Author: NateBB

Posters as a Stamp of the Auteur

by Nathan Blake

While analyzing the first promotional materials for Steven Spielberg’s The Post, I was immediately struck by the font used in the trailer and on the film’s poster. The Helvetica font was previously used in posters, trailers and opening titles for Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can, which also starred Tom Hanks. The font also played a part in advertisements for Saving Private Ryan, though that was not the font used for titles within the film itself. (more…)

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Review: “The BFG”

Post by Nathan Blake

The BFG, Steven Spielberg’s first non-historical film since 2011’s The Adventures of Tintin, is a little bumpy at times, but overall works as a charming, light and visually stunning adaption of the Roald Dahl book from 1982. (more…)

Game Change, 1964: A Review of HBO’s “All the Way”

Post by Nathan Blake

2 Shot contributor Nathan Blake reviews HBO’s All the Way, directed by Jay Roach and starring Bryan Cranston. (more…)

Review: “Bridge of Spies”

In his latest post, Nathan Blake reviews Bridge of Spies, Steven Spielberg’s fourth collaboration with Tom Hanks.

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