Steven Spielberg

Pass the Eggos: 11 flicks to get to you prepped for Stranger Things 2

<b>Things are about to get a lot stranger.</b><p>Who’d have thought that a show surrounding the exploits of an odd little girl with a shaved head, telekinetic …

Netflix

Apple And Spielberg: An Update On The Original Content Thesis

Apple recently entered into a deal with Steven Spielberg.<p>Although Spielberg is expensive, one can argue that it helps Apple get into the content game …

Business

How Apple can build a better video streaming service

So, you want to build a streaming service.At this point, the evidence that Apple is jumping into streaming is incontrovertible. You don’t pony up a …

Apple

Gimmick or game-changer: Is Virtual Reality the future of film?

VR is already being heavily promoted by the tech giants, with Facebook and Microsoft launching new headsets they hope will ensure the format goes …

Virtual Reality

HBO’s New Documentary “Spielberg” Is a Must-See for Aspiring Directors

HBO's "Spielberg" is more than a biography, it's a mini masterclass detailing some of the most influential scenes in the history of American cinema.

Videography

Spielberg: Behind the Scenes with the World’s Most Famous Filmmaker

Do we really know Steven Spielberg?Steven Spielberg hardly needs an introduction. He’s the highest grossing director of all time, with over 50 …

Movies

Actor Tom Hanks publishes book of short stories

The award-winning actor flaunts his love of typewriters in the book "Uncommon Type: Some Stories." He's joining the ranks of many in Hollywood who …

World News

Forty Years of Close Encounters – Revisiting Spielberg’s sci-fi classic

Author: Cai RossI took my twelve year old daughter to see the 4K restoration of Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of The Third Kind, re-released in …

Science Fiction

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

Embattled film mogul Harvey Weinstein — a once-dominant force in the Academy Awards who rewrote the rules of Oscar campaigning — has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault against him.<p>The film academy’s …

The Oscars

The best new shows and movies to stream: ‘Mindhunter,’ ‘Lore,’ and more

Online streaming is bigger than ever, and with so many streaming services adding new shows and movies every week, it can be nearly impossible to sort …

Entertainment

This week on AI: Face ID on 2018 iPad Pro, foldable iPhones, Qualcomm looks to shut down iPhone & more

Not content to rest for long, the rumor train steamed forward this week with hints of Face ID on the iPad Pro, a stylus-equipped iPhone, and even a …

IPad Pro

Harvey Weinstein One Of The Most Thanked Men In Oscar History (God Not So Much)

Even though seemingly everyone in Hollywood knew of Harvey Weinstein's monstrous behavior, both on the casting couch and off, that still did not …

Conservative View

Ghost tour highlights paranormal activity in Jefferson

Jefferson, Texas is a city in Marion County with a population just a little over 2,000 people. Tourists are attracted to the city because of its …

Paranormal

Bruce Springsteen Broadway Debut After-Party Is Lit ... Spielberg, De Niro, Hanks & More

<b>Bruce Springsteen</b> made his Broadway debut Thursday night, but the after-party for his new “Springsteen on Broadway” show looked more like Oscar night.<p>…

Bruce Springsteen

The Spielberg of Molenbeek

When Adil El Arbi started film school, he knew right away that he didn’t quite fit in. The son of Moroccan market vendors in Belgium, attending on a …

Toronto Film Festival

Apple has a new weapon in the war against Netflix and Hulu - and his name is Steven Spielberg

Apple is expected to spend more than $50m on 10 episodes of Amazing Stories.<p>Apple is teaming up with legendary director Steven Spielberg for its …

Movies

Recode Daily: SoftBank's $100 billion investment strategy, explained

Plus, Facebook sends Sheryl Sandberg to D.C. and helps out in Puerto Rico, Apple partners with Steven Spielberg on a retro reboot, and the stunt flavor of the week.<p><b>Here’s Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son’s grand plans for investing SoftBank’s massive $100 billion Vision Fund:</b> The company has …

Masayoshi Son

Bruce Springsteen's Starry Broadway Opening Draws Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Edward Norton

Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Noah Oppenheim, Brian Williams and Jimmy Iovine also were among those on hand for the Boss' Broadway debut.<p>The stars were …

Bruce Springsteen

What you need to know in advertising today

BuzzFeed is trying to make it a lot easier for big TV marketers to buy ads on its owned-and-operated properties.<p>The digital publisher is rolling out two new ads aimed at helping marketers produce ads that fit the look and feel of BuzzFeed without all the heavy lifting of having to create original …

Advertising

Academy Governors Debate Revoking Harvey Weinstein’s Membership — Exclusive

After the sexual assault allegations, BAFTA was the first to remove him. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences could be next.<p>Two Academy of …

Award Shows

'Hocus Pocus' Was Originally a Scarier Film Titled 'Halloween House' - Bloody Disgusting

In a new Untold Stories video over on Entertainment Weekly, the cast and crew of Halloween classic <b>Hocus Pocus</b> spilled some stories and shared fun …

Horror Movies

‘Spielberg’ Reveals Steven Spielberg’s Big Secret: He’s The King Of Cozy Autumnal Looks

<i>Spielberg</i> is a gripping look at the life of Steven Spielberg - and a peek at his expansive scarf collection. Click here for more.<p>Image: HBO<p>When …

Entertainment

BMD Picks: Steven Spielberg’s Underrated Gems

Yes, even the Beard has a few works that go overlooked.Read more...

Movies

TV Talk: ‘The Flash’ Speeds Back With Season 4 Premiere

On this episode of Collider TV Talk (October 11, 2017) John Rocha, Jason Inman and Grace Hancock discuss: What do the low ratings mean for the …

TV

THR Editor's Cut

What's news: The Harvey Weinstein story takes new, depressing turns as more women come forward with allegations spanning decades. But are there still …

Hollywood

'Dumb money': Why tech's Frightful Five are struggling to rule entertainment

As Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google push deeper into movies, TV and music, turns out algorithms, data and precision aren't everything.

Fairfax Media

Spielberg Can’t See Beyond the Director’s Greatness

HBO’s new documentary on the legendary filmmaker does a good job recapping his many successes—but largely skirts over some of his most interesting movies.<p>The myth of Steven Spielberg is the canonical tale of success in the New Hollywood era—a time when a wave of exciting young American filmmakers …

Movies

Hollywood’s Old Guard Is Still Reeling from the #OscarsSoWhite Controversy

With a new crop of young, diverse voters shaking up the famously stuffy Academy, industry veterans are asking, “What is an awards movie anymore?<p>British accents, corseted starlets, tortured artists. Movies that cater to Hollywood’s Anglophilia and high self-regard always have done well at the …

Award Shows

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories Will Return

Though it only lasted a couple of seasons back in the 1980s, the Steven Spielberg-spearheaded anthology <i>Amazing Stories</i> won awards and has long since …

TV

Transforming the Transformers

An unexpected copy of the 4K Ultra HD release of <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> flew over my transom last week. My history with this franchise is …

Movies