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This Epic 1984 Special Effects Video Shows Us Spielberg And LucasA' Greatest Tricks

In 1903, French illusionist and filmmaker Georges Melies revealed his silent film A Trip to the Moon to audiences. The fanciful tale used all sorts of unheard of tricks to create a lunar landscape that people back in the early part of the 20th century could only dream of.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

CNN

State of Filmmakers at UNCG

When I was a kid and I saw the movie Jaws, I thought it was one of the most amazing things I had ever seen. I quickly became a die-hard fan of Steven Spielberg.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Firstshowing.net

Watch: The Evolution of the PG-13 Rating - Has It Become a Hindrance?

Many cinephiles know that the PG-13 rating that is so popular today is a relatively new addition to the rating system of the Motion Picture Association of America. Basically, because some movies with more questionable content like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Poltergeist and Gremlins threw parents into an uproar because the content didn't seem to fit the PG-rating moniker, Steven Spielberg and the MPAA came up with the PG-13 rating as a middle ground between the more kid-friendly PG films, and the adult-oriented R-rated flicks.

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VOTD: How The PG-13 Rating Has Been Detrimental To Movies

GoodBadFlicks has put together a nice video essay called "WTF Happened to PG-13?" which takes a look at the origins of the PG-13 rating, the effects of the rating's creation, and how it continues to redefine what the R-rating means. For instance, did you know that the PG-13 rating spawned from a phone call from Steven Spielberg after the backlash over Gremlins' PG rating? Watch the WTF Happened To the PG-13 Rating video essay now after the jump.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Deadline

DreamWorks New CEO Michael Wright On Push For Commercial Fare &...

Michael Wright vividly remembers his first meeting with Steven Spielberg. It was 2003, Wright had recently started at TNT as head of TV movies and miniseries and he went to meet the filmmaker in his DreamWorks office to pitch him a sprawling miniseries about the American expansion that would become Into the West.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily Mail

Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw get cosy on boat trip in Portofino

Still going strong after more than 20 years! Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw get cosy on boat trip in Portofino The couple got cosy on a boat trip on their summer vacation in Portofino, Italy on Monday as Steven relaxed with his arm around his actress wife.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

CBS News

40 years later "Jaws" still alive on Martha's Vineyard

"It's just a movie that has everything in it: it's a horror movie, it's a drama, it's a thriller," said Jim Beller, a Jaws fanatic who helped create a book on the making of the movie.

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Examiner.com

What If Spielberg Made Films In Another Era?

We all know Steven Spielberg is the one who established the blockbuster era in 1975 with the release of the film JAWS, along with the release of George Lucas' Star Wars in 1977.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Giant Shark Terrorises Jaws Beach

Hundreds of tourists were evacuated from a beach close to the location of the Jaws set this week after a huge great white shark was spotted lurking in the water.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Director Steven Spielberg chills out with an ice cream as he enjoys ...

His movies have racked up billions at the worldwide box office but Steven Spielberg is a man who enjoys the simple pleasures in life.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Mon 8/25: Dinosaur 13, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Black Wine

The largest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered, Sue, has called Chicago's Field Museum home since 1997.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Mail

Steven Spielberg is sprightly and stylish in jacket and trilby on...

Largest earthquake in 25 YEARS rocks California: State of emergency declared after 6.0 earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay injuring 89, damaging buildings and cutting off power to thousands Sir Cliff Richard flies back to Britain to be quizzed at police station over child abuse claims over attack allegations at Christian rally in 1985 Hunting club ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Behind-The-Scenes Slideshow

Tonight in Raleigh, the Colony Theater's Cool Classics series will be screening Steven Spielberg's action adventure hit "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

The movie posters that never made it to your bedroom wall: The...

The movie posters that never made it to your bedroom wall: The incredible unseen artwork of painter who worked on more than 100 Hollywood classics These are the movie posters that never graced bedroom walls for some of the biggest films like E.T, Jurassic Park, The Goonies, Star Trek VI, Cape Fear and Batman.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

TreeHugger

The writer of 'Jaws' was a great advocate for shark protection and ocean conservation

Many people's fear of sharks can be traced back to Steven Spielberg's 1975 breakthrough movie, Jaws .

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