Cinematography

Universal Soldier? The Emersonian Combat Experience of Terrence Malick’s ‘The Thin Red Line’

Cinematographer: John Toll. Production stills by Merie Weismiller Wallace © Fox 2000 Pictures   By Tim Pelan Terrence Malick’s long-awaited…

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How Robert Altman’s Anti-Western Classic ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ Aged Like Fine Wine

  By Koraljka Suton The legendary director Robert Altman was given an Academy Honorary Award in 2006, “in recognition of a…

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‘The Seventh Seal’: An Enthralling Philosophical Work of Art Made By One of the Truly Greatest

  By Sven Mikulec Ingmar Bergman decided to make something completely different upon witnessing the success of his comedy Smiles…

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Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’: The Unrelenting Male Gaze that Blurs the Lines Between Possession and Obsession

  By Koraljka Suton It is no secret that the late Alfred Hitchcock was—and still is—not only one of the…

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‘Point Blank’: John Boorman’s Amalgamation of American, British and French Filmmaking Styles

Point Blank poster art by Tony Stella https://www.tony-stella.com/   By Koraljka Suton British filmmaker John Boorman started out by making…

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How ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ Became Sergio Leone’s Butchered Swan Song

  By Koraljka Suton I am not fascinated, as you say, by the myth of the West, or by the…

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Rats In the Attic: William Friedkin’s ‘The Exorcist’

  By Tim Pelan Forty-five years after its powerful debut, and with all the attendant publicity, analysis and second-hand knowledge,…

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The Future is Now: Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Children of Men’ Paints a Bleak Picture of a World Devoid of Humanity

Cinematographer: Emmanuel Lubezki. Production stills by Jaap Buitendijk © Universal Pictures   By Koraljka Suton Almost two decades ago, director…

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The immortal ‘Casablanca’: Why the Old Hollywood’s Everlasting Masterpiece Is Still Beloved

  By Sven Mikulec There is only a spoonful of movies that enjoy such a reputation as Casablanca, the romantic…

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