Steven Spielberg

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Thinking the unthinkable: is Hollywood really going to make a sequel to ET?
Comments this week from Henry Thomas, who played Elliott in the 1982 hit, indicated that ET, wherever he is, just might be getting a call …

Ben Child

01, Jul, 2022 @10:49 AM

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Minority Report at 20: Cruise and Spielberg test their limits in top-tier thriller
The director and star both played with their images in a knotty and exciting adaptation of Philip K Dick’s prescient short story

Jesse Hassenger

21, Jun, 2022 @6:06 AM

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ET the Extra-Terrestrial at 40: Spielberg’s sci-fi smash remains a wonder
The director’s lauded 1982 hit is a film about childhood empathy –four decades later, it’s still one of his most complete experiences

Scott Tobias

11, Jun, 2022 @6:05 AM

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Poltergeist at 40: Spielberg’s haunted house hit brought horror home
The 1982 summer smash showed that scary movies had a place in a suburban setting and in the multiplex for a family audience

Scott Tobias

04, Jun, 2022 @6:23 AM

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Colin Cantwell obituary
Artist and designer who created spaceships, stations and vehicles, including the X-wing starfighter, for the Star Wars films

Anthony Hayward

02, Jun, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Oscars 2023: who might be in the running at next year’s ceremony?
With another awards season now over, a look ahead to the next 12 months shows a string of potentially worthy contenders

Benjamin Lee

04, Apr, 2022 @6:04 AM

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Going for gold: where to stream the 2022 Oscar contenders
In the run-up to Sunday’s awards ceremony, here are the films, shorts and documentaries tipped for a statuette – most of which can be found online

Guy Lodge

26, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Why West Side Story should win the best picture Oscar
Steven Spielberg’s joyous musical remake is a virtuoso piece of film-making that transcends the problematic politics of the original

Paul MacInnes

24, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Douglas Trumbull obituary
Visual effects artist and director known for his innovative work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Blade Runner

Ryan Gilbey

11, Feb, 2022 @12:27 PM

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Oscars nominations 2022: the full list
From Dune to The Power of the Dog, all the nominations for the 94th Academy Awards, which take place on 27 March

Guardian film

08, Feb, 2022 @2:01 PM

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What happens when your star is cancelled but you can’t cancel the film?
Scandals affecting Armie Hammer, Kevin Spacey and Johnny Depp have all hit their movies. We look at how film companies cope when leading players’ box-office stock crashes

Ryan Gilbey

20, Jan, 2022 @2:43 PM

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Save the Cinema review – Samantha Morton is Welsh town’s Hollywood heroine
Jonathan Pryce co-stars in this well-meaning but hammy retelling of the real-life fight to save Carmarthen’s local theatre

Peter Bradshaw

11, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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