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Old January 11th, 2006, 12:48 PM   #1
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Spielberg loses out at the push of a button

Spielberg loses out at the push of a button

Xan Brooks, The Guardian

From Jaws and Close Encounters through to War of the Worlds, Steven Spielberg movies have rarely had trouble connecting with audiences in the UK.

But the man who put a capital B into the contemporary blockbuster, whose films have grossed billions and whose name is usually the stamp of glorious cinematic success, has been humbled. By a button. Pushed, it seems, mistakenly.

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I wish I had his troubles!

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It's 'cock-ups' like this, and the one on the Mars mission where some techs were working off Metric and others the English measurements... that make me feel... positively HUMAN when I screw up.

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