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Here's a dose of creative inspiration from Apple TV+ 'storytellers'

Mar 26, 2019 - 6:11 AM

Hear from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Ron Howard and more Hollywood luminaries in this Apple TV+ promo

SPIELBERG. Screenshot from Apple

Spielberg wants Netflix out of Oscars

Mar 04, 2019 - 5:46 PM

The director believes Netflix material should be considered television and thus ineligible for the Oscars

SPIELBERG. In this file photo taken on January 10, 2018 US film director Steven Spielberg poses on the red carpet on arrival for the European Premiere of his film, The Post in London. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas

New 'West Side Story' Maria revealed

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:28 AM

Rachel Zegler is set to play Maria in Steven Spielberg's remake of the movie

Steven Spielberg takes on DC Comics' 'Blackhawk'

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:55 AM

It's the first DC film for the veteran director

BLACKHAWK. The story focuses on a squadron of World War II ace pilots. Photo from

'Ready Player One' review: Popcorn entertainment

Mar 31, 2018 - 11:20 PM

'Ready Player One' satisfies as a treasure trove of what connects almost everyone as consumers of pop entertainment

‘The Post' review: Freedom of the press

Feb 24, 2018 - 5:13 PM

'The Post' is indubitably a terrific film. It is timing, however, that is its most important element.

Steven Spielberg to remake 'West Side Story'

Jan 27, 2018 - 8:09 AM

For the remake, Spielberg is teaming up with playwright and screenwriter Tony Kushner

SPIELBERG. In this file photo taken on January 10, 2018 US film director Steven Spielberg poses on the red carpet on arrival for the European Premiere of his film, The Post in London. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic

Jan 15, 2018 - 11:58 PM

Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' and Australian drama 'Jungle' has been banned according to an official from Lebanon's General Security

(From L) US film director Steven Spielberg, US actress Meryl Streep and US actor Tom Hanks, attend the premier of The Pentagon Papers (The Post) on January 13, 2018 in Paris. "The Post," which came out in theaters in the United States on January 12, recounts the nail-biting behind-the-scenes story of the 1971 publication by The Washington Post of the Pentagon Papers, which exposed the lies behind US involvement in the Vietnam War. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

'The Post': a Hollywood ode to journalism

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:37 PM

Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks star in 'The Post,' a movie about how 'The Washingon Post' published the Pentagon Papers

WATCH: Full trailer for 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom'

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Owen and Claire travel to Isla Nublar to rescue the dinosaurs

WATCH: Spielberg debuts 'Ready Player One' footage at Comic-Con

Jul 23, 2017 - 8:46 AM

The movie is based on a 2011 novel about a teenager on a treasure hunt in a virtual reality game in a world torn by an energy crisis

Rasa berbeda si 'Raksasa Baik Hati' ala Disney

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Rasa berbeda dari karya Roald Dahl The BFG di bawah besutan Steven Spielberg dan Disney

Foto oleh akun resmi @BFGMovie

'The BFG' review: Pleasure to watch

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:58 PM

For Oggs Cruz Steven Spielberg s adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic is a well crafted and well meaning piece of entertainment

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

#PugadBaboy: Mad Mountain Nectar 47

Jan 30, 2016 - 5:00 AM

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas gets major US arts award

Dec 07, 2015 - 9:54 PM

The Kennedy Center Lifetime Artistic Achievement honors the director alongside Rita Moreno Cicely Tyson Carole King and Seiji Ozawa

Barack Obama hails Steven Spielberg's 'boundless imagination'

Nov 25, 2015 - 10:20 PM

Obama awards Spielberg along with other entertainment stars Medals of Freedom

MEDAL OF FREEDOM. US director Steven Spielberg (L), US singer Barbara Streisand (C) and US musician James Taylor (R) enter the East Room of the White House to attend a ceremony and be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama (not pictured), in Washington, DC, USA. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand to get Presidential Medal of Freedom

Nov 17, 2015 - 10:42 AM

17 distinguished Americans will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 16

MEDAL OF FREEDOM. Steven Spielberg and Barbra Streisand are among the 17 who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24. File photos by Andrezej Grygiel/EPA, Jason Szenes/EPA

Film minggu ini: Dari 'Bridge of Spies' hingga '99 Homes'

Oct 23, 2015 - 3:08 PM

Sejumlah film ini berpotensi raih penghargaan tahun depan mulai dari Bridge of Spies hingga 99 Homes Ada juga dokumenter musik Ed Sheeran dan serial terakhir Paranormal Activity

Tom Hanks tunjukkan akting yang menawan di film arahan Steven Spielberg, 'Bridge of Spies'. Foto dari Facebook/Dreamworks

'Jurassic World' eats box office alive to set record

Jun 15, 2015 - 8:07 AM

Jurassic World gobbles up the competition to score the biggest worldwide box office opening weekend ever

Photo courtesy of United International Pictures

'Jurassic World' dinosaurs roar back to life

Jun 10, 2015 - 1:44 PM

Steven Spielberg takes us back to the island theme park where scientists have revived T Rex and Co for paying customers

WATCH: ‘Jurassic World’ newest trailer

Nov 26, 2014 - 11:31 AM

Guardians of the Galaxy s Chris Pratt and Spider Man 3’s Bryce Dallas Howard star in the film due out in 2015

CHRIS PRATT. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star leads the cast of 'Jurassic World.' Photo courtesy of United International Pictures

Actor Robin Williams dead

Aug 12, 2014 - 7:03 AM

UPDATED The 63 year old Oscar winning actor and comedian was found shortly before midday at his home in Tiburon northern California

GONE TOO SOON. A file photo dated 05 December 2011 shows US actor and comedian Robin Williams posing for photographs in Sydney, Australia. Tracey Nearmy/EPA

Vin voices 'Groot' in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Aug 14, 2013 - 8:54 PM

Diesel lends his voice to a talking space tree

CONFIRMED. Diesel deals with Marvel

New Christopher Nolan film starts prod

Aug 14, 2013 - 3:48 PM

Sci fi Interstellar set for release in November 2014

INTERSTELLAR. Christopher Nolan explores the limits of space travel in newest sci-fi flick

It's a baby girl for George Lucas

Aug 13, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Everest Hobson Lucas is first biological daughter of Star Wars director The Force is with her

NEW, INTIMATE CHAPTER. The 'Star Wars' creator with wife, Mellody Hobson

Long-lost Orson Welles film found in Italy

Aug 09, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Long lost silent film by one of cinema s great artists recovered and scheduled for screening

AUTEUR. 'Too Much Johnson' is a rare Welles silent. Image from the actor-director's Facebook page

Entertainment wRap: Film flops, musical protests

Jul 28, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Box office flops protest through music Jackson trial updates and more entertainment news

ANGSTY FLAMENCO. An age-old form of social protest

Entertainment wRap: Snowden, J.Lo, Hello Kitty

Jun 30, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Gaga over J Lo in Turkmenistan and Hello Kitty in Singapore

BIRTHDAY TREAT. J.Lo shakes it up in Turkmenistan

Oprah is Forbes' top power celeb

Jun 27, 2013 - 4:52 PM

Talk Queen heads list of movers and shakers in entertainment

VISIBILITY. Winfrey scored well in press mentions and social networking

Spielberg, Lucas warn of film 'implosion'

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:45 AM

There s going to be an implosion where 3 or 4 or maybe even a half dozen mega budget movies are going to go crashing into the ground

CONCERNED FILMMAKERS. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg at the Golden Globe Awards in 1999. Spielberg won Best Director for 'Saving Private Ryan.'

Mexico's Escalante wins Cannes best director

May 27, 2013 - 11:35 AM

Mexico s Amat Escalante wins best director at Cannes for war film Heli

AMAT ESCALANTE. Mexico's Amat Escalante wins the Best Director award at Cannes 2013. Photo from AFP

Explicit lesbian love epic wins Cannes top prize

May 27, 2013 - 7:44 AM

An all star jury at cinema s top showcase led this year by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg crowned the graphically erotic coming of age story

CANNES WINNERS. Winners and hosts stand on stage on May 26, 2013 after French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche won the Palme d'Or for the film "Blue is the Warmest Colour" during the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes film festival in Cannes. Photo by Valery Hache/AFP

Kidman, Lee join Spielberg on Cannes festival jury

Apr 24, 2013 - 2:52 PM

Hollywood A listers actress Nicole Kidman and director Ang Lee will join Steven Spielberg next month on the Cannes film festival jury organizers said

Photo from Nicole Kidman's official Facebook page

What if the ending is a mess?

Mar 08, 2013 - 3:05 PM

Have you ever loved a film and hated its ending just as much?

FINDING 'FORGIVENESS.' Have you ever loved a film all throughout but hated its ending? Our expert shares his thoughts. Image courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

Spielberg to head Cannes jury

Feb 28, 2013 - 2:15 PM

UPDATED Oscar winning director Steven Spielberg will head up this year s Cannes Film Festival jury the organizers announced Thursday

'THEY CAN'T AFFORD ME.' Steven Spielberg on the set of his latest film, 'Lincoln.' Image from the Steven Spielberg Facebook page

'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night

Feb 25, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Life of Pi won most Oscars with 4 awards against 3 for Argo and Les Miserables 2 each for Django Unchained and Lincoln and one for Zero Dark Thirty

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK

Hollywood prepares for its Oscars close-up

Feb 24, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on February 24 with Ben Affleck s Iran hostage drama Argo bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg s Lincoln at the climax of Hollywood s awards season

Women walk ot the red carpet in front of the Dolby Theatre in preparation one day before the 85th Academy Awards on February 23, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR

'Lincoln': Story, actors take over

Feb 20, 2013 - 5:17 PM

The top Oscar contender is finally screening in the Philippines

OUTSTANDING ACTING. Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln has not been winning the Best Actor trophy in this year's awards season for nothing. Photo from the 'Lincoln' Facebook page

The award-winning force behind 'Lincoln'

Jan 19, 2013 - 8:51 AM

There s Life of Pi and Les Miserables and then there s Lincoln one of the most anticipated films and Oscar nominee this year

LINCOLN'S TROUBLES SET A NATION'S COURSE. Daniel Day-Lewis plays one of the America's greatest presidents

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' eyes Golden Globes glory

Jan 13, 2013 - 11:58 AM

Steven Spielberg is hoping for Golden Globes glory for his political drama Lincoln as Hollywood hits the red carpet for its biggest pre Oscars awards show

Cast member Daniel Day-Lewis (L) and director Steven Spielberg arrive for the closing night Gala Screening of 'Lincoln' at the AFI Fest in Hollywood, California on November 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

Hollywood steps out for pre-Oscars Golden Globes awards

Jan 12, 2013 - 11:30 AM

The big night happens on Sunday January 13

THE PRESENTERS. Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba. Photo from the Golden Globes Facebook page

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' tops Oscar nods with 12

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Steven Spielberg s political drama Lincoln bagged 12 nominations for the Academy Awards

Hugh Jackman: Oscar nomination exciting, surreal

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:42 AM

Hugh Jackman Bradley Cooper Robert de Niro and other Oscar nominees welcome news of their nominations

'Lincoln' screens in US Congress

Dec 22, 2012 - 8:04 AM

Lawmakers got up close and personal with Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis

BELOVED HONEST ABE. Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln on the cover of a TIME Magazine issue that was released before the US Presidential Elections in 2012. Photo from the official 'Lincoln' Facebook page

2013 first quarter movies

Dec 16, 2012 - 9:15 PM

Aside from Les Miserables here are other movies to watch out for

GOOD GIRL GONE BAD. Mia Wasikowska of Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' fame in a dark role in 'Stoker.' All images from 20th Century Fox

Spielberg snubbed to helm Bond in the '70s

Nov 25, 2012 - 11:10 PM

Steven Spielberg considered to be one of the best filmmakers of his generation commends Sam Mendes’ treatment of the latest Bond installment

'THEY CAN'T AFFORD ME.' Steven Spielberg on the set of his latest film, 'Lincoln.' Image from the Steven Spielberg Facebook page

'Hugo' leads Oscars race

Feb 25, 2012 - 9:02 AM

Nominees announced in ceremony last Tuesday Jan 25

The 84th Academy Awards