Steven Spielberg

Hook (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2018-10-09T10:05:34-04:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: 4K|Tags: , , , , |

Steven Spielberg filters J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan through a distinctly 1990s sensibility in Hook. Peter Pan has become Peter Banning (Robin Williams), a 40-year-old mergers and acquisitions lawyer with a permanent scowl on his face and a cellular phone in his belt. Banning has lost any memory of being Peter Pan, and he is also in danger of losing his wife Moira (Caroline Goodall) and two children, Jack (Charlie Korsmo) and Maggie (Amber Scott).

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Ready Player One (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2018-07-12T10:19:38-04:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , , |

In the year 2045, people can escape their harsh reality in the OASIS, an immersive virtual world where you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone-the only limits are your own imagination. OASIS creator James Halliday left his immense fortune and control of the Oasis to the winner of a contest designed to find a worthy heir.

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Jurassic Park (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2018-05-29T10:05:20-04:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , , |

Steven Spielberg's phenomenally successful sci-fi adventure thriller is graced by state-of-the-art special effects from the team of Stan Winston, Phil Tippett and Michael Lantieri from George Lucas's Industrial Light & Magic. The film follows two dinosaur experts -- Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Dr. Ellie Sattler Laura Dern) -- as they are invited by eccentric millionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) to preview his new amusement park on an island off Costa Rica.

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Saving Private Ryan (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2018-04-27T09:22:01-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , , |

Steven Spielberg directed this powerful, realistic re-creation of WWII's D-day invasion and the immediate aftermath. The story opens with a prologue in which a veteran brings his family to the American cemetery at Normandy, and a flashback then joins Capt. John Miller Tom Hanks and GIs in a landing craft making the June 6, 1944, approach to Omaha Beach to face devastating German artillery fire. This mass slaughter of American soldiers is depicted in a compelling, unforgettable 24-minute sequence. Miller's men slowly move forward to finally take a concrete pillbox. On the beach littered with bodies is one with the name "Ryan" stenciled on his backpack.

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The Post (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2018-04-19T08:09:33-04:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , |

Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2017-09-21T10:24:17-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , , |

Steven Spielberg followed Jaws (1975), his first major box-office success, with this epic science fiction adventure about a disparate group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) is an electrical lineman who, while sent out on emergency repairs, witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights to prove it.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

2017-09-07T09:08:19-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: 4K, Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , , , |

Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups.

The BFG (Blu-ray)

2016-12-09T11:27:43-04:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Blu-Ray|Tags: , , , , |

Steven Spielberg directed this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved novel, which centers on the unlikely friendship between a lonely orphan named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the titular "big friendly giant" (brought to life via a motion-capture performance from Mark Rylance). Together, the pair explore Giant Country and collect dreams; later, they try to warn the Queen of England (Penelope Wilton) about the threat posed by the other giants, who, unlike the vegetarian BFG, eat children for sustenance.

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