Spielberg Reviews

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October 6, 2017
This is a fitting and thorough tribute to a director whose work has left an enormous footprint on the popular culture.
October 6, 2017
A remarkable look at what shaped both Spielberg's art and the man who created it.
October 6, 2017
The filmography traces the evolution of the artist who first fell in love with movies as a young boy and later blossomed into a master craftsman and storyteller whose phenomenal financial and commercial success changed the face of the film industry.
October 6, 2017
The Steven Spielberg portrayed in Susan Lacy's satisfyingly comprehensive 2 1/2 -hour HBO documentary "Spielberg" is a wide-open book.
October 6, 2017
A totally effective guided tour of his life and works, playing all of the greatest hits along the way, but it's also a relatively safe one, choosing to speed past some notable disappointments.
October 6, 2017
Spielberg shows the extraordinary life of a cinephile turned director, whose work has left an indelible mark, one that's perhaps so entrenched that we often fail to notice it.
October 6, 2017
Spielberg will make movie lovers happy, or, more accurately, just remind them how happy its subject made them in the past.
October 6, 2017
Insightful and surprisingly intimate.
October 6, 2017
With its penetrating look at a career that now spans half a century, "Spielberg" enriches a series of films that you - or, at least, some of us - never get tired of thinking about.
October 5, 2017
For all its sweep, Spielberg the documentary succeeds most distinctively where Mr. Spielberg the director has: accessing the child in its subject.
October 4, 2017
It is a surprisingly profound portrait of an artist, and all the more affecting for the connections made to the emotion and humanism of his work.
October 4, 2017
What's most revealing, here, is his self-awareness, the way that he anticipates and acknowledges what we suspect about him just from viewing the films.
September 28, 2017
A surprisingly intimate and thoughtful examination of the life and career of one of the most successful and influential of filmmakers, "Spielberg" pulls back the curtain on the former boy wonder as he turns 70.
September 21, 2017
There are enough "ah, would you look at that" moments to keep things interesting.
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