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What's your favorite by Steven Spielberg

haven't seen any
0 (0%)
don't like any
1 (4%)
other
0 (0%)
Duel
0 (0%)
The Sugarland Express
0 (0%)
Jaws
7 (28%)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
2 (8%)
1941
0 (0%)
Raiders of the Lost Ark
6 (24%)
E.T.
1 (4%)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
0 (0%)
The Color Purple
0 (0%)
Empire of the Sun
0 (0%)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
1 (4%)
Always
0 (0%)
Hook
0 (0%)
Jurassic Park
1 (4%)
Schindler's List
3 (12%)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
0 (0%)
Amistad
0 (0%)
Saving Private Ryan
0 (0%)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
2 (8%)
Minority Report
0 (0%)
Catch Me If You Can
0 (0%)
The Terminal
0 (0%)
War of the Worlds
0 (0%)
Munich
0 (0%)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
0 (0%)
The Adventures of Tintin
0 (0%)
War Horse
0 (0%)
Lincoln
1 (4%)
Bridge of Spies
0 (0%)
The BFG
0 (0%)
The Post
0 (0%)
Ready Player One
0 (0%)
West Side Story
0 (0%)

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1SO

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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #130 on: December 13, 2015, 12:59:32 AM »
Can't find my old list to update it.

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Schindler's List
3. Jaws

4. E.T.
5. War Horse
6. Duel

7. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
8. Ready Player One
9. Saving Private Ryan
10. Jurassic Park
11. Lincoln
12. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
13. Always
14. Catch Me If You Can
15. The Sugarland Express
16. The Post
17. Bridge of Spies
18. Munich
19. Minority Report

20. The Terminal
21. The Color Purple
22. A.I.
23. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
24. War of the Worlds
25. Something Evil
26. The Adventures of Tintin
27. 1941
28. Hook

29. Empire of the Sun
30. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
31. Amistad
32. The BFG
33. The Lost World: Jurassic Park
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #131 on: March 02, 2016, 03:48:36 PM »
1. Close Encounters
2. Jaws
3. Raiders of the Lost Ark
4. The Color Purple
5. E.T.
6. Duel
7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
8. Jurassic Park
9. Lincoln
10. Always
11. Munich
12. Empire of the Sun
13. Schindler's List
14. Saving Private Ryan
15. Bridge of Spies
16. Minority Report
17. Catch Me If You Can
18. A.I.
19. War of the Worlds
20. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
21. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
22. The Lost World: Jurassic Park
23. Hook
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #132 on: March 30, 2016, 10:29:31 AM »
1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (4)
2. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (4)
3. Jaws (4)
4. Jurassic Park (4)
5. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (4)
6. Schindler's List (4)
7. Saving Private Ryan
8. The Terminal (4)
9. War Horse (3.5)
10. Lincoln (3.5)
11. Munich (3.5)
12. Hook (3.5)
13. Catch Me If You Can (3.5)
14. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (3.5)
15. Amistad (3.5)
16. Bridge of Spies (3.5)
17. The Adventures of Tin Tin (3.5)
18. A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (3)
19. Minority Report (3)
20. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (3)
21. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (3)
22. War of the Worlds (3)
23. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (3)
24. Empire of the Sun (2.5)
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #133 on: March 30, 2016, 11:23:40 PM »
Schindler's List
Minority Report
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Lincoln
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Catch Me If You Can
Jurassic Park

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Bridge of Spies
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Adventures of Tintin
Saving Private Ryan
The Terminal

War of the Worlds
E.T.
War Horse
Hook
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull


Added Bridge.
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #134 on: March 30, 2016, 11:40:39 PM »

Bridge of Spies
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Bridge of Spies

Added Bridge.

Twice :)

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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #135 on: March 31, 2016, 12:16:59 AM »
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
Jurassic Park
Temple of Doom
Duel

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Catch Me If You Can

Minority Report
The Last Crusade

The Adventures of Tintin
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
War of the Worlds
The Sugarland Express

E.T.
Bridge of Spies
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Schindler's List


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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #136 on: March 31, 2016, 12:39:23 AM »

Bridge of Spies
...
Bridge of Spies

Added Bridge.

Twice :)

Damn.  ;D

Clearly my rankings are about as reliable as a lawyer's word.

Fixed.
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #137 on: January 14, 2017, 10:40:40 AM »
Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg, 1993)

I liked this more than I expected to. It's often silly and Jeff Goldblum is both useless and annoying (thankfully more or less disappears halfway through the film), but I didn't mind the kids and Laura Dern as much as others seem too... I'd say they were pretty competent and level-headed considering the circumstances. Yeah there's a bit of screaming and running in the jungle, but... they're being chased by T-Rexes and velociraptors, that makes sense to me.

Spielberg was very smart in making the raptors the final threat, because the T-Rex, while cool and impressive, would quickly be made ridiculous by the whole "he only sees movement" thing, at least as it works within this reality. Raptors, on the other hand... it really shouldn't work, but that "he'd have to learn how to open a door" moment encapsulates what makes them much more effective as threats in the long run.

Sam Neill is key to the film working, and I was relieved to see Spielberg being almost restrained with his arc. Almost, because it starts off typically heavy-handed, but once the T-Rex shows up, he lets things play out relatively matter-of-factly there, trusting his actor, and Neill delivers with a quiet, strong performance.

I like that he doesn't give up on the wonderment of the first part entirely once things go sour : it underlines that being awed isn't necessarily naive, you can still feel that way when you know the danger and general foolishness of the whole endeavor. John Williams' score works really well in that regard, especially in that last T-Rex moment.

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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #138 on: August 02, 2017, 09:24:36 AM »
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Re: Spielberg, Steven
« Reply #139 on: August 02, 2017, 09:37:27 AM »
Yup. That's a reasonable take.