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Iconic cinematographer Christopher Doyle cut loose with a little-seen film

<i>In The Overlook,</i> A.V. Club <i>film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky examines the misfits, underappreciated gems, and underseen classics of film</i> …

Hong Kong

How Hardcore Henry steals gaming's best tricks for film

<i>Hardcore Henry</i> is not like other movies.<p>Directed and written by Ilya Naishuller, frontman of Russian indie rock band Biting Elbows, and produced by</i> …

Comic Books

5. A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints

One of the first films to prove that both Shia LaBeouf and Channing Tatum really can act, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a film bursting with …

Here’s How Boston’s Archbishop Responded to Spotlight’s Oscar Win

“We continue to seek the forgiveness of all who have been harmed by the tragedy of clergy sexual abuse.”<p>Upon winning best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, <i>Spotlight</i> producer <b>Michael Sugar</b> used the stage to send a message to the Vatican. Speaking about the drama, which chronicles <i>The Boston Globe</i>’s …

Here’s What It’s Like to Make A Short Film with Abbas Kiarostami in 10 Days

Here's What It's Like to Make A Short Film with Abbas Kiarostami in 10 Days<p>READ MORE: Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s Your Chance to Go to Cuba to Make …

Filmmaking

How Director Robert Eggers and DP Jarin Blaschke Created the Look of ‘The Witch’

How Director Robert Eggers and DP Jarin Blaschke Created the Look of 'The Witch'<p>READ MORE: How Robert Eggers Used Real Historical Accounts to Create …

Horror

Why critics are calling 'The Witch' the scariest movie they've seen in years

"The Witch" is a 1630s-set horror film that has been stunning audiences since it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015.<p>The trailer has been talked about for months on social media, and tracking indicates it could make $10 million in its opening weekend on a $1 million budget. On Friday, …

Horror

The Witch director Robert Eggers on exploring his nightmares through the film

It was a cathartic experience for the new director<p>Robert Eggers is obsessed with the past.<p>The director behind A24's <i>The Witch</i>, which will be released in theaters across North America on Feb. 19, spent quite some time thinking about the past when he was working on his directorial debut.<p>The film, set …

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Tilda and Ralph in heat: the making of A Bigger Splash

Luca Guadagnino cannot swim. Is this why his past two films, I Am Love and A Bigger Splash, have culminated in drowning? “We should ask my psychoanalyst that I do not ’ave,” he replies, in an elaborate Italian accent.<p>We are in a room in Claridge’s Hotel in London, where Guadagnino has taken a keen …

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak loved the new Steve Jobs biographical movie

Critics generally loved it, with Variety going so far as to say that Fassbender's nuanced portrayal of Jobs made him a serious Oscars contender for the best actor award. Lots of praise has been heaped on director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (of "The West Wing" and "The Social Network" …

Biographies

Telluride and Venice Give Kudos Boosts to ‘Black Mass,’ ‘Spotlight’

“Black Mass” and “Spotlight” have proven fast starters in the awards race, earning enthusiasm at both Venice and Telluride, while the Lido event also …

'Janis: Little Girl Blue': Venice Review

Director Amy Berg talks to Joplin intimates and delves into personal letters and scrapbooks, assembling a collage tribute to the blazing comet in …