HBO’s Spielberg

Mindhunters and Pods Galore-Episode #53 0

Hey there, Neighbors! Sorry for the skipped episode last week–we tried but there were technical difficulties. This week, the neighbors have tons of podcast recommendations, discuss Netflix’s Mindhunter, the Spielberg doc on HBO, reminisce about classic TV movies of the ’80s, Erin talks of her trip to Seattle & the Emerald City Writers Conference, and Margo bids a fond farewell to the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie. Here’s to a fabulous week!!

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Book Vs Movie Bonus Ep “Spielberg” Documentary Review 0

Book Vs Movie Podcast Bonus Episode


The Margos talk about the excellent HBO documentary of one of the best book-to-movie adaptors in the business


The Book Vs. Movie podcast takes a different turn today with our first review–the HBO documentary Spielberg. After covering two episodes featuring Steven Spielberg as director (Jaws and Jurassic Park) and with many more surely to come we felt it was the perfect time to look at his full body of work.


In this episode we discuss:

  • Steven Spielberg’s lonely childhood
  • The inspiration for many of his most iconic scenes
  • His friendship with Martin Scorsese, Brian DePalma, George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola.
  • His adorable parents
  • The amazing film legacy he has created


Clips used:

Spielberg TV trailer

Outro Music: “Flying Theme from E.T The Extraterrestrial”  by John Williams

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