Tag Archive: Steven Spielberg

Jan 10

Meet the real Abraham Lincoln, warts and all

Daniel Day-Lewis gives another Oscar-worthy performance as the title character in "Lincoln"

Steven Spielberg’s biopic “Lincoln” takes an honest look at Honest Abe Steven Spielberg is the master manipulator of the movies. Capable of plucking our heartstrings like a harpist, he preys on our emotions with larger-than-life heroes, sweeping cinematography and soaring soundtracks. When he wants us to gasp, we gasp. When he wants us to weep, …

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Aug 02

Watch “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” under the stars

Steven Spielberg’s science-fiction classic screens tonight in San Luis Obispo Remember the sense of otherworldly wonder you experienced the first time you saw Elliott and E.T. cycle across a starry sky? You can recapture that feeling when you watch “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” this Saturday in downtown San Luis Obispo. The free screening is part of …

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Jul 28

Close Encounters of the Cuddly Kind

Steven Spielberg’s classic sci-film reveals that “We are not alone” Whether you believe in extraterrestrial life or scoff at reports of crop circles and flying saucers, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” has an unmistakable charm. Steven Spielberg’s family-friendly blockbuster takes a controversial subject — visitors from the stars — and infuses it with warmth …

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