Tag Archives: World War Two

Spielberg’s Techniques

This video-essay examines Steven Spielberg’s career, from his days in television up until War Horse, and shows how he uses the disciplines of cinema to secure specific emotional responses.

45. Spielberg & Friends

Steven Spielberg is one of Hollywood’s most influential filmmakers ever, so what accounts for his phenomenal success?

13. Platoon

Oliver Stone spent over a decade trying to make a film based on his experiences in Vietnam. Financed on a shoestring, Platoon won four Oscars including Best Picture.

5. Terrorism in Film

As far back as World War II, Hollywood cinema has assisted in promoting American foreign policy. How has it responded to the 9/11 atrocities?

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