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  1. Alison Rowat film review: The BFGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    ... literature. He already has on his shelf a JM Barrie (Hook), a Herge (The Adventures of Tintin) and a Morpurgo (War Horse). The partnership is not always successful, with the latter especially tugging on the heartstrings in an unnecessarily violent ...

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  2. Alison Rowat film review: The BFGRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    ... literature. He already has on his shelf a JM Barrie (Hook), a Herge (The Adventures of Tintin) and a Morpurgo (War Horse). The partnership is not always successful, with the latter especially tugging on the heartstrings in an unnecessarily violent ...

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  3. American Stage concludes season with The Pitmen PaintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... playwright and screenwriter. He is best known for the stage and film iterations of 'Billy Elliot' and the film 'War Horse,' directed by Steven Spielberg. He later won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for 'Billy Elliot the Musical.' 'We are ...

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  4. The Collider Podcast: Episode 52 - The Films of Steven Spielberg, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Collider

    This week on The Collider Podcast , we finish up our two-part episode on the films of Steven Spielberg . We discuss A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, The Terminal, War of the Worlds, Munich, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Adventures of Tintin, War Horse, Lincoln, Bridge of Spies and The BFG .

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  5. Michael Morpurgo speaking in Winchester tomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Basingstoke Gazette

    JOIN master storyteller Michael Morpurgo for a truly memorable event as he speaks about his new book, Such Stuff at Theatre Royal Winchester as the Winchester Festival draws to a close tomorrow. Michael has written over 130 books, including The Butterfly Lion, Why the Whales Came, The Mozart Question and War Horse, which was adapted for the stage by the National Theatre and then, in 2011, for a film directed by Steven Spielberg.

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  6. Why Did Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' Flop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | RollingStone

    ... you get down to it, a bunch of slightly-weird-looking old guys. (Even the poster for his 2011 adaptation of The War Horse offered a beautiful thoroughbred as audiencebait.) This earthy, lower-key take on the summer blockbuster was short on ...

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  7. Nation-Now 34 mins ago 10:37 a.m.'Dory' three-peats at No. 1 with $50.2M for four-day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... mostly appealed to older moviegoers in recent years with high-brow dramas such as Bridge of Spies , Lincoln and War Horse . Rounding out the top five, critically maligned sequel Independence Day: Resurgence mustered $20.2 million, for a total of ...

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  8. Film review: The BFGRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... Boy, The Gizzardgulper, and The Meatdripper prowling around. Off the back of Bridge Of Spies and Lincoln (and even War Horse ), The BFG seems like an odd fit for Spielberg until you remember that he directed not only E.T. , but also the hugely ...

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  9. 'The BFG' flops: Has Steven Speilberg lost his touch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Philly.com

    ... turn away from these types of films over the last decade, offering up a steady diet of historical dramas such as "War Horse," "Lincoln" and "Bridge of Spies." As he aged, so did his audience. These cinematic civics lessons were primarily geared at ...

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  10. 'Tarzan' Takes $18.8M In First Offshore Swing;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Deadline

    ... opened to an estimated $2M, placing No. 3. That's +135% vs Dahl's Jack The Giant Slayer and +35% over Spielberg's War Horse . In Russia , there were $1.9M in estimated returns for the No. 2 slot. That tops the entire runs of Charlie And The ...

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  11. Michael Morpurgo talks about his new exhibition opening at Seven StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Chronicle Live

    ... end of a school year. But these little books - lots of them - contain the first drafts of such popular stories as War Horse, Private Peaceful, Why the Whales Came and Kensuke's Kingdom (and that's to name just four of Michael's many titles). If you ...

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  12. Michael Morpurgo on the Somme: This is what happens when men go madRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | ITV

    Michael Morpurgo has written many, many books. But for this former Children's Laureate, it is the ones he has written about war, most notably of course War Horse, and Private Peaceful, with which his name is most synonymous.

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  13. Movie review: 'The BFG' a giant letdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    ... caliber fires off a dud. Or in this case, a giant one. Directed by Steven Spielberg ( Bridge of Spies, Lincoln, War Horse, Munich, Minority Report, Saving Private Ryan, Schindler's List, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones I II III IV, E.T. the ...

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  14. Review: Spielberg's 'The BFG' has giant ambition, but comes up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    ... magic act works less effectively when he makes faithful adaptations of existing children's classics. His 2011 duo "War Horse" and "The Adventures of Tintin" deserve polite golf course applause; his Peter Pan remake "Hook" was ...

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  15. Is Steven Spielberg washed up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | MacLeans

    ... constantly pay tribute to scenes from Jurassic Park or Close Encounters of the Third Kind , but newer movies like War Horse or War of the Worlds have come and gone without leaving famous scenes or quotes behind. Since 2002's Minority Report , ...

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  16. The BFG doesn't quite cut itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Now Toronto

    Sure, War Horse had a certain PG-rated innocence in its depiction of the First World War through the eyes of an equine conscript, and his digital Tintin movie had a great sense of play. But it's been a very long time since Spielberg has made something that actual children can enjoy: Hook, his attempt at fairy-tale cinema, marks its 25th anniversary this year.

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  17. Walt Disney Records to Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from the BFGRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... urassic Park," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," the "Indiana Jones" films, "Munich," "Saving Private Ryan," " War Horse " and "Lincoln."

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  18. The Spielberg Hype Train Has StalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Film School Rejects

    ... Spielberg of old is gone for good. I'm sure plenty of people loved the past decade of Spielberg that's included War Horse and Tin Tin and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull . I don't know any of them, but I'm sure those films have their fans. I need my ...

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  19. Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood's Big, Friendly GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Wired

    ... Roald Dahl children's book The BFG , or the Big Friendly Giant. After a five-year run of stoic historical dramas - War Horse , Lincoln , Bridge of Spies - he's again made an unapologetically magical, family-oriented film: a story about childhood, ...

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  20. Lifestyle | NEW: Taylor Swift Hooks Up With Actor Tom Hiddleston in Watch Hill, According to ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Go Local

    ... in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). He has also appeared in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011), The Deep Blue Sea (2011), Woody Allen's romantic comedy Midnight in Paris (2011), the 2012 BBC series Henry IV, Henry ...

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