The Post: Steven Spielberg ‘Trump’s presidency is why I URGENTLY made this movie’
The 71-year-old filmmaker has a broad back catalogue of movies from classic sci-fi like ET to Cold War drama in the form of Bridge of Spies.
Now Spielberg is back with The Post, a political thriller set in 1971, when the Washington Post published the Pentagon Papers.
The documents were the Defence’s department’s history of the USA’s political-military involvement in Vietnam between 1945 and 1967.
A year into the Trump administration and Spielberg feels the film couldn’t be more timely.
Speaking with The Guardian, he said: “The level of urgency to make the movie was because of the current... read more
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