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PostSubject: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:44 am

Steven Spielberg needs no introduction. We all know what he's directed, and has made some of the top grossing films of the past 35 years. While his 3-D mo-cap take on Tintin is in post-production, he's turned his attention to a World War I film, with a difference. It's all seen from the perspective from a horse. Now, don't laugh, it's not as silly as it sounds, it's based on a critically acclaimed book by Michael Morpurgo published in 1982, and recently made into a successful play. Now, War Horse is coming to the big screen courtesy of one of cinema's best directors.

It's about a horse called Joey, who lives on a farm and has a strong bond with his young owner Albert (Jeremy Irvine). However, Joey is sold to the British Army and is sent off to fight in No Man's Land in France. Albert, who is too young to enlist in the army, goes on a life or death mission to get his beloved horse back.

It might sound sentimental, but it's perfect material for Spielberg. He's over here filming it in Dartmoor in Devon and Castle Combe at the moment. And he's got a very good cast for the film, including Peter Mullan, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Graham!! Very Happy The film's screenplay has been done by Billy Elliot's writer Lee Hall and the great Richard Curtis!! Very Happy

Pictures from the set!!



It's out on August 11th 2011 next year, and it's always good news to hear Spielberg is making a new film. The past decade has been a very exciting period for him, moving from sci-fi films like A.I. to Minority Report to comedy-dramas like Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal. But, with times for big blockbusters like War of the Worlds and Indy 4. We'll have 2 Spielberg films out next year, which is always good news!! Tintin and this. Spielberg's WW2 films are excellent, but it'll be even more exciting to see how he takes on The Great War, even if it is from the point of view of a horse. Don't let it put you off.
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Wed Oct 13, 2010 10:11 pm

Release date moved from August 11th to December 28th 2011.

That's 2 Spielberg films within a week!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:23 am

And a great week it will be!

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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:10 pm

We get Tintin before America does!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:26 pm

Spielberg loved working in Dartmoor!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:59 pm

The book's author Michael Morpurgo talks about how and why Spielberg did it...

He sounds chuffed by it too.
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:13 pm

First images!! Very Happy

Looks good!!
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:58 am

Trailer!



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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:25 am

Thanks Gimli, that is a great trailer indeed!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:36 pm

Spielberg wasn't happy with the acting of the horses... Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:50 pm

New trailer!!



That looks beautiful. Thoughts Gimli??
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PostSubject: Re: Steven Spielberg's War Horse   Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:24 am

The UK Premiere is on Sunday, and the horse is going too... Razz
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