A twentieth-century American filmmaker. His popular, widely seen works range from fantasy (E.T.) and adventure (Raiders of the Lost Ark) to serious drama and historical epics (Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan).
What Does “Super 8” Mean?The No. 1 film at the box office this week is J.J. Abram’s “Super 8,” an homage to the work of Steven Spielberg. Millions of people have seen this film, but it’s doubtful they know what the title means. Released by Eastman Kodak in 1965, Super 8 became one of the preferred film formats of the motion picture industry during the 1960s and 70s – …
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