Kennedy got her first breaks working as an assistant to writer John Milius and then Steven Spielberg, becoming a co-founder of Amblin Entertainment. She has established one of the most enviable producing careers in Hollywood, with credits on classic blockbusters like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future and Jurassic Park as well as critically acclaimed Spielberg dramas like Schindler’s List, Munich, War Horse and Lincoln.
Because of a general lack of breeding and education — the reason there are few if any decent male directors under the same age. Female Directors Shut Out of Golden Globes Nominations Despite a best picture, comedy or musical nomination for “Lady Bird” and widespread acclaim for its first-time director, Greta Gerwig, […]
I always enjoy coming across Film XX tapes, as I always like watching them, but this one is an extra treat, as there were two other programmes on it that I didn’t have logged in my database. But first, Film 94, in which Barry Norman reviews the following films. House of the Spirits The Music of Chance […]
The year 2018 marks an important milestone for many 90s classics as several iconic films from that era turn 25 this year. The year was 1993 and Robin Williams played one of his most famous roles, Steven Spielberg brought dinosaurs to life and introduced us to an unsung hero of World War II, a time-based […]
written by: Zak Penn and Ernest Cline produced by: Steven Spielberg, Donald De Line, Dan Farah & Kristie Macosko Krieger directed by: Steven Spielberg rated: PG-13 (for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language) runtime: 140 min. U.S. release date: March 30, 2018 Who better to […]
By John Corrado Last month, Steven Spielberg’s classic 1998 World War II epic Saving Private Ryan got a brand new 4K Ultra HD release from Paramount, in honour of the film’s 20th anniversary. The film saw Steven Spielberg returning to the war five years after his Oscar-winning masterpiece Schindler’s List, this time putting us right […]
Film producer David Brown (1916-2010) began his career in 1951 heading the story department at Twentieth Century Fox. His success began early through his involvement with The Robe, an American Biblical epic film that received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture in 1953. All through the 1970’s Brown made a name for himself, founding a […]
‘The Knick’ is Prestige TV and it is Depressing The second season of Cinemax‘s hit show is just three episodes in and it has been depressing to watch. The racial tensions of the first season pale in comparison to the outright blatant, N-word spewing background noise that has come to define how this season will […]