet what if Spielberg had been a silent film director in The...
  • What If Spielberg Was A Voice Over Actor?
    What If Spielberg Was A Voice Over Actor?
    I have posed questions this column previously about what Steven Spielberg would have done had he not become a director. Another curiosity is if he had become a voice over actor. A lot less money in his pocket and a lot less stress, despite the...
  • Andrew Jenks shows the inside view of a filmmaker's life.
    Andrew Jenks shows the inside view of a filmmaker's life.
    “Andrew Jenks: My Adventures as a Young Filmmaker” is a collection of personal stories and anecdotes, accompanied by Jenks’ own photographs and images of sentimental memorabilia, and inspiring life lessons.This young filmmaker...
  • Would Spielberg Approve of His Classics Being Remade?
    Would Spielberg Approve of His Classics Being Remade?
    Who could imagine Steven Spielberg giving the okay for JAWS or E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to be remade? Much less him giving these films positive feedback after such films were released. To some, it would be like doing a remake of Citizen Kane or...
  • What If Spielberg Directed A Film About A Serial Killer?
    What If Spielberg Directed A Film About A Serial Killer?
    Steven Spielberg is mostly known for light hearted fare, but occasionally he has veered into the darker side of life. One example would to be one of his later films Munich, where a hidden bomb causes telephone booth to explode. That is the closest...
  • What If Spielberg Were A Columnist
    What If Spielberg Were A Columnist?
    Could anyone picture Steven Spielberg writing for a newspaper, magazine, or blog? Would if he have a tenured position at a publication for many years, or would he spend his career bouncing around from one outlet to another? And above all, would...
  • Unproduced Spielberg Films
    Unproduced Spielberg Films
    We all know the classics Spielberg directed and produced in the science fiction and action-adventure genres. Yet what about the concepts and idea he never got off the ground. One of these more developed ideas was Night Skies, a science fiction...
  • Spielberg and War Films
    Spielberg and War Films
    It has been said Steven Spielberg’s father, Arnold, served in the 490th Bombardment Squadron. Known by the nicknames ’’Skull and Wings’’ and ’’Burma Bridge Busters’’. Others claim it was a B-25...
  • Spielberg's Unproduced Napoleon Miniseries
    Spielberg's Upcoming Napoleon Miniseries
    A year or so ago, it was announced Steven Spielberg would adapt Stanley Kubrick’s long aborted biopic about the French tyrant Napoleon Bonaparte into a made for TV Miniseries. No doubt it will be at four hours long and be interesting take on...
  • Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton documentary at Facets Cinematheque
    Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton documentary at Facets Cinematheque
    Amazement awaits us at every corner. The only limits are, as always, those of vision.Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite...
  • Where does he gets his ideas from?
    Spielberg's Inspiration
    Where does a lot of Steven Spielberg’s inspiration come from? Many sources of inspiration have been cited as influencing him as a filmmaker. One primary inspiration is said to be his neglectful childhood and adolescence in Cincinnati, Ohio...
  • Musician and Composer Israel David Groveman
    Interview with talented Israel David Groveman (Photos)
    On April 23, 2014, musician Israel David Groveman shared about his background and recent entertainment projects. Groveman is located in L.A.In addition to being a musician and composer, Groveman excels in other areas of the arts. He is a filmmaker...
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    Spielberg and Kubrick
    Despite their different outlooks on story and attitudes toward filmmaking, Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick were friends for many years. They held long distance phone conversations late at night between Spielberg’s home in the Pacific...
  • What If Spielberg Directed A Baseball Film?
    What If Spielberg Made A Baseball Film?
    There have been many great baseball movies over the years. But what if Steven Spielberg directed one? On one hand, some may contend there already is a classic Spielberg like baseball movie out there. And that would be Field of Dreams with Kevin...