Search results for "Steven Spielberg"


Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Leslie Iwerks' documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Ron Howard

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 2008

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Daniel Anker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Norma Barzman  •  Michael Berenbaum  •  Robert Clary

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Wendy Apple
CAST:  Martin Scorsese  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Jodie Foster  •  Steven Spielberg

Kurosawa: A Documentary on the Acclaimed Director (2000)

Documentary on film maker Akira Kurosawa  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Adam Low
CAST:  Akira Kurosawa  •  Sam Shepard  •  Paul Scofield  •  James Coburn

The Blues Brothers (1980) RT 85% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Direct out of jail, Jake Blues and his Brother Elwood are off on a “mission from God” to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Belushi  •  Cab Calloway  •  Carrie Fisher

Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck (2013)

A look at the life and work of legendary film producer Richard D. Zanuck.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Steven Spielberg  •  Lawrence Gordon  •  Richard D. Zanuck  •  Clint Eastwood

The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) RT Audience 83%

While the Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Harris
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Harry Belafonte  •  Carol Burnett  •  John Denver

The Sci-Fi Boys (2006) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Legendary all-stars of cinema bring to life the evolution of science-fiction and special effects films from the wild and funny days of B-movies to blockbusters that have ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Davids
CAST:  Peter Jackson  •  Ray Harryhausen  •  Leonard Maltin  •  Forrest J Ackerman

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (2013) RT 50% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Nov 2013

A documentary on legendary movie-poster artist Drew Struzan.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Erik Sharkey
CAST:  Drew Struzan  •  Harrison Ford  •  Michael J. Fox  •  George Lucas

Your Studio and You (1995)

A parody of 1950s corporate/industrial films, commissioned by Universal Pictures executives after the studio's purchase by Seagrams, and featuring cameos by many stars and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Dian Bachar  •  Andrew Bergman  •  James Cameron  •  Shaun Cassidy




And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And the Oscar Goes To... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Annette Bening  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Cher

Magician (2014)

Combining extensive filmmaker interviews and rare archival footage, Chuck Workman’s documentary takes us through the life of one of cinema’s greatest masters: Orson Welles.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Chuck Workman
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Julie Taymor  •  Steven Spielberg

Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

A documentary hosted by Harrison Ford about the stunts of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.'  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Steven Spielberg

The Making of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

One of the first 'Making of...' movies to become a hit in its own right.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Phillip Schuman
CAST:  Scott Beach  •  Steven Spielberg  •  George Lucas  •  Frank Marshall

Empire of Dreams (2004)

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Kevin Burns  •  Edith Becker
CAST:  Robert Clotworthy  •  Kenny Baker  •  Jim Bloom  •  Leo Braudy

Kubrick in Focus (2012)

Spielberg, Soderbergh, Stone, Friedkin, Scorsese and others tell how Kubrick's directorial style influenced them and how his unique style was developed.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gary Khammar
CAST:  Steven Soderbergh  •  William Friedkin  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Martin Scorsese