Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood’s best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western “Wagon Train” (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane on the ground that he makes you believe is moving. He also directed Escape to Nowhere (1961), which featured children as World War Two soldiers, including his sister Anne Spielberg, and The Last Gun (1959), a western. All of these were short films. The next couple of years, Spielberg directed a couple of movies that would… read more
Due scene da ricordare:l ammutinamento iniziale dell'Amistad,di notevole impatto, e la storia di Cirque e della sua schiavitù. A parte questo non c'è niente altro che una didascalica e stucchevole lezione di diritto civile americano,impartita in una sorta di autoglorificazione .Persomaggi sbagliati,scene di una melassa assurda( il monologo finale di Hopkins è induzione al suicidio) e sceneggiatura imbarazzante. 2 *
A roundup of Cannes news on the day before the lineup’s announced.
One of the most popular directors in the history of cinema is also a perpetual catalyst of “divisive critical discourse.”
"Pete Postlethwaite, the Oscar-nominated British actor, has died at the age of 64," reports Martin Beckford in the Telegraph. "He died in