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Ready Player One (2018) FILM Discussion

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From Schindler's List to The Big Fucking Giant and a video game movie...

Meanwhile, Scorsese is directing a serial killer movie. Spielberg needs to get himself right.

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Because BloodBoal is younger he doesn't remember the time when Spielberg made the seminal film about the Holocaust sandwiched between two dinosaur movies.

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From Schindler's List to The Big Fucking Giant and a video game movie...

Meanwhile, Scorsese is directing a serial killer movie. Spielberg needs to get himself right.

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This is Spielberg. The young and eager Spielberg that used to live solely on a diet of movies and air doesn't exist any more.

Alex

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Remember when Rocky Balboa surrounded himself with glitter and glamour? Exactly! He could no longer win a fight. Spielberg has to lose everything before he can become an interesting artist again. He has to find back his 'slaughterhouse' spirit.

Alex

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Spielberg might be too old, and too comfortable to have the desire to renew himself.

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Yeah it's an unrealistic notion or expectation to want someone in their seventies to somehow have a creative or artistic rebirth.

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Spielberg, much like Woody Allen or Ridley Scott will do what they have been doing for years now. Making moves their way, with their regular team of collaborators.

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Spielberg is on record as saying crowd pleaser movies (his greatest skill) no longer interest him anymore and he stopped being interested in them around the time he was offered Harry Potter 1.

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Spielberg, much like Woody Allen or Ridley Scott will do what they have been doing for years now. Making moves their way, with their regular team of collaborators.

Woody Allen is an independent filmmaker. He doesn't need to make compromises or answer to money men. Also, he doesn't have a yacht like that. Spielberg and Scott are too much mired in the web of the Hollywood machine.

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Which is true but also insane because with billions to your pocket, what's the worst that could possibly happen to your career?

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Which is true but also insane because with billions to your pocket, what's the worst that could possibly happen to your career?

Being remembered as an artist who got mired in the web of Hollywood, of course.

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More than enough for B&W!


Always blows all that out of the water!

Steven Spielberg on Always:

Some movies don't take off and there's a thousand reasons why.

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Like Empire Of The Sun?

;)

I don't care how complex that movie is. It just strikes me as being so boring and emotionless that I almost always turn it off after 30 minutes or so.

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I understand why you say that.

Steven Spielberg on Empire Of The Sun:

I made a movie to satisfy me, not the audience.

Alex - who thinks artists should never think of the audience first

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I think it's become pretty clear over the years that when directors make films they have no personal investment in, they don't work out.

An artist needs to have a genuine passion for the art he's working on. The moment Spielberg said he was "done with Indiana Jones," he moved on, both artistically and stylistically. And boy, did it show. The entire movie feels like a low-rent imitation of 80's Spielberg.

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He also made The Crystal Skull in such a way so that it would satisfy Lucas.

Steven Spielberg on The Crystal Skull:

I'm very obedient to the stories that George Lucas writes.
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He also made The Crystal Skull in such a way so that it would satisfy Lucas.

Steven Spielberg on The Crystal Skull:

I'm very obedient to the stories that George Lucas writes.

Thank god Lucas isn't involved with The Force Awakens! (unless that one sucks too)

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Hey, that's the chickie from Bates Motel!

Please! Don't be so sexist.

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Spielberg really is a lightning fast moviemaker. So he starts shooting this one in December, which makes me think the BFG will be mostly done by that time, apart maybe for all the special effects

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Spielberg really is a lightning fast moviemaker. So he starts shooting this one in December, which makes me think the BFG will be mostly done by that time, apart maybe for all the special effects

Nah, he starts filming next June, for a dec. 2017 release.

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Hey, that's the chickie from Bates Motel!

Please! Don't be so sexist.

Huh? Are you that bored (that you don't know what to post any more)?

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