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What Critics Said About Steven Spielberg’s ‘War of the Worlds’


In 2005, Tom Cruise faced off against aliens in a film ripe with 9/11 imagery. We explore how its critical reception may have changed over the years.

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‘War of the Worlds’ and Spielberg’s Mastery of Tension


A breakdown of one of Spielberg’s most exhilarating sequences, and why it deserves to be considered one of his best.

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That Time Orson Welles Hijacked Halloween and The American Consciousness


How the mind behind Citizen Kane went a little too hard for Halloween.