Posts Tagged ‘steven spielberg’

Top 10 Creature Features

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All top ten lists are highly subjective, so let’s just be clear here: these are MY top 10 creature features, not the results of scientifically sound survey or research.  Oh, and I limited my selection to ‘inhumanoid’ creatures, so humanoid monsters like Hannibal Lecter and Dracula are not in this list.  Obviously, not everyone’s favorite […]

Film Review: Twilight Zone The Movie (1983)

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With four different stories and directors, Twilight Zone: The Movie is a mixed bag. But at least it gets better with each passing segment.  John Landis’ (The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London) segment is up first, dealing with a racist who suddenly finds himself pursued by Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. It’s […]

Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)

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After wallowing in sappy Tom Hanks movies for the better part of a decade, Steven Spielberg finally gets off his ass and makes another great thriller. Of course, this remake of War of the Worlds is no Jaws. This movie may have some problems, but fact of the matter is, it fills me with genuine […]

Film Review: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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I’ve never made it through E.T. without crying, and for two reasons. One, and most obviously, it’s a very moving story. It couldn’t hurt that I was Elliott’s age when E.T. first came out, but I think Steven Spielberg’s tale of a boy and his alien is for all ages, not just my own… then […]

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