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A Day in the Life of Ruckus

Azeem Khan | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Some people learn to be great. Others are born with it. Someone with an innate will to win is Gregory Andrews, better known as DJ Ruckus. From London to Las Vegas and beyond Ruckus has been around the globe, and put together quite a resume since he started.

The MovieFilm Podcast: The Final Star Wars Trailer!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's show, after taking stock of the aftermath of last week's once-in-a-lifetime Back to the Future day (make sure you listen to our...

Celebrating "Back to the Future Day" With Jason Aron's Delightful New Documentary, 'Back in Time'

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The official line on Back to the Future's origin states that co-writer Bob Gale was visiting his native Missouri, found his father's high school yearbook, and wondered if he'd have befriended him as a teen.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: Back to the Future Part II

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The future is now! Today is October 21, 2015, and as any dyed-in-the-wool film buff knows, that's the very same date that Marty McFly and Doc Brown visit at the start of 1989's Back to the Future Part II.

Bridge of Spies -- Legendary and An Immediate Classic

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.20.2015 | Teen

I recommend this film for ages 13 to 18 because it is challenging to follow the storyline and it does contain some violent scenes. I enjoyed watching the film even though I am not big on spy movies.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Good 'Fortune' for Public Morals' Katrina Bowden

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Arguably best known for her role as Liz Lemon's millennial assistant Cerie on the Emmy-winning 30 Rock for seven seasons, the actress and former model currently stars as a call girl named Fortune on Ed Burns' Public Morals.

3 Reasons Why You Should See Bridge of Spies, 1 Reason Why You Shouldn't

Tara McNamara | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment
Tara McNamara

Steven Spielberg directs. Tom Hanks stars. Joel and Ethan Coen co-write. The list goes on and on, nearly every member of the cast and crew is heavily trophied and an expert in their field. When filmmakers of this caliber collaborate, it's something to behold -- the evidence is in the details.

Did Marty McFly Originally Travel Back to the Future... in a Refrigerator?

Brian Cronin | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

With "Back to the Future Day" coming next week, I thought it would be nice to spotlight a Back to the Future legend. When the movie was originally written, there was no DeLorean involved. In fact, it took a few drafts of the screenplay before the DeLorean became the means of time travel.

Steven Spielberg Will Skip The References To His Own Movies In 'Ready Player One'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment

Ready Player One may be the decade's hottest sci-fi novel, which means a great deal of attention will be paid to the details of its forthcoming ...

Young Performer Cormac Cullinane of TNT's Public Morals Does THIS Every Day

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Cormac Cullinane stars in the Ed Burns / Steven Spielberg produced TNT series Public Morals. Twitter: @cormacullinane Instagram: @cormaccullinane Fac...

Ten Amazing Discussions on Screenwriting and Filmmaking From the Masters of Cinema

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment

The beauty of cinema is that it is and always has been such an organic storytelling medium and art form as ideas, concepts, genres, and styles are ever evolving based off of what has come before, accompanied by the contemporary discoveries that have and will come to be.

'Bridge of Spies' Premieres at the New York Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Jan Donovan Amorosi had just seen Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies at a special screening the night before its New York Film Festival premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday night. "We had no idea what our father had gone through when we were growing up in Brooklyn."

The Dyslexic Advantage: Our Hidden Revolution

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I am writing this post flying back to the west coast after attending the 3rd Annual Conference, renamed Dyslexia and Innovation, run by The Dyslexic Advantage, the non-profit founded by the authors, and supported by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

Hollywood's Billion-Dollar Filmmakers

Inverse | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment

The movies you loved most as a kid (and beyond) have made some old men very, very wealthy. A select few have moved past the mere hundreds of millions in net worth into the fickle Three Comma Club.

Tom Hanks Signs On To Save The Day In Exclusive Clip From Spielberg's 'Bridge Of Spies'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment

In Steven Spielberg's new movie, Tom Hanks is asked to defend a United States pilot who is imprisoned in the Soviet Union after his spy plane is shot...

Steven Spielberg Says Superhero Movies Will Die

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment

You know why E.T. tells Elliott, "I'll be right here"? It's so Steven Spielberg can always be around to reach out and rip our hearts out.  ...

LA Stories: In Hollywood's Heart, IgnitedSpaces Inspires like the Extraordinary Coworking Environments of Googleplex and TBWA's "Ad City"

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Ashley Jude Collie

"Getting inspired is one thing. Staying inspired and productive until your dreams have become a reality is a different challenge altogether. Where you work can change everything," says Matt Davis, co-founder of IgnitedSpaces.

Lance Henriksen: A Survivor's Tale

Terry Keefe | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Terry Keefe

A seminal event happened to actor Lance Henriksen in his late teens that serves as the perfect metaphor for his life: Henriksen was working at a rural New Mexico gas station, and was taken in by the couple who owned it.

GoPro Proves Jaws Is One Giant Fish Story

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.16.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I realize sharks can be dangerous; the North Carolina coast is proof. But watching a real live Great White preen for a camera left me disillusioned.

Jurassic World -- The Park Is Open -- Breathtaking, Dramatic, Fearful

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.13.2015 | Teen

Jurassic World is appropriate for ages 12 to 18. It is surprisingly gory and scary, so parents should accompany younger kids. The film may not be appropriate for all kids under 13. I give the film 4 out of 5 stars.

See Tom Hanks In The Trailer For Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge Of Spies'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

In Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's latest collaboration, the actor is caught in the midst of Cold War paranoia. In the new trailer for Spie...

1.21 Gigawatts Of 'Back To The Future' Trivia

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment

"Back to the Future," the ultimate action-comedy-romance-sci-fi flick, turns 30 on July 3. The classic film invented its own form of time-travel (if y...

The Russians Are Back, DeMille Style, Unfortunately

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Books
Tom Alderman

The Russians are coming -- again! From the 1950s through the '80s, on screen, in print, the very badest of baddies were always the Russians.

Jaws Turns 40. Time to Go for a Swim.

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Bohjalian

The truth is, anyone my age or older started to view the seashore a little differently 40 years ago this summer. Why? Jaws.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Welcome to Jurassic World!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

The MovieFilm crew are joined by special guest Sean Coyle, director of Hulu's The Awesomes, for a discussion on the long-in-coming franchise reboot from director Colin Trevorrow and producer Steven Spielberg. Did it measure up to our expectations?