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  • What If Spielberg Adapted Ray Bradbury
    What If Spielberg Adapted Ray Bradbury?
    Imagine if Steven Spielberg adapted the work of the legendary author for the screen. As a producer, his interests are purely commercial. His best bets in this regard are either Farenheit 451 (which already had a French adaptation) or The Martian...
  • Spielberg and Merchandising
    Spielberg and Merchandising
    It is well known there have been quite a few product tie ins associated some of Steven Spielberg’s films over the years and even an instance of product placements. No denying there have been merchandising blitzes associated with E.T. The...
  • Spielberg and Kubrick's friendship
    Spielberg and Kubrick's friendship
    Legend has it Steven Spielberg would often call Stanley Kubrick on the phone long distance from the former’s home in Pacific Palisades, California to the latter’s in Hertfordshire, England. Often calling Kubrick way into the night,...
  • What Will Spielberg's Legacy Be?
    What Will Spielberg's Legacy Be?
    There will no doubt be considerable debate amongst film enthusiasts over what Steven Spielberg’s legacy will be in the world of film. A certain group of people will feel he is possibly one of the most daring filmmakers of all time. One who...
  • What If Spielberg Did A Sitcom
    What If Spielberg Did A Sitcom?
    Steven Spielberg produced The United States of Tara and was involved in The TV Series version of Harry And The Hendersons, as it was produced by his production company Amblin Entertainment. Yet instead of a niche sitcom for cable or syndication,...
  • If Spielberg Directed A Star Wars Film
    If Spielberg Directed A Star Wars Film
    George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have been friends and collaborators for decades. They have worked together on every Indiana Jones film, which Spielberg has directed. Spielberg also did some last minute editing work on Star Wars Episode III:...
  • 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...