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Posts tagged ‘Steven Spielberg’

TMT: “This list… is an absolute good.”

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. Two quite separate but relatable things induced this particular theatre, movie memory. The first being last month’s initial-viewing of the 2004 thought-provoking documentary, Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust. The other being my colleague ckckred’s 2012 piece, Stanley Kubrick on Schindler’s List I only recently found:

“Schindler’s List is perhaps the highest praised film of the last twenty years and one of the most heralded. Though Kubrick does have a valid point, I feel he’s missing the message of Schindler’s List. Spielberg’s story not only was about the Holocaust, but the redemption of a man. Oskar Schindler’s rescue of hundred of Jews is not only heroic and brave, but also touching to the audiences.”

A Journey… With JAWS

Inspired by Iba’s look-back post in July of a seminal box office film, and Universal’s 100th anniversary release of the digitally remastered and fully restored version to Blu-ray Disc (made…

TMT: So This is Why We Call It The Blockbuster

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time series that was begun here. My colleague Iba from I Luv Cinema, byway of his May 31st post, gets the credit, along with the upcoming Universal 100th Anniversary release of the remastered Blu-ray Disc of a landmark movie, for this memory download. The root reason the summer is the studios’ box office money-maker, and why us movie patrons take for granted, with all the matter-of-fact-ness we can muster, queuing for up for such things, is because of one Steven Spielberg film.