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  God of Filmmkaing Steven Spielberg Director of Minority Report
Steven Allen Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 18
Spielberg moved with his father to California’s Silicon Valley where he would graduate from Saratoga High School.
Spielberg used this time to obtain valuable insight to filmmaking processes and make many contacts that would help him later in his career.
www.ambidextrouspics.com /html/steven_spielberg.html   (824 words)

  
  Steven Spielberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Steven Spielberg was born to a Jewish family in Cincinnati, Ohio, and later raised in Camden, New Jersey, Haddon Township, New Jersey, Phoenix, Arizona, Los Gatos, California and Saratoga, California.
Spielberg's debut theatrical feature film was The Sugarland Express, based on the true story of a married couple who lead the Texas police on a highway chase as they embark on a journey to regain custody of their baby.
Spielberg also served as the executive producer of Memoirs of a Geisha, an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Arthur Golden, a film he was previously attached to as director.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Steven_Spielberg   (7351 words)

  
 Metroactive Movies | Steven Spielberg
Spielberg, an admitted "control freak," was busy tailoring his history from the beginning, lying about his age so that he could get credit for making his first movie before he hit 21.
Spielberg's other sorrow, his parents' divorce, is reflected, says McBride, in the director's frequent images of broken families, visible from one end of the director's work to the other.
At his worst, Spielberg's the Norman Rockwell of the movies, a filmmaker for the reading-impaired and the television-addicted, fascinated by the homily, the food fight, the swelling violins, the fat-boy joke and the resurrection.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/05.29.97/spielberg-9722.html   (2352 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg Resource Page -- Presented by R Cubed Productions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Steven Spielberg (A and E Biography) From Booklist, Gr.
Spielberg's lack of confidence, even at this stage of his career, will intrigue young people who may not realize that adults are not always self-assured.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg's 1982 hit about a stranded alien and his loving relationship with a fatherless boy (Henry Thomas) struck a chord with audiences everywhere, and it furthered Spielberg's reputation as a director of equally strong commercial sensibilities and classical leanings.
www.rcubedproductions.com /spielberg.html   (619 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg has given us a legacy of films and dreams to encourage the dreamer in each of us.
Steven and his family live in a large expansive Mediterranean home in the Pacific Palisades section of Los Angeles, near the ocean.
As Steven puts it, "My Dad had to wait for me to say 'action' before he could put the knife into the fish to clean it." A director was born.
www.rolemodel.net /spielberg/spielberg.htm   (1124 words)

  
 Indiana Jones: Biography | Steven Spielberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Spielberg won his first DGA Award for his work on The Color Purple and earned DGA Award nominations for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Empire of the Sun, Jaws and Amistad.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Spielberg was raised in the suburbs of Haddonfield, New Jersey and Scottsdale, Arizona.
Spielberg is a principal partner of DreamWorks SKG, which he co-founded with Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen in October 1994 to produce live-action motion pictures, animated feature films, network and cable television programming, home video entertainment, records, books, toys, and consumer products.
www.indianajones.com /bio/crew/stevenspielberg.html   (948 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg Biography
Steven took it, put it in his mouth and, washing it down with milk, swallowed it.
In 2000, Spielberg was made a Knight of the British Empire for his services to the British film industry (though, not being a Commonwealth citizen, he cannot call himself Sir Steven), having earlier received a Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern, Germany's highest civil distinction.
Spielberg would stay with Hanks for The Terminal, where Hanks would play a displaced Eastern European, unable to return home or to step onto American soil and therefore doomed to a bizarre existence at a US airport.
www.tiscali.co.uk /entertainment/film/biographies/steven_spielberg_biog.html   (3509 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Steven Spielberg was born on 18 December 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Arnold Spielberg, his father, was an electrical engineer and mother Leah was a pianist as well as a restaurateur.
Spielberg directed his first amateur film at the age of 11.
www.celebritieslife.com /Steven-Spielberg.html   (201 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg
Spielberg was in more ways than one a product of television: born in December 1946,(6) Spielberg was part of the first generation to be shaped by its influence in their formative years.
Given Spielberg's reputation as a master of spectacle, it is easy to be distracted by the dizzy choreography of the many vehicles in the film, and overlook the assurance with which he handles the character drama.
Spielberg's concern with suburban existence is its anaesthetising effect, and the conflict between Roy Neary and his wife represents the gulf between those still alive to experiences that transcend the mundane, and those dulled to greater possibilities by everyday life.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/directors/06/spielberg.html   (11612 words)

  
 USA WEEKEND Magazine
At 58, Spielberg is still boyish, with a slightly larger-than-normal cranium and a neatly clipped white beard.
Spielberg is already planning his next three, including "Lincoln," a bio-pic with Liam Neeson.
Spielberg may be returning to old ground, but much has changed in the last century.
www.usaweekend.com /05_issues/050619/050619spielberg.html   (1878 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg
Spielberg began his career as a television director, admired for his understanding portrayal of human character.
Spielberg's love of older movies was demonstrated with his serial-inspired trilogy of movies featuring Indiana Jones.
Steven Spielberg - Filmmaker/Movie Producer, born 18 December 1946, The director of E.T. The Amistad - The Spanish schooner and its slaves who fueled proslavery ire by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco Steven...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0846277.html   (327 words)

  
 The Steven Spielberg Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One of the most acclaimed directors of the late 20th century, Steven Spielberg is an American icon.
Born in Cincinnati on December 18 1946, the Spielberg family moved from New Jersey to Scottsdale AZ (near Phoenix) while Steven was still young.
His sister, Anne Spielberg, became a screen writer (who was to be nominated for an Oscar for writing Big).
www.scruffles.net /spielberg/biography   (184 words)

  
 Cinema Confidential News: 06/28/05 - INTERVIEW: Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg on "War of the Worlds"
STEVEN: There wasn't anything huge that changed in my life that made me do a scary alien movie; maybe the idea that people would say, “Here’s a guy that only does scary alien movies”; went to me a bit.
STEVEN: I have hope for the future, which is probably why I'm not the best person to tell a story that leaves you with nothing to hope for.
STEVEN: One of the biggest problems in making movies - I’m sure other filmmakers have told you this at press conferences - is that directors tend to lose their objectivity.
www.cinecon.com /news.php?id=0506281   (2606 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg News
Steven Spielberg family donates $1.5 million for hurrica...
The third generation of Cousteaus is now at work, and the current one seems to be imitating Steven Spielberg.
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will be honored at the 42nd Chicago International Film Festival's annual Summer Gala.
www.topix.net /who/steven-spielberg   (682 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Technology | Spielberg takes film magic to EA
Steven Spielberg, who worked his magic with ET, is now looking do the same with games giant Electronic Arts (EA).
Spielberg's role will be similar to that of an executive producer on a film.
Spielberg's DreamWorks had produced games for a time under its DreamWorks Interactive division, but EA bought it in 2000.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/technology/4341118.stm   (455 words)

  
 Inside Film - An Interview with Steven Spielberg
Its mission is to overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry – and the suffering they cause – through the educational use of the Foundation’s visual history testimonies.
Director Steven Spielberg on the set of Schindler's List, showing how he wants the violin and bow held for a scene with Henry Rosner.
Steven Spielberg with director of photography Janusz Kaminski.
www.insidefilm.com /spielberg.html   (2233 words)

  
 The Steven Spielberg HomePage-Spielberg News
Apparently, it is true Spielberg had discussed this AI (Artificial Intelligence) with the Late Stanley Kubrick.......
Spielberg himself has been quoted at Mr.Showbiz.com that right now he is dealing with Minority Report, and after that Memoirs of a Giesha.......
There is no new Spielberg info except for a small thing on JP3, but I did make one minor correction to the site.
www.angelfire.com /az/spielberg/news.html   (637 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Steven Spielberg and the Original 'War of the Worlds' (2005) (V)....
Steven Spielberg and the Small Screen (2004) (V)....
Lawrence of Arabia: A Conversation with Steven Spielberg (2000) (V)....
www.imdb.com /name/nm0000229   (2409 words)

  
 Celebrity Spider - Steven Spielberg
Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Spielberg began his professional directing career in TV, making his full-length film debut with 1971's "Duel." In 1975, Spielberg hit the big time with "Jaws," widely credited as the beginning of the summer blockbuster tradition.
Spielberg has one child from his marriage to actress Amy Irving in the 1980s.
www.celebrityspider.com /stevenspielberg.html   (366 words)

  
 My Way - Celebrity Gossip - New York Post
Reports from Budapest and Paris, where Spielberg is filming "Munich," say the director is still steamed at Cruise for ranting, during what were supposed to be promotional appearances for the Martian-invasion film, against the widespread use of Ritalin to treat unruly children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Spielberg was also said to be annoyed that Cruise played up Scientology more than the movie during press interviews.
Levy said: "Whoever fed you that ridiculous item about Steven Spielberg wanting to be called 'Maestro' with no eye contact must have had a bad serving of goulash.
entertainment.myway.com /celebgossip/pgsix/id/09_21_2005_1.html   (399 words)

  
 TIME 100: Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg's first films were made at a time when directors were the most important people in Hollywood, and his more recent ones at a time when marketing controls the industry.
Spielberg's most important contribution to modern movies is his insight that there was an enormous audience to be created if old-style B-movie stories were made with A-level craftsmanship and enhanced with the latest developments in special effects.
Spielberg once told me that his master image was the light flooding in through the doorway in Close Encounters, suggesting, simultaneously, a brightness and mystery outside.
www.time.com /time/time100/artists/profile/spielberg.html   (385 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Steven Spielberg: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series): Books: Steven Spielberg,Lester D. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Spielberg describes how he knew he had to let the boy with without him realizing it and did just that.
Populist filmmakers like Steven Spielberg are too often ignored by publishers who would rather print in-depth literature on the likes of Coppola or Scorsese, so it's nice to see a meaty tome such as this on the bookshelves.
Spielberg lets rip on all the stuff you often wondered about whilst watching his films, and proves himself to be rather adept at delivering hilarious anecdotes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/157806113X?v=glance   (1085 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Movies: Filmmaking: Directing: Directors: S: Spielberg, Steven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Starbright Foundation - Spielberg is the chairman of this foundation, which is dedicated to the development of projects that empower seriously ill children.
Steven Spielberg Home Page - Information on the latest projects, filmography, multimedia archive, and scripts from his movies.
Steven Spielberg Resource Page - One-stop resource for Spielberg information on the web, as well as book and video information.
dmoz.org /Arts/Movies/Filmmaking/Directing/Directors/S/Spielberg,_Steven   (227 words)

  
 On-Set Interview: Tom Cruise & Steven Spielberg for "War of the Worlds"
Spielberg: It is fun, it really is fun working with Tom and working with this entire cast, but if you know my movies, you know that I'm more interested in concept shots and money shots than I am in tons of MTV coverage, which certainly takes a lot of time.
Spielberg: When I first saw Lawrence of Arabia, I thought that was the biggest smallest movie I'd ever seen.
Spielberg: There's a lot of violence in the movie, but it'll be PG-13.
www.darkhorizons.com /news05/warworlds.php   (2772 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Steven Spielberg: A Biography: Books: Joseph McBride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Writing a biography is tough enough when the subject is dead and the biographer must rely on a paper trail and recollections of contemporaries to relate the essence of the man or woman's life.
Born in 1946 to Arnold and Leah Spielberg, the young Steven endured both frequent moves and his parents' unhappy domestic life.
Don't be put off by the fact that Spielberg didn't co-operate with this book, virtually everyone else did including, most surprisingly, his father.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0306809001?v=glance   (1809 words)

  
 Steven Spielberg @ Filmbug UK
Steven Spielberg is a three-time Academy Award winner, earning two Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture for Schindler's List, and a third Oscar for Best Director for Saving Private Ryan.
Spielberg won his first DGA Award for The Color Purple and also earned DGA Award nominations for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Empire of the Sun, Jaws and Amistad.
Spielberg and Hanks are currently in development on an as-yet-untitled World War II miniseries, focusing on the battles in the Pacific theatre.
www.filmbug.co.uk /db/193   (957 words)

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