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Steven Spielberg admits his films became "darker" after September 11
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 09:22 AM
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He said: "9/11 changed a lot for me. It changed a lot for everybody in the world. And my films did grow darker after 9/11. 'Minority Report' was a very dark look at the future, and certainly 'War of the Worlds', which was a very direct reference to 9/11. It was a real post-9/11 story. Not intended that way, but that's the way it turned out. So I think the world has a great impact on how it colors my movies. I think that's a good sign. It just means I'm changing by being aware of what's happening."
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Steven also admitted that the sequels to some of his films have not lived up to the high standards he sets.
He said: "My sequels haven't been better than the originals. I haven't made a 'Godfather II' yet. 'Godfather II' is the creme de la creme.
And I've never done that. For me. Not maybe the audience – a lot think the third 'Indiana Jones' is the best 'Indiana Jones'. But I always felt all my sequels after 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' weren't as good."
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