Top secrets of the Spielberg classic revealed

This Saturday, “ET the Extra-Terrestrial” turns 40. But the iconic alien doesn’t look a day over 10 million — his approximate age in a novelization of the 1982 film. Steven Spielberg’s family drama, in which a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas) finds a lost alien in his yard, was an instant classic. It made … Read more

Brad Johnson of ‘Melrose Place,’ Marlboro Man ads dies at 62

THE ANGELS — Brad Johnson, who jumped from rodeo cowboy to portraying the Marlboro Man in cigarette spots and film and TV roles including Steven Spielberg’s “Always” and “Melrose Place,” has died. He was 62. Johnson died Feb. 18 in Fort Worth, Texas, of complications from COVID-19, his agent, Linda McAlister, said Saturday. Johnson played … Read more

Jurassic World stars Sam Neill and Laura Dern stunned by 20-year age gap

When they starred in Jurassic Park almost 30 years ago, Sam Neill and Laura Dern had no idea just how different in age they were. When they filmed Jurassic Park back in 1992, Sam Neill and Laura Dern had no idea they shared a rather significant age gap. The Hollywood heavyweights played love interests Dr … Read more

Indiana Jones 5: Harrison Ford Shares Tearful Moment With John Williams – IGN

Indiana Jones 5: Harrison Ford Shares Tearful Moment With John WilliamsIGN ‘Indiana Jones 5’ First Look: Harrison Ford Returns as Swaggering AdventurerIndieWire Indiana Jones 5: Lucasfilm Debuts First Look and TitleGizmodo Harrison Ford crashes Star Wars Celebration with a surprise Indiana Jones messageYahoo Entertainment Harrison Ford shocks fans with ‘Indiana Jones 5’ news at Star … Read more

Laura Dern and Sam Neill question ‘Jurassic Park’ romance’s 20-year age gap

Laura Dern and Sam Neill question ‘Jurassic Park’ romance’s 20-year age gap | EW.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore EW.com Close this dialog window Share&More Close this dialog window View image Laura Dern and Sam Neill question jurassic-park romance’s 20-year age gap this link is to an external site that … Read more

Ben Stiller Still Shudders At ‘Most Embarrassing’ Moment With Steven Spielberg

Ben Stiller grew up in a show business household but apparently didn’t learn a critical lesson from his comedian parents Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara: Directors say cut, not actors. (Watch the video below.) And that goes double if Steven Spielberg is the director. On Thursday’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Stiller recalled an “awful” … Read more

who will win, who should win

The 2022 Oscar season has largely been a sedate old affair, with courteous campaigns and category frontrunners that broadly made sense. But now, as we round the final bend: absolute chaos. For months, three films struck every Oscar analyst and soothsayer as the ones to watch. Kenneth Branagh’s bittersweet cine-memoir Belfast and Jane Campion’s bewitchingly … Read more

‘West Side Story’ star Rachel Zegler not invited to Oscars

Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” is nominated for seven Academy Awardsincluding best picture, director and supporting actress for Ariana DeBose. Yet the star of the musical movie will not be among those attending the ceremony on Sunday. Rachel Zegler, the 20-year-old who plays Mariaposted Sunday that she tried to go but “it doesn’t seem to … Read more

Spielberg’s revving up to make a new Bullitt movie

Steve McQueen in Bullittphoto: Warner Bros./Courtesy Getty Images Car chase fans, prepare yourself: Steven Spielberg is developing a new movie based off Frank Bullitt, the San Francisco police detective memorably brought to life by Steve McQueen in 1968’s Bullitt. Per VarietySpielberg is working with Josh Singer, from The Post and spot lightto write a new … Read more

RIP Douglas Trumbull, visual effects pioneer behind 2001

Douglas Trumbullphoto: Stephen Shugerman (Getty Images) Douglas Trumbull, the visual effect pioneer behind some of the most groundbreaking work in motion picture history, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, bladerunnerand Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, has died from complications with mesothelioma. His daughter of him, Amy, confirmed his death of him on facebook earlier today, … Read more