Steven Spielberg

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 Franz Beckenbauer of New York Cosmos in 1978: When Ross saw the famous German international   playing at the back on his debut, he phoned down to the dug-out with the immortal advice: “Get the Kraut into midfield! We’re not paying him all that money to play deefence!”    Photograph: Tony Duffy/Allsport

At one point in Pele’s final season with the New York Cosmos in 1977, the club announced that it was already planning for the future, dispatching Dave(...)

Muhammad Ali stands between rounds next to cornerman Drew Bundini Brown during the heavyweight championship against Earnie Shavers at Madison Square Garden on September 29th, 1977 in New York. Photo: Robert Riger/Getty Images

During its broadcast of his second fight with Ken Norton in 1973, ABC introduced a special in-picture feature that allowed viewers to watch Bundini Br(...)

‘Everybody out of the water’: swimmers run to safety in Jaws

The shark was right. With apologies to the skinny-dipper chomped in half, the shark was only being a shark and its teeth were so very sharp, her flesh(...)

Richard Dreyfuss: 'I was a bad guy for a number of years.' Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty

“Don’t shoot, I win Oscar.” These words, says Richard Dreyfuss, are printed on the shirt he’s wearing under his grey jacket. He is at home in San Dieg(...)

Waiting for Oscar. Laura Dern (left) and Scarlett Johansson in Noah Baumbach’s film Marriage Story. Photograph: Netflix

A year on from the Oscars ceremony that saw the Netflix-backed Roma fall conspicuously short of winning the Best Picture gong, the streaming giant app(...)

Mackenzie Davis in contemporary horror mode as Kate Mandell in The Turning

It’s generally seen as bad form to reveal anything about the end of a film. Happily, when it comes to the latest disembowelling of The Turn of the Scr(...)

The Irishman: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano

There has been an almighty turnover on Netflix since we last compiled this list, with more than half of our favourite films that time around disappear(...)

Adam Driver. Photograph: Erik Tanner/New York Times

Adam Driver has resting sphinx face. I don’t say this because of his memorably unusual features, though a long nose, full lips, and paintbrush flick o(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

Blue Is the Warmest Colour/La Vie d’Adele was left out of lists for best films of the last decade

I’m sure you’ve all had fun reading polls on best stuff of the decade. This correspondent is one of many who enjoys rolling his eyes at the concept, w(...)

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