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In La La Land, cinematographer Linus Sandgren imbued the love story of two showbiz strivers with the opulent grandeur of the Golden Age Hollywood musical. First Man, which reteams Sandgren and La La Land director Damien Chazelle, presents the opposite challenge — reducing the mythic nature of mankind’s first voyage to the moon to something intimate, personal, and human. To do so, Sandgren eschewed the intricate, elegant long takes of La La Land (https://filmmakermagazine.com/101296-pink-skies-and-poetic-artifacts-dp-linus-sandgren-on-la-la-land/) in favor of an immersive cinéma vérité aesthetic inspired more by Pennebaker, Maysles and Wiseman than the sterile cosmic wonder of Kubrick. With First Man now out [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
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What you need to know from today’s TV, music and movie news. [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
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The star of the story’s film version flew in from California for the premiere, and stayed at the cast party past midnight. [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
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The author Angie Thomas, the star Amandla Stenberg and the director George Tillman Jr. know what it’s like to be outsiders, and put that in their work. [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
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The Hollywood producer of blockbuster films like the latest “Halloween” sequel is trying to become a serious player in television. It won’t be easy. [...]
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
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Four decades after the John Carpenter original, the latest installment of “Halloween” earned $77.5 million to top this weekend’s ticket sales. [...]
Sun, Oct 21, 2018
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Trust us — it makes sense when you hear how doggedly she pursued success. It’s time to find out whether the “Girls Trip” star can make it last. [...]
Sun, Oct 21, 2018
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From walking like wood through water to “breathing him in,” five actors explain their very different approaches to “Halloween’s” opaque villain. [...]
Sun, Oct 21, 2018
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Ms. Anthony was one of the few women to explore the espionage genre. “I am basically an entertainer, and I’m very proud of it,” she said. [...]
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
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“Why Did You Do That?” is the film’s most debated song, and co-writer Diane Warren explains its intention. [...]
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
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What you need to know from this week’s TV, music and movie news. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
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The strongest clips (“Destroyer,” “Mary, Queen of Scots”) offer performances that may figure in the Oscar race. The weakest is a dog. Literally. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
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Check out these reviews, video features and an oral history. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
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As a longtime Wim Wenders fan and devoted admirer of his masterpiece Wings of Desire, I would never have thought it possible that the movie could look better than it did when it was released in 1987. Gorgeous in every sense of the word, from the shimmering black-and-white photography of Henri Alekan (the maestro behind Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast who Wenders prodded out of retirement to shoot the film) to the profoundly romantic story of an angel who wants to fall to earth and experience the human condition, Wings of Desire was a stunner when it came out [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
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With barely contained fury, Carey Mulligan stars as a Montana housewife in Paul Dano’s directorial debut. [...]
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
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