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24 September 2012
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Richard Schickel
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The first book to have Spielberg’s participation, this is a brisk, glossy, insightful film-by-film (up to Lincoln) study containing fresh interview material, an easygoing tone and rare pictures. It offers new takes on old flicks, while Time writer Richard Schickel is a critic unafraid to criticise his subject’s work, arguing Spielberg’s versatility and success has skewed analysis of his talent. Terrific stuff.


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