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Old school v new school — would Spielberg’s <em>Tintin</em> have worked in live action?

Old school v new school — would Spielberg’s Tintin have worked in live action?

How might Spielberg's Tintin adaptation have fared if it was shot in live action? Luke Buckmaster reaches into the Tintin cinema history books to find some clues.

<em>War Horse</em> movie review — Spielberg’s semi-inspirational equine

War Horse movie review — Spielberg’s semi-inspirational equine

Steven Spielberg's lastest glossily produced middle of the road fare is essentially a collection of seven or eight handsomely shot World War I short films stuck together with a bit of salt lick, writes Luke Buckmaster.

Durban failure on the nose for government

Durban failure on the nose for government

As Labor continues to celebrate its achievement in getting emissions trading legislation through the House of Representatives comes this assessment of international movement towards an emissions reduction agreement.

Spielberg’s <em>Tintin</em> — a glossy <em>Indiana Jones</em>-esque globetrotter

Spielberg’s Tintin — a glossy Indiana Jones-esque globetrotter

Steven Spielberg's big budget film about Hergé's intrepid globe trotting reporter has some breathtaking moments and an endearing naivety, writes Guy Lodge.

<em>Cowboys and Aliens</em> — shooting blanks and lost in space

Cowboys and Aliens — shooting blanks and lost in space

Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford star in the cross-genre hybrid nobody was waiting for. Cowboys and Aliens is cinema as stupid spectacle, writes Luke Buckmaster.

<em>Super 8</em> — Spielberg and Abrams’ so-so spectacle

Super 8 — Spielberg and Abrams’ so-so spectacle

The mantle for the boldest and strangest blockbuster-to-be thus far in 2011 belongs to the Spielberg-produced Super 8, which is nothing to write home about, says Luke Buckmaster.

<em>Smash</em> hits the top of the pilot pile

Smash hits the top of the pilot pile

One of the US TV pilots currently generating the most buzz is Smash, a Glee inspired broadway-themed show conceived by Steven Spielberg.

Spielberg set to helm WikiLeaks movie

Spielberg set to helm WikiLeaks movie

Veteran blockbuster director Steven Spielberg this week bought the rights to Guardian journalists David Leigh and Luke Harding’s book WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy, reports Luke Buckmaster.

Donning the Presidential top hat: Daniel Day-Lewis to star as Abraham Lincoln

Donning the Presidential top hat: Daniel Day-Lewis to star as Abraham Lincoln

Two-time Oscar winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis, who has appeared in only four films since 1997, has signed on to play Abraham Lincoln in an upcoming Spielberg-directed biopic, reports Luke Buckmaster.