Archive for the ‘Steven Spielberg’ Category

I create problems for myself just so I can get creatively turned on.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
shortcake

I don’t create serious problems for myself, but I worry a lot. I try to sweat the small stuff. I figure that if I anticipate the small things as being disasters, I’ll be prepared for the larger, more obvious…

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We have a duty to voice our opinion and to work to fix the world

Thursday, May 28th, 2009
fire

A trickster attitude would be in favor of artistic expression. But Steven Spielberg, for one, expresses some restraint in exercising his license as an artist. The Oscar-Winning director of the movie Schindler’s List, points out that while…

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I’ve got this preoccupation with ordinary people pursued by large forces

Thursday, May 21st, 2009
sunset

Spielberg’s examination of irresponsible parent figures and broken families, from The Sugarland Express to Schindler’s List, has led him to film terrifying images of the primal trauma of children being separated from their parents, and

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Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to, and I see another movie I want to make.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
color, movement

Sometimes I think I’ve got ball bearings for brains; these ideas are slipping and sliding across each other all the time. My problem is that my imagination won’t turn off. I wake up so excited I can’t…

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