Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

Talking with The BFG and Friends

Talking with The BFG and Friends

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Steven Spielberg and some of the cast members of ‘The BFG’ to discuss the film. Here are a few highlights. Read More

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10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Bridge of Spies’

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Bridge of Spies’

Steven Spielberg returns to his continuing series of history-based films (including Schindler’s List, Amistad, Munich and Lincoln), turning his attention this time to the Cold War, and the result is a mature and intelligent film about a good man trying to act according to his conscience in a world where that’s unappreciated. Read More

New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Released

New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Released

When I was eleven, Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park made a huge impact upon me. I watched it in Texas with a dozen or more family members and what seemed like 100,000 people, packing the seats around me. We’d all been drawn to the creatures we’d loved all our lives. Oh, and we also wanted to see them just go nuts. Come check out the trailer for the newest installment Jurassic World. Read More

Go Inside Jaws With Jamie Benning's Latest Filmumentary

Go Inside Jaws With Jamie Benning's Latest Filmumentary

Ultimate fan movie documentary maker Jamie Benning is back with his latest “filmumentary.” After successfully inventing a new genre with his feature-length documentaries for George Lucas’s original Star Wars trilogy, and then following them up with one on Lucas and Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, he’s now chosen another Spielberg movie for his next project. Read More

5 Reasons Why It’s Worth Seeing Lincoln

This morning, after all the hype I had been talking up on GeekMom about it, I had the chance to see Lincoln with my own eyes. It was totally worth it!

Like I said earlier this week, this is NOT a war movie with scenes of gore and violence (there is but one brief scene), nor is it an overt film about Lincoln’s specific relationships with any particular person. It’s a glimpse into Lincoln’s last four months of life, both public and private, covering his relationships on duty and off. You will walk out of the theater with a much better understanding of a national leader who had the burden of over a half million casualties of war under his watch. Read More