Cinematography

And Unto Dust We Shall Return: On Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’

  By Theo Zenou This review contains spoilers.   The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s hyped return to the gangster genre, is…

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‘Blow-Up’: The Importance and Influence of Michelangelo Antonioni’s Stylish, Thought-Provoking Mystery

  By Sven Mikulec In 1966, the Italian maestro Michelangelo Antonioni, already famous as one of the most prominent European…

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‘Walk the Line’: How James Mangold Uncovered the Emotional History of Johnny Cash

  By Koraljka Suton He had to find the range of his own creativity, and learn how to control this…

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Subject to the Requirements of the Service: Peter Weir’s ‘Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World’

  By Tim Pelan Asked by Debbie Lynn Elias of Behind The Lens Online on what compels the director Peter…

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Scorsese On the Ropes: The ‘Kamikaze’ Film-Making of ‘Raging Bull’

  By Tim Pelan Scorsese’s Raging Bull is not your dad's boxing movie. It's certainly not a story of conventional…

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How Francis Ford Coppola Breathed New Life into ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’

  By Koraljka Suton It could be deemed rather poetic that the origins of two of the most iconic and…

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‘Paths of Glory’: Stanley Kubrick’s First Step Towards Cinema Immortality

  By Sven Mikulec There's a picture that will always be good, years from now, the great Kirk Douglas told…

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‘Atlantic City’: Louis Malle’s Nostalgic Juxtaposition of Deterioration and Renewal

  By Koraljka Suton When acclaimed French New Wave director Louis Malle was approached by producer Alexandre Mnouchkine with the…

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‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’: Steven Spielberg’s Gamble That Paid Off Generously

  By Sven Mikulec Upon making Jaws, the first true blockbuster and a shocking money-maker, Steven Spielberg was under enormous…

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