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Steven Spielberg : The Pocket Essential - James Clarke

Steven Spielberg

The Pocket Essential

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Published: 6th January 2004
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The Pocket Essentials Series is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more.

At the pinnacle of his career and entering his fourth decade as a director, Steven Spielberg is firmly established as the world's most popular filmmaker. Celebrated for his mastery of spectacle and fantasy, he has also proved his skill as a craftsman of compelling populist drama.

Like the great directors of Hollywood's golden age, Spielberg has the facility to work across a range of subjects and genres, yet he always roots them in personal themes. This guide examines every Spielberg film since Duel and includes a complete overview of the work of this singular director.

Introductionp. 9
Seeing Through Spielberg's Eyesp. 11
Primal Screen: The Monster Moviesp. 25
Duel (1971)
Jaws (1975)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Awfully Big Adventures: The Indiana Jones Moviesp. 45
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
To Flyp. 61
ET: The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Always (1989)
Hook (1991)
From Sugarland To Omaha Beachp. 77
The Sugarland Express (1974)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
1941 (1979)
The Color Purple (1985)
Empire of The Sun (1987)
Schindler's List (1993)
Amistad (1997)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Shadows, Doubt and Little Rays of Sunlight: AI: Artificial Intelligence, Minority Report and Catch Me If You Canp. 129
Future Pictures: The Terminal and Beyondp. 141
Reference Materialsp. 149
DVDs and Websites
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ISBN: 9781904048299
ISBN-10: 1904048293
Series: Pocket Essentials Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 6th January 2004
Publisher: Kamera Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.932 x 11.379  x 1.143
Weight (kg): 0.095
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition