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E.T. and the Real, Grown-Up Elliott Reunite…in a Commercial?

When you woke up this morning, we bet you didn’t expect to see an official E.T. sequel—but that’s kind of what’s happened, just in a slightly unconventional, very commercial way. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Bee Gees biopic is on the way

The Bee Gees’ musical legacy is stayin’ alive. Bohemian Rhapsody producer, Graham King, Paramount Pictures, and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners production company have secured rights to produce a biopic about the group, who assembled in the late 1950’s, going on to win five Grammy Awards, as well as a menagerie of lifetime achievement awards, including […]

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A Bee Gees biopic is on the way

The Bee Gees’ musical legacy is stayin’ alive. Bohemian Rhapsody producer, Graham King, Paramount Pictures, and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners production company have secured rights to produce a biopic about the group, who assembled in the late 1950’s, going on to win five Grammy Awards, as well as a menagerie of lifetime achievement awards, including […]

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Blast the A/C and watch movies all day with July’s streaming bests

Welcome to Stream And Stream Again, a monthly column highlighting films and TV series new to streaming catalogs that are of special interest to The A.V. Club’s staff—and hopefully to you, our readers. Here are three film series (and two bonus films) new to streaming this July.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Showtime’s Halo TV Series Is Still Happening, and Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Rupert Wyatt Has Joined It 

Microsoft announced Steven Spielberg’s involvement in a live-action adaptation of its legendary shooter franchise Halo back in 2013—and now, there’s finally some new news on the series. And of course, as ever with Halo, there’s a familiar fight to finish.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, that scene—even if it’s just wondering how the hell director Steven Spielberg pulled off something so impossible. Now we know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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io9 and Kotaku Team Up for a Co-op Breakdown of Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg has tapped into the geeky Venn diagram with Ready Player One, paying tribute to both wider nerd culture and gaming specifically. Does it do a good job, or come across as pandering? Now that opening weekend has come and gone, io9's Beth Elderkin and Kotaku’s Gita Jackson are diving into the OASIS in…Read […]

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Ready Player One Is an Orgy of Nostalgia in All the Wrong Ways

The early reactions to Ready Player One after its screening at SXSW were mostly positive, but don’t count io9's among them. It isn’t so much a movie about loving old video games and other cultural artifacts. It’s about loving to love those things, which makes Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of the bestselling novel…Read more… Continue […]

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All of the Crazy Shit in This Pitch for a Magic Leap Event 

As recently as September, ultra-secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap entertained holding a splashy event to reveal more about its mysterious technology, according to a confidential document detailing a proposed event concept obtained by Gizmodo. The document outlines a pitch for a strange live-streamed…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ready Player One First Footage is a Spectacular Cornucopia of Pop Culture References

Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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E.T.’s Climactic Bike Ride Is Like an Arthouse Film Without John Williams’s Score

The films of Steven Spielberg feel inseparable from the music of John Williams. But for some cinephiles, Williams represents Spielberg’s most manipulative and sentimental instincts. Well, here’s your chance to see one of the most iconic moments in the two artists career without the famous score that makes the scene…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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