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David Cronenberg Has A Simple Philosophy When It Comes To Working With Actors

Some of the best filmmakers of all time are known for being total control freaks. “The Shining” director Stanley Kubrick is notoriously dictatorial on set, while David Fincher has a reputation for making actors shoot the same scenes over, and over, and over again. One cinematic master who would strongly disagree with this approach is […]

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Steven Spielberg Says He’s Done Directing Musicals After ‘West Side Story’

Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “West Side Story” has earned rave reviews and plenty of Oscar buzz, with fans and critics praising Spielberg’s technical mastery and ability to make the 60-year-old musical feel relevant today. It’s one of Spielberg’s biggest directorial successes in recent memory, but don’t expect the director to helm more Broadway classics anytime […]

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Steven Spielberg Says He Won’t Direct Another Musical After ‘West Side Story’ at PGA Awards Breakfast

Ahead of tonight’s Producers Guild of America awards ceremony, the annual breakfast with the nominees for the Darryl F. Zanuck Award at the Skirball Cultural Center.The theme of the panel, moderated by PGA president Lisa Fisher, was Steven Spielberg, nominated as one of the producers for his musical “West Side Story.”During the conversation, the two-time […]

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The Power Of The Dog Ending Was Changed For The Better By Jane Campion

Oscar voters are feeling “The Power of the Dog,” with Jane Campion’s film having picked up 12 nominations, the most of any film this year. Campion herself is up for best director against Steven Spielberg for “West Side Story,” which serves as a rematch of the 66th Academy Awards, when Spielberg won the award for […]

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Kenneth Wannberg, Composer and Music Editor Who Worked With John Williams on ‘Star Wars’ Series and 50 Other Films, Dies at 91

Kenneth Wannberg, composer and Emmy-winning music editor who worked on nearly half of all John Williams’ films dating back to the late 1960s, died Jan. 27 at his home in Florence, Oregon. He was 91.Wannberg was best known as Williams’ music editor, working closely with the composer on more than 50 of his films. He […]

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‘West Side Story’ Finds Its Rhythm on Location in New Jersey

Kristie Macosko Krieger, one of the producers for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” says there was no way they could have pulled off shooting the 20th Century Studios remake without the aesthetic backdrop and financial incentives that the state of New Jersey provided. “We looked all around, and Paterson, N.J. gave a grit and an […]

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Liam Neeson Is the Pandemic-Era Movie Star With ‘The Marksman’ as Another #1

The box office is in a fallow period, but Liam Neeson prevails. He opened two films at #1 over the last four months; a few weeks ago, a decade-old Neeson title topped Netflix’s movie chart. Not bad for a 68-year-old actor who was Oscar nominated for “Schindler’s List” but is now one-man action/thriller brand.“The Marksman” […]

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