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Canon Of Film: ‘Minority Report’

In this edition of Canon Of Film, we honor the release of ‘Ready Player One‘ by taking a look at Steven Spielberg‘s return to blockbuster filmmaking by exploring one of the director’s more recent forays into Science Fiction with ‘Minority Report‘. For the story behind the genesis of the Canon, you can click here.

Minority Report (2002)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Screenplay: Scott Frank and Jon Cohen based on the short story by Philip K. Dick

You hardly ever hear it brought up even among Steven Spielberg‘s best but it’s now abundantly clear that ‘Minority Report‘ is truly among his best films. I’m not quite sure why it took so long though. I’ve always regarded it that highly but it split some critics originally and was mostly shutout when it came to award season, only getting an Oscar nomination for the Sound Editing. I think the

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