Category Archives: Steven Spielberg

Lincoln. Theatrical Trailer. Steven Spielberg.

As the Civil War nears its end, President Abraham Lincoln clashes with members of his cabinet over the issue of abolishing slavery.

The Color Purple ~ Happy 25th Anniversary

It’s been twenty-five years since director Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple film based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel hit the silver-screen worldwide, and The Oprah Winfrey Show has reunited the cast for Monday, November 15 broadcast.

The Color Purple is one of my favorite film — partly due to its eternal impact and impression it made on me as young-man of color. Enjoy the original 1985 trailer ~

The Color Purple‘ ~ an american story for the whole world. It’s about life, it’s about love, it’s about us. You’ll always remember – Mister, Shug, Old Mister, Nettie, Harpo, Squeak, Sofia and Celie. You’ll never forget ‘The Color Purple.

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Leonardo DiCaprio @ Shutter Island – 1st Look

Empire’s 20th anniversary edition by guest creative-editor Steven Spielberg gives us another exclusive look, this time of director Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max Von Sydow, Emily Mortimer, Jackie Earle Haley, Patricia Clarkson, Christopher Denham and Curtiss Cook and rolls into theaters on Friday, October 22.


Shutter Island tells the story of two United States Marshalls sent to a federal institution for the criminally insane located in Boston’s Outer Harbor to capture a violent female escapee.

Martin Scorsese is repped by Chris Donnelly and Ariel Emanuel @ Endeavor, attorneys Jake Bloom and Ralph Brescia @ Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman & Goodman, LLP, manager Rick Yorn @ Rick Yorn Management Company and publicist Leslee Dart @ 42West.
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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn – 1st Look

Empire landed the first look pix of director Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn on his motion-capture production set with actors Jamie Bell and Andy Serkis and producer Peter Jackson. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is about a young reporter – Tintin – and his dog, a terrier named Snowy traveling the world and setting off on countless adventures.

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Edgar Wright [rewrite], Joe Cornish [rewrite], Steven Moffat [adaptation], Carlo Bernard [old draft] and Doug Miro [old draft] wrote the screenplay, based on Georges Hergé Remi’s The Adventures of Tintin comicstrip and arrives in theaters on 2011.
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Andy Warhol vs. Steven Spielberg @ Interview

Artist Andy Warhol interviews a talkative Director Steven Spielberg in a hotel room as Bianca Jagger watches on. This rare archive footage was provided by Warhol Museum.

Steven Spielberg is repped by Risa Gertner and Richard Lovett @ Creative Artists Agency (CAA), attorneys Harold Brown and Bruce Ramer @ Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown and publicist Marvin Levy @ DreamWorks.


Michael Crichton Dies @ Age 66

The author of Jurassic Park and creator of television series ER – Michael Crichton – died of cancer on Tuesday in Los Angeles, California. He was 66 years old. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends, he’ll be missed.

“Michael’s talent out-scaled even his own dinosaurs of Jurassic Park, ” said Steven Spielberg, “He was the greatest at blending science with big theatrical concepts, which is what gave credibility to dinosaurs again walking the Earth. … Michael was a gentle soul who reserved his flamboyant side for his novels. There is no one in the wings that will ever take his place.”


Vote Tuesday November 4 – (RR) Votes

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Tobey Maguire, Jonah Hill, Forest Whitaker and other artists are asking Americans to vote on Tuesday, November 4, it’s a privilege that should be exercise.

These non-partisan Public Service Announcements (PSA) are produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company – Appian Way and distributed through Myspace Celebrity.

To learn about early voting and registration, visit Oliver Luckett’s Declare Yourself.


Indiana Jones: The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – Cannes

Cate Blanchett, John Hurt, Shia LaBeouf, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford bring their Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull to the festival goers of 61st edition of Cannes Film Festival in France.

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The video footage of Steven Speilberg, Shia LaBeouf, Harrison Ford and George Lucas at Cannes Film Festival’s press conference promoting Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Don’t Support Beijing Olympic Games

Beijing Olympics Games Should Be Dubbed Genocide Olympics

Steven Spielberg has finally pulled out of Beijing Olympic Games as an artistic adviser for the creative team led by Chinese director Zhang Yimou, due to China’s lack of progress in resolving the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. It’s about time, what took him so long.

“I find that my conscience will not allow me to continue with business as usual,” Spielberg said in a statement released on Today. “At this point, my time and energy must be spent not on Olympic Ceremonies but doing all I can to help bring an end to the unspeakable crimes against humanity that continue to be committed in Darfur.”

China is the biggest customer for Sudan’s oil and they supply Sudan with guns and funds for guns. We won’t allow this genocide to continue and definitely not on our watch.

“Sudan’s government bears the bulk of the responsibility for these ongoing crimes, but the international community, and particularly China, should be doing more to end the continuing suffering there,” Spielberg said in his statement. “China’s economic, military and diplomatic ties to the government of Sudan continue to provide it with the opportunity and obligation to press for change.”

Don’t support Beijing Genocide Olympics Games until Chinese President Hu Jintao takes action against Sudan’s leaders and United Nation Security Council are granted unrestricted access into Darfur to stop the genocide.

Reserve Result @ Democratic Debate – Kodak Theatre

Steve Speilberg and RR’s Chris Safos were among the voters that turned out for the Democratic debate between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

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