Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

The Fabelmans review — Saving Young Spielberg

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Written by Spielberg and Tony Kushner | 151 min | ▲▲▲△△ | In Cinemas A version of this review appeared in September on FITI during the Toronto International Film Festival  Considering this picture, Kenneth Branagh's Belfast from last year, James Gray's recent Armageddon Time, and the forthcoming Bardo and Empire… Read More

A Brief History of Spy Movies: Part Two

40 YEARS OF SPY THRILLERS  In the first post I watched the Harry Palmer movies, and the third I look at the film adaptations of John Le Carré novels. Here's a cross-section of stellar—and not-so stellar—spy movies through the years. The Quiller Memorandum (1966) was directed by Michael Anderson, Harold Pinter wrote the screenplay based on… Read More