The first few minutes of Lincoln play out like a parody of the expectations of Steven Spielberg's detractors. The Great Emancipator rests like a humble Solomon upon a hard wooden chair, surrounded by freely mixing black and white soldiers of that great war of his. One black soldier dares to speak of ... More >>
For all his doom and gloom, Batman isn't exactly an antihero--a point that's worth bringing up right now because another, less tortured hero can currently be found on IMAX screens across Los Angeles: ... More >>
The story goes that while filming in Tunisia in the summer of 1980, Steven Spielberg avoided the dysentery that afflicted most of the cast and crew of Raiders of the Lost Ark by holing up in his hotel room with a suitcase full of SpaghettiOs. Like most studio-approved behind-the-scenes errata, that ... More >>
Jeffrey WisniewskiWisniewski's battling Buddhas: Hollywood high tech with art world cred
Sculptor Jeffrey Wisniewski, known for dismantling an American colonial home and feeding it into a woodchipper, piece by piece, somewhat in the spirit of celebrated house-cutting artist Gordon Matta-Clar ... More >>
Shannon CottrellConservationists who want to save the land surrounding the iconic Hollywood sign from development have three weeks to raise $3 million dollars, they announced Wednesday.
The Chicago-based investors who own the property, once for sale for $22 million, agreed to give it to the ... More >>
Make no mistake, Hollywood's biggest political players are lining up behind the 2010 re-election bid of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, The Hill has reported.Film director Steven Spielbergâ€‹From David Geffen to Barbra Streisand to Steven Spielberg, the liberal/entertainment establishment gave Boxer bar ... More >>