Richard Cline

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A Conversation With the Team Behind Isle of Dogs' Painstaking Visuals

Set in the fictional, futuristic Japanese city of Megasaki, Wes Anderson’s new movie <i>Isle of Dogs</i> tells the story of Atari, a 12-year-old boy on a …

Isle of Dogs

Oh for the Days of the Making-Of Featurette — Seriously

Back in the early 2000s, I discovered a guilty pleasure that kept me busy throughout my mid-20s: nerding out on DVD extras, whether that meant listening to Hunter S. Thompson’s strange howling sounds on the commentary for “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” — a more psychedelic experience than the …

Filming 2001: A Space Odyssey - The American Society of Cinematographers

This archival 1968 article recounts <i>American Cinematographer</i>’s close encounter with Stanley Kubrick — republished on the 50th anniversary of this …

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE And The Anatomy Of Character

<i>You Were Never Really Here hits theaters this week. Get your tickets here!</i><p>Joe stares into the mirror of a run-down Russian bathhouse, pale flesh …

Marion Cotillard

2001: A Space Odyssey

March 2018<p>Rebellion against ‘le cinema du papa’ was the rallying cry of new waves worldwide in this golden era of studio-funded oddness<p>Published: 30 Mar 2018<p><b>Brief letters:</b> Deportation flights | Belfast weather | 2001’s HAL computer | Elephant mnemonic | A village Waitrose<p>Published: 18 Mar …

At least the cast of the Super Mario Bros. movie was high most of the time

There’s been no shortage of digital ink spilled—from this site, especially— on the shitshow that was the 1993 <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> movie, which, for most …

Super Mario

From Hidden to In the Mood for Love: why the 2000s are my favourite film decade | Peter Bradshaw

Featuring Coen brothers masterpieces and an astonishing run by Michael Haneke, this was the decade in which film rediscovered its history – and explored its future – thanks to digital technology<p>For the next fortnight, Guardian film writers will present personal guides to their favourite decade in …

Blockbusters

f/0.7 and 800-Foot Sliders: The Insane Cinematography Gymnastics of 'Barry Lyndon'

The 1976 Oscar winner for Best Cinematography was "Barry Lyndon" (John Alcott) and deservedly so, as the sheer technical achievement and aesthetic …

Married to the Enemy: The Pathological Obsession Beneath Michael Cimino’s ‘Year of the Dragon’

No-one does excess quite like Michael Cimino, director of <i>Heaven’s Gate</i> and <i>The Deer Hunter</i>. And when you factor in a co-writing credit by Oliver Stone …

Roger Deakins Explains Why He Insists on Operating the Camera Himself — Watch

The 14-time Oscar nominee shares with ARRI his philosophy of cinematography<p>Roger Deakins is not a cinematographer who likes to be pigeonholed into a …

Why ‘Phantom Thread’ Should Win the Best Picture Oscar

A timely, masterful film about toppling the patriarchy.<p>Hilariously this week, Jennifer Lawrence revealed on Marc Maron’s <i>WTF</i> podcast that she only …

Lynne Ramsay: ‘I Found My Soulmate in Making Movies’ With Joaquin Phoenix

Ramsay says she cut enough footage from her crime thriller to make three additional features.<p>With names like Lynne Ramsay, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jonny …

Spielberg Takeover: Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern’s Jurassic Park Memories

Hold onto your butts: it’s 25 years since Steven Spielberg brought dinosaurs back from extinction and beamed them onto the big screen in one of his …

Jurassic Park

Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker: Richard Jenkins

<b>Courtesy of the Academy-Award nominated star of The Shape of Water, here are 10 rules for building, and sustaining, a creative career based on</b> …

Extreme Sports

Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig, Guillermo del Toro on Keys to Writing WGA, Oscar-Nominated Films

“Get Out” writer-director Jordan Peele reminded several hundred of his fellow scribes of the need to stay away from the misery that’s associated with …

Watch: Using Cinematography to Craft Story in 'Nightcrawler'

Discover how Robert Elswit's cinematography places the viewer inside the troubled mind of a media scavenger.<p>Dan Gilroy's 2014 debut film <i>Nightcrawler</i> …

How Aspect Ratio Adds Meaning to Movies

If you've ever streamed a movie and not seen the black bars on the screen, you're probably watching it wrong. When some providers change the aspect …

Storytelling in Action: Four Tips For Crafting the Perfect Action Sequence From The Commuter's Jaume Collet-Serra

Jaume Collet-Serra is a Barcelona-born director whose films increasingly testify to a deft eye for action, ever since his 2005 debut with the cult …

Cinematographer Dan Laustsen On The Grit & Beauty Of ‘The Shape Of Water’

On Guillermo del Toro’s <i>The Shape of Water</i>—following a budding romance between a janitor and a fish-man in a ‘60s Baltimore laboratory—cinematographer …

Fashion And Desire In Hollywood’s Golden Era

<i>Phantom Thread is hitting theaters. Get your tickets here!</i><p>During the 1950s and '60s, the colorful world of fashion took over the screen. More than …

'Dunkirk' cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema wanted viewers to have a visceral experience

In "Dunkirk," the camera is everything. Light on dialogue and largely devoid of back story and character development, Christopher Nolan's dramatization of the famous evacuation of Allied soldiers at the outset of World War II — told in three timelines from the land, sea and air — throws its …

Los Angeles

Phantom Thread: Five stars for Day-Lewis’s final film

The actor says Phantom Thread will be his last performance. If he holds true to that, this is an incredible parting statement, writes critic Caryn James.<p>At the start of Phantom Thread, Daniel Day-Lewis meticulously goes through a morning ritual as Reynolds Woodcock, a 1950s London fashion designer. …

Weird

The Understated Elegance of Phantom Thread

The perfectionist actor Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a perfectionist dressmaker in Paul Thomas Anderson’s thoughtful, intriguing film.<p><i>Phantom Thread</i> is the second collaboration between the writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson and the actor Daniel Day-Lewis—and if the latter is to be believed, it will …

Sewing

Making of 'Dunkirk': Christopher Nolan's Obsessive $100M Re-creation of the Pivotal WWII Battle

"It was one of the most extreme things I've ever done," says the director of the grueling effort to depict the greatest rescue in British military …

The Bright (and Dark) Side of Roger Deakins

Would somebody give Roger Deakins an Oscar already? The cinematographer has been wowing us for decades with his vivid, evocative camerawork. His collaborations with the Coen brothers have included the snowy, expansive visuals for “Fargo,” the bleak, modern western feel of “No Country for Old Men” …

Ten Years Later, ‘No Country For Old Men’ And ‘There Will Be Blood’ Still Feel Connected

In the future, when movie theaters are demolished and new films are directly uploaded to the “Netflix Presents The Visual Cortex!” parts of our brains, I’ll look back fondly on the truly indelible cinematic experiences of my life. Seeing <i>Return Of The Jedi</i> at age 5 while seated on my father’s lap. …

How Roger Deakins Shot and Lit Blade Runner 2049

Take a look at the lighting cinematographer Roger Deakins designed to capture the visually stunning footage in Blade Runner 2049.

Cinematography

TIFF 2017: Here Are the Cameras Used To Shoot 40 of This Year’s Best Films

The world's best DPs explain how they created looks for Guillermo del Toro’s “Shape of Water,” Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!,” and many more.<p>IndieWire …

Cinematography

Spielberg’s Forgotten ‘L.A. 2017’ Dreamt of Today’s Dystopian Future

A wonderfully weird TV episode from the director’s early days.<p>Long before <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> or <i>E.T.</i> put Steven Spielberg on the map as …