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Steven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking in HBO doc

Steven Spielberg isn't afraid to talk about his flops.

"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" is his least favorite film in that franchise, says documentarian Susan Lacy, who spent more than 30 hours interviewing the filmmaker for "Spielberg," premiering Oct. 7 on HBO.

Spielberg also acknowledges some mistakes in "1941," Lacy said Wednesday at the Television Critics Association's summer meeting.

She said she only expected to have four interviews with the traditionally private filmmaker, but that they ended up meeting 17 times.

"I can only guess that turning 70 is a turning point for many people," said Lacy, who created...