THE BFG (Movie Review)

***1/2 out of **** Rated PG (for action/peril, some scary moments, and brief rude humor) Released: July 1, 2016 Runtime: 117 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Jemaine Clement, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader, Adam Godley Available to stream on Netflix or rent through Amazon Video. Somewhere, Uncle Walt is smiling. [...]

BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

Bridge Of Spies (2015) Rated PG-13 (for some violence and brief strong language) Released: October 16, 2015 Runtime: 141 minutes Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Dakin Matthews, Eve Hewson Available to rent through Amazon Video. Day 30 of “30 Days of Spielberg” “Minor” Spielberg though it may be, Bridge Of Spies is far from [...]

LINCOLN (2012) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

Lincoln (2012) Rated PG-13 (for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language) Released: November 16, 2012 Runtime: 150 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, John Hawkes, Jackie Earle Haley, Tim Blake Nelson, Jared Harris, Lee [...]

WAR HORSE (2011) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

War Horse (2011) Rated PG-13 (for intense sequences of war violence, and some language) Released: December 25, 2011 Runtime: 146 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celine Buckens, Niels Arestrup Available to rent through Amazon Video. Day 28 of “30 Days of Spielberg" - Part 2 [...]

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN (2011) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

The Adventures of Tintin (2011) Rated PG (for adventure action violence, some drunkenness and brief smoking) Released: December 21, 2011 Runtime: 107 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Toby Jones, Joe Starr Available to stream on Netflix and rent through Amazon Video. Day 28 of “30 Days of [...]

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL (2008) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) Rated PG-13 (for adventure violence, scary images, and some language) Released: May 22, 2008 Runtime: 122 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent Available to rent through Amazon Video (free for Amazon Prime members). Day 27 [...]

MUNICH (2005) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

Munich (2005) Rated R (for strong graphic violence, sexual content, nudity, and strong language) Released: December 23, 2005 Runtime: 164 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Geoffrey Rush, Michael Lonsale, Mathieu Amalric, Ayelet Zurer (Click here to see a fascinating video essay about sound design in Munich.) Day 26 of “30 [...]

WAR OF THE WORLDS (2005) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

War Of The Worlds (2005) Rated PG-13 (for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images, and language) Released: June 29, 2005 Runtime: 116 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto Day 25 of “30 Days of Spielberg” It took awhile for Hollywood to start telling stories inspired [...]

THE TERMINAL (2004) – 30 Days Of Spielberg

The Terminal (2004) Rated PG-13 (for brief language and drug references) Released: June 18, 2004 Runtime: 128 minutes Director: Steven Spielberg Starring:  Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Jumar Pallana, Zoe Saldana Day 24 of “30 Days of Spielberg” Remember that whole spiel I was on during my Catch [...]