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Steven Spielberg Responds to Natalie Portman's Best Directors Dig at Golden Globes (Exclusive)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Steven Spielberg is embracing this time in Hollywood! The 71-year-old legendary director spoke with ET’s Lauren Zima at the National Board of Review Awards on Tuesday night about this unique period in the entertainment industry, calling it “powerful, a watershed for women, a watershed for men, who will learn to listen or those who have ...

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Ridley Scott's 'All the Money in the World' and Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' offer a revealing study in directorial contrasts

It’s not exactly rare for Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott, two of the most respected and industrious directors in Hollywood, to have new movies in theaters simultaneously. (It happened before in 2015 with “Bridge of Spies” and “The Martian.”) Still, there was nothing ordinary about the circumstances that brought us the late-breaking December duo of Spielberg’s “The Post” and Scott’s ...

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ Named Best Film of 2017 by National Board of Review

The New York-based National Board of Review has crowned Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” the year’s best film as the Oscar season’s kudos circuit roars to life. The 108-year-old organization, which comprises “film enthusiasts, filmmakers, professionals and academics,” also tapped “The Post” stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep for top acting honors. Willem Dafoe (“The Florida Project”) and Laurie Metcalf (“Lady ...

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ICG President Steven Poster Pushes On-Set Safety, Slams Government’s Anti-Union Stance

Cinematographer Steven Poster, who’s shot such films as “Donnie Darko” and “Stuart Little 2,” and is a former president of the Americans Society of Cinematographers, has been head of the International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600, since 2006. He sat with Variety to assess the state of the organization at this point in its history (good) and anti-union trends at the ...

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Portia de Rossi Claims She Was Sexually Harassed by Steven Seagal in Audition: 'He Unzipped His Leather Pants'

“I lived in Brooklyn, and I said, ‘Oh, I don’t do that. I don’t travel. I don’t have money for a cab.’ And I didn’t. And I said, ‘And I don’t take subways late at night.’ And she says, ‘Don’t worry, we’ll reimburse you. And I’m here, a woman,’” she continued. “I got to the hotel at 10:40, and she ...

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