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AFF to Honor Steven Zaillian
The Oscar-winning scripter of Schindler's List will receive the Distinguished Screenwriter Award
"...the last of its three heavy-hitter awardees this year: Steven Zaillian, who will receive the Distinguished Screenwriter Award at..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Ready Player One
Video gaming and Eighties culture get the Spielberg treatment
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Letitia Wright, Ben..."

March 30, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Post
Hanks, Spielberg, and Streep unite for the Washington Post's version of the Pentagon Papers
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Alison Brie, Carrie..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Amistad
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

We're Back! a Dinosaur's Story
"...receipts out of the current dinosaur mania as possible, Steven Spielberg (as executive producer) offers up an animated alternative..."

Dec. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

SXSW Film Recap: Ready Player One Premiere
Tech problems fail to dampen the excitement at star-studded event
"...Steven Spielberg himself was the first in a series of..."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Moisés Chiullán

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
The epic story of three kids inspired by Spielberg's adventure tale
"...head over heels for Raiders of the Lost Ark (Steven Spielberg’s rollicking throwback to the cliffhanger serials of the..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Poltergeist
They're here … again. But why?
"...indeed directed the horror hit Poltergeist or whether producer Steven Spielberg took the helm. After all, it was the..."

May 29, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Monster House
This animated tale of a carnivorous, haunted house and the band of neighborhood kids who decide to put it out of commission feels maddeningly unfinished.
"...– is a wispy thing that, surprisingly, given its Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis producerial pedigree fails to adequately..."

July 21, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Goonies
"...Kerri Green and Martha Plimpton. From a story by Steven Spielberg, this kids' comedy is sick, rude fun...."

March 15, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Peacemaker
"...– the film company formed some while back by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen – is almost..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Breakdown
"...the devolution process. The '93 film -- along with Steven Spielberg's Duel -- provides most of the early inspiration,..."

May 2, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Industry of Light and Magic
Fx guru and key 'Star Wars' figure Tom Smith to HRC
"...architects of a generation of films – George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Jim Henson...."

April 15, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lincoln
Despite a monumental performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, Spielberg's film has a fussed-over theatricality that's hard to escape.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Straithairn, Tommy..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Munich
Munich is dense, thoughtful filmmaking that nonetheless flies along: Seething not only with multilayered, subtextual arguments, it’s also a heck of a thriller.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Minority Report
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Patrick Kilpatrick, Neal McDonough, Samantha Morton, Lois..."

June 21, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saving Private Ryan
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Dennis Farina, Ted Danson, Jeremy Davies, Giovanni..."

July 24, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bridge of Spies
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks revisit the Cold War
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

War Horse
A stylistic throwback to classic studio movies, Spielberg's film about war as seen through a horse's experience of it rarely rises to the occasion.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, Niels..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ernest Cline: Kings of the Nerds
Austin author adapts his Spielberg homage Ready Player One with Spielberg himself
"...made into a blockbuster film by none other than Steven Spielberg. To top it off, the culture-smash dystopian SF..."

March 30, 2018 Screens Feature by Moisés Chiullán

The Adventures of Tintin
Steven Spielberg brings Hergé's comic books to animated life.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
If you're looking for escape, then the fourth installment in the beloved cliff-hanging archaeological-adventure franchise should fit the bill.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Terminal
Steven Spielberg enters his Capra period with this optimistic melting-pot tale starring pal Tom Hanks, whose underused comic instincts come to the fore.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Catch Me If You Can
The film is based on the autobiography by Frank Abagnale Jr., who at the tender age of 17 led the FBI and various other law enforcement agencies on a giddy global romp while he kited, forged, and manufactured checks over a four-year period.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christopher Walken, Martin..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Schindler's List
Spielberg marshals all his formidable storytelling talents and puts them at the service of an epic human drama.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline..."

Jan. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor,..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hook
Spielberg's Hook breaks the cardinal rule of J.M. Barrie's timeless fantasy – it grows up.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob..."

Dec. 13, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Sugarland Express
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks and..."

Aug. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jurassic Park
It's every species for themselves in this Spielberg dinosaur blockbuster now out in 3-D.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and..."

June 11, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top of His Craft
Prior to his appearance at the Austin Film Festival, writer / director Steven Zaillian remembers his first film, his most successful, and the lessons he's learned along the way.
"...Screenwriter Steven Zaillian has won an Oscar. He has worked with..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

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