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Steven Spielberg actually directed Poltergeist, crew member confirms

For years, rumours have circulated that Poltergeist‘s credited director, Tobe Hooper, wasn’t actually behind the lens of the classic 1982 horror; instead, fans claimed Steven Spielberg was responsible, already being credited as both producer and screenwriter. All easily dismissed, it seemed. Hooper’s work on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has made him a legend of horror cinema, and the rest of his fairly cult CV makes Poltergeist a natural fit. However, fans have noted for a while that

Tony Dyson, Creator of Stars Wars' R2-D2, Found Dead in Malta

Professor Tony Dyson, the British creator of the Star Wars droid R2-D2, has been found dead at his home on the Maltese island of Gozo, police said on Friday. Neighbours raised the alert on Thursday after noticing that the front door of the 68-year-old’s apartment in Triq Zirzieb had been left open. Police said they had opened an inquiry into the cause of death but that foul play had been