TagSteven Spielberg

Slate on Why Minority Report Isn’t Noir

There’s a longish piece on Slate today on why Minority Report isn’t film noir, comparing it to past noir masterpieces. I think the author makes his case, though I’m not sure what the relevance is.

Slate: Steven Spielberg, Noir Criminal

Spielberg on Minority Report, Philip K. Dick

The latest issue of Wired has an interview with Steven Spielberg about Minority Report:

I thought Ridley [Scott, director of Blade Runner] painted a very bleak but brilliant vision of life on earth in a few years. It’s kind of acid rain and sushi. In fact, it’s coming true faster than most science fiction films come true. Blade Runner is almost upon us. It was ultranoir.

Wired: Spielberg in the Twilight Zone

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