Steven Spielberg: The Most Memorable Director

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Steven Spielberg is an American director whose had countless top grossing films and captured the attention of American audiences. “Jaws”, “Jurassic Park”, “Saving Private Ryan” and 42 more films have been directed by Spielberg and have been credited with countless awards. Spielberg has worked with award winning actors, used groundbreaking technology, and is even considered to be the father of the New Hollywood Era. As a child Steven would film things like family events and occasions and soon went onto directing tv shows, before movies, starting in the mid 80’s to the present. Steven Spielberg is the most memorable director due to his advances in movie special effects and setting the stage for summer blockbusters.
With films like “Jaws” and
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Every special effects company in Hollywood called the task impossible” (Demain). Spielberg ordered for a shark that could do all the things a real could do but the problem was the shark could not leap in the air or even swim. The shark had many problems but no one had ever seen this type of technology used before and although it did not work out Spielberg was able to save the summer blockbuster by using different camera angles and the use of the set being on an actual beach having the audience feel as if they were swimming for their lives. Eighteen years later in 1993 Spielberg’s film “Jurassic Park” was released and went from…show more content…
The film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” had the audience question what they would do in the evn of an alien companion. “Watching E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), we don’t think ET’s thoughts: like his boy hero Elliott, we feel his feelings. Spielberg moves us, and increasingly it’s the suspect power of the work of art that has become his real subject” (Newton). Spielberg was tugging at the movie watchers heartstrings by creating this unlikely friendship and having the audience feel what the characters are feeling. Drama, sci-fi-, and action was all rolled into one family blockbuster. Not only did he re-create the genre but his sci-fi films are still referenced today. “‘Jurassic Park’ became a huge box office hit, so many younger moviegoers aren’t familiar with it. But the impact of its thundering dinosaurs is still being seen, felt and heard in Hollywood and in movie theaters around the world” (Cunningham). No matter the age, gender or the preference of the movie Spielberg's sci-fi films had the audience moved with

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