Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Steven Spielberg Talks the Growth of Special Effects Since Star Wars

"Over the last 50 years, Steven Spielberg has seen and done it all in Hollywood. From his early work in scripted television to some of the biggest blockbuster and award-winning movies of all-time. It’s because of this incredibly long string of pop-culture hits — Jaws, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, etc. — that Spielberg was so ideally positioned as one of the few directors who could faithfully translate Ernest Cline’s pop-culture-driven Ready Player One novel to the big screen.

Spielberg talked with Variety about the experience of seeing the original Star Wars — by his close buddy George Lucas — during early post-production, and how it compares to his experience making Ready Player One."

Read more at LRM.