Roger Deakins

Exploring the Futuristic Sound Design of 'Blade Runner 2049'

Get an inside look at how the futuristic, dystopian sound of 'Blade Runner 2049' came together.<p>Many in the film community, especially cinematography …


In defense of Spectre

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: Actor Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes attend the 'Times Talks Presents: Spectre, An Evening With Daniel Craig And …

Christoph Waltz

Can we finally define what 'cinematic' is? [Opinion]

Recently I undertook a personal photography project called Stasis. I deliberately set out to do something different to my cinematography work, …


Kundun: Scorsese’s Buried Masterpiece

Twenty years ago, Martin Scorsese’s <i>Kundun</i>, a biopic of the Dalai Lama, was released and then swiftly buried. We dig it up.There’s an excellent joke …


Rising Stars of Cinematography 2018 - The American Society of Cinematographers

As part of a special focus report, <i>American Cinematographer</i> profiles 12 directors of photography who are making their mark.<p><i>By John Calhoun, Jim</i> …

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Best Cinematography Oscar Winners of the 21st Century, Ranked

Cinematography is a vital aspect of great filmmaking. Without a strong director of photography with a point of view, a film can be somewhat lacking …


Who is most overdue for an Oscar in 2019: Annette Bening, Michelle Williams, Christopher Nolan … ? [POLL]

The past few years have seen various frequent Oscar losers finally winning their award, from <b>Julianne Moore</b> (“Still Alice”) to <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> (“The …

Annette Bening

Blankfein's Bet and Basketball Heaven

Here are your weekend reads.<p>The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of peaberry coffee, grab a seat where you can see the birds feeding, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:<p>Lloyd Blankfein’s Big, Tricky, Game-Changing Bet (Institutional Investor)<br>• Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is …

Peter Thiel

Week in Review: Creatures from the news lagoon


Winston Churchill

This week on "Sunday Morning" (March 11)

<i>Full episodes of "Sunday Morning" are now available to watch on demand on, and CBS All Access, including via Apple TV, Android</i> …

New York City

The Academy Needs to Wrap its Head Around Mo-Cap Performance

Now that Roger Deakins has broken his losing streak, here’s a new Oscar injustice hill to die on.There was a disturbance in the force when <b>Roger</b> …


Annihilation: Natalie Portman in a whip-smart Netflix sci-fi movie

Dumped by its distributor and going straight to Netflix, it’s getting rave reviews in the US

Science Fiction

Oscar autopsy

Oscar autopsy

San Diego

Guillermo del Toro on His Oscar Wins and How to Push for Inclusion in Hollywood

Following in the footsteps of Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar victory as best director for his fairy-tale …

Jordan Peele

‛The Dude abides’: 20 years on, how The Big Lebowski became a cultural phenomenon

In 1984, a film distributor and former radical called Jeff Dowd threw a party. Celebrating the forthcoming release of Blood Simple, the trailblazing <i>comedie noire</i> for which Dowd had helped secure distribution, hundreds turned up at a Fifties-style bowling alley in Santa Monica where the Rat Pack …

Steve Buscemi

The 35 Most Beautiful Roger Deakins Shots

In celebration of his first Oscar win (on his 14th try), let’s celebrate by counting down the most beautiful shots in Roger Deakins’ prolific …


Why so many ageist jokes at the Oscars?

This article is reprinted by permission from<p>And the nominees for Most Ageist Jokes by presenters at last night’s Oscars are…<p><b>Jimmy</b> …


James Bond news and notes: Blofeld’s volcano erupts in Japan

The massive purpose-built set of SPECTRE's extinct volcano headquarters, designed by Ken Adam for the new James Bond film, 'You Only Live Twice', at …

The Oscars

What next for Duncan Jones?

<b>Tom Jolliffe looks at the career of Duncan Jones, and where he can go next after his latest critical mauling…</b><p>If you’re like me, and you see an …

Blade Runner

The Big Lebowski at 20: Why It's A Coen Brothers Classic

Twenty years after its release, we take a look back at one of the Coens’ finest ever films - 1998 comedy, The Big Lebowski... • facebook <br>• twitter …

Darth Vader

The Dude Abides: Revisiting the Peculiar Charms of 'The Big Lebowski' 20 Years Later

The writing-directing duo of Joel and Ethan Coen have surpassed themselves time and again with Academy Award-winning films like <i>Fargo</i> and <i>No Country</i> …

Coen Brothers

Discover Cinematographer Roger Deakins’ Most Trusted and True Visual Techniques (Video)

One of the most celebrated cinematographers in filmmaking, Roger Deakins has, until last night, been always the bridesmaid and never the bride. But …


Leave It to Sandra Bullock to Win Over the Oscars Crowd in a Matter of Seconds

You can always count on Sandra Bullock to bring the laughs, and she definitely delivered during Sunday night's Oscars ceremony. The actress presented the award for cinematography to Roger Deakins, but before she announced the nominees, she politely asked the lighting department to dim the lights to …

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The Best, Worst, and Weirdest Moments of the 2018 Golden Globes

Despite a predictable lineup of winners, the Academy Awards still managed to throw a few curveballs.<p>“I promise I’ll never come back!” That’s how host Jimmy Kimmel ended last year’s Oscars ceremony following the biggest debacle in the show’s 89-year history. The story of that perplexing Best Picture …


Inside the Governors Ball, From Frances McDormand’s Stolen Award to Oscar Engravings

Just because the big show ended didn’t mean the excitement was over on Oscar night, with the night’s winners heading to the Governors Ball to …

Frances McDormand

Oscars: Why 'The Shape of Water' Won Best Picture (and Other Speculation)

THR's awards columnist Scott Feinberg dissects the results of an Oscar night to remember.<p>Last year's 89th Oscars ended in chaos and confusion, making …

Darkest Hour

Oscars 2018: Why Roger Deakins was the biggest winner

The Oscars had a ton of surprise wins, but none more deserving than Roger Deakins. Here is what you may not know about the famous …


Roger Deakins finally won an Oscar for best cinematography after 14 nominations — here's a look through his epic work

Roger Deakins is responsible for some of the most iconic shots in film.<p>On Sunday night, he finally — and unexpectedly — beat his long losing streak and won an Oscar for his groundbreaking work on "Blade Runner 2049."<p>He'd been nominated 13 times since 1995. "Dunkirk" was expected to win in the …

Blade Runner

Why cinematography may be the most gender-biased job in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Last month, the American Society of Cinematographers’ annual “meet the nominees” day saw a sudden surge in interest. More than 1,300 people turned out to chat and network with the professionals shortlisted for the group’s film and television prizes, an increase of nearly 30 percent …

Blade Runner

Inside the Vanity Fair Oscar party

“Hold tight everyone, Diddy’s in the house,” a member of Sean Combs’ entourage yelled as the mogul swept into the Vanity Fair Oscar party, with Naomi …

Jordan Peele