This fall, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Steven Spielberg’s classic science fiction film, turns 40. Celebrating that milestone is Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Ultimate Visual History, a richly detailed tome packed with concept art, behind-the-scenes photos, storyboards, and interviews. io9's got…
It’s not hard to fracture the internet with a movie adaptation of a popular bad book. They’re made into movies all the time. They read like screenplays because they skip complex language that defies being replaced with pictures, and producers can’t resist a baked-in audience, which creates a baked-in counter-audience…
Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One looks like it’s going to be one of those movies we keep finding secrets and Easter eggs in years after its release. But it turns out one of the first has been hiding in the film’s official logo since it was released a few weeks ago. Do you see it?
Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun.
Seriously, you’re gonna wanna blow this picture up real big and take a good look—Ernest Cline’s love of sneaking all sorts of references to different brands and companies is already looking to be alive and well in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One adaptation.
2017 is the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s scifi masterpiece Close Encounters of the Third Kind and to celebrate, it’s coming back to theaters.
Ask people what they most remember about Steven Spielberg’s Hook, and the answer is bound to be Rufio. The character, played by Dante Basco, was the leader of the Lost Boys before Peter Pan returned to Neverland, and ultimately, he’s killed by Captain Hook.
The totally insane-y ’90s cartoon Animaniacs might be back on its way to a screen near you.
The films of Steven Spielberg feel inseparable from the music of John Williams. But for some cinephiles, Williams represents Spielberg’s most manipulative and sentimental instincts. Well, here’s your chance to see one of the most iconic moments in the two artists career without the famous score that makes the scene…
We still know very little about how Steven Spielberg is adapting Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One. We know the cast and that it’s coming out March 30, 2018, but that’s about it. However, now we know T.J. Miller is playing a role invented for the film, and that the character is a huge Star Wars fanatic.
We all knew Star Wars: Episode IX would be coming out in 2019, but everyone assumed it would be Christmas, following in the steps of the previous two films in the trilogy. Turns out that will not be the case. Oh, and the fifth Indiana Jones movie just got a new date, too. As well as Frozen 2. And the live-action Lion…
The ending of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park is perfect: The tension, the staging, and the turn of the Tyrannosaurus Rex from villain to hero, complete with the falling banner. It’s so good it seems impossible it could have been handled differently—but history tells us it originally was.
Say the word “Amblin” to film fans and instantly they will get a picture in their heads. It’s a picture from the 1980s, of kids, fantasy, wonder, aliens, and more—the tone Stranger Things recently aimed to capture. Now take that feeling and put it in a single room. That’s what you get at Amblin 35.
Cell phones have done many things to our lives, but one that gets overlooked is erasing the memory of a long distance phone call. Twenty years ago, receiving or making a long distance call was a big deal. And taking that into account, one company has figured out how much it would have cost E.T. to phone home.
It’s not a secret that Stanley Kubrick first developed A.I. Artificial Intelligence and was once slated to direct the film before he passed away. Or that Kubrick put Steven Spielberg on the project, and that Kubrick and Spielberg were good friends. So it really shouldn’t be a surprise that Kubrick’s imprint is all…
Some movie scenes are unforgettable, and Steven Spielberg’s reenactment of the Normandy Landing is one of them. Every shot feels chaotic, with indiscriminate bloodshed consistent with this brutal event. But as Nerdwriter1 explains in the video below, Spielberg’s filmmaking choices are anything but random.
It seems like every frame of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Ready Player One is going to be stuffed full of things to pay attention to.
In 1991, Steven Spielberg told us what happened when Peter Pan grew up. The film, Hook, was a big hit and garnered a huge legion of fans who saw it as kids. It hasn’t aged too well, to be honest, but these photos will make you either insanely nostalgic or incredibly depressed.
Netflix’s new 80s sci-fi tribute series Stranger Things is excellent. It’s got the love and adulation of critics and fans alike, including “The Flippist” artist Ben Zurawski. In fact, after binge-watching all eight episodes of the Netflix show last week, Zurawski created a cute flipbook all about the young heroes.
Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment is on a tear of acquiring new content. They just released The BFG, picked up the YA series The Gates and now they’ve acquired the buzzed-about spec script, The Fall, which sounds like The Road meets War of the Worlds.