New trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken
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New trailer for Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken

New trailer for Unbroken, the story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken…

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Ode to (21st Century) Cinematographers
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Oscars Postmortem: A Tribute to Roger Deakins
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Oscars Postmortem: A Tribute to Roger Deakins

by Marshall Flores When the 85th Academy Awards concluded, the final distribution of winners generally…

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Brilliant Roger Deakins Wins the ASC for Skyfall
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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln
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Interview: Janusz Kaminski and Lincoln

In 1993, Steven Spielberg directed Schindler’s List, marking the first collaboration between Spielberg and Director…

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Oscar Flashback: Roger Deakins Headed for 10th Oscar Nomination, Zero Wins
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Oscar Flashback: Roger Deakins Headed for 10th Oscar Nomination, Zero Wins

All props to In Contention‘s astute Oscar pundit (I’m sure he’ll hate that description) Kris…

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Oscar Flashback – Harris Savides
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Oscar Flashback – Harris Savides

It was horrifying news to wake up this morning and find out that the great…

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Tree of Life & War Horse tie for Best Cinematography
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Tree of Life & War Horse tie for Best Cinematography

The Critics Choice Movie Awards started dumping awards outside the theater before most of us…

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ASC Nominations!
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ASC Nominations!

Guillaume Schiffman, AFC (The Artist) Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) Robert…

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American Society of Cinematographers preview
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American Society of Cinematographers preview

The ASC were to have announced their nominees tonight, but we just heard word that…

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Spieberg, Williams, Kaminski & cast talk about War Horse
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Spieberg, Williams, Kaminski & cast talk about War Horse

John Williams above. Steven Spielberg, Janusz Kaminski, Kathleen Kennedy, Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullen,…

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NYTimes calls The Artist a “dazzling cinematic objet d’art”
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NYTimes calls The Artist a “dazzling cinematic objet d’art”

The Artist currently stands at 87 on metacritic (tied with Deathly Hallows and Moneyball). A.O.…

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NYTimes calls The Artist a "dazzling cinematic objet d’art"
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NYTimes calls The Artist a "dazzling cinematic objet d’art"

The Artist currently stands at 87 on metacritic (tied with Deathly Hallows and Moneyball). A.O.…

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Hugo clocks in with major raves from top critics
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Hugo clocks in with major raves from top critics

4-star reviews from The New Yorker, Variety, Box Office Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter. 4 stars…

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Robert Richardson & Fred Raskin reteam with Tarantino
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Robert Richardson & Fred Raskin reteam with Tarantino

Brief production update. We don’t usually report on cast and crew rosters of movies before…

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Robert Richardson & Fred Raskin reteam with Tarantino
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Robert Richardson & Fred Raskin reteam with Tarantino

Brief production update. We don’t usually report on cast and crew rosters of movies before…

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Michelle Williams in Meek's Cutoff with a parched trailer & poster
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Michelle Williams in Meek's Cutoff with a parched trailer & poster

The trailer for Meek’s Cutoff dropped 2 days ago, but I held off posting because…

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American Society of Cinematographers Nominees
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American Society of Cinematographers Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers announce their 5 nominees Matthew Libatique (Black Swan) Wally Pfister…

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Readers Poll: Best Cinematography
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Readers Poll: Best Cinematography

We’ll let this poll serve the dual purpose of predicting tomorrow’s announcement of nominees by…

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The Social Network DVD & Blu-ray, 1-11-11
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The Social Network DVD & Blu-ray, 1-11-11

(thanks to Vance Jerico) Includes a feature-length documentary called “How Did They Ever Make a…

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