Vilmos Zsigmond

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…

2 months ago

‘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…

6 months ago

‘The Long Goodbye’: Robert Altman and Leigh Brackett’s Unique and Fascinating Take on Chandler and Film Noir

  By Sven Mikulec Convinced people would always connect Raymond Chandler's legendary detective Philip Marlowe with the iconic superstar Humphrey…

4 years ago

‘Obsession’: When De Palma Stepped Out of Hitchcock’s Shadow

Released in the late summer of 1976, more than a year since the end of production due to Columbia Pictures…

5 years ago

‘No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos’: The Perfect Insight into the Life and Work of Two Great Cinematographers

Vilmos Zsigmond and László Kovács, the Hungarian cinematographers who left an incredibly deep mark in Hollywood as they helped carve…

5 years ago

Brian De Palma’s ‘Blow Out’ is one of the finest films about the process of filmmaking

  By Sven Mikulec A stylish American thriller knee-deep in paranoia, Brian De Palma's Blow Out is a neatly packed,…

6 years ago

Michael Cimino’s ‘Heaven’s Gate’ teaches us that great art ultimately triumphs no matter the circumstances

  By Sven Mikulec The 1980 epic American Western Heaven's Gate, a beautiful work and a film we hold in…

6 years ago

Robert Altman’s ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’ is one of the most beautiful and emotionally stirring westerns American cinema ever produced

Confidently riding the waves generated by his highly successful satirical black comedy M*A*S*H, Robert Altman easily secured a directing job…

6 years ago